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Jessica Schulberg

Samantha Power Promises Snap-back Sanctions On Iran Will Not Be Blocked By Russia Or China | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an unusual break from the Obama administration’s de facto policy of not discussing details of the emerging nuclear agreement with I...

Hillary Clinton Defends Her State Department Record Amid Criticism

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

(Adds Clinton quote on women's issues) By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton, a likely ...

Symbolic Wars

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The United States of America should never wage a war unless it intends to win it. This week we are considering waging a war in Syria without any intention of winning that war or even ending it.

The Most Dangerous Crises

Richard Klass | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics
Richard Klass

There are crises where the end point can be seen and generally agreed by both sides but the path to that point seems difficult, perhaps impossible. And then there are crises with no agreed end point or route to resolution. These are the most dangerous crises.

"Look at Me, I'm Still Here," Says North Korea

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 04.15.2013 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Some of North Korea's military missile and nukes could be diverted to improving living conditions and China and the United States could insist on re-starting talks. But boys like their toys.

Launch, Punish, Repeat: NKorean Rockets And Sanctions Likely To Repeat

AP | Posted 03.25.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea is warning that it is prepared to conduct a nuclear test and carry out more long-range rocket launches. In a s...

Suspected North Korea Missile Parts Seized En Route To Syria

Reuters | Louis Charbonneau | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - A shipment of graphite cylinders usable in a missile program and suspected to have come from North Korea was foun...

Did The U.N. Illegally Give North Korea And Iran Computers?

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.08.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. House panel launched an investigation Monday into whether a U.N. agency sent computers and other technology to Iran and Nor...

Russia Goes 'The Syria Route'

AP | By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia's defiance of international efforts to end Syrian President Bashar Assad's crackdown on protests is rooted in a calculation that it c...

Gadhafi Sold Libya Gold To Pay Uprising Salaries

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Business

TRIPOLI, Libya -- The new governor of Libya's central bank says the former regime sold about 20 percent of the country's gold reserves to cover salari...

Source: Gaddafi's Wife And Daughter Are In Tunisia

Reuters | Tarek Amara and Joseph Logan | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

May 18, 2011 11:23:39 PM By Tarek Amara and Joseph Logan TUNIS/TRIPOLI, May 19 (Reuters) - The wife and daughter of Libyan leader Muammar Ga...

It's Time to Make the Darfur Arms Embargo Mean Something

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

By Julia Fromholz, Director, Crimes Against Humanity Program Every autumn since 2006, the UN's Panel of Experts on Sudan--a group of experts on arms,...

Turkey Uncovered: The Iran Vote and Beyond

Elcin Poyrazlar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elcin Poyrazlar

Some people like to portray Turkey as a more independent actor on the world stage and an emerging regional power. Yes, Turkey is becoming more independent but by breaking away from the west.

Iran Censured At UN Nuclear Meeting

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VIENNA — In a blow to Iran, the board of the U.N. nuclear agency on Friday overwhelmingly backed a demand from the U.S., Russia, China and three...

UN North Korea Sanction Bars 5 Top Officials From Leaving Country

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations Security Council barred five North Korean officials from leaving their country and ordered their foreign assets frozen as punishmen...

The Future of Burma Cannot Be Tied to Aung San Suu Kyi

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Virginia M. Moncrieff

By maintaining that the regime must be isolated and that Burma must be the target of stringent sanctions only helps the junta reverse further into mad "behind-the-wall" strategies.

Putin Promises Al-Maliki Russian Support And Aid At First Meeting

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Friday urged tighter relations with Russia as Moscow seeks to restore its economic and political influence in B...