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  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Europe

“Accepting refugees is a win for everyone”

Gordon Brown talks to Ban Ki-moon. What is your vision of global citizenship? Many of the challenges we face are clearly ones that the governments and peoples of the world need to deal with collectively: violent extremism, climate change and the spread of infectious diseases. No one country, no matter how powerful or resourceful, can [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Africa

Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy Hearing; “U.S. Sanctions Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa.”; Testimony by Sue Eckert, Senior Fellow, Watson Institute International And Public Affairs, Brown University, Providence , RI

Chairman Flake, Ranking Member Markey, and distinguished Members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you to discuss the effectiveness of targeted sanctions in Africa. I applaud you for addressing this important instrument of US and international peace and security policy, but one that does not receive adequate attention. My comments [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPREME KNIGHT MR. CARL A. ANDERSON, PREPARED TESTIMONY BEFORE THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AFRICA, GLOBAL HEALTH, GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS, AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS HEARING ON THE ISIS GENOCIDE DECLARATION: WHAT NEXT?, AS RELEASED BY THE COMMITTEE – NEWS EVENT

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPREME KNIGHT MR. CARL A. ANDERSON, PREPARED TESTIMONY BEFORE THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AFRICA, GLOBAL HEALTH, GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS, AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS HEARING ON THE ISIS GENOCIDE DECLARATION: WHAT NEXT?, AS RELEASED BY THE COMMITTEE MAY 26, 2016 SPEAKER: MR. CARL A. ANDERSON SUPREME KNIGHT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS [*] ANDERSON: Thank you for [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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North America

PM Visits United Nations

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: All right, let’s bring in the voice of experience in such weighty matters like the United Nations. Paul Heinbecker is a former Canadian ambassador, serves as permanent representative to the United Nations. All right, is it worth a five year campaign to get a seat on a 15 seat council for [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Middle East

State Department Declares ISIS Attacks On Christians Constitute Genocide

ROBERT SIEGEL: Today, Secretary of State John Kerry declared that Islamic State attacks on Christians and other minorities constitute genocide. The House of Representatives and other organizations had already made that determination, but the State Department had to build a legal case. As NPR‘s Tom Gjelten reports, by saying the Islamic State is engaged in genocide, the U.S. could now [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa, Europe

Presentation by Ambassador Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security at the Munich Security Conference: ‘‘Panel on Africa and the Global Security Order’’

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here at the Munich Security Conference and to speak about a subject that is dear to my heart, “Africa and the Global Security Order.” I want to thank Ambassador Ischinger for his kind invitation and express my gratitude for the continued commitment and dedication to [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Europe

Speech: Home Secretary: International action needed to tackle terrorism

I am delighted to be able to be in Washington and speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. For more than half a century this think tank has been at the forefront of international research and analysis, helping decision makers navigate our volatile and unstable world. In the five years since the start of [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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North America

Elizabeth May One-on-One

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: Welcome back. Well never shy of expressing her opinions about anything, let’s go to Toronto where Green Party leader Elizabeth May is ready to blast away with her ISIS position. Elizabeth May, it’s noncombat allegedly, and pro-humanitarian and training, any objections from your side of the divide? ELIZABETH MAY (Green Party Leader): Yeah, well [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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North America

After Senate Investigation, Cornyn Calls for Stronger HHS Vetting to Protect Unaccompanied Children

Contact: Drew Brandewie, (202) 224-0704 Ben Voelkel, (202) 224-0704 Thursday, January 28, 2016 After Senate Investigation, Cornyn Calls for Stronger HHS Vetting to Protect Unaccompanied Children ‘We have a responsibility to protect these children from being preyed upon by criminals and human traffickers, and the report released today shows it’s time to reform the screening and oversight [...]

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