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    The US and the Kosovo Crisis

    Achin Vanaik
    22 April 1999
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    A Lost Opportunity

    01 June 1998
    Article
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    Against Dictators: Use Law, not War

    John Cavanagh
    13 December 2002
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    The argument over what action to take against Saddam Hussein is driven by the rhetoric of war. But can peaceful, legal action against Iraq's ruthless dictator be effective? The long campaign to bring Augusto Pinochet of Chile to justice offers an encouraging precedent.

  4. UN resolution goes far beyond no-fly zone

    Phyllis Bennis
    21 March 2011
    Article

    Foreign military intervention in Libya has little to do with humanitarian concerns, and protracted militarization could threaten the country's chance for real democratic development.

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    The new Japan

    Achin Vanaik
    24 November 2006
    Article
  6. Should NATO be helping Ukraine face Russia?

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    10 September 2014
    Article

    The debate about the role of NATO in Ukraine is starting too late: Western leaders already made a fatal decision to back the new Kiev government no matter what it is doing and no matter what the real situation is on the ground.

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    US Election Verdict Imperils India Nuclear Deal

    Praful Bidwai
    09 November 2006
    Article
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    U.N. Ambassador's Oily Past

    Phyllis Bennis
    08 January 2007
    Article
  9. What can we expect to see in 2011?

    Marcos Arruda, Mariano Aguirre, Phyllis Bennis, Walden Bello
    13 January 2011
    Article

    Changing global power balances, continuing crises, Iran, Afghanistan. Four TNI fellows share their predictions for 2011.

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    A case for refocusing India's foreign policy

    Praful Bidwai
    07 October 2006
    Article
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    The United Nations and Spain in Haiti

    Mariano Aguirre
    01 February 2006
    Article
  12. Open letter to UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Joan Clos, on UN funding for water justice

    Satoko Kishimoto, aleksej
    11 April 2011
    Article

    Recent plans to cut funds for the UN's water related work - meaning support for water operator partnership (WOP) alliances would be lost - is a major threat to the great progress which has already been achieved and threatens to undermine the provision of universal access to clean public water.

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  14. Can a Security Council "Coalition of the Unwilling" Defy Washington's Sanctions Crusade?

    Phyllis Bennis
    26 May 2010
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    Renewed U.S. efforts to bring sanctions against Iran are more backlash for being snubbed in favour of a tripartite deal with Turkey and Brazil than they are about nuclear proliferation. A UN Security Council coalition may be able to block U.S. pressure for sanctions that would only punish Iranian civilians.

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    On a collision course with the future

    Richard Falk
    14 February 2007
    Article
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    Power and paradox in the United Nations

    Mariano Aguirre
    07 November 2006
    Article
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    The U.N.'s unfinished nuclear business

    Zia Mian
    01 December 2006
    Article
  18. The Phases of War: Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, and Israel

    Phyllis Bennis
    19 April 2012
    Article

    The U.S. is 11 years into its current war in Afghanistan and still losing. We never had a chance to "win" this war of vengeance – and while few in Washington are ready to admit that, they’ve continued to revise and redefine just what "winning" might look like.

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    United Nations v. United States

    Phyllis Bennis
    06 December 2006
    Article
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    Yemen: Deja Vu All Over Again

    Phyllis Bennis
    14 January 2010
    Article

    Obama administration approved 70 million dollars of military assistance to Yemen, just the amount of development aid that the Bush senior withdrew for Yemen's refusal to approve the first Gulf war at the UN Security Council 20 years ago.

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