May Leonard Nimoy rest in peace. International Politics Overall - A former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cold War believed the Obama administration made a mistake against Russia in regards to Ukraine. He believes the country should seek a compromise. - It is worth examining how the U.S. pays for accidental deaths it causes in Afghanistan Middle [...]
Submitted by Daniel McAdams via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, When a Russian bomber flew over international waters some 25 miles off the southwest tip of England last week, UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon calledShow More Summary
Another week, another instance of governments targeting peaceful environmental activists -- this time the head of Greenpeace International.
With the peace process in a deep-freeze, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is attempting to achieve through lawfare at the International Criminal Court (ICC) what he could not through negotiations. He is abandoning direct...Show More Summary
May Clark Terry rest in peace. International Politics Overall - Secretary of State John Kerry: Russia’s actions are unacceptable and we will implement more sanctions - Meanwhile, Kerry said talks between Iran and the P5+1 are not imminent as there is more to discuss - Natasha Lennard: “As we fight anti-Semitism, we need to fight other kinds of discrimination, too” [...]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Labor-management peace is returning to West Coast seaports — and with it, eventually, the free flow of cargo across docks that handle about one-quarter of U.S. international trade.
End of the week already? Well, at least we’re back. May Leslie Gore rest in peace. International Politics Overall - Western media was eager to report on an Israeli journalist walking in Paris for 10 hours facing “discrimination” by Muslims. Turns out it was all fabricated. - Russian President Vladimir Putin: Despite other nations assume they can match [...]
Across the globe it is becoming clear that nations are failing at creating peaceful solutions to international challenges. More bombing does not create more understanding, communication does and we have an unprecedented opportunity to exchange ideas across borders thanks to the Internet. Show More Summary
Since 2005, the United States and Italy have worked hand in hand to increase international peace and security through their partnership at the Centre of Excellence for Stability Police Units (COESPU). Located in Vicenza, Italy, COESPU is an international training center that focuses on increasin
"The only way to break the spell is to bring peace to the surface." After the first peculiar trailer for Ryan Gosling's directorial debut Lost River arrived not too long ago, an international trailer gives us another look at the very strange film. Show More Summary
The Interview is out on DVD and Blu-ray today and with the release comes this deleted scene from the movie which takes on an international issue that has nothing to do with North Korea.
Awesome, we’re back online! In case you want the Roundup for the days we were down, I collected as much as I could for a special Roundup that can be found here. May Laurie Becklund and David Carr rest in peace. International Politics Overall - Two people were killed in Copenhagen by a Danish citizen. Authorities later found and fatally shot the [...]
The Palestinian Authority has opened their first embassy in Western Europe in Sweden on Monday. “We are extending our hands to a just peace based on the international legitimacy resolutions,” Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said a Stockholm press conference with Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. “According to our view, Palestine is from now on a state,” […]
In most UN peace operations, we see security and justice institutions incapacitated by conflict. Establishing sustainable governance in communities, nations and states is a core element in the process of achieving peace and security. While...Show More Summary
In December 2014, the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) published its annual Report on Preliminary Examination Activities. This report includes information on Colombia and Honduras, among others. Show More Summary
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has said on the 300th day anniversary of the kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls by terror group Boko Haram that the international community would be trying much harder to get them freed if they belonged to rich and powerful parents. Show More Summary
Our love for Joan Didion is like a river, peaceful and deep. Even the excitement over her Céline ads — which have us feeling a bit like we're as clichéd as an aspiring Vogue intern — hasn't diminished our admiration for Slouching Towards Bethlehem. Or Kim Gordon's, for that matter. In... More »
Pageants, despite the contestants’ rhetoric about world peace, are actually fraught with international conflict – as the latest Miss Universe controversy shows. Being a political scientist and a former international beauty queen, I know that in pageantry, as in politics, nothing is what it seems. Beneath the layers of deftly applied make-up and spray tan, […]
On the international front, President Barack Obama seems to pride himself on being a man of peace, not war. In his latest State of the Union speech, he proudly announced that the U.S. had ended its combat mission in Afghanistan. Before...Show More Summary
The Miss Universe pageant is supposed to be a display of international harmony and global unity at which representatives from all corners of the world gather together in the name of peace. Unfortunately, the other 364 says of the year...Show More Summary