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How the U.S. Is Feeding the Middle East's Huge Appetite For Bombs And Fighter Planes
Posted on: Mar 21, 2014, Source: Inter Press Service
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are binging on arms to counter Iran.
It's Not Just Syria: 6 Other Countries Haven't Banned Chemical Arms
Posted on: Sep 12, 2013, Source: Inter Press Service
Many holdouts remain to joining the 1993 international Chemical Weapons Convention.
How American Weapons Are Crushing Dissent in Egypt
Posted on: Jul 9, 2013, Source: Inter Press Service
The Egyptian armed forces receive $1.3 billion in annual military aid from the United States.
Israeli Isolation Underscored as Palestine Wins Decisive Victory at United Nations
Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: Inter Press Service
The final vote on non-member observer status at the UN for Palestine was 138 in favour against nine opposed, with 41 abstentions.
Human Rights Groups to World: Ban Futuristic Killer Robots That Could Wreak Havoc
Posted on: Nov 19, 2012, Source: Inter Press Service
A report jointly published by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) has warned of a deadly weapon: killer robots.
Study: False Perceptions Fuel Anti-Migrant Sentiments
Posted on: Dec 9, 2011, Source: IPS News
The rising tide of anti-migrant sentiment worldwide is caused primarily by the biased, polarised and negative debate on migration, according to a new study released here.
Maude Barlow: On World Water Day We Should Be Finding Ways to Make Water a Means of Peace, Not Conflict
Posted on: Mar 22, 2011, Source: IPS News
Maude Barlow: "Water can teach us how to live in harmony with one another and more lightly on this earth if we have eyes to see and ears to hear."
Will Asia, Africa Follow Latin America on Palestine?
Posted on: Jan 21, 2011, Source: IPS News
Most Asian and African states recognized Palestine when the PLO declared independence in 1988, though virtually no Latin American states did.
Will the Nuclear Disarmament Summit Amount to Anything?
Posted on: Apr 13, 2010, Source: IPS News
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed strong doubts this week, as did diplomats who point out the hypocrisy of the U.S. and Israel on the issue.
Polluted Water More Deadly Than War
Posted on: Mar 19, 2010, Source: IPS News
Bad water kills more people than wars or earthquakes, declared Anders Berntell, executive director of the Stockholm International Water Institute.
For United Nations, Haiti Quake "One Of Most Tragic, Horrible Tragedies In History of U.N. Peacekeeping"
Posted on: Jan 14, 2010, Source: IPS News
The devastating earthquake could turn out to be a veritable disaster for the U.N., which has over 9,000 personnel scattered throughout the country.
U.N. Seeks a Green Revolution in Food
Posted on: Mar 4, 2009, Source: IPS News
Organic small-scale agriculture can deliver increased yields without the damage that has resulted from the industrial model of agriculture.
Independent Groups Debunk Israeli War Propaganda
Posted on: Jan 14, 2009, Source: IPS News
As the Israelis try to justify the massive loss of civilian life in Gaza, their arguments are shot down by the U.N. or by human rights organizations.
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