Debate: Are “Failed States” A Product of Modern Globalization?

A debate on the motion that “Failed States are a Product of Modern Globalization.” Moderated by Foreign Policy magazine Editor-in-Chief Susan Glasser. Debaters include Col. John Agoglia (Ret.), Vice-President of IDS International; Emira Woods from the Institute for Policy Studies; Paul Wood, the President of Pax Mondial; and  Dr. Arvind Subramanian of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Wooing the Islands

For the Pacific Island Nations, will it be Taiwan or China tonight?

Ignorance is Bliss

The selective ignorance of the Bush administration–and its preference that the media and the public follow suit–has brought us to our current impasse.

Missionary Zeal

While the media debates endlessly whether America can overcome racism and sexism and finally elect an African-American commander-in-chief or a female to the White House, there’s been very little consideration of what it might mean to have a former missionary in the Oval Office.