You’re invited to a discussion with Michael Klare, as he details how rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad.
Alienation and Militancy in the Niger Delta: A Response to CSIS on Petroleum, Politics, and Democracy in Nigeria
In the wake of the September 11th attack and the Iraq war, Nigeria’s geopolitical significance to the U.S. has come into sharper relief.
The IAEA is being forced to mediate between the United States and certain members of what the Bush administration terms the axis of evil with the unfortunate outcome of a likely increase in nuclear weapons.
The idea of Liberia exists as a shining example of how best to transform a terrible crime to a great social innovation.
Under U.S. leadership, the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials and the ad hoc tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia established the precedent for holding individuals accountable for committing genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. In contradi
Iraq demonstrates that the new U.S. approach to humanitarian action is unsustainable.
One thing to keep in mind about the current push for peace between Israelis and Palestinians is that Ariel Sharon is one of the most consistent political figures in the Middle East, and he keeps his word.
In fact, with each passing day, it is becoming more painfully obvious that the main categorical accusations against the regime of Saddam Hussein used by U.S. President George W. Bush and other senior administration officials to justify the war on Iraq sim
The world is turning against the United States.
Having led the charge to war in Iraq, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), an influential think tank close to the Bush administration, has added a new target: international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
According to a poll released early last week by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press ( http://people-press.org/ ), America’s image has become “dangerously” negative throughout the Arab and Muslim world.
Much like its successful military campaign in Iraq, the Pentagon is moving at breakneck speed to redeploy U.S. forces and equipment around the world in ways that will permit Washington to play “Globocop,” according to a number of statements by top officia
Given the central role of U.S. weapons in this new round of government sanctioned killing, weapons that Indonesia has paid for already, how can the Bush administration wield its influence to demand more from our ally than “transparent” indiscriminate kill
The announcement on June 5 that the State Department’s director for policy planning, Richard Haass, is leaving to become the next president of the New York-based Council on Foreign Relations, marks the latest sign of the eclipse of Secretary of State Coli
Congress is set to give the Pentagon more than $400 billion to spend on war preparations and now, it seems, on the “non-wars.”