Christopher Lord's new book, Parallel Cultures, has just been published by Ashgate.
Tortures R Us
Alberto Gonzales wasn't the first U.S. official to consider the Geneva Conventions "obsolete." A trip down memory lane in Honduras.
11.11.2004 | POLITICS
The Harvest of Beslan
The Chechen bloodbath and the growing specter of Christian fascism in Russia.
09.07.2004 | BOOKS
One Hellhole, Under God
Why the Republican Party suddenly cares about Sudan--or at least pretends to.
08.02.2004 | POLITICS
The Mysterious Rise of Jean-Marie Le Pen
What it means--and what it doesn't.
05.21.2002 | POLITICS
A War On Terrorism?
10.05.2001 | POLITICS
What Has the IMF Done For You Lately?
As Prague girds itself for the biggest social protests in Central Europe since 1989, Chris Lord weighs up the two sides, and throws his weight behind one of them. With reservations, of course.
09.05.2000 | POLITICS
Are We Having Fun Yet? Kosovo Reconsidered
Months after the bombing, the Balkans remain an environmental nightmare and political tinderbox. By setting a precedent for non-defensive and arbitrary high-intensity military interventions, political scientist Chris Lord re-affirms the charge that NATO just plain overstepped. Bigtime.
03.17.2000 | POLITICS