Ian Williams is a senior analyst whose work has written for newspapers and magazines around the world such as the Australian, The Independent, New York Observer, The Financial Times and The Guardian.


Ariel Sharon, Take A Bow

Not only has Sharon’s war on Arafat unified the Arab world in ways not seen in decades, it has also had the effect of undermining the legal basis for the continuing sanctions and U.S. bombing of Iraqi targets.

The U.S. Hit List at the United Nations

At the UN and elsewhere, the U.S. has mounted a campaign to purge international civil servants judged to be out of step with Washington in the war on terrorism and its insistence that the U.S. have the last word in all global governance issues.

The UN and the United States in Afghanistan

Since September 11, the United Nations has gained a rare prominence in Washington’s calculations.

Beating About the Bush

For those who see George W. Bush as a dummy, the question is, who are his ventriloquists?

    Global Governance/UN, Inter-American Development Bank, Iraq, Middle East, Terrorism/Counter-terrorism, United Nations

    Obama Surrenders on Settlements

    Common Dreams | March 1, 2011

    Canada on Ice

    The Eurasia Review | October 27, 2010