Joe Schumacher is in conversation with Erin Wakes and Gavin Heyman of Global Witness, a London and New York based NGO concerned with the ethical use of natural resources, particularly in the extractive industries. Much of their work focuses on highlighting corruption and promoting transparency in accounting practises.
Corporate America is now mobilizing itself to do its part for operation Iraqi freedom, having been assured by the US government that its role in Iraq is as vital to the Bush administration's vision for Iraq as the military's.
George Bush has said that he envisions a 'US-Middle East free trade
The elections in Iraq were widely hailed as a tentative success in an otherwise disastrous situation. But considering the history of foreign intervention in the Middle East when it comes to oil interests, perhaps this silver cloud has a dark lining.
Keep your knitting needles handy – just in case Author: Simon Stander, Editor- Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 04/14/2003 Category: Editorial Of all the outcomes of the current war, one surprising series of events has been the scale of peace protests: from London and Rome to Moscow
Summarizing Iraq Author: Peter Krupa Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on 06/16/2005 Understanding Iraq Author: William R.Polk Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 221 The subtitle makes some pretty grandiose claims: “The whole sweep of Iraqi history,” it says, “from Genghis Khan’s Mongols to the Ottoman Turks to the British Mandate to
UPEACE Professor Victoria Fontan gives a personal and candid account of academic repression in the United States, exposing, as she puts it "how my research, teaching, and writings were repressed by different sources both within and outside my academic institution during the 2003-2004 year, and how this repression led me
Shifting Sands: Instability in Undefined Asia Author: Strategic Foresight Group Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 04/28/2003 Category: Special Report There are periods in history when the world changes. The Second World War from 1939 to 1945, and the end of Cold War and apartheid from 1989 to
Amardo Rodriguez discusses the charge, raised in many mainstream media sources in the United States, that pacifism cannot be defended in the post 9/11 world. A new framework for communication is suggested - an ecology of communication - so as to broaden the scope of possibility amd allow for a
Is Iraq Another Vietnam? It is Already Lost Author: Robert Freeman Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 10/27/2006 Category: Special Report Wars are lost before they are quit. The Germans lost World War II by the end of 1942 when their Sixth Army was destroyed at Stalingrad. Yet,