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  • Dec 01 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

Even Paranoids Have Enemies: Cyclone Nargis and Myanmar’s Fears of Invasion

Even Paranoids Have Enemies: Cyclone Nargis and Myanmar’s Fears of Invasion Andrew Selth 9460 words 1 December 2008 Contemporary Southeast Asia ICSA 379 Volume 30; Issue 3; ISSN: 0129797X English © 2008 Contemporary Southeast Asia. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All Rights Reserved.   Most strategic analysts outside Myanmar dismiss an invasion of the [...]

  • Nov 29 / 2008
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North America

Blessed are the ignorant

  George Jonas Issues & Ideas Blessed are the ignorant George Jonas National Post 897 words 29 November 2008 National Post FINP National A25 English (c) 2008 National Post . All Rights Reserved.   Rogue regimes had better watch out. Canadians have hair-trigger tempers. We don’t put up with human rights abusers — although it’s [...]

  • Nov 22 / 2008
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Europe

Importance of ‘responsibility to protect’ outlined at conference.

  Fine Gael national conference in Wexford Importance of ‘responsibility to protect’ outlined at conference. RUADHÁN Mac CORMAIC 546 words 22 November 2008 Irish Times IRTI 6 English (c) 2008, The Irish Times.   THE “RESPONSIBILITY to protect” doctrine is one of the most significant conceptual shifts in international affairs since the United Nations charter [...]

  • Nov 01 / 2008
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Europe

End of Intervention?

ECONOMICS CRISIS AND HUMAN RIGHTS End of Intervention? Ashley South 1344 words 1 November 2008 World Today IWTO 16 Volume 64; Issue 11; ISSN: 00439134 English © 2008 World Today. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All Rights Reserved.   The global economic crisis is accelerating processes of change, whereby economic – and ultimately political [...]

  • Oct 16 / 2008
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North America

Starving his own people

  News Starving his own people The Ottawa Citizen 559 words 16 October 2008 Ottawa Citizen OTCT Final A16 English Copyright © 2008 Ottawa Citizen   Robert Mugabe is at war with his own people, and has been for years. The African strongman will use whatever weapons he can get his hands on, but he [...]

  • Sep 25 / 2008
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North America

Pausing to reflect

  MICHAEL IGNATIEFF Editorial Pausing to reflect 321 words 25 September 2008 The Globe and Mail GLOB A16 English 2008 CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.   Michael Ignatieff, the Member of Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore and the Liberals’ deputy leader, has found the time in a hectic political season to write a thoughtful book-review essay [...]

  • Sep 24 / 2008
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Europe

Leaked Burmese home ministry document criticizes US – Thai-based website

  Leaked Burmese home ministry document criticizes US – Thai-based website 751 words 24 September 2008 05:24 BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific BBCAPP English (c) 2008 The British Broadcasting Corporation. All Rights Reserved. No material may be reproduced except with the express permission of The British Broadcasting Corporation.   Text of report in English by Thailand-based [...]

  • Sep 13 / 2008
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North America

Where is the will to act?

  Supplement WORLD IN FOCUS Where is the will to act? by Mark Schneider, senior vicepresident, International Crisis Group 1024 words 13 September 2008 The Advertiser ADVTSR 1 – State 3 English Copyright 2008 News Ltd. All Rights Reserved   THE recent humanitarian crisis in Burma following the devastation of Cyclone Nargis has raised again [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2008
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North America

Making intervention work: improving the UN’s ability to act

Making intervention work: improving the UN’s ability to act.(United Nations)(Essay) Abramowitz, Morton Pickering, Thomas 3029 words 1 September 2008 Foreign Affairs FRNA 100 ISSN: 0015-7120; Volume 87; Issue 5 English Copyright (c) 2008 All rights reserved.   IN MAY, Cyclone Nargis struck southern Myanmar (also known as Burma), killing over 80,000 people and leaving millions [...]

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