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  • Sep 09 / 2004
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Asia-Pacific

Save us from the humanitarians for war

  Save us from the humanitarians for war Ramesh Thakur / Special to The Daily Yomiuri 1065 words 9 September 2004 Daily Yomiuri YOMSHI 11 English (c) 2004 The Daily Yomiuri All Rights Reserved.   Who will save us from virtue run amok, from humanitarians clamoring for yet another war? Those who claim the moral [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2004
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North America

PREPARE FOR THE WORST

Special Section 6 PREPARE FOR THE WORST Freelance Writer 1579 words 5 September 2004 Winnipeg Free Press WFP b4 English All material copyright Winnipeg Free Press, a division of FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership. All rights reserved.   RAY CRABBE During the recent federal election campaign, Paul Martin promised to increase the size of the [...]

  • Sep 03 / 2004
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North America

Standing on guard for Darfur

  Column Standing on guard for Darfur JOHN IBBITSON 650 words 3 September 2004 The Globe and Mail GLOB A4 English All material copyright Bell Globemedia Publishing Inc. or its licensors. All rights reserved.   In the 20th century, far more people were killed by their own governments than by any outside forces. The Final [...]

  • Aug 20 / 2004
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Asia-Pacific

Responsibility right over-rides sovereignty

Responsibility right over-rides sovereignty 745 words 20 August 2004 National Business Review NATBR English (c) 2004 The National Business Review   August 20, 2004 International affairs Mike Moore   Few things irritate me more than headlines criticising the UN, saying it should act to stop violence, prevent civil war and solve some humanitarian crisis. The [...]

  • Aug 17 / 2004
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Asia-Pacific

Sovereignty no shield for crimes against humanity

  News – International News Sovereignty no shield for crimes against humanity Mike Moore. Mike Moore is adjunct professor at La Trobe University, a former director-general of the World Trade Organisation and former prime minister of New Zealand. 915 words 17 August 2004 The Australian Financial Review AFNR First 63 English Copyright 2004. Fairfax Media [...]

  • Aug 10 / 2004
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North America

Do-gooder dilemma

Do-gooder dilemma Barnett, Victoria 2613 words 10 August 2004 The Christian Century CHRC 32 Volume 121; Issue 16; ISSN: 00095281 English Copyright (c) 2004 Bell & Howell Information and Learning Company. All rights reserved.   The limits of humanitarian intervention Do-gooder dilemma The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response. By Peter Balakian. HarperCollins, [...]

  • Aug 03 / 2004
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Europe

Why nobody is doing enough for Darfur: GARETH EVANS.

  COMMENT Why nobody is doing enough for Darfur: GARETH EVANS. By GARETH EVANS 843 words 3 August 2004 Financial Times FTFT London Ed1 Page 17 English (c) 2004 The Financial Times Limited. All rights reserved   Last week’s United Nations Security Council resolution on Darfur, western Sudan, is too little, too late a response [...]

  • Jul 31 / 2004
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North America

We must be prepared to invade Sudan

  Comment We must be prepared to invade Sudan JENNIFER WELSH 1258 words 31 July 2004 The Globe and Mail GLOB A17 English All material copyright Bell Globemedia Publishing Inc. or its licensors. All rights reserved.   First came the relentless attacks from Arab militias, known as the janjaweed, which burned their houses, slaughtered the [...]

  • Jul 11 / 2004
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North America

The undeclared winner: Canada itself

Guest Column Letters The undeclared winner: Canada itself Joe Hak The Edmonton Journal 823 words 11 July 2004 Edmonton Journal EDJR Final A15 English Copyright © 2004 Edmonton Journal   Since June 29, political pundits have filled pages and pages in the print media of varied justifications to convince us it was not their fault [...]