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  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Europe

Catholicism and violence; Time for some new religious thinking about war and peace

The Pontiff should use the intellect at his disposal to form a fully fledged doctrine POPE FRANCIS is getting an enthusiastic reception from Catholic youngsters from all over the world as he presides over World Youth Day, a Catholic festival that actually lasts a week, in Poland. But some people are not so pleased with him. Both [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Europe

Terrorisme. Alain Juppé : « Ni angélisme, ni surenchère »

Terrorisme. Alain Juppé : « Ni angélisme, ni surenchère » Terrorisme - Modifié le 30/07/2016 à 10:08 | Publié le 30/07/2016 à 07:30 écouter Alain Juppé, un des favoris pour la primaire à droite, a vanté vendredi son « sang-froid » dans la réponse aux actes terroristes, rejetant l’« angélisme » comme la « surenchère », alors que Manuel Valls a [...]

  • Jul 29 / 2016
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Europe

La ley internacional no tiene una solución única para Siria Por Christoph Sator (dpa)

La ley internacional no tiene una solución única para Siria Por Christoph Sator (dpa) 702 words 29 August 2013 08:38 AM dpa Servicio Internacional en Español DPAES Spanish Copyright 2013. dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur Berlín/Nueva York, 29 ago (dpa) – Los preparativos para una acción de castigo occidental encabezada por Estados Unidos contra el líder sirio [...]

  • Jul 29 / 2016
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Europe

Intervenciones militares sin mandato de la ONU

Intervenciones militares sin mandato de la ONU 709 words 28 August 2013 12:25 PM Deutsche Welle DEUES Spanish © 2013. Deutsche Welle El mandato de la ONU para una intervención en Siria no se vislumbra. Pero los preparativos para un ataque aéreo ya están en marcha, mientras la ONU reflexiona sobre nuevos conceptos para tales [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe

Students tackle world crises

Utopian timeline, TV shows and surprise committees – Model United Nation (MUN) meets in city schools have left no genres unexplored over the past couple of years. The Heritage MUN (THSMUN) 2016 was different – it chose to stick to convention. Participants of around 12 schools, including Don Bosco, Park Circus, Loreto House, St. James’ [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe

War no crime for leaders

Report highlights legal minefield for soldiers while politicians are protected I happened to be in London this week when the Chilcot report came out. Seven years in the making, it’s a comprehensive evaluation of British involvement in Iraq, from well before 9/11 and right up until British troops withdrew in 2009. The report is gargantuan [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

The moral issues surrounding the Iraq war remain

The moral issues surrounding the Iraq war remain A policy of universal non-intervention won’t solve the ethical dilemma that arises when nations butcher their own people, writes Andrew MacLeod. O n February 3, 2003, a short time before the Iraq war began, I wrote on these pages that Iraq posed a moral dilemma for the [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

What Britain must learn from this failed war

How should Britain change in the light of Sir John Chilcot’s forensic autopsy of the failed Iraq war? Three things stand out.• Britain must be aware of its military limitations; the US can just about deal with two simultaneous full-blown wars. Britain cannot. It has to prioritise and communicate those priorities to its allies. The [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe

Two personal journeys toward a definition of international war crimes

By Philippe Sands In a remarkable coincidence, the two men most responsible for introducing global norms to punish vast crimes by states came from the same city in Poland, studied at the same law school, lost close family members to Nazi death camps and labored mightily to advocate their innovative legal theories at the same [...]