Blogs & Opinion

 

Ukraine and the Crisis of International Law

24 March 2014 | Jeffery Sachs, Project Syndicate

NEW YORK – Russia's actions in Ukraine constitute a serious and dangerous violation of international law. In 1994, Ukraine agreed to give up the nuclear weapons it had inherited from the Soviet Unio...

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The European Citizen and Conflict Resources

9 January 2014 | Ries Kamphof

European consumers can contribute to more sustainable supply chains and less social, economic and ecological deprivation. According to an annual report published by the International Telecommunication...

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Global Warming and Global Security

17 October 2013 | Project Syndicate

On September 27, the 195 member countries of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), supported by the work of thousands of scientists from around the world, released its ...

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In a Polluted Stream, a Pathway to Peace

9 October 2013 | New York Times

Peace talks are under way again in Jerusalem. If the past is any guide, the two sides are stymied over difficult issues like settlements and borders. The negotiators badly need a new approach, and one...

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The Battle for Water

7 August 2013 | Project Syndicate

The sharpening international geopolitical competition over natural resources has turned some strategic resources into engines of power struggle. Transnational water resources have become an especially...

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Blood Money and Diamonds

13 June 2013 | Farakh A. Khan

Slavery was banned in early 19th century but different forms of slavery continued. Globalisation made slavery a commonplace practice where people in the developed and under developed worlds cooperated...

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Nurturing Wildlife in War-Torn Afghanistan

2 December 2011 | Rachael Nuwer

When Wildlife Conservation Society scientists talk about their work in Afghanistan, they typically draw puzzled reactions. “Wildlife conservation in Afghanistan?”   Given the enormity of the coun...

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The American Military is Creating an Environmental Disaster in Afghanistan

25 April 2010 | Matthew Nasuti

The American military presence in Afghanistan consists of fleets of aircraft, helicopters, armored vehicles, weapons, equipment, troops and facilities. Since 2001, they have generated millions of kilo...

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The American Military is Creating an Environmental Disaster in Afghanistan

25 April 2010 | Matthew Nasuti

The American military presence in Afghanistan consists of fleets of aircraft, helicopters, armored vehicles, weapons, equipment, troops and facilities. Since 2001, they have generated millions of kilo...

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New Amnesty Report Provides Insights into the Diamond Trade in Central African Republic

Kasper Agger

The Central African Republic (CAR) has been rocked by renewed violence this week with 36 people killed and 42,575 displaced persons over the last few days. A new report from Amnesty International...

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