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Social Media: Humanitarian/Social

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Renewing the Atlantic Partnership
Authors argues that in order to revitalize the Atlantic alliance, Europe and America must forge new "rules of the road" governing the use of force, adapt NATO to meet today's threats coming from outsi... Read More...


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Torture At Abu Ghraib
American soldiers brutalized Iraqis. How far up does the responsibility go? By Seymour M. Hersh. (New Yorker, 4/30/2004) Read More...


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Huntington's logic fundamentally flawed
Samuel Huntington, a noted American thinker, believes the United States will not be able to assimilate the huge mass of Hispanic immigrants who settle daily there. Carlos Alberto Montaner explains why... Read More...


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Land of the Free?
To win the war of ideas in the world, America needs to unclog its arteries and facilitate the entry of smart, bright people who want to come and educate themselves in this country. by Steven C. Clemon... Read More...


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The Politics of AIDS: Engaging Conservative Activists
American evangelicals have put the fight against AIDS on Washington's map, even while clashing with other activists over strategy. Now all must unite behind a comprehensive approach stressing effectiv... Read More...


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A Duty to Prevent
The international community has a duty to prevent security disasters as well as humanitarian ones -- even at the price of violating sovereignty. By Lee Feinstein and Anne-Marie Slaughter. (Foreign Af... Read More...


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An empty sort of freedom
Saddam was no defender of women, but they have faced new miseries and more violence since he fell... (Guardian, 3/8/2004) Read More...


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A new tone on rights in China?
Merle Goldman sees that the pending constitutional amendment, while flawed, is a positive step towards greater human rights in China. (Boston Globe, 3/8/2004) Read More...


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Denying Haiti's Refugees
Supports view that U.S. should provide protection to Haitian asylum-seekers in the same way the United States did a few years back for refugees from Kosovo. By Bill Frelick. (Washington Post, 3/6/2004... Read More...


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The New American Century
New Imperialism is already upon us. It's a remodeled, streamlined version of what we once knew. For the first time in history, a single empire with an arsenal of weapons that could obliterate the worl... Read More...


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Jobs Americans Won't Do
Bush has defended illegal immigration amnesty on the grouns that foreign workers are needed to perform work Americans refuse to do, but is this a valid point to make? By Mark Krikorian. (Center for Im... Read More...


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U.N. Decries Cuba Over Dissident Arrests
U.N. Human Rights Comission classifies the Cuban government's imprisonment of 75 dissidents as an "unprecedented wave of repression." By Naomi Koppel. (Cubanet, 02/17/2004) Read More...


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Exodus within Borders: The Uprooted who Never Left Home
Millions flee persecution and war within their borders. The international community should be ready to act when states fail to protect their own. By Roberta Cohen and Francis M. Deng. (Foreign Affair... Read More...


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Out-of-Control Immigration
High immigration in the U.S. is creating imbalances in education, income distribution, employment, and welfare demands. An economic slump will mean crisis. Congress and the White House need to cut bac... Read More...


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Roma Rights, Roma Wrongs
Enforcement of EU human rights law and a growth in political consciousness may finally end the discrimination that the Roma have suffered for centuries. But already the backlash has begun. By James A.... Read More...


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Terrorism and Restrictionism: Their Impact on European Immigration Policies
A talk by Patrick Weil with comments by Mark Krikorian (Nixon Center, 5/8/2003) Read More...


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Rwanda in Retrospect
Given the genocide in Rwanda's terrifying pace, even a major mission by the West could have saved only a fraction of the ultimate victims. Herewith a reassessment of the limits of intervention. By Ala... Read More...


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EU membership could help stabilize Turkey
By Sam Wilkin and Marvin Zonis (Boston Globe, 11/23/2003) Read More...


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America Slams the Door (On Its Foot): Washington's Destructive New Visa Policies
Harsh new restrictions on Muslim visitors have told potential friends that the United States no longer wants them. Goodwill is being squandered; Americans will pay. By John N. Paden and Peter W. Singe... Read More...


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Foreign Assistance in an Aging World
Chronic ailments such as diabetes and heart disease will become far more widespread, placing great strain on health care budgets in developing countries. The focus of aid should change accordingly. By... Read More...


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How U.N. Conventions On Women's and Children's Rights Undermine Family, Religion, and Sovereignty
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Humanitarian Aid Is Not a Military Business
In Iraq, the US use of humanitarian aid as a political asset threatens the efficiency and equity of aid operations. (Belfer Center, 4/15/2003) Read More...


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Rescuing the Refugees
The world's focus in Afghanistan is shifting from waging war to picking up the pieces and helping the long-suffering Afghan people. But can action follow words? By Arthur C. Helton(Foreign Affairs, 3/... Read More...


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Feeding Refugees, or War?
Too often guerrillas pretend to be refugees and siphon off aid to continue their fight. The humanitarians whose help they count on should halt this abuse. By Ben Barber. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/1997) Read More...


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U.S. Foreign Policy Interests and Human Rights in Central Asia
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Humanitarianism in Crisis
Humanitarian organizations have moved to incorporate human rights and development into their increasingly politicized agendas. Yet in the process, they have abandoned the neutrality and independence t... Read More...


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The Attack on Human Rights
The excessive individualism in Western human rights doctrine has been criticized by the Islamic world, East Asia, and some within the West itself. But human rights are necessary worldwide precisely be... Read More...


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Are Human Rights Universal?
More and more, the universality of human rights is being challenged. But groups such as the Taliban, who claim to stand for specific values, rarely speak for those they supposedly represent. Herewith ... Read More...


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Sidelined on Human Rights: America Bows Out
By blocking international treaties banning land mines and child soldiers, the United States has become an obstacle to the advancement of human rights law. By Kenneth Roth. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/1998) Read More...


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