Chevron’s alleged human rights abuses in the Niger Delta and involvement in the Chad-Cameroon pipeline consortium highlights the need for the World Bank to screen for human rights abuses when it makes loans or investments.
U.S. drug policy has failed to reduce either the overall quantities of drugs produced and delivered or the number of seriously addicted drug abusers in the United States.
After a worldwide removal of regulatory constraints, market forces have assumed a dominant role in the international financial system.
The ongoing struggle in Iran between Islamic reformers and Islamic hard-liners, along with struggles within the U.S. foreign policy establishment between hawks and those seeking accommodation, has left U.S.-Iranian relations in a state of flux.
In recent years, U.S. policy toward Cuba has been guided by two primary objectives or tracks: to isolate the Cuban government and to provide support to the Cuban population.
What is called drug trafficking in the U.S. is in fact a major, multifaceted, and global industry.
The North American Free Trade Agreement’s impact on the trinational environment remains controversial.
The sixth annual CEO pay report reviews the 1990s.
Sadly, though the overall number of nuclear weapons is down (from approximately 60,000 in 1990 to 35,000 today) and the antagonism of the cold war has faded, the risk of nuclear war is still real, and the threat of nuclear proliferation is greater than ever.
More than $60 billion spent on missile defense projects since 1983 has produced precious little beyond cost overruns and technical failures.