United Nations

Palestinian statehood: a lost cause?

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Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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Multi-media
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Presenter: David Foster. Guests: Phyllis Bennis - a UN adviser on the Middle East and author of the book 'Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer'. Daniel Levy - Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Nadim Shehadi – an Associate Fellow at Chatham House and Middle East specialist.

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Reclaiming People’s Sovereignty in an era of Corporate Power

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Corporate Impunity
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Just Solutions
Agrarian Justice
Corporate Power
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Article
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This article appeared in the Right to Food Journal Vol.9 N.1. 2014. ... Read more

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Should NATO be helping Ukraine face Russia?

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Peace & Security
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While President Obama condemned Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and East European nations called for a more assertive response from NATO, the alliance at its summit last week announced only limited steps to support the nonmember nation. Meanwhile, three former U.S. ambassadors to Moscow are urging restraint.... Read more

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EEUU y UE se oponen a obligar a multinacionales a respetar los DD.HH.

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Corporate Impunity
Desmantelando el poder corporativo
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Poder Corporativo
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In the media
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La Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) aprobó esta semana una resolución histórica, que abre el camino para poder vigilar de cerca el cumplimiento de los derechos humanos por parte de las multinacionales a lo largo y ancho del planeta.... Read more

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"La resolución de la ONU sobre Siria es un gran éxito"

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Middle East Conflict
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Entrevista con Jochen Hippler
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DW: La ONU ha tomado finalmente una resolución sobre Siria. ¿Hasta qué punto le parece que puede resultar efectiva?... Read more

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Syria crisis demands tough diplomacy

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Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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The US government has been divided over the Syria crisis since it began. Some, especially in the Pentagon and some of the intelligence agencies, said direct military intervention would be dangerous and would accomplish nothing. Others, especially in Congress and some in the State Department, have demanded military attacks, even regime change, against the Syrian leadership, even before anyone... Read more

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The Phases of War: Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, and Israel

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Military Bases
Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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Article
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It certainly doesn’t look much like what we’re seeing in Afghanistan today. A feckless, corrupt, incompetent government kept alive and in place (we can’t really say "in power" since its reach doesn’t extend much beyond Kabul) by billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars and tens of thousands of U.S. and allied troops. Escalating, not diminishing violence against civilians. More frequent and more deadly... Read more

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Bye-bye peace process: Palestine comes to the UN

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Middle East Conflict
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Peace & Security
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Article
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Take away the crass political motives, and what is left in the U.S. plan to veto Palestinian membership in the UN can be summed up in one word: chutzpah. The U.S. is threatening to veto a resolution aimed at achieving something Washington claims it supports — a Palestinian state [truncated, still-occupied, demilitarized and divided but nominally independent] side by side with Israel — because... Read more

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