Posts Tagged: China
China and the United States are sustaining the global economy. But as FPIF columnist Walden Bello points out, this linked relationship is part of the problem, not part of the solution.
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In this continuation of an FPIF debate on climate change, Hoff Stauffer argues that the Kyoto model is not going to make a dent in global warming. Stricter standards on factories, autos, and appliances is the better way to go.
It's essential that lawmakers and members of the public question the Pentagon's justifications -- and reject proposals that would have the effect of triggering a new Cold War, one with the People's Republic of China.
In the recent debate on permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with China, some progressives argued that failure to ratify the bilateral deal would constitute a retreat into unilateralism.
What is called drug trafficking in the U.S. is in fact a major, multifaceted, and global industry.
U.S. drug policy has failed to reduce either the overall quantities of drugs produced and delivered or the number of seriously addicted drug abusers in the United States.
After a worldwide removal of regulatory constraints, market forces have assumed a dominant role in the international financial system.
The ongoing struggle in Iran between Islamic reformers and Islamic hard-liners, along with struggles within the U.S. foreign policy establishment between hawks and those seeking accommodation, has left U.S.-Iranian relations in a state of flux.
In recent years, U.S. policy toward Cuba has been guided by two primary objectives or tracks: to isolate the Cuban government and to provide support to the Cuban population.