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US Skipping Russia Summit Demonstrates A Failure In International Relations

August 14, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: International summits continue to fail to tackle ongoing global crises

European Carbon Markets Fail – It’s Time for Regulation

April 18, 2013

Patrick Bond: Carbon markets are now at “junk bond” status but US sabotages all attempts at binding emission targets

North Korea

April 17, 2013
Peter Lee: The US will not accept a rapprochement with North Korea with nuclear weapons, not because they are a real threat, but it would cause South Korea and Japan to seek nuclear weapons and thus weaken American dominance in the region

Third Presidential Debate 2012

October 22, 2012
Vijay Prashad and Lawrence Wilkerson comment on Presidential debate on US foreign policy

China and Japan: Commercial Allies or Strategic Rivals?

October 16, 2012

Robert Lee: China and Japan economies depend on each other but nationalist forces play on historic antagonisms

Hardliners, Weapons-Makers the Real Winners in Japan-China Dispute

October 3, 2012

Japanese and Chinese nationalists are willing to bet their countries’ futures for the sake of national pride and a handful of uninhabited islands in the sea, but it may be the global weapons-making industry that walks away with the pot.