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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Middle East

Iran: US Regime Change Project is Immoral and Illegal

Iran:  US Regime Change Project is Immoral and Illegal in Imperialism — by David William Pear — July 25, 2018 “We’re going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran.” (US General Wesley Clark, former Supreme Commander of NATO) Contemptuous of international law, the US makes [...]

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Asia-Pacific

Gajendrakumar explains why TNPF boycotts NPC elections

Gajendrakumar explains why TNPF boycotts NPC elections [TamilNet, Thursday, 01 August 2013, 02:50 GMT] Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) leader Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam addressed a press meet in Jaffna on Tuesday, explaining why the TNPF totally boycotts the Northern Provincial Council elections held under the 13th Amendment of the unitary constitution of Sri Lanka. Rejecting rumours [...]

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North America

Trump’s Grand Strategy from Quebec to Singapore

Trump’s Grand Strategy from Quebec to Singapore by Eric Walberg / August 5th, 2018 How to explain the welter of contradictions in US politics these days? Trump’s enthusiasm for peace with Russia vs his acceptance of Cold War II with Russia, launched even as Trump declared victory in 2016. Trump’s virtually declaration of war against [...]

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North America

Why America Must Put Interests Before Ideals

Why America Must Put Interests Before Ideals Both are important, but prioritizing the latter leads to needless humanitarian wars that don’t work. By TED GALEN CARPENTER • August 15, 2018 American political leaders and foreign policy professionals have long debated the question of what considerations should have precedence in guiding the republic’s foreign policy. Realists assert that sober [...]

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Africa

Kofi Annan, a man who was committed to serving humanity

MONDAY AUGUST 20 2018 Kofi Annan, a man who was committed to serving humanity Ramesh Thakur, an emeritus professor at the Australian National University, is a former UN Assistant Secretary-General who was the principal writer of Kofi Annan’s second UN reform report in 2002. COURTESY PHOTO In Summary The grandson of tribal chiefs and son [...]

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Europe

MEPs call on Council summit to come up with common European solution to migration crisis

MEPs call on Council summit to come up with common European solution to migration crisis Written by Martin Banks and Julie Levy-Abegnoli on 25 June 2018 in News A mini-summit in Brussels on Sunday where leaders of 16 EU countries tried to reach agreement on migration issues ended without a formal joint statement. Instead, the European Commission has [...]

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Europe

United Nations Ceremony to Mark International Day in Memory of Holocaust Victims, at United Nations Headquarters, 31 January

3 JANUARY 2018 United Nations Ceremony to Mark International Day in Memory of Holocaust Victims, at United Nations Headquarters, 31 January The United Nations will mark the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust victims and pay tribute to the liberators of the camps with a memorial ceremony from 11 [...]

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Europe

European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system

European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system 27 September 2014 European leaders addressing the United Nations General Assembly today raised the spectre of what some saw as Russia’s largely unchallenged actions in Ukraine and the march of armed militants through large swaths of northern Iraq as emblematic of an international system [...]

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Europe, Uncategorized

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror 29 September 2014 In the face of terrorist attacks on Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and other lethal crises, Pope Francis’ representative at the General Assembly’s high-level annual meeting today called for a reinvigorated United Nations capable [...]

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