The president, who friend or foe alike have praised or pummeled for his risk aversion, is now evidently taking the biggest risk of all — getting directly involved in another Middle East War.
But if the deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons works as I think it can, it needs to be measured, not in terms of perfection, but compared to the alternatives.
For immediate release April 6, 2012 Contact [email protected] On Monday April 2, the United Nations held a High Level Meeting on “Happiness and Wellbeing: Defining a New Economic Paradigm” hosted by the Prime Minister of Bhutan. The UN has assigned Bhutan, a tiny Himalayan nation the task of boldly initiating steps towards realizing a vision, […]
Measured against the goal of saving the Kyoto protocol and avoiding the complete collapse of the U.N. framework for addressing climate change, Durban was a qualified success. Measured against the goal of acting in time to avoid the catastrophic consequences of climate change, however, Durban was a bust.