These are trying times for concerned politicians and citizens alike. They are times in which the odd has become the ordinary. These are times in which the extreme has become the usual. These are times in which the virtual has become the real.
Yes, I know ... we house the United Nations with certain rules and responsibilities, but isn't there a point where we must take a moral stand? Isn't this just the place? Giving a forum to a mass killer to speak to the world? Really?
A group of 120 legislators are calling on President Obama to use his final months in office to "exercise leadership" on human rights abuses in Sudan. ...
Constant attention to the plight of Syrians, Iraqis and others has also made it easy to overlook the often more threatening circumstances of roughly 40 million people internally displaced in their own countries--most of which are not in the Levant.
As long as there is no real democratic solution in the Middle East, the Islamic State group will continue to mutate like a pathogen that has become antibiotic-resistant in the body politic of the Middle East. Each time it changes shape, it will become more virulent.
There is something seriously troubling and painful happening in Africa which should worry the rest of the world. At their recent meeting in Addis Abab...
Source: Journalists For Justice On Tuesday, March 15, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) dismissed the government's leave to appeal the ...
Talking to Fletcher, Jackman, and Egerton about the feel-good film, what became clear is not just affection they have for the project, but how much they enjoyed working with each other.
Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Sean Carpenter Guests staying at a modern hotel in Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics recall signs in E...
Superstar skier Stein Ericksen died Sunday at his home in Park City, Utah. He was 88. He won the gold medal for Giant Slalom in the 1952 Winter Olympics, held in his native, Norway. A few years later, in 1954, he took three golds in the World Championships in Sweden.
Blocking humanitarian aid to innocent civilians living in conflict zones is a violation of international law; however its effectiveness is dependent on the will of the world's leaders to uphold and implement the law in favor of the civilians under attack.
Today, these successful women work in various fields including banking, firefighting, teaching, drug counseling and domestic violence advocacy. Juli works as an advocate for a Police Department and is headed for law school. Lynne is retired Homeland Security.
Washington obviously intends sanctions to cause economic hardship, but for what purpose? In the early 1990s Khartoum supported Saddam Hussein's Iraq against America and dallied with Islamic radicalism, even inviting Osama bin Laden to stay. However, that practice ended after 9/11.
2022 is promising to be the year of mega sporting events that potentially fly in the face of values professed by international sporting events and defy logic.
On Friday, the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote to decide which city will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Originally, there were three finalists, but in October, the favorite, Oslo, withdrew.
State non-cooperation as noticed in many cases constitutes a blatant breach of international law. We have to prevent this from happening. Failing to do so would be condoning impunity- which is exactly the opposite of what we all seek.