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North America

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the United Nations Security Council Thank you very much Mr President and good to see you in New York again. Thank you to Russia for the opportunity to discuss holistically the situation in the [...]

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Europe

MIL-OSI Europe: Text adopted – Recommendation to the Council on the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0304 – Wednesday, 5 July 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

MIL-OSI Europe: Text adopted – Recommendation to the Council on the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0304 – Wednesday, 5 July 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition By MIL OSI – ForeignAffairs.co.nz  /  July 17, 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Text adopted – Recommendation to the Council on the 72nd Session [...]

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Asia-Pacific

UN war-crimes advisory panel on Sri Lanka meets in New York

UN war-crimes advisory panel on Sri Lanka meets in New York TamilNet, Tuesday, 20 July 2010, 05:42 GMT] The United Nations Panel on Sri Lanka met for the first time in New York Monday at the UN’s North Lawn building, Inner City Press (ICP) reported. The meeting of Panel members Marzuki Darusman, a former Attorney [...]

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Asia-Pacific

Kashmir: In paradigm of international law

Kashmir: In paradigm of international law Mahrukh A Mughal THE UN has recently passed a resolution reporting the situation in Kashmir from June 2016 to April 2018, and General Human Rights Concerns in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. This report has revealed multiple cases of abuse of the fundamental human rights of the people [...]

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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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