As the Middle East devours itself, leaving behind the worst human devastation since World War II, an international movement seeks to delegitimize Israel, the region's only intact society. Israel alone in the Mideast has an independent judiciary, a free press, universal healthcare and religious...
By Michael Pettis, a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a finance professor at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management. Cross posted from China Financial Markets. For the past ten years much of what I have written about debt in China was aimed mainly at trying to convince analysts and policymakers […]
Much of the Complexo da Mare, a teeming neighborhood of 140,000 people near Rio’s international airport, is controlled by drug gangs despite efforts in recent years to break their grip on the city’s poor districts ahead of August’s Olympic Games. Show More Summary
Dozens of State Department employees have endorsed an internal document that advocates US military action to pressure Syria's government into accepting a cease-fire and engaging in peace talks, officials say. The position is at odds with US policy. The "dissent channel cable" was signed by 51 mostly mid-level department officials...
Japan’s former prime minister Yukio Hatoyama is striving to convince the Japanese and international community that living conditions in Crimea are absolutely peaceful.
The world’s biggest nuclear powers, the US and Russia, are slowly reducing their nuclear arsenals but are modernizing their capacities, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday. Nine states — the US, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea — had 15,395 nuclear warheads at the start of 2016,
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish arms watchdog says the global number of nuclear warheads dropped last year, though none of the nine nuclear powers showed any signs of giving up their atomic weapons. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said Monday the United States, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea, together […]
The global overall number of nuclear weapons continues to decline, while the nuclear modernization process is permanently underway, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Monday in a press release.
The majority of Ukrainians believe that Ukranian conflict must be settled through international negotiations and not by force, KIIS poll revealed Thursday.
Peaceful Muslims torched a refugee center at Düsseldorf’s major international trade fair grounds after they did not receive a Ramadan... The post Report: Peaceful Muslims Burn Down ‘Refugee’ Center After Not Receiving Ramadan Wake Up Call appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Palestine is ready to move forward with its draft resolution to the UN Security Council on the need to end the Israeli occupation should the international peace initiative launched by France fail, Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki told Sputnik on Wednesday.
The next international conference on Israeli-Palestinian peace settlement will take place in September, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki said Wednesday.
By Tareq Baconi and Alaa Tartir. Tareq Baconi and Alaa Tartir are, respectively, Policy Fellow and Program Director of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network France hosted the preliminary session of an international peace conference on Israel-Palestine on June 3. Show More Summary
North Korea will continue developing its nuclear program to guarantee its security in the world where the United States threatens and attacks other nations that do not possess nuclear weapons, Co-President of the International Peace Bureau (IPB) disarmament NGO Reiner Braun told Sputnik Tuesday.
Last week, the international naval exercise BALTOPS, encompassing 6,000 personnel, 50 vessels and 60 aircraft, kicked off in the Baltic Sea. Finland and Sweden, which have both hitherto formally adhered to the time-tested principle of non-alignment, plunged head first into the war game, which by many is seen as a sheer provocation against Russia.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki said the international community would have to ask the UN Security Council to take measures if Israel tried to disrupt the French initiative on the Israel-Palestine conflict settlement
“First UN report on ISIL”, Voltaire Network, 9 February 2016. Report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da'esh) to international peace and security and the range of United Nations efforts in support of Member States in countering the threat I. Show More Summary
French president hosts international meeting aimed at finding common ground to revive peace process between two sides.
The decisions that are taken by the international community should be a backdrop for peace process of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, according to French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.
An international ministerial conference on the Israel-Palestine conflict settlement is set to kick off in the French capital on Friday.