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They Say We Are Connected Some Think This Is Not So Yet All Around Such Suffering How Does One Let Things Go? To See The Non-Stop News Our World So Plain In Sight Gives Shivers Down My Spine So Hard To Sleep At Night... To See The State...Show More Summary

What's at Stake

Anton, an engineering student, speaking to delegates in Yalta June 23, 2016 In the historic port city of Yalta, located on the Crimean Peninsula, we visited the site where Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin, in February of 1945, concluded...Show More Summary

Which Is the Greater Evil -- Terrorism or Governments' Response to It?

(This posting was co-authored by Jim Sisco, a new Huff blogger. Please include him name/photo in the byline. I have sent you his photo via email). Governments can maintain greater legitimacy among their populace and be more effective...Show More Summary

We Believe In Ordinary Acts of Bravery

Photo: Ang Gyaljen Sherpa "If you stop focusing on other people's life you'll have more time to fix your own life. Don't let anyone ever break your soul. You have to stand on your own two feet and stand up for yourself. There are those that would give anything to see you fail, but you must never give them the satisfaction. Show More Summary

Under Taliban Skin

In the sixth part of his Chronicle of a caged journalist series, Egyptian war correspondent Yehia Ghanem asks how the US and the mujahideen, both, walked into cages constructed of ignorance so that they came to view each other as enemies. Plato...Show More Summary

Whose Extremism?

Donald Trump is very clear on the subject: If President Obama doesn't use the words "radical Islamic terrorism" to discuss the brutal killings in Orlando, "he should immediately resign in disgrace!" Most Republicans seem to agree that it's essential to link Islam to the tactics and goals of extremists and terrorists. Show More Summary

Two Terms Yield A Forward Leaning Legacy At The United Nations

In case you haven't heard, this is an election year. And I'm not talking about the U.S. presidential election. The United Nations General Assembly unanimously appointed Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to two five-year terms, the second...Show More Summary

China Is Not Trying to 'Rule the Waves'

LONDON -- "Rule, Britannia! Rule the waves!" This was the patriotic chant of the British Royal Navy when the British Empire was taking shape. That naval power was the force that enabled Britain to rise to world dominance 250 years ago. Today,...Show More Summary

Draconian Law Rammed Through Russian Parliament

On June 24, its very last day in session before the summer break and the September parliamentary election, the lower chamber of Russia's parliament is planning a final vote - without any meaningful debate or scrutiny - on a set of legislative...Show More Summary

A Noble Profession Has Turned Into A Curse In Turkey

I have known Erol ├ľndero?lu for ages. This gentle soul has been monitoring the ever-volatile state of Turkish journalism for ages, more regularly than anybody else. His memory, as the national representative of the Reporters WithoutShow More Summary

Bemba's 18-Year Jail Sentence Is ICC's Warning to Military Leaders About Sexual Violence

Jean-Pierre Bemba, former vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and former leader of one of the country's most powerful militias during its last major conflict, was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court. Show More Summary

Support for Cities on the Front Lines of Climate Change

When I became Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) three years ago, I could have only imagined the work that would be taking place to fight climate change in cities around the world today. In my time as Chair, C40 has...Show More Summary

Through innovative application the city of Gdansk helps homeless animals

Innovative cities of the world are coming up with innovative animal shelter and care solutions. In Gdansk, an application for adopting pets from city shelter is a ground-breaking project, in which the city hall, hacktivists and a private company cooperate to solve social issues with IT tools. Show More Summary

Trial of the Century: China vs. the Philippines in the South China Sea

In the coming days, an obscure arbitral tribunal, formed under the aegis of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), is expected to issue a final ruling on the Philippines' complaint against China's expanding (military and civilian) footprint across the world's most important waterway, the South China Sea. Show More Summary

The German Foreign Minister Should Know Better.

I am struck by the bizarre statement by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier about his disappointment with "NATO's provocation of Russia" because of the recent military exercise in Poland. I would totally discard it as a non-issue...Show More Summary

We Stand Stronger United

A view taken from Dresden's town hall of the destroyed Old Town after the allied bombings between February 13 and 15, 1945. On the eve of one of the biggest potential turning points for modern-day Britain, the dream for an ever closer European union stands at risk. Show More Summary

15 Nepalese Killed In Kabul: Nepal Shocked! Nepalese People, Be Calm And Patience!

ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES Nepalese People, Be Calm And Patience! The news that 14 Nepalese have been killed in the terrorist attack has shocked everyone in Nepal and many are reacting with grief and sorrow on Facebook and other social medias. Show More Summary

Refugee Stories from Greece- Macedonia Border: A Denial of Humanity

CO-AUTHORS: Hana Abu Hassan: Dr Abu-Hassan works in the UK and Jordan. In Jordan, her country of origin, she holds an academic post at the School of Medicine, University of Jordan, where she conducts research and teaches both medical students and Family Medicine residents. Show More Summary

The French Are Continually Surprised By What They Have Just Done -- Raymond Aron, France's Leading Postwar Intellectual

My wife and I came back last weekend from a speech in Paris, where the streets were partially full of... garbage! Since the days of Jacques Chirac's Prime Ministership in the late 20th Century, when we lived in Paris, little green bug-like...Show More Summary

ISIS, Orlando, and the Siren Song of Terror

Investigations are still ongoing in Orlando but it seems that the professed allegiance to ISIS by the shooter, Omar Mateen, was more a detonator than the charge itself. What exploded inside the Pulse nightclub was a volatile mix of rage and instabilities that had been building in the man for a long time. Show More Summary

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