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Bonn Conference

Climate-Proofing: Major Cities Following New York's Focus

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 08.16.2013 | Green

BONN, Germany -- From Bangkok to Miami, cities and coastal areas across the globe are already building or planning defenses to protect millions of peo...

No Woman No Country

Marla Mossman | Posted 02.15.2012 | World
Marla Mossman


The Time Is Ripe for a National Dialogue on Reconciliation

Michelle Barsa | Posted 02.13.2012 | World
Michelle Barsa

The peace process rightly continues to be Afghan-owned and Afghan-led, but this has allowed the U.S. to avoid defining a coherent political strategy. The talk pillar falls short of fight and build, undervaluing local political reconciliation to achieve and sustain security gains.

The Afghan Road to Peace Could Start in Bonn

Lisa Schirch | Posted 01.31.2012 | World
Lisa Schirch

A more comprehensive Afghan peace process will enjoy greater public support, legitimacy, sustainability, and ultimately lead to more democratic governance.

Bonn's Second Conference on Afghanistan: What Should Be Expected?

Sajia Kamrany | Posted 11.15.2011 | World
Sajia Kamrany

Expectation is high for the second Bonn meeting but it could be a sham unless the rein of power is turned to qualified Afghans who desire to bring true democracy and a just society in Afghanistan.

Climate Talks End with Deal To Do More: 'The Quest To Address Climate Change Is a Long Journey'

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BONN, Germany — Delegates to the first U.N. climate talks after Copenhagen have agreed to intensify their negotiations on curbing greenhouse gas...

A Hidden Denial in the Afghan Election

Paul Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Fitzgerald

U.S. missteps in Afghanistan stretch back to the Bush administration's decision to court the warlords.

Obama's Team Stumbling Into Afghanistan Trap

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Throwing more troops into the mess in Afghanistan is the kind of mistake that the previous administration would make. Obama needs to show that he has learned something of those mistakes.