The Need for UN Police

The aftermath of the Iraq War has shown us that good soldiers are not always good cops.

Credibility Gap over Iraq WMD Looms Larger

Arguments over what the administration knew about weapons of mass destruction and when it knew it–to paraphrase the famous Watergate questions–are now claiming the limelight, to the administration’s clear discomfort.

Debt, Africa and Global Economic Governance: Very Little from Evian

The preparatory work leading up to the G-8 meeting had already shown that very little would emerge on three key crises that affect global development today–the Third World debt crisis, the African crisis, and the crisis of legitimacy of the global arrang

Iraq: The Challenge of Humanitarian Response

To be successful, humanitarian organizations providing aid to Iraq must struggle to establish a humanitarian/reconstruction agenda with some degree of autonomy from military occupation plans.

A Threadbare Emperor

Like Caesar, Bush expects others to show due respect for the global hegemon, suggesting, for example, that he was ready to forgive if not quite forget those, like French President Jacques Chirac and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, who doubted his wis

India May Send Troops to Iraq

Responding to the U.S. request to send troops to occupied, post-war Iraq, India’s army is going full steam ahead with preparations for possible deployment.

Global Showdown in Evian

The non-proliferation proposals that Jacques Chirac intends to put on the table at Evian will no doubt merit international attention.

Is Tehran Back in the Crosshairs of the Neocon Crusade?

Reports that top officials in the administration of President George W. Bush met Tuesday, May 27th to discuss U.S. policy toward Iran, including possible efforts to overthrow its government, mark a major advance in what has been an 18-month-old campaign b

“Do as I say, not as I do” Nuclear Policy

From the ongoing search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, to the appearance of negotiations with North Korea, and the push to declare Iran in violation of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, President Bush is following through with his promise to

United States and Europe Experience Continental Drift

While the physical distance between the United States and Europe continues to grow at the steady and predictable inch per year, the political distance between them is neither inevitable nor irreversible.

New Global AIDS Bill Meets Activist Skepticism

Africa and anti-AIDS activists complained after the vote that the bill retained serious flaws and warned that the $15 billion provided by the package still faces a number of legislative and executive obstacles before the money can actually be spent.