It is tempting to focus on developments in Afghanistan, and the hunt for Osama bin Laden, as the key elements in the war on terrorism. In practice, however, it is already clear that the situation is far more complex.
December 21, 2001President de la RÃºa resigns amid street protests and violence against the failing economy. Congress has until December 23 to pick a new president or call for new elections. Free-market critics call for a reversal of free-market reforms.
The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon resulting loss of thousands of innocent lives shocked and saddened all people with compassion. The event has broad implications for U.S. foreign policy, international relations in general, and the...
Is the immediate prospect for peace and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula slipping away? That question comes to mind as one watches North Korea's resistance to the resumption of talks with the United States on a variety of security issues.
December 4, 2001Hondurans picked Ricardo Maduro of the Partido Nacionalista (PN) as their new president. The opposition leader faces a bevy of challenges, including record crime rates, widespread poverty, and the lingering effects of destruction wrought by Hurricane Mitch in 1998.