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Climate change affecting stability across West Africa and Sahel: UN security council

By Megan Darby | Published on 31/01/2018 | 8:29 AM In a statement, the council president expanded concerns over the links between climate and violence in Africa to two regions that cover 26 countries … Continue Reading Climate change affecting stability across West Africa and Sahel: UN security council

Libya burns dirty oil for electricity as Islamic State disrupts gas plans

By Richard Nield | Published on 03/01/2018 | 9:31 AM Amid conflict since Muammar Gaddafi was deposed in 2011, gas pipelines have been shelved, leaving two new power plants reliant on burning crude Libya … Continue Reading Libya burns dirty oil for electricity as Islamic State disrupts gas plans

What does the economic nationalist agenda of “Trumplomacy” means for US Foreign Policy?

Opinion|Analysis Politics | Domestic & Foreign Policy:  By Jenkins Macedo | June 10, 2017 | 08:50 PM As a nation, we have reached a pivotal point in our history since … Continue Reading What does the economic nationalist agenda of “Trumplomacy” means for US Foreign Policy?

A new era for development

By Jeremy Greenstock Chairman, United Nations Association – UK, Natalie Samarasinghe Executive Director, United Nations Association – UK Making the SDGs count will require global cooperation, public involvement and effective … Continue Reading A new era for development

More than 6,000 flee fresh South Sudan violence into Uganda

UNHCR expresses alarm at deteriorating security situation in South Sudan. By: Mary Theru Wambui   |  7 April 2017   |  Français LAMWO, Uganda – Following a recent attack on the town of Pajok in … Continue Reading More than 6,000 flee fresh South Sudan violence into Uganda

Using Big Data to Predict Terrorist Acts Amid Privacy Concerns

By Chris Strohm | October 13, 2016 Before Ahmad Khan Rahami planted bombs in New York and New Jersey, he bought bomb-making materials on eBay, linked to jihad-related videos from … Continue Reading Using Big Data to Predict Terrorist Acts Amid Privacy Concerns

Guns, Violence and Roses in America: The Seven Years of the Obama’s Administration

Americans, we’ve come a long way. We have passed through stages and decades of exploitation, physical violence, annihilation, war, racial slavery, hate, racial segregation, power and control, military industrial complex, … Continue Reading Guns, Violence and Roses in America: The Seven Years of the Obama’s Administration

The Indispensable Escapes: The Experiences of a Refugee

You are reading this brief disclosure because of your interests in refugees and displaced persons. No one wants to be a refugee! It is a very painful life mostly fill … Continue Reading The Indispensable Escapes: The Experiences of a Refugee

Why I feel the United Nations has failed the Syrian people?

By: Jenkins Macedo, Editor/Founder, INDESEEM; Date: 02.28.2016 The US and Russia has finally decided that they can settle their selfish difference over their so-called national security interests in Syria and the … Continue Reading Why I feel the United Nations has failed the Syrian people?

Where the Governors Got it Wrong: Resettling Syrian Refugees in the United States

Source: Jakarta Post “No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark.” Overview In the last few days, the world witnessed one of the horrible terror attacks … Continue Reading Where the Governors Got it Wrong: Resettling Syrian Refugees in the United States

An Open Response to “Tony Blair’s: The clear lesson of Iraq war”

Recently, Tony Blair, the former Prime Minister of UK wrote an opinion piece in the CNN Opinions in which he still seems to maintain that the invasion of Iraq was inevitable and … Continue Reading An Open Response to “Tony Blair’s: The clear lesson of Iraq war”

Reasonable concern about domestic security? Islamophobia?

By Dr. Richard Schmitt, Author of Out of the Woods The comment by a presidential candidate that he would not allow a Muslim to run for president, has raised an … Continue Reading Reasonable concern about domestic security? Islamophobia?

National Security to investigate Ghanaian ISIS recruits

National Security to investigate Ghanaian ISIS recruits By Admin – Aug 25, 2015   The National Security has begun investigations into reports that a Ghanaian Muslim has joined the Islamic militant … Continue Reading National Security to investigate Ghanaian ISIS recruits

Migrant crisis: Greek ship at Kos takes on refugees

Migrant crisis: Greek ship at Kos takes on refugees 1 hour ago From the section Europe The Syrians will be processed as refugees as they are fleeing civil war Migrant tragedy … Continue Reading Migrant crisis: Greek ship at Kos takes on refugees

7 Reasons Why the ‘Aussie-Cambodia Resettlement Deal’ is a no go for refugees

This post is an open response to the refugee resettlement deal signed between authorities in Australia and their counterparts in Cambodia [aka Cambogia, as it is called in the sub-region]. … Continue Reading 7 Reasons Why the ‘Aussie-Cambodia Resettlement Deal’ is a no go for refugees

Climate change action should not be superseded by action against Islamic State

Action against global climate change is overdue! Today’s matches around the world illustrate the people’s willingness to act against the unprecedented impacts of climate change and the lack of actions … Continue Reading Climate change action should not be superseded by action against Islamic State

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