Unilateralism Is U.S.

Sometimes being a megarich hyperpower is just plain lonely. Especially when the entire rest of the world is wrong. And recently that seems to be happening to the U.S. a lot. Below is a list of the global compacts that will have to try to survive without America's John Hancock.

U.N. ACCORD TO ENFORCE THE 1972 BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION July 2001 Abandoning seven years of negotiations, the U.S. rejected the agreement last week, saying that "the draft protocol would put national security and confidential business information at risk."

U.N. CONFERENCE ON SMALL ARMS July 2001 The U.S. threatened to exit a...

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