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President of Fabricated Crises
President Bush manufactures crises to justify pursuing the goals he set before he took office, the columnist contends. By Harold Meyerson. (Washington Post, 1/12/2005) Read More...


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White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales memo to the President
Decision Re Application of the Geneva Convention of Prisoners of War to the Conflict With Al-Qaeda and the Taliban. (by Alberto R. Gonzales, 1/25/2002) Read More...


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Colin L. Powell memo to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Draft Decision Memorandum for the President on the Applicability of the Geneva Convention to the Conflict in Afghanistan. (by Colin L. Powell, 01/26/2002) Read More...


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Stingy Sam
Although the Asian tsunami was the result of a massive earthquake for which nobody on this planet is to blame, the United Nations still found a way. By Hal Linsey. (WorldNetDaily, 12/30/2004) Read More...


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Human Rights First Blog - The Gonzales Confirmation Hearings
Human Rights First's Senior Associate for U.S. Law & Security Avi Cover commentary and analysis of the Gonzales Confirmation Hearings. (Human Rights First, 01/06/2005) Read More...


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Belarusian leader has unlimited future
Despite recent Belarussian elections, its less than democratic practices and authoritarian manner discourage its development. By Mark MacKinnon (The Globe and Mail, 18 Oct 04) Read More...


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Darfur insecurity increases, hampers aid effort
Insecurity in Darfur is increasing, leaving victims of violence more vulnerable and more desperate. CARE and other agencies are delivering life-saving assistance but displaced people continue to pour ... Read More...


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Russia's horror
Recent terrorism in Russia is re-examined. Parallels are drawn among numerous terrorist groups & events, though links are vague. The author offers numerous suggestions to battle not only terrorism i... Read More...


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A Broken System
Argues that Atrocities in Africa such as the current crisis in Darfur, Sudan, require an urgent response. In a system ruled by the U.N. Security Council, no such response is possible, due to the autom... Read More...


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Help the African Union
Submits that the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan, needs more attention and intervention from Western powers. By Jon Corzine and Richard Holbrooke. (Washington Post, 9/9/2004) Read More...


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Kosovo Peacekeepers Try to Rebuild Reputation
Force hopes major improvements in training and intelligence will ensure violence on scale of the March riots never reoccurs. (IWPR, 9/10/2004) Read More...


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Russian FM welcomes Israeli cooperation on terror
Israeli newspaper reports co-operation and support to Russia in light of recent terrorist attacks. Also discusses foreign policy issues between the two states. (Haaretz International, 9/6/04) Read More...


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Insurgents seize a school in Russia
Recent terrorist attacks in Russia discussed, particularly the explosion of two aircraft departing from Moscow and the takeover of a school. Officials have pointed to Chechen rebels as the root of th... Read More...


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Listen To the Russians
Discusses Russian democratization and calls for increased support by Western NGOs. By Theodore P. Gerber, Sarah E. Mendelson and Grigory Shvedov. (Washington Post, 8/24/2004) Read More...


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Police Are at War With the Russian People
Opinion piece revealing police brutality in Russia. by Yulia Latynina (The Moscow Times, 11/08/04) Read More...


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Pope slams feminist radicals.
Pope John Paul II has fired a shot across the bows of radical feminism in a letter to Roman Catholic bishops. (News24, 07/30/2004) Read More...


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Must intervention be legal?
Armed intervention in Darfur may—or may not—flout the law. Why is it not legal to intervene to stop acts of genecide? Does the legality matter? (The Economist 7/29/04) Read More...


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Darfur: Countdown to catastrophe
Calls for international response in the Sudan. By Stephen Ellis. (Manila Times, 7/21/2004) Read More...


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Racism at root of Sudan's Darfur crisis
Calls for a stronger response by the international community to stop the killings in Darfur. By Makau Mutua. (Christian Science Monitor, 7/14/2004) Read More...


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US can help end Darfur genocide
Outlines a plan for the US to help stop the Sudanese crisis in Darfur. By John Shattuck. (Boston Globe, 7/15/2004) Read More...


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The Patriot Act's Bum Rap
Former U.S. attorney general Edwin Meese III defends the Patriot Act. (Frontpagemag.com, 7/13/2004) Read More...


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Eurolegal
Provides public affairs and legal information related to Europe (also includes some Middle East and U.S. info) Read More...


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Russia's Contradictions
Editorial piece explaining that despite simplistic characterizations, today's Russia is a complex place with great progress mixed in with illiberal dangers. By Nikolas K. Gvosdev (The National Interes... Read More...


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In Sudan's Darfur: action, not just aid
Proposes setting up Darfur as a UN protectorate in the short term. By Joseph Siegle. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/30/2004) Read More...


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No more appeasement for North Korea
Call for the democratic countries of the world to take a common position regarding North Korea: they must not offer concessions to a totalitarian dictator. By Vaclav Havel. (Christian Science Monitor... Read More...


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The Hispanic Challenge
The persistent inflow of Hispanic immigrants threatens to divide the United States into two peoples, two cultures, and two languages. Unlike past immigrant groups, Mexicans and other Latinos have not ... Read More...


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Rumsfeld's actions speak louder
Offers suggestions to prevent another Abu Ghraib. By Kerry Kennedy Cuomo and Michael Posner. (Boston Globe, 5/15/2004) Read More...


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Covering up the coverup
Alan Dershowitz writes that the roots of the Abu Ghraib issue lies in the White House. (Boston Globe, 5/15/2004) Read More...


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Like the Wehrmacht, we've descended into barbarity
Argues that the treatment of Iraqi prisoners is a consequence of coalition policy. By Richard Overy. (Guardian, 5/10/2004. Read More...


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Partnership, Under Construction
In the first public criticism by the Bush administration of Russia, Secretary of State Powell diplomatically criticizes a resurgence of authoritarianism under Putin, including the weakening of the leg... Read More...


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