Posts Tagged: National Endowment For Democracy
Bush's October 6 address illustrated his desperate effort to justify the increasingly unpopular U.S. war in Iraq.
As leaders of 34 Western Hemisphere countries gather in Quebec City, Canada in April 2001, President George W. Bush hopes that the third Summit of the Americas will mark a step toward fulfilling his fathers dream of creating a free trade area stretching from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego.
Drug profits moving through the U.S. financial system are estimated to be as high as $100 billion a year.
Under Qaddafis rule, Libya has made impressive gains in health care, education, housing, womens rights, and basic social services.
The international community has, at long last, recognized that there are some toxic chemicals that are just too dangerous to produce, use, and storeput simply, too dangerous to have on the planet.
After the attacks of September 11 and the post-attack rash of anthrax mailings, renewed attention is being paid to the risks posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMD) falling into the hands of additional states and nonstate actors.
For most of the worlds impoverished countries, multilateral debt looms larger than other debts because of the status of IFIs as preferred creditors assigned them by the Group of 7 (G-7) industrialized countries.
President George W. Bush's November 6 speech before the National Endowment for Democracy emphasizing the need for greater democracy and freedom in the Arab world, while containing a number of positive aspects, was nevertheless very misleading and all-too characteristic of the longstanding contradictory messages that have plagued U.S. policy in the Middle East.
The drive for money for the Iraqi occupation is now the only game in town.