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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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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 [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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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 [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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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 [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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North America

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land By JP Casey The US Government is pushing ahead with its plans to open up land formerly belonging to the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments to mining companies, despite lawsuits filed against the Trump administration by environmental groups. US President Donald Trump rolled back [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Smoke and mirrors

Smoke and mirrors Mohammed Ayoob JUNE 25, 2018 00:15 IST UPDATED: JUNE 25, 2018 00:10 IST Most humanitarian interventions have been undertaken when they suit the interests of the U.S. and its allies When the Cold War ended, the withering of its restraining influences spawned many ethnic and state-breaking conflicts. Also, the feeling of hubris generated [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops

  Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops © AP Photo / Osama Sami OPINION 04:19 22.06.2018Get short URL 240 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States can no longer use the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to justify its military interventions around the globe, now that it has [...]

  • Mar 06 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

What Liberal World Order?

1026 words 6 March 2017 Korea Times KORTIM English (c) 2017 Korea Times. All rights reserved. By Mark Leonard LONDON ― After the annus horribilis that was 2016, most political observers believe that the liberal world order is in serious trouble. But that is where the agreement ends. At the recent Munich Security Conference, debate [...]

  • Feb 21 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

无视俄利益 奥巴马一子错

  EJ GLOBAL plus 信观点 EJ GLOBAL plus 无视俄利益 奥巴马一子错 Christopher R. Hill 1318 words 8 October 2016 信报 (简体) HKEJCN A25 Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016 信报财经新闻有限公司版权所有,不得转载。   在美国总统奥巴马的8年任期步入尾声之际,外界对他无法遏止敍利亚杀戮的批评愈演愈烈,不少人将之称为他「最坏的错误」。然而,这些批评者提出的替代方案,其实同样有不少问题。 批评者认为,奥巴马未有及早和决断地介入内战,是在逃避联合国所认同的「保护的责任」(Responsibility to Protect,R2P),即协助保护平民不受其政府以战争罪行迫害的责任。更甚者,奥巴马此举创造了一个让第三方力量在冲突中支持巴沙尔政府的空间,为政府军提供军事训练及空袭支援的俄国。 For full article click here

  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Middle East, North America

Opinion: Trump likely to reject U.S. role policing mass atrocities

In the years since its initial articulation in 2001, the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine has experienced a rocky road. Originally presented as a transformation to the understanding of one of the most vital norms of international society, namely, sovereignty, R2P has been unable to gain the necessary traction it needed from states to achieve [...]

  • Dec 09 / 2016
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Africa

United States : Global Agenda needed to help States Protect Civilians, Deputy Secretary-General Says at Annual Lecture, urging Security Council to Heed Early Signs of Conflict

United States : Global Agenda needed to help States Protect Civilians, Deputy Secretary-General Says at Annual Lecture, urging Security Council to Heed Early Signs of Conflict 992 words 9 December 2016 Daily News Egypt DAINEG English © 2016, Daily News Egypt, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   Following are UN Deputy [...]

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