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How China Benefits From the Ukraine Crisis

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Giorgio Cafiero

Beijing's calculated silence on the Ukrainian crisis is based on several geopolitical issues: the ideological pillar of non-interference, the China-Russia alliance, Chinese investments in Ukraine, and concerns about ethnic separatism in western China.

Are the New U.N. Sanctions More Than North Korea Bargained for?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.08.2013 | World
Evelyn Leopold

No one can predict what Pyongyang will do, which frequently threatens action, then reneges and then does something anyway to make sure the world and the region pay attention. It has the bomb but not (yet) the means to deliver it via a missile.

At the UN: Co-hosting Conference on World Peace, Health and Culture

Jim Luce | Posted 03.11.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

Recently I agreed to co-host the World Peace, Health and Culture Conference at the United Nations on behalf of Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW),...

What's It Take for the UN to Allow a No-Fly Zone Over Libya?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Despite moving quickly to impose punitive measures, diplomats say that the only way reluctant UN Security Council members might agree to military action in Libya is if the Arab League approves.