El Salvador Votes for Water over Gold

After a 12-year struggle, Salvadoran lawmakers voted to ban mining for metals.

The New Face of U.S.-China Relations: “Strategic Reassurance” or Old-Fashioned Rollback

The Obama administration took office in 2009 determined to move beyond might-makes-right-makes-might unilateralism of the Bush years, and reassert America’s global influence as the most principled and powerful guarantor of rule-based multilateralism.