Latin American Policy and the Bush Administration

George W. Bush’s decision to make his first overseas trip to Mexico, in mid-February, has generated a great deal of speculation about what this could possibly mean for changes in U.S. policy toward Latin America over the next four years.

Beating About the Bush

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

Republican Rule and the IFIs

The U.S. has a long history, spanning both Republican and Democratic administrations, of advocating openness and accountability at the IFIs.

Bush’s Nuclear Doctrine: From MAD to NUTS?

Foreign policy issues were mostly an afterthought during the 2000 presidential campaign, and they continue to take a back seat in President-elect George W. Bush’s discussions of the priorities of his incoming administration.

We Do Guns–Not Plagues

We should not accept, as fate, the feeling that, if our leaders do not lead, nothing can be done.

The Election: Seen From Overseas

Smirked the Statesman of Calcutta, “Foreigners are watching with bemusement the spectacle of Americans tying themselves up in knots over election results.

Vietnam

As President Clinton goes to Vietnam this week, he carries with him a heavy weight of legacy from America’s longest war.

Clinton’s Failure In The Mideast Crisis

The United States should certainly maintain its commitment to Israel’s legitimate security needs. What needs to be questioned is the Clinton administration’s support for Israel’s ongoing occupation and its violations of basic human rights.