Analyzing the Kyoto Protocol, part of FPIF’s series of discussion papers addressing contentious issues in global affairs.
The objective of this discussion paper is to examine in broad terms the emergence of a transnational citizen movement opposed to the current forms of global economic governance, while providing sketches of main analytical tendencies within this diverse movement.
Given the situation in Washington, how fast will the military budget continue to rise in the administration of George W. Bush?
The military captures almost one-half of the entire federal discretionary budget–money for everything the government does from the FBI to Head Start, excluding only mandatory spending, primarily interest on the national debt and entitlements like Social Security and Medicare.
With the collapse of the Soviet Union and the triumph in the Gulf War, the United States standsat least for a timeas the region’s dominant outside power.