Posts Tagged: climate change
Bush's proposal on oil doesn't go far enough.
While melting ice caps and alarming shifts in ocean currents flashed across the headlines, little progress was made at December's climate change meetings.
By insisting on an ineffectual and inequitable system of international emissions trading, the U.S. is obstructing other nations, courting ecological disaster, and preventing a worldwide economic boom from a transition to clean energy.
The signing of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Antipersonnel Mines and on Their Destruction in Ottawa, Canada, in December 1997, represents a great arms control and human rights triumph.
Twenty-five years after the end of the Vietnam War, the U.S. still treats Vietnam with a double standard; the July 2000 signing of a bilateral trade agreement is one step toward a balanced policy.
The U.S., alone among its major allies, is planning substantial increases in military spending, despite its overwhelming worldwide military dominance.
If Americans needed any reminding how, during the cold war, U.S. policymakers subordinated Wilsonian principles of self-determination to the larger anticommunist struggle, they should read several secret U.S. documents surrounding Indonesia's invasion of
There has been increasing attention on Yemen as the possible next major focus in the U.S. campaign against terrorism.
Analyzing the Kyoto Protocol, part of FPIF's series of discussion papers addressing contentious issues in global affairs.
The U.S. first, and subsequently the EU, have adopted the Israeli view that the core of the problem is Yasir Arafat.