The following article describes Mexico’s political climate during the lead up to the 2012 presidential election and the important factors that will determine its victor.
This article examines the political and economic ties between Israel and Azerbaijan and the discussion of Israeli plans to attack Iran from Azerbaijan, however, the author concludes that Baku will not permit Tel Aviv to use its territory for striking the Islamic Republic as Azeri national interests would be undermined.
This article examines the efforts of the U.S. government to deny the storage of Agent Orange on the Okinawa military base during the Vietnam War and the U.S. veterans, and their family members, whose health has been permanently damaged by exposure to the chemicals during the 1960s and 70s.
This article examines the greater role that private sector actors are playing in the WHO and its negative impact on the capacity of the organization to fulfill its commitment.
Callenbach’s writing reflects upon the direction that America has moved, since he wrote Ecotopia several decades ago, and offers a pessimistic outlook for the capacity of humanity to survive in a self-sustaining and harmonious manner, however, he offers final suggestions about how Americans can embrace our decline, and live with such evolution.
As Iran comes under increasing pressure from the international community to end its nuclear program, the possibility that the government of Iran will agree to a compromise has grown considerably, as the regime prioritizes survival above all else.
Colombian history has been defined by violence and this article examines the controversial issue of gun-control in a country with high homicide rates.
For several decades following the Vietnam War U.S. leaders were obsessed with viewing military campaigns through the Vietnam prism, however, the war in Afghanistan indicates that the Obama Administration did not learn the correct lessons from Vietnam and our government no longer views U.S. foreign policy from the perspective of the Vietnam syndrome anymore.
As the search for the next leader of the World Bank continues, President Obama has pushed hard for Jim Yong Kim, a health development specialist, to lead the world’s largest multilateral development institution.
Social policies and instruments will need to be developed to ensure that the Green Economy not only alleviates poverty and improves equity, but that the interests of the people who depend on Green Economy are deliberately safeguarded from the very outset.
As North Korea’s launch date for its satellite approaches, the international community has responded with threats and by distancing themselves from Pyongyang. However, a far better solution could be reached from the international community working towards closer relations with North Korea.
It is difficult to get the news from poems, yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.
– William Carlos Williams
The upcoming G20 summit in Mexico provides new opportunities for civil society to explore alternative answers to the G20s decisions, and to make their voices heard.
Over the course of the GOP primaries, Republican candidates have shown an unfortunate lack of mathematical knowledge with regards to the current state of Defense spending, voicing an interest in expanding an already excessive military budget.
As time goes by and pressure placed on Iran by the international community grows, China has grown increasingly critical of Tehran.