Culture of Evil

Enemies don’t have cultures. They have leaders, usually tyrants.

Going Green

Everyone is going green, except the U.S. Congress.

A Planet for Some Carbon?

While melting ice caps and alarming shifts in ocean currents flashed across the headlines, little progress was made at December’s climate change meetings.

After Marrakesh

Analyzing the Kyoto Protocol, part of FPIF’s series of discussion papers addressing contentious issues in global affairs.

The Arrogance of Occupation

The U.S. first, and subsequently the EU, have adopted the Israeli view that the core of the problem is Yasir Arafat.

Fast Track Passage Won’t Defeat the “Seattle Coalition”

Now that fast track has been approved, pro-free trade analysts would no doubt like to begin ringing the death knell of the opposition forces. To the contrary, there are several reasons why this vote is only a small setback in the fight against corporate g

“Warlordism” and the War on Terrorism

The U.S government’s announced intention to broaden the war on terrorism beyond Afghanistan has triggered growing concern that other important U.S. foreign policy goals and principles will be subordinated in the process.

East Timor: U.S. Gave Green Light to Invasion

If Americans needed any reminding how, during the cold war, U.S. policymakers subordinated Wilsonian principles of self-determination to the larger anticommunist struggle, they should read several secret U.S. documents surrounding Indonesia’s invasion of

WTO Doha Ministerial: “We Take Over”

The greatest tragedy of Doha is that the world’s richest economies, which invariably swear in the name of democracy, used undemocratic norms and arms to force a consensus down the throat of developing countries.

Israelis Have a Choice

Israel would be doing itself a monumental favor by ending the occupation on its own terms, rather than withdrawing due to additional international pressure.

No One is Asking Ordinary Afghans What They Want

A creative discourse of care and concern must emerge from the international community. Ordinary Afghans, those who have lived through twenty years of war and have remained relevant to current realities, must have an opportunity to determine their future.