Posts Tagged: United Nations
Talking Points for the Time-Crunched
A shaky ceasefire is in place in Lebanon. Will ambiguities doom the agreement?
Prodded in part by the Bush administration, the UN withdrew from East Timor too early. After several months of violence convulsed the island nation, the UN and the United States now have a second chance to get it right.
The glass of UN reform is more than half full, despite the best efforts of the United States and John Bolton.
September turned out to be a tragic escalation over preceding months in the multinational reach and catastrophic scale of exclusively human violence.
Bush declares war on the world,
The Bush administration, like its predecessors, has frequently taken advantage of the idealism and values of the U.S. citizenry to justify foreign policies that most Americans would otherwise find morally unacceptable.