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Timbuktu, ISIS and the Long Arm of Justice

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 10.03.2016 | World
Mark V. Vlasic

For more than a year now, ISIS and others have systematically destroyed the cultural heritage of the people of Syria, Iraq and elsewhere in the region. Not only have they shelled and bulldozed priceless historical/cultural/religious sites such as the city of Nimrud, Jonah's Tomb, and temples in Palmyra, but they have also plundered them.

The United Nations' Responsibility In making Geneva II a Success

Raghida Dergham | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Raghida Dergham

Russia is adamant about holding the Geneva 2 conference on the Syrian crisis in November, whether Saudi Arabia agrees to attend or not. Moscow believe...

Peace in Action, Part 2 -- 'Feeding' Peace

Suna Senman | Posted 11.18.2013 | World
Suna Senman

Sitting on a little piece of valuable Manhattan property, midtown on the East River, the United Nations buildings provide a home for world peace effor...