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  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America

State of play: A world war is going on

India, Aug. 6 — The planet and humankind are undergoing one of the periodic phase changes that bring so much turmoil and trauma to the global ecosystem. The geopolitical situation is characterised by the intensifying conflict between the Atlantic-centric power structure, hegemonic since more than four centuries, and some new or resurgent civilisational (national and [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa, North America

United States : Welcoming Communique of Intergovernmental Authority on Development Countries, Secretary-General Calls upon South Sudans Leaders to Set Aside Difference

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General welcomes the communique of the Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) PLUS countries. He commends the IGAD leaders for their decisive action and welcomes the Government of South Sudan’s acceptance of a regional [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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North America

Canada’s return to peacekeeping promises to bring little peace

Canada’s Liberal government wants to get back into United Nations peacekeeping. Unfortunately, there’s not much peace to keep. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is in Africa this week scouting out the terrain. The UN has 12 peacekeeping operations on the go in the continent. Some, like those aimed at keeping the peace between Israel and its neighbours, have been [...]

  • Aug 10 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

الانتخابات التمهيدية الأميركية.. دروس وحقائق أولية

الانتخابات التمهيدية الأميركية.. دروس وحقائق أولية 11 حزيران/ يونيو2016, 12:06 مالولايات المتحدة الأميركية757 قراءة منذر سليمان أسفرت الجولة الأخيرة عن بروز كل من هيلاري كلينتون ودونالد ترامب كمرشحين “واقعيين” بانتظار التتويج الرسمي نهاية الشهر المقبل. الملفت أن النخب الأميركية الحاكمة اصطفت وراء المرشحة كلينتون، رغم ما يعترض مسيرتها من “ازمات” تتعلق بسيرتها وأدائها. في جانب [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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North America

Taking the low moral ground

Fielding questions Wednesday from Conservative Jason Kenney, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion wanly insisted his government lacked the evidence to say the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is guilty of genocide. Thursday the minister flipflopped, in the face of a new UN report providing conclusive evidence thereof. The opposition, no surprise, renewed its call for Canada [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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North America

United States : Assistant Secretary Robinson Travel to the Republic of Korea, Burma, and California

Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations David Robinson will travel to Asia and California from June 18-28, including visits to Seoul, several locations in Burma, and San Francisco. From June 20-21, he will participate in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Global Network of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Focal Points Conference in Seoul, including [...]

  • Jul 29 / 2016
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North America

OPINIÓN: El mundo debe ayudar a los rebeldes de Siria

OPINIÓN: El mundo debe ayudar a los rebeldes de Siria Shadi Hamid Por Shadi Hamid 718 words 2 March 2012 05:10 PM CNN Wire CNNWS Spanish Copyright 2012 Cable News Network. All Rights Reserved. Nota del Editor: Shadi Hamid es director de investigación en el Brookings Doha Center y un seguidor del Saban Center for [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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North America

UN security council to take first vote on Ban Ki-moon’s replacement

Coy frontrunners face robust challenge from mavericks as secretary general race hots up, with 12 hopefuls proposing dramatic changes for UN The UN security council will conduct a first secret vote on Thursday on who should replace Ban Ki-moon as secretary general, faced with a slate of cautious frontrunners chased by reformist mavericks who would drastically overhaul the [...]