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Human Rights Council demands accountaibility for war crimes in Gaza

Today (July 3, 2015) the U.N. Human Rights Council adopted a resolution calling for accountability for possible war crimes committed in Gaza last summer.  The USA was the only member to vote NO. 1,016 more words

Gaza

US New Hostage Policy

A revised U.S. policy for dealing with hostage-takers retains a “no concessions” bedrock approach and the country will not pay ransoms, President Barack Obama said during a Wednesday press conference at the White House. 131 more words

Young Lawyer Blog

'Americans need to start standing up; we have the power' – Green Party's Dr. Jill Stein

‘We Americans need to start standing up; we have the power’ – Green Party’s Dr. Jill Stein

Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who announced her candidacy for the 2016 Presidential race Tuesday, gives an interview to RT in which she talks about her campaign plans, how she will bring in more voters and make sure she is included this time in the presidential election debates, something third-party candidates have been denied for years in the US. 250 more words

Geopolitical Trends

The Discordant US Pakistan Relationship

By Megan O’Hare

The U.S. and Pakistan have intermittently partnered over the last 60 years.  In the wake of September 11, the U.S. has viewed Pakistan as an essential partner in the war in Afghanistan and on terrorism, spreading stability in the region, and securing its nuclear arsenal from the many extremist elements within its borders.   898 more words

Counterterrorism

Has Obama abandoned Israel?

The article in the Wall Street Journal by former Israeli Ambassador to the USA Michael Oren, entitled “How Obama abandoned Israel” (http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-obama-abandoned-israel-1434409772… 834 more words

Israel And Middle East