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As part of an attempt to frame the surge as an important move towards negotiations with the Taliban, NATO countries are set to contribute 7,000 soldiers for the Afghanistan war.

Among the dead in Haiti are the UN workers who were trying to make the nation a better place.

Amid mounting public pressure and calls for restructuring from The Nation, the IMF turns its $100 million loan to Haiti into a grant.

The problem with the Copenhagen Accord: nature does not award points for trying.

It's dumb machines, not the smart ones of Terminator 2, that could do us in.

Fundamental new global realities have been obscured by the frenzy to declare winners and losers.

Globalization advocates must realize that they're dealing with a new world.

A decade after Seattle, there is no WTO expansion. But there is also no WTO turnaround.

"Mainstreaming" a focus on women into all of the United Nations' work never happened. So will an agency for women ever get off the ground?

Navi Pillay is the first UN human rights commissioner to take on caste discrimination.

Blogs

Russia warns US against backing rebels.

July 18, 2012

The kleptocratic kingdom has long backed the Brothers.

July 13, 2012

UN, NPR slam demolitions of Palestinian homes. Those, Israel says, are illegal.

July 11, 2012

All while the UN and Kofi Annan continue to seek diplomatic solution.

July 5, 2012

Obama needs to put an end to NATO’s warmongering on Syria, or this will get a lot uglier, fast.

June 27, 2012

It’s a high-stakes poker game over the future of Bashar Assad.

June 19, 2012

NATO is not doing enough to acknowledge and prevent civilian deaths in what’s still a “global war on terror.”

June 12, 2012

President Karzai demands investigation, and NATO apologizes—again.

May 15, 2012

Russia, China support the United Nations plan.

March 29, 2012

Jeff Sachs, who promises he’d lead the World Bank to a new era, proposes more of the same—plus population control. That’s taking us to a new era of Malthus.

March 16, 2012