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    Why New US Cold War with Russia Now
    Aug09

    Why New US Cold War with Russia Now

    Vladimir Popov is a Research Director with the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute in Berlin. This op-ed is based on a recent DOCRI publication (https://doc-research.org/en/). By Vladimir PopovMOSCOW, Aug 9 2017 (IPS)Even before the imposition of new sanctions on Russia by Donald Trump and the ongoing fuss over Russian hackers...

    Nikki Haley Grilled in US Congress on America’s Role in the UN and the World
    Jun29

    Nikki Haley Grilled in US Congress on America’s Role in the UN and the World

    Nikki Haley and the Egyptian ambassador to the UN, Amr Aboulatta, in the Security Council. Haley told Congress recently that Trump’s proposed budget for the UN put the world body “on notice.” Credit: RICK BAJORNAS/UN PHOTOBy Barbara CrossetteUNITED NATIONS, Jun 29 2017 (IPS)Five months into her stint as United States ambassador to the...

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators
    Jun07

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators

    Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in his address to the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council in GenevaBy Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinGENEVA, Jun 6 2017 (IPS)Fifty years ago, this was the day I first heard the sound of war. I was three and a half years old and, while fragmentary, I can still remember...

    Post-Soviet Russian economic collapse
    Jun06

    Post-Soviet Russian economic collapse

    Was the post-Soviet transition the greatest ‘man-made’ economic disaster ever?. Credit: IPSBy Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame SundaramMOSCOW and KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 6 2017 (IPS)Wide-ranging economic reforms following the demise of the Soviet Union at the end of December 1991 mainly resulted in economic collapse in most successor states....

    Fate of Earth Must Not be Decided by US & Fellow Nuclear States
    Apr24

    Fate of Earth Must Not be Decided by US & Fellow Nuclear States

    Credit: UN photoBy Joan RussowVICTORIA, BC, Canada, Apr 24 2017 (IPS)When the United Nations continues its negotiations in June for an international treaty against nuclear weapons, there must be a treaty that should cover every single aspect of the devastating weapons — and leading eventually to their total elimination from the world’s...

    Nikki Haley’s ‘Historic’ Debate on Human Rights Left a Small Impression
    Apr19

    Nikki Haley’s ‘Historic’ Debate on Human Rights Left a Small Impression

    Nikki Haley, the American ambassador to the UN, with Liu Jieyi, China’s ambassador, before the April 18 Security Council meeting focused solely on human rights. Credit: Rick Bajornas /UN PhotoBy Dulcie LeimbachUNITED NATIONS, Apr 19 2017 (IPS)Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, presided over what she was...

    Trump’s UN Pick: “UN Could Benefit from a Fresh Set of Eyes”
    Jan18

    Trump’s UN Pick: “UN Could Benefit from a Fresh Set of Eyes”

    Samantha Power, outgoing Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the UN, addressing the council after a controversial vote on Israeli Settlements in December 2016. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias.By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jan 18 2017 (IPS)South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, nominated to be the next U.S. Ambassador...

    January Brings Changes for UN Security Council
    Jan06

    January Brings Changes for UN Security Council

    UN Secretary-General Anto—nio Guterres with Olof Skoog of Sweden, President of the UN Security Council for the month of January Credit: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas.By Andy Hazel and Lyndal RowlandsUNITED NATIONS, Jan 6 2017 (IPS)Five of the UN Security Council’s 15 seats were filled by new members this week, but a bigger shift in the...

    US Heads for Political Showdown with UN
    Dec27

    US Heads for Political Showdown with UN

    United Nations Secretariat BuildingBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Dec 27 2016 (IPS)The United States has had a longstanding love-hate relationship with the United Nations ever since 1952 when the world body began operations in New York city on an 18-acre piece of land which housed an abattoir where cattle was being trucked daily for slaughter.The...

    Gambia May Not Join African Withdrawals from ICC
    Dec08

    Gambia May Not Join African Withdrawals from ICC

    Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is also a Gambian national. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias.By Lindah MogeniUNITED NATIONS, Dec 8 2016 (IPS)The International Criminal Court (ICC) may have had a small reprieve this week from a string of African withdrawals, with Gambia’s newly elected President Adama Barrow...

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