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Emma Watson Named Feminist Celebrity of 2014

Today Ms. Foundation for Women announced that Harry Potter star Emma Watson has been named the Feminist Celebrity of 2014. She received the most votes in a survey conducted by the Ms. 202 more words

Articles

On Peace, Justice, and Security

The easy but important stuff first: Linking this blog to important pieces that I have published in my official capacities.

November 26, 2014, I published the following text in The Huffington Post, where it appeared as “An Insider’s View on UN Policing” ( 1,523 more words

Accountability

What’s wrong with pushing a resolution at the United Nations?

I’m going to get around to answering the question, but first I would like to share a story. A few weeks ago, I was sitting in the study room of a library at my college and was joined by a friend of mine. 602 more words

Current Events

Palestinian draft resolution submitted to UNSC: Israeli withdrawal from West Bank by 2017

The Palestinian-drafted resolution was formally submitted to the 15-member council by Jordan, which means it could be put to a vote as soon as 24 hours later. 133 more words

World News

On "gay rights", Russian Orthodox Church has a quick and clear answer to UNICEF

From a Western perspective, it is not always easy to fully understand all motives behind Russia’s current conflict with the West: is it driven by geo-strategic interests, or by a need to create a scenario of external threats in order to turn the attention of the Russian public away from internal problems? 75 more words

LGBT Propaganda

At 2,15,000 troops since '50, India's contribution to UN Peacekeeping the 'largest'

ARMED FORCES PARTICIPATION IN UN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS

New Delhi: Agrahayana 28, 1936

Friday, 19 December 2014

Since 1950, Indian Army has contributed approximately 2,15,000 Indian Army personnel to United Nations Peacekeeping Missions, which is largest amongst all troop contributing countries.  171 more words