At the head of a multilateralism ranking is Barbados, with a voting record that Jeffrey Sachs and Guillaume Lafortune commend as a global model. War, climate, sanctions and the Cuban blockade put the U.S. in last place.
This may be a new Arab era. The distance between rulers and public has never been wider. The Arab people, under strict conditions of repression, took to social media and the streets to make their rage known to the world.
By not acting against Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinians, the U.K., U.S. and European Union are failing an obligation in international law spelled out in a 2004 ruling by the International Court of Justice.