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An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 03.27.2016 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

The fact that these cases were heard in the same week may be merely coincidental, but it nevertheless sends out a strong signal that commanders who commit or permit atrocities will ultimately be held responsible.

Hope and Change: The Arab Spring Dominated the Headlines, But 2011 Saw Other Landmark Human Rights Victories

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 02.08.2012 | World
Julie Gutman Dickinson

As the international community prepares to mark the 61st annual Human Rights Day on December 10, here is a short list of some of the best human rights developments of 2011 outside the Middle East.

The Failure of Mediation Efforts in Lebanon and Ivory Coast

Doug Noll | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Noll

Mediation requires an entirely different skill set than diplomacy. Who is Saud al-Faisal and what are his qualifications to mediate between Hezbollah and al-Hariri?

Friday Talking Points [150] -- A Fortean Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Sometimes it is hard to come up with a metaphor to describe the week that was. This was not one of those weeks.

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Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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