As the backslapping at the UN abated, the awkward question of what to do about Syria returned.
As long as the Russians won't change their current policies toward the LGBT community among other groups they discriminate against, we should demand that NBC focus only on the athletes and competitions and not on the country hosting the Games.
Why did we do it? Why did we veer so far over the mark between inquiry and outright spying. Well, we may be getting some specific answers to that question. In the meantime, I think the broad answer is that we did it because we could do it.
This is a metaphor for ourselves. In this time of ecological turbulence, it is easy to become a bor, simply a holding place for information, a pool of fear or indifference in the face of frightening facts. We must resist this temptation.
A critical shift in policy has been manifested by including the staunchest ally of Assad's government in the Geneva II conference to be held before the end of the year, the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Israel's fixation on "security" and the harsh measures it employs, presumably to achieve an impregnable national security condition, is making the Palestinians increasingly vulnerable, fostering deeper animosity and militant resistance.
Last week's decision by Saudi Arabia to pass on an opportunity to become a member of the UN Security Council speaks to the Council's perceived ineffectiveness on a host of issues, and what comes with membership -- the need to take a public position on sensitive issues in international relations.
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On Friday, Malagasies will supposedly choose who will lead them through these turbulent times. Because that choice is likely to be little more than an electoral farce, the international community will also have to make a choice.
Although it is not widely recognized as such, Japan is one of the most influential economic actors in the Persian Gulf -- something that is unlikely to change in the near or medium term.
Once a year, Empact brings America's top young entrepreneurs together to share their ideas and form new relationships during the Empact Summit. I recently caught up with Sheena LIndahl and asked her to tell me more about the Empact 100 Showcase and the value of entrepreneurship.
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Even if the Arab Spring has not yet arrived in the Gulf, it is becoming apparent that the Saudi's world is changing. The Saudis and the Gulf monarchies are under increasing pressure.
Bit by bit, as it often happens, the real reasons for the action are being pieced together.
A huge number of states -- 141 -- commented on human rights in China. That left only 50 seconds for each intervention. Since a number of the vast majority praising China used the same phrases, it appears Chinese authorities gamed the process to drown out criticism.
Type the words "women should" and you'll discover that the most common ways to complete the phrase are "stay at home," "be slaves" and "be in the kitchen." Now what happens when you repeat the Google search substituting "gays" for "women"?