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After NATO, Storm Daniel Came for Libya
Mustafa al-Trabelsi, who was killed by the flooding, left behind a poem that is being read by refugees from his city and Libyans across the country
Biden’s UN war speech paves way for direct clash with Russia
The Biden administration used Tuesday’s meeting of the United Nations General Assembly as a platform to launch a full-throated tirade against Russia, of the kind made by countries before they declare war
US hijacks UNGA, using Ukraine crisis to serve selfish purpose, attack others
The US President Joe Biden has once again turned the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) into a runway for touting US "leadership"
House Speaker McCarthy to Meet With Zelensky This Week
Zelensky arrived in New York on Monday and will head to Washington after the UN General Assembly
US clearly knows what "Global South" least wants to hear at UNGA
Starting from Monday, the high-level week of the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will begin and last until September 26
The "Planet-Wrecker in Chief"
Planned fossil fuel expansion in the U.S. accounts for more than a third of new oil and gas extraction projects through 2050, according to Oil Change International
Reality and delusion of India’s ‘great power dream’ from G20 New Delhi Summit
After marathon negotiations, the G20 summit held in New Delhi, India, finally managed to reach a joint declaration on September 10, avoiding the embarrassment of a fruitless summit
US Scars From 9/11/73
Chile under Pinochet was the experimenting ground for an economic project, neoliberalism, that inspired both Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. It was also a laboratory for torture and enforced disappearance of human beings
What Happened to the UN’s Ability to Mediate?
People living in conflict-ridden countries are increasingly viewing the U.N. as promoting the interests of the West and the powerful. This wasn’t always the case.
ECOWAS Sanctions Preventing Food and Aid Deliveries to Niger
The West African bloc imposed harsh sanctions on Niger in response to the July 26 coup
Over 200 Palestinians Killed in Occupied West Bank in 2023
The U.N.’s Middle East envoy briefed the U.N. Security Council on the deadliest year for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank since 2005
The Israel Lobby’s Useful Idiot
To stand up to Israel has a political cost few, including Robert F. Kennedy Jr., are willing to pay. But if you do stand up, it singles you out as someone who puts principles before expediency
The UN’s Vague "New Agenda for Peace"
Apart from identifying the conflict between the unipolar and multipolar worlds, and showing concern over the metastasizing weapons industry — throws moral scaffolding over hard realities it can’t directly confront.
The World Bank’s Way of Tracking Inequality
“Leaving the rich out of the equation.” Sam Pizzigati reports on the protest by economists worldwide against the World Bank’s “shared prosperity” method of tracking gaps in income and wealth
Climate Lawsuits Spreading Worldwide
While most cases have been in the U.S., the Global South represents a growing portion, finds a report compiled by the U.N. Environment Program and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University
"Political solution gets more difficult"
As drone attacks on Moscow intensify
The UN’s Growing Counterterrorism Office
Arthur Bassas speaks with an UNCTO director about human-rights, oversight and transparency concerns about the office, which in June opened a program hub in Madrid, the 11th worldwide
US Sanctions Blocked UN Earthquake Rescue System in Syria
US companies don't provide the technology needed for the system to sanctioned countries
A Leading Climate Scientist Expresses Doubt About the Veracity of the Global Warming Movement
A new book by a leading climate change scientist gives reason for hope that the light of truth is shedding a few rays into the dark, dystopian, ideologically driven pseudoscience known as global warming
Biden’s Exclusionary "Liberal World Order"
The rules of post-war Western economic development were premised on Washington’s domination and hierarchy. This is the history the U.S. president’s industrial policies repeat
Rejection of the Prodigal Son
US Pressuring Ukraine to Push Harder in Counteroffensive
The Hidden Politics of the UK Immigration Debate
US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Give Russian Central Bank Assets to Ukraine
Taiwan Receives Stinger Missiles as Part of Free Military Aid Package from US
Biden Okays F-16s For Ukraine
China and Russia
Top Ukrainian interior ministry officials die in helicopter crash
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