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  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Middle East, Uncategorized

Looking back at Kosovo can move the Syria conflict forward

LLOYD AXWORTHY AND ALLAN ROCK  Special to The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 7:00AM EDT President Obama seems finally ready to engage in Syria with more than hollow rhetoric. Sadly, this comes after more than 100,000 deaths, two million refugees and massive internal destruction. It comes too after sustained inaction has allowed fanatic [...]

  • Jan 05 / 2017
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Europe

Las enseñanzas de Alepo

  Opinión Las enseñanzas de Alepo Autor Genérico 819 words 5 January 2017 La Vanguardia VNGDIA 019 Spanish Copyright La Vanguardia Ediciones S.L. All rights reserved   La caída de Alepo bajo fuerzas leales al presidente sirio Bashar el Asad no es ni el fin del principio ni el principio del fin de la guerra [...]

  • Jan 02 / 2017
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Africa

CPI : autopsie d’un naufrage judiciaire

Plusieurs Etats africains ont annoncé leur retrait de la Cour Pénale Internationale (CPI), il s’agit de l’Afrique du Sud, du Burundi et de la Gambie. La Russie a également décidé de retirer sa signature du traité de Rome, qu’elle n’avait, par ailleurs, pas ratifié. L’hémorragie ne devrait pas s’arrêter là puisque d’autres pays, le Kenya, les [...]

  • Dec 29 / 2016
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Middle East

Les leçons d’Alep appellent à la lucidité

La chute d’Alep, reprise par les forces loyales au président syrien Bachar el-Assad, ne marque ni la fin du prologue ni le début de l’épilogue d’une guerre civile qui dure déjà depuis cinq ans et demi et qui est aussi un conflit régional, voire mondial, par forces interposées. La prochaine grande bataille se livrera dans [...]

  • Dec 22 / 2016
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North America

How heartbreaking images from Aleppo could actually change international norms

Chiara De Franco Huffington Post 12/22/2016 The siege of Aleppo is a mass atrocity with unprecedented levels of visibility. Confronted with the horrific images of a destroyed city, and the testimonies of wounded survivors using social media to reach out to the world, many have argued that a complete meltdown of humanity is unfolding. Some have lamented that [...]

  • Dec 20 / 2016
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North America

‘Responsibility to protect’ not easy to make reality

by Robert Sibley Nearly two decades ago, Michael Ignatieff, a future Liberal party leader and would-be prime minister, was instrumental in formulating a concept we may want to revisit in the aftermath of the tragedy of Aleppo. In 2001, Ignatieff was one of three members of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty set [...]

  • Dec 19 / 2016
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North America

When To Intervene?

When To Intervene? Trump is likely to reject a U.S. role in policing crimes against humanity through UN’s ‘R2P‘ doctrine, write Robert W. Murray and W. Andy Knight Robert W. Murray and W. Andy Knight Edmonton Journal 1205 words 19 December 2016 Edmonton Journal EDJR Early A9 English Copyright © 2016 Edmonton Journal   In [...]

  • Dec 18 / 2016
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Middle East

Alep : pourquoi le Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU a systématiquement échoué

Alep : pourquoi le Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU a systématiquement échoué Publié le 15/12/2016. Mis à jour le 18/12/2016 à 15h06. Cinq ans, 300 000 morts, une ville sacrifiée. Le drame syrien révèle une fois de plus la perversité du droit de veto accordé aux grandes puissances. Analyse et éclairage d’Olivier de Frouville, professeur de droit [...]

  • Dec 16 / 2016
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Africa

‘Meltdown’ in Aleppo is a new low point in inhumanity

‘Meltdown’ in Aleppo is a new low point in inhumanity 839 words 16 December 2016 Cape Times CAPTIM E1 8 English © 2016 Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd   Aleppo has defined 21st century inhumanity and will go down in history as representing the worst of human carnage, just like Halabja, Srebrenica and Rwanda. There are [...]

  • Dec 14 / 2016
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North America

‘Responsibility to protect?’ Empty words after Aleppo

By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon 14 December 2016 11:59 AM CNN Wire CNNWR English Copyright 2016 Cable News Network. All Rights Reserved. Editor’s note: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the New York Times best-seller, “Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers [...]

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