Posts Tagged: United States
Globalization has joined the United States and China at the hip, argues Emanuel Pastreich. The resulting merger, based on greed and consumption, is having a monstrous impact on the world.
The world's strongest militaries have been raining destruction down on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon. Why has this strategy not been working?
Are the United States and China heading toward an economic and military showdown or a peaceful convergence of interests? Two prominent China scholars, James Nolt and Bonnie Glaser, go head-to-head to answer the question.
For the first time in recent history, a foreign policy issue is at the top of the electorate's mind as they head to the polls.
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.
While September was a hopeful month for those interested in the de-escalation of tensions between the Unites States and Iran, neither country has yet developed the desire or will to resolve the outstanding issues that exist between them.
What's going on in Thailand, briefly.
The recent coup in Thailand marks the downfall of democracy in Thailand. Will it also signal a retreat from democracy worldwide?
Oil is a mixed blessing for Nigeria, Liberia, and Chad. Columnist Emira Woods reports on how the rich have pocketed the profits and the poor have suffered the environmental consequences.
Historic peace talks currently underway in Uganda are the best opportunity to end Africa's longest running war. Yet the Bush administration has been ambiguous about the U.S. position on the talks.