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Posts Tagged / Use of Military Force and Intervention

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

Adopting Resolution 2304 (2016), Security Council Extends Mission in South Sudan, Authorizes Expanded Peacekeeping Force to Bolster Civilian Protection Efforts

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Adopting Resolution 2304 (2016), Security Council Extends Mission in South Sudan, Authorizes Expanded Peacekeeping Force to Bolster Civilian Protection Efforts The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 30 June 2017, authorizing the expansion of peacekeeping forces and [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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North America

Why a progressive foreign policy is good for US national security

Dhaka, April 21 — Few were expecting Bernie Sanders to come out swinging on foreign policy as he did in the ninth Democratic debate. He had been dismissed or ridiculed in the media for months for an alleged delinquency on foreign policy issues. Hillary Clinton supporters released a letter just prior to the debate slamming Sanders for [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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North America

Elizabeth May One-on-One

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: Welcome back. Well never shy of expressing her opinions about anything, let’s go to Toronto where Green Party leader Elizabeth May is ready to blast away with her ISIS position. Elizabeth May, it’s noncombat allegedly, and pro-humanitarian and training, any objections from your side of the divide? ELIZABETH MAY (Green Party Leader): Yeah, well [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Middle East

US and SECTARIAN CONFLICTS IN THE ME

Is America at war with itself? For more than a decade, American-led war on terrorism continues from Afghanistan to Iraq, Syria and soon to other oil producing states of the Arab world. Its aims are global hegemonic control of the Arabian natural resources and people. None of this strategy carries any weight on a rational [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2012
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North America

From Munich to Damascus

Appeasement of dictators to avoid war at all costs has a long history of failure At the conclusion of the Munich Conference in September 1938, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain met privately with Adolf Hitler to ensure that the German leader would respect the terms of the negotiated settlement over German claims in the Czechoslovakia [...]

  • Feb 08 / 2012
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North America

‘Loss of time means loss of lives’; Syrians have been abandoned by the international community as it fails to invoke the UN Responsibility to Protect doctrine

In a cruel mockery of the Syrian people, who are under escalating assault by President Bashar Assad’s murderous regime, Russia and China vetoed United Nations Security Council efforts to stop the bloodshed in Syria. In a particularly mocking defiance, the vote was held on the same day that Syrian forces killed 200 people in Homs [...]