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  • Dec 05 / 2016
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North America

Conflict lurches toward genocide

Geoffrey P . Johnston 1397 words 5 December 2016 The ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria and the resultant refugee crises tend to dominate international news. Meanwhile, the escalating civil conflict and threat of genocide in South Sudan are being largely ignored by traditional news outlets and online digital news sites. The long-suffering people of [...]

  • Nov 30 / 2016
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North America

Conflict lurches toward genocide; Crisis in South Sudan, Part 1

News Conflict lurches toward genocide; Crisis in South Sudan, Part 1 Geoffrey P. Johnston Geoffrey Johnston The Whig-Standard 1391 words 30 November 2016 Kingston Whig Standard KNGSWS Final A5 English Copyright © 2016 Kingston Whig Standard   The ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria and the resultant refugee crises tend to dominate international news. Meanwhile, [...]

  • Nov 13 / 2016
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‘Responsibility to protect’ Whither the norm

  ‘Responsibility to protect’ Whither the norm DR MAQSUDUL HASAN NURI 1051 words 13 November 2016 Business Recorder AIWBUR English © 2016 Business Recorder. All Rights Reserved.   At the time of this writing, the Syrian crisis is in its fifth year, with rising toll in human casualties and refugees despite a temporary truce agreed [...]

  • Nov 01 / 2016
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North America

How to Succeed in the Networked World

How to Succeed in the Networked World Anne-Marie Slaughter 5346 words 1 November 2016 Foreign Affairs FRNA 76-V Volume 95; Issue 6; ISSN:00157120 English Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved.   [...]it is the world of many of the most pressing twenty-first-century global threats. [...]much of the civil rights work of this century will entail [...]

  • Oct 03 / 2016
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North America

Russia is winning the Syrian war

  Russia is winning the Syrian war by Crikey 611 words 3 October 2016 Crikey CRIKAU English (c) Copyright 2016 Private Media Partners Pty. Ltd. All Right Reserved.   It does not take much political imagination to get to the point where the situation in Syria, particularly the battle for Aleppo, should invoke the principle [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe, North America

Canada marks 40 years of relations with European Union

Saanich News — When a young Jeremy Kinsman joined the staff of the Canadian Mission to the European Economic Community in 1968 as its first political officer, the office conditions were less than ideal. “I don’t think most people knew we had a mission. It was just a start up mission and it was in [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

Despite high hopes, ‘responsibility to protect’ not yet fully operationalized – UN deputy chief

MIL OSI United Nations - Source: United Nations 2 Headline: Despite high hopes, ‘responsibility to protect’ not yet fully operationalized – UN deputy chief 6 September 2016 – The United Nations deputy chief said today that collective global action is needed to overcome barriers to implementation of States’ legal commitments to protect populations from atrocity crimes [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, Middle East, North America

Africa Regional Media Hub | Remarks at the UN General Assembly Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

South Sudan – from which the Security Council returned from a trip just this morning – also presents a searing picture WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America — Thank you, Assistant Secretary-General Šimonović, for your leadership on this critical issue. At the United Nations we enshrine R2P in resolutions and give it pride of place [...]

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