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The Srebrenica Genocide Memorial. CREDIT: <a href="" target="_blank">Shutterstock</a>

APR 14, 2016 Article

Legacies and Prospects of Joint Criminal Enterprises in Europe

In March 2016, former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Of course, this is a positive step. ...

Chinese dam construction on the Lancang (Upper Mekong) River, 2012. CREDIT: <a href="" target="_blank">International Rivers</a>

MAR 14, 2016 Article

The Lonely Resistance: Protesting Chinese Resource Exploitation on the Tibetan Plateau

China has dammed every major river in Tibet with many more dams in the planning stage. This and the pollution of waters through mining have ...

Migrant workers, Singapore. CREDIT: <a href="" target="_blank">Jnzl</a>

FEB 10, 2016 Article

What Does Singapore Owe its Migrant Workers?

In Tuas View, an industrial neighborhood in Singapore, migrant workers have little reason to leave their buildings. They live in a 15,000 square foot dormitory, where ...

Indigenous Peruvians, COP21 UN Climate Summit, 2015. Credit: Ryan Rodrick Beiler, <a href="

JAN 25, 2016 Article

Sidelined at the Summit: Indigenous Peoples Ignored in the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement

It is no exaggeration to say that Indigenous Peoples are the frontline defenders in the fight against the forces perpetuating climate change. Yet despite lip-service ...

China-Kazakhstan border crossing at Horgos. CREDIT: purplepumpkins via <a href="">Wikipedia</a>

DEC 14, 2015 Article

Will China Promote Autocracy along its New Silk Road?

China's ambitious "One Belt One Road" project is planned to span across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. It's estimated that it will affect ...

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NOV 10, 2015 Article

The Aging of the Cuban Embargo and the Coming Era in U.S.-Latin American Relations

The decades-long embargo is still in force, yet meanwhile time has not stood still for Cuba. Lynn Holland looks at Cuba's network ...

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OCT 27, 2015 Article

The Global Ethic and Law

"While not legal in character or aspiration, the Global Ethic nevertheless offers useful perspectives in critique of law," writes Bradley Shingleton, co-editor of the recently ...

"We became brothers." Bassam Aramin (left) and Rami Elhanan. CREDIT: Peter Singer

SEP 11, 2015 Article

Talking Peace in Person

Middle East peace talks have stalled. The 2014 war in Gaza caused the deaths of more than 2,000 people. Yet a group of 600 Palestinians and Israelis who ...

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AUG 17, 2015 Article

Solidarity or Self-interest? European Integration and the German Question

"Germany today is earnest in its desire to be a good European neighbor, but it does not believe that it can or should pay any ...

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JUL 28, 2015 Article

To Sow the Wind: An Argument Against the War on Terror

The just war tradition--a tradition that once thought war tragically endemic and sometimes justified, but never simply, unambiguously just--has lost its profound Augustinian political skepticism ...