Why should we believe that Obama will not betray the Sudanese people as a whole just as cynically in the present moment, especially with the cover of so many European countries eager to embrace a genocidal regime?
On May 31st, I addressed the Ambassadors Against BDS International Summit at the United Nations, which was hosted by the Israeli Mission to the UN: The following are my remarks as delivered: It is ironic to be speaking today here at the United Nations. The UN is the place that...
Anti-Islamic State coalition military operations are underway, with the ultimate goal of destroying the Islamic State in Syria/Iraq.
The crisis in Mali has landed upon front pages again this week, and what has become a recurring headline is cause for concern: 'Terror groups target United Nations peacekeepers.'
The cold wind of intolerance, authoritarianism, and nationalism is blowing across America and Europe. The unexpected rise of Trump as the presumptive Republican nominee in the United States and the recent political stirrings in Europe are oddly built of the same cloth. Intolerance...
A case like this is about all of us. It reminds us of who we are and the long road we have ahead of us. We will not be quiet. We will speak out even for those who cannot speak for themselves. We are more beautiful when we are together. And when we are angry
In the year 2000, together with UNICEF, I was researching the burgeoning process of 'deinstitutionalization' in Romania. Some counties had already closed institutions and the government was gearing up to develop a national strategy.
Cross-posted fromUN Women Photo: UN Women/Mirjana Nedeva “Although the job can be very stressful and intense, I love what I am doing. I started working as a humanitarian worker at the refugee transit centre in...
Russia NATO War,
New Cold War,
Worldpost Global Order,
The challenge for NATO is no different than it used to be in West Berlin: to persuade Russia that any war means full-scale war.
Crimes Against Humanity,
Doctors Without Borders,
Syrian American Medical Society,
Since their days as medical school classmates, Bashar al-Assad and Zaher Sahloul have followed rather different paths: one became a war criminal; the other, a humanitarian advocate.
Trump may not be this popular if we paid more attention to ancient Greek tragedy.
If we want to attain the greatness for which humanity is once again eligible, we must keep faith in its possibility. We must do all we can to realize it. We must broaden and share more widely the benefits of progress. And we must help one another to cope with the shocks that none of us will see coming.
We have no allegiance to national governments. Like Star Wars characters, we don't care much about where people come from and what color their skin is. Instead, we are focused on where they are going.
The historic American project has faltered badly. Individual developments signal at once basic design flaws and obtuse implementation. Every major initiative has failed -- and failed ignominiously.
Gdansk has been currently experiencing a great time for its economy and labor market. The number of employed persons in the Pomorskie region grew by more than 40% between 2006 and 2016. It is an unprecedented growth in the EU and a proof of our rapid economic development. The city...
Craig Blewett, University of KwaZulu-Natal Computers began reaching the business world during the 1980s. Companies used them to automate many routine manual tasks. This led to what economist Robert Solow dubbed the Productivity Paradox. In 1987, he famously
The seemingly stable Peruvian runoff election raises concerns about the next President's ability to push needed reforms that would decrease the possibilities of the rise of a new radical outsider...
When the Indonesian government threatened to remove democratic local elections, 118,000 citizens signed a petition to preserve their right to vote.
Chinese President Xi Jinping was an unexpected savior of the historic Paris Climate Summit last December. He offered far reaching Chinese commitments to reduce carbon emissions, and also provided necessary political momentum to finalize the difficult international negotiations.
This weekend, as we reflect on remembrance and those who won't return from conflict, it is helpful to reflect on conflict itself and why we even have it. Resource scarcity is at the root of global conflict.