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The EU Is Using Warships to Target Human Smugglers. What Could Go Wrong?

On Wednesday, the European Union announced the launch of Operation Sophia: a robust plan to deploy six warships, commanded from Rome, to stop, intercept, and search boats suspected of human trafficking. 665 more words


Review | The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg

Well, if you’re looking for a bit of a punch to the gut, I’ve found it for you. The Underground Girls of Kabul is a very good read. 626 more words


The Fragility Within

As the problems that once divided the world into First, Second, and Third are held more and more in common, is it time for the global development community to overhaul its approach?


The Fragility Within

International development, as we have conceived it over the last several decades, may not be dead, but it is dying.

In past decades, it used to be common parlance to refer to parts of our planet as different “worlds.” There was the First World, the mostly capitalist, mostly Western countries of the developed world; there was the Second World, comprising mostly the industrialized communist nations; and there was the Third World, a term still heard occasionally in reference to developing countries. 1,419 more words


U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron Dismisses Jamaican Demands for Slavery Reparations

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has rebuffed demands for his government to pay reparations and apologize for its role in the slave trade during a visit to Jamaica. 263 more words

U.S. massive aid to Israel must stop: My Word

U.S. massive aid to Israel must stop: My Word

by Alison Weir of ifamericansknew.org via orlandosentinel.com

A Sept. 21 My Word column criticized a billboard by our organization announcing: “$10 million a day to Israel? 387 more words