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randy forbes

Randy Forbes: Where does your money go at the UN?

Here’s a question for you to consider: Do you know what your taxpayer dollars are funding at the United Nations (UN)?


EMU graduate Emmanuel Bombande appointed to United Nations post in West Africa

An EMU graduate from Ghana who co-founded a peacebuilding network in West Africa will continue his leadership in the region through a position with the UN.


environment

Alon Ben-Meir: The absence of real commitment to peace

Regardless of what Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas stated in their speeches at the United Nations General Assembly, neither is genuinely committed to negotiating a peace agreement based on a two-state solution.


randy forbes

Randy Forbes: Where is your money going at the UN?

Here’s a question for you to consider: Do you know what your taxpayer dollars are funding at the United Nations (UN)? You probably don’t – and you would probably have difficulty finding out.


tim kaine

Tim Kaine statement on President Obama’s UN address

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released a statement following President Obama’s address to the United Nations General Assembly.


Peace Action responds to Obama’s ISIL plan

In response to President Obama’s speech on dealing with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Peace Action, the largest peace group in the U.S. made the following statements.


newspaper

How to get and keep attention, support from women

There is a lot of talk these days about the importance of the women’s vote for the 2014 elections. Democrats and Republicans alike are courting women voters — Republicans are working as hard as they can to shed their anti-woman image stemming from the 2012 election cycle, while Democrats are working equally hard to shine as the party that fully supports women’s equality.


Allen Tasslimi: Why Tehran’s media broke the MEK taboo

Iran’s mass media are tightly controlled by the regime’s Ministry of Intelligence. This includes 16 nation-wide and 34 provincial TV channels, in addition to 10 satellite channels with a global reach.


tim kaine

Tim Kaine: Statement on Obama’s West Point address

America is strongest when its military, economic, diplomatic, and moral example are balanced. I was pleased to hear the President articulate such an approach for continued U.S. engagement around the world in his commencement address at West Point today.


Earth Talk: Is organic agriculture sustainable?

Dr. Henry I. Miller, former director of the Office of Biotechnology at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, argues that conventional farming—which uses synthetic pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers and often genetically modified (GM) seed stock to maximize yields—is actually better for the environment, producing more food and using less water compared to organic farming.


The West should focus on Tehran’s Achilles’ heal: human rights

This April marked the 24th anniversary of the assassination of a dedicated human rights activist by the murderous regime in Iran.


tim kaine

Tim Kaine urges UN action to address Syria crisis

In a letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, called for urgent action to halt the deteriorating humanitarian situation inside Syria and full implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2139.


Holocaust Denial: A case study of the Mullahs’ hardliner-moderate game

Iran’s bombastic former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was notorious for calling the massacre of 6 million Jews in World War II a “myth.” Ahmadinejad, whose presidential term ended in August, also flouted UN Security resolutions about Iran’s nuclear program, dismissing them as “insignificant”.


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The Myth of US-Iran Mistrust

Over the last few weeks the issue of trust in US-Iran relations has come up as the core obstacle that causes start-stop-start again course between the two states.


The United Nations needs to take immediate action at Camp Ashraf

The Iranian opposition exiles residing in Camp Ashraf in the Diyala Province North of Baghdad were forcibly relocated to Camp Liberty near Baghdad International Airport in the course of 2012.