The world's strongest militaries have been raining destruction down on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon. Why has this strategy not been working?
FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan describes her experience of getting arrested at the Federal District Court building in Washington, DC. The goal: to shut down Guantanamo.
One world economy ready or not? FPIF columnist Walden Bello argues that globalization has reached its high-water mark and is receding.
FPIF columnist Conn Hallinan describes how Iraq, Afghanistan, and Vietnam form a historical axis of political madness and military blunders.
We're so beyond the Cold War and September 11th that weve entered a new era altogether. FPIF columnist Michael T. Klare warns us all to get ready and tighten our belts.
War, instability, and high oil prices have created a perfect storm of profit for the worlds weapons manufacturers. This year, FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan reports, defense military analysts predict the biggest arms bonanza since 1993 ... which is saying something because in the aftermath of the first Gulf War the global industry reaped the benefits of a $42 billion arms race.
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.
Common sense says that Washington wont attack Tehran. But columnist Michael Klare questions whether common sense is guiding Bush administration policy.
Is Washington planning to attack Iran or just bluffing? Columnist Frida Berrigan reads between the lines of the latest U.S. preparations.
The recent coup in Thailand marks the downfall of democracy in Thailand. Will it also signal a retreat from democracy worldwide?