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Posts Tagged / Use of Force & Military Intervention

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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World shirks responsibility to protect

When the Responsibility to Protect doctrine was adopted at the United Nations World Summit in 2005, the community of nations appeared to have entered a new epoch, one that valued human security over state sovereignty. The doctrine, commonly referred to as R2P, requires the international community to use whatever means necessary – including diplomacy, humanitarian [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

America’s Retreat and the Agony of Aleppo

Sarajevo and Aleppo, two cities once part of the Ottoman Empire, two cities whose diverse populations have included Muslims and Christians and Jews, two cities rich in culture that have been besieged and split in two and ravaged by violence, two cities where children have been victims — 20 years apart. What a difference two [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Non-interference or the responsibility to protect?

Sholto Byrnes On Friday, representatives of 85 political parties from 36 countries will gather in Kuala Lumpur for the ninth General Assembly of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties. Quite apart from curiosity about a gathering with which I had not hitherto been familiar, one thought struck me: what could possibly unite such an [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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North America

Return to UN peacekeeping; Little peace to keep for Canada’s Liberal government

Canada’s Liberal government wants to get back into United Nations peacekeeping. Unfortunately, there’s not much peace to keep. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is in Africa this week scouting out the terrain. The UN has 12 peacekeeping operations on the go in the continent. Some, like those aimed at keeping the peace between Israel and its neighbours, have been [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa, Europe, North America

Genocide and protection

In the aftermath of the Second World War, the civilized world recoiled in horror as the full extent of the Holocaust was revealed. And “Never Again!” became a common refrain in the post-war era, a solemn pledge for future generations. The war devastated the traditional European powers and smashed the old international order. A new [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Middle East

PLA hawks fuel Pakistan’s push for limited war

New Delhi, Aug. 14 — The rising level of tensions in the Kashmir valley is not accidental, but forms part of a design by GHQ Rawalpindi to boost tensions in that state and in the rest of India, so that the way gets cleared for a limited conflict which would depress investor sentiment about India [...]

  • Aug 17 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Enviado chino pide prevención de conflictos para proteger a civiles

China Enviado chino pide prevención de conflictos para proteger a civiles 366 words 20 January 2016 People’s Daily Online PEODSP Spanish Copyright 2016. People’s Daily & People’s Daily Online Un enviado chino ante la ONU pidió hoy esfuerzos para abordar las causas de raíz de los conflictos con el fin de proteger a los civiles [...]

  • Aug 15 / 2016
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Europe

Experto de la ONU defiende acciones militares contra el Estado Islámico; ONU YIHADISMO

Experto de la ONU defiende acciones militares contra el Estado Islámico; ONU YIHADISMO 581 words 11 March 2015 01:23 PM Agencia EFE – Servicio Internacional AGEINT Spanish Copyright 2015 Agencia EFE. All Rights Reserved Ginebra, 11 mar (EFE).- La comunidad internacional tiene el deber de proteger a las poblaciones en territorios que han caído bajo [...]

  • Aug 12 / 2016
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Europe

Ucrania.- HRW denuncia el uso militar de las escuelas en el este de Ucrania

Ucrania.- HRW denuncia el uso militar de las escuelas en el este de Ucrania 481 words 11 February 2016 07:45 AM Europa Press – Servicio Internacional EPSI Spanish Copyright 2016. Europa Press. MADRID, 11 (EUROPA PRESS) Los enfrentamientos en el este de Ucrania han dañado y destruido cientos de escuelas y muchas de ellas son [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Obama Explains the $400 Million Payment to Iran; Media Joins Clinton Campaign; Trump’s Message; State of Donald Trump’s Campaign Examined; Interview with Dr. Ben Carson; Clint Eastwood Criticizes Political Correctness

(BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) SEAN HANNITY, HOST (voice-over): Tonight… BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: As ISIL is beaten back, we’re gaining vast amounts of intelligence, thousands of documents, thumb drives, digital files which we will use to keep destroying ISIL’s networks and stop foreign fighters. HANNITY: President Obama tries to defend his disastrous record on [...]

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