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  • Sep 06 / 2018
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North America

MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation

MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation Source: US State of California 2 SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Chair of [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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North America

MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments

MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments By MIL OSI – ForeignAffairs.co.nz  /  August 17, 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments Source: United States Senator for New Jersey Bob Menendez Thursday, August 16, [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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North America

‘McCarthy-era tactics’: ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row

‘McCarthy-era tactics’: ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row Admiral who oversaw Osama bin Laden raid says he would be honoured to have his security clearance removed like John Brennan’s Joanna Walters and agencies  @Joannawalters13 Fri 17 Aug 2018 05.25 BST More than a dozen senior intelligence officials, including the retired navy admiral who oversaw the raid [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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North America

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land By JP Casey The US Government is pushing ahead with its plans to open up land formerly belonging to the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments to mining companies, despite lawsuits filed against the Trump administration by environmental groups. US President Donald Trump rolled back [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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Africa

Kofi Annan was a strong voice for peace. Rwanda was where he fell short.

Kofi Annan was a strong voice for peace. Rwanda was where he fell short. By Timothy Longman August 20 Kofi Annan, the first U.N. secretary general from sub-Saharan Africa, died Saturday after a short illness. Annan, a career U.N. diplomat, served as secretary general from 1997 to 2006 and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for his work toward “a [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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Europe

A New Model of Human Security

A New Model of Human Security Aug 20, 2018 JAVIER SOLANA Between interventionist excesses and tragic cases of inaction, it is clear that the international community still lacks a reliable doctrine of humanitarian intervention. The problem is that current security models are still based on the traditional concept of state sovereignty, rather than focusing on individual [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

India Lashes Out at ‘Grossly Unrepresentative’ UN Security Council

India Lashes Out at ‘Grossly Unrepresentative’ UN Security Council India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin’s remarks came during a UN General Assembly general debate on Monday on The Responsibility to Protect and the Prevention of Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes against Humanity’. Updated:June 26, 2018, 1:30 PM IST The United [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Striking the Syrian Regime Is Not Legitimate

  GLOBAL Striking the Syrian Regime Is Not Legitimate The Trump administration may say it wants a humanitarian intervention. But the strikes it’s considering fail to meet the criteria that would justify it. PETER BEINART APR 13, 2018 A woman wearing a scarf depicting the Syrian opposition flag walks in the damaged areas in Deir [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Smoke and mirrors

Smoke and mirrors Mohammed Ayoob JUNE 25, 2018 00:15 IST UPDATED: JUNE 25, 2018 00:10 IST Most humanitarian interventions have been undertaken when they suit the interests of the U.S. and its allies When the Cold War ended, the withering of its restraining influences spawned many ethnic and state-breaking conflicts. Also, the feeling of hubris generated [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Syria air strikes: Were they legal?

Syria air strikes: Were they legal? By Marc WellerProfessor of International Law 14 April 2018 Related Topics Syrian civil war Media captionMissiles are launched from a ship in an unknown location and French Rafale jets take off The justifications put forward by the US, UK and France for the air strikes in Syria have focused [...]