There is growing evidence that the United States was more than a bit player in the Honduran coup, writes columnist Conn Hallinan.
When it comes to changing term limits on Latin American presidents, U.S. lawmakers and pundits are applying a double standard–at least in Honduras and Colombia.
How we missed the signs.
The Honduran coup highlights why the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, which replaced the School of the Americas, must be scrapped.
It’s a mistake to understand Honduras (or Latin America more generally) as driven by Cold War style conflicts between a pro-U.S. bloc and a pro-Chávez bloc.
After a coup two years ago and multiple protests since, Thailand has a new prime minister. But don’t expect stability for the near future.
General Musharraf just can’t understand why everybody’s out to get him.
Musharraf tries to stamp out a movement for democracy that could confront him and the larger structure of army rule.
The military promised to rid Thailand of corruption. So far, all the coup leaders have done is rid the country of democracy.
What’s going on in Thailand, briefly.
The recent coup in Thailand marks the downfall of democracy in Thailand. Will it also signal a retreat from democracy worldwide?
Oil is a mixed blessing for Nigeria, Liberia, and Chad. Columnist Emira Woods reports on how the rich have pocketed the profits and the poor have suffered the environmental consequences.
The royal takeover of February 1, 2005 goes against this vital interest of the country.