Haiti never had a chance. It had been treated as a standing threat since its revolution in 1804.
Is the world’s future resource map tilting east?
It is doubtful that current tensions between the two countries will lead to a long-term divorce.
The emergency has brought to light problems that will have serious consequences for the neoliberal business model.
Much of the discussion and debate regarding the sad situation along the U.S.-Mexican border has been centered on analyzing drug policy and immigration laws.
It’s true that I’ve never strolled down a street in Baghdad or Ramadi or Basra, armed or not, and that’s a deficit, if you want to write about the American experience in Iraq.
Two weeks before a major donors conference, the Haitian government has estimated that the country will need some 11.5 billion dollars over the next three years to recover from the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake.
The Travails of a Client State: An Okinawan Angle on the 50th Anniversary of the US-Japan Security Treaty
For a country in which ultra-nationalism was for so long a problem, the weakness of nationalism in contemporary Japan is puzzling.
Two former leaders of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front have alleged in a BBC radio program that the TPLF leadership – which included Meles Zenawi – used millions of dollars earmarked for famine relief in the 1980s to buy weapons and enrich themselves.
We’ve now been at war with, or in, Iraq for almost 20 years, and intermittently at war in Afghanistan for 30 years.
Millions of Brazilians have serious housing problems. The Movimiento Sin Techo (Homeless Movement) seeks to organize them, and to occupy abandoned properties and land on the outskirts of the city to pressure the government.
In a dispute over one insignificant base on the Japanese island of Okinawa, are we feeling early rumblings on the Asian faultline of American global power?
An interview with Kim Dong-choon, recently retired Standing Commissioner of South Korea’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
While Ghana’s mining industry has historically been characterised by a lack of transparency and the dominance of foreign multinational interests, Dake stresses that the burgeoning oil industry must not be allowed to go the same way.
Will Earth’s Last Stand Sweep the 2013 Oscars?