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Roger Annis | Mali is undergoing a new colonization looking a lot like what Haiti has endured since 2004. French parliament votes to extend combat mission while UN Security Council readies a policing force.
Columnists
Monia Mazigh | On December 10th, the world celebrated Human Rights Day. Canada, with the trembling voice of its Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, added its fading voice to the international scene.
Podcast
Mordecai Briemberg | One important impetus for the creation of international law was the two world wars of the 20th century. The United Nations was born with the intention of preventing war and promoting peace.
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Gerry Caplan | Most Canadians now know the answer to the question general Romeo Dallaire once asked thanks, unhappily, to one of history's great man-made tragedies.
News
Libya by Nidal Elkhairy, a Palestinian artist living in Amman, Jordan.
Stefan Christoff | As Canada enters the final days in 2011 election campaigning, politicians streaking across the country have offered little more than resounding silence on Canada's military role in Libya.
News
Roger Annis | Action is what is needed to produce real aid for these urgent crises -- but don't expect it from the undemocratic UN, with the self interests of the Security Council and permanent vetoes in play.
Podcast
Mitch Podolak, Michael Welch, Ashley Titterton | Alert! Radio #162 - Interviews with Haroon Siddiqui, Stephen Shrybman, Saul Landau. Headlines, Around the Left in 7 Days and Music is the Weapon.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | After its humiliating rejection at the UN last week, the Harper government wasted no time in signalling it didn't plan to pay the slightest attention to the judgment of the world's nations.
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Canadian Boat to Gaza | Where the Canadian government has failed, civil society and grassroots organizers must step up. That's why a Canadian Boat to Gaza will join 'Freedom Flotilla 2' next spring.
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Murray Dobbin | Stephen Harper's death bed repentance regarding his hostile attitude towards the UN apparently didn't fool enough delegations to get the suddenly coveted Security Council seat.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | Stephen Harper portrays his government as working to advance the values of the United Nations. A short trip through his four years as prime minister repudiates this.
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Nima Maleki | The latest sanctions imposed on Iran are far short of the toughest it has faced in its modern history.