A global movement called Jubilee 2000, which calls for external debt cancellation for the poorest and most indebted countries, has gained great momentum.
Since the late 1970s the U.S. has been a principal force in imposing structural adjustment programs (SAPs) on the governments of the global South.
For a number of reasons, the IMF is facing an identity crisis.
Despite frequent alarms about the supposed China threat, China is not an emerging superpower.
Instead of looking back at the successful CFC phaseout, the U.S. needs to be looking toward the future and working to rapidly phase out all ozone depleting substances without compromising the goals of other treaties.
Washingtons policy ignores Tibets complex history, is driven by domestic politics, and is inherently contradictory.
The trade and labor debate is an important issue in both the ILO and the WTO.
The Asian financial crisis has eased, but its reverberations have enmeshed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a major legitimacy crisis over its recently assumed mission and its ability to implement it.
After more than fifty years of conflict, the Korean Peninsula is poised for a dramatic breakthrough.
With the downsizing of the U.S. military and an expansion of overseas training programs, the Pentagon has increasingly hired the services of private military firms.