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World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict
Making sense of global conflict, crimes against the international community, and UN interventions.
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UN Security Council approves new sanctions on North Korea | News | DW.DE | 07.03.2013

UN Security Council approves new sanctions on North Korea | News | DW.DE | 07.03.2013 | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
The UN Security Council has unanimously approved new sanctions against North Korea in response to the country’s February nuclear test. The vote follows fresh threats from Pyongyang.
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Ahtisaari: Major powers failing Syria | World | DW.DE | 05.02.2013

Ahtisaari: Major powers failing Syria | World | DW.DE | 05.02.2013 | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Martti Ahtisaari blames the lack of progress in Syria on the divided UN Security Council. He tells DW that he sees elections - not an interim government - as the best option.
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Dark days

Dark days | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
 THE Muslim Brotherhood, amidst widespread public anger, wanted to mark the second anniversary of Egypt’s revolution by planting 500,000 trees, helping a...
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THE Muslim Brotherhood, amidst widespread public anger, wanted to mark the second anniversary of Egypt’s revolution by planting 500,000 trees, helping a million hospital patients and renovating 2,000 schools. Instead, the country looks like it is falling apart.

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Dozens of young men found dead in Aleppo | News | DW.DE | 29.01.2013

Dozens of young men found dead in Aleppo | News | DW.DE | 29.01.2013 | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Dozens of bodies are reported to have been found in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Pro-opposition activists said they appeared to have been killed with single gunshots to the head or neck.
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Has the time passed for international intervention? Would intervention make the situation better or worse?

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JURIST - Paper Chase: ICC prosecutor collecting evidence for new war crimes charges in Libya: report

JURIST - Paper Chase: ICC prosecutor collecting evidence for new war crimes charges in Libya: report | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
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The Growing Rebellion in Saudi Arabia

The Growing Rebellion in Saudi Arabia | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia's King has been unusually outspoken against Syria's regime. But what about the rebellion in his own Kingdom?
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Bahrain’s Bloody Stalemate

Bahrain’s Bloody Stalemate | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
In Bahrain, a long, bloody stalemate divides the kingdom down dangerous fault lines. Will its quest for democracy end up with a Saudi takeover?
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Turkey Warns Syrian Forces Not to Approach Border

Turkey Warns Syrian Forces Not to Approach Border | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Turkey escalated its warnings, even as some American and allied officials privately raised questions about whether the Turkish warplane shot down by Syria had been on a spy mission.
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Call for calm as Syrian tensions flow to Lebanon

Call for calm as Syrian tensions flow to Lebanon | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Call for calm as Syrian tensions flow to Lebanon...
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With a clap and a cut-throat gesture, the 'Butcher of Bosnia' faces justice

With a clap and a cut-throat gesture, the 'Butcher of Bosnia' faces justice | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
With a clap and a cut-throat gesture, the 'Butcher of Bosnia' faces justice...
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AM - China presses Carr on US defence alliance 15/05/2012

On his first visit to Beijing as Foreign Minister Bob Carr has been pressed in high-level talks about increased Australia-US military ties Mr Carr was told that in Chinas view the time for Cold W...
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Transparency and accountability – is the UN leading by example?

Transparency and accountability – is the UN leading by example? | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
By Adam Fletcher Last Friday (the 13th, appropriately enough given the bleak news), the Supreme Court of the Netherlands ruled that the Women (aka Mothers) of Srebrenica could not sue the United Na...
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Australia opposes UN resolution to conduct war crimes inquiry in Sri Lanka

Australia opposes UN resolution to conduct war crimes inquiry in Sri Lanka | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Australia has voiced its opposition to an international investigation into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka saying it is not convinced that the UN backed inquiry is "the best way forward".
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The War Is Over But The Crimes Go On | newmatilda.com

The War Is Over But The Crimes Go On | newmatilda.com | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
This month yet another investigative journalist was shot in Sri Lanka.
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China, Japan on the brink

China, Japan on the brink | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Chinese warships have pointed missile radars at Japanese military targets, Japan says.

Via Mel Alexander
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'You can't turn Egypt into a democracy overnight' | World | DW.DE | 28.01.2013

'You can't turn Egypt into a democracy overnight' | World | DW.DE | 28.01.2013 | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Europeans can do little to help end violence in Egypt, says political analyst Jan Techau. But Mohammed Morsi will not want to create facts on the ground that would make a partnership with the EU impossible.
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Is democracy the price of stability?

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'Friends of Syria' Recognize Syrian Opposition; Scuds Fired

'Friends of Syria' Recognize Syrian Opposition; Scuds Fired | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Senior US official says Syrian government recently fired Scud missiles at insurgents; could be seen as an escalation of the conflict
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Anti-Islam film causes barely a ripple in Syria - The National

Anti-Islam film causes barely a ripple in Syria - The National | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
A controversial film mocking Islam may have provoked angry demonstrations across the Muslim world, but in Syria, a country slipping ever deeper into a complex and bloody conflict, it seems to have barely raised a murmur.
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Syria’s Propaganda War

Syria’s Propaganda War | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
In the fog of war, how can journalists tell the difference between truth, rumour and spin? In Syria, it's increasingly difficult.
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Assad 'regrets' downing of plane

Assad 'regrets' downing of plane | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad regrets "100%" that a Turkish F-4 jet was shot down after entering Syrian airspace, he tells a Turkish newspaper.
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Summary of Lessons Learned from the Lubanga Trial: What it Means for Victims & the Development of the ICC Legal Aid System |

Summary of Lessons Learned from the Lubanga Trial: What it Means for Victims & the Development of the ICC Legal Aid System | | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
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A Greek exit: How would it work? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A Greek exit: How would it work? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
With Greece's political and economic future teetering on the edge, two economists take a look at what could happen to everyone's money if Greece pulls out of the eurozone.
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JURIST - Paper Chase: NATO has failed to acknowledge civilian deaths in Libya: HRW

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JURIST - Paper Chase: HRW urges Libya to amend new security law

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Charles Taylor: Q&A on The Case of Prosecutor v. Charles Ghankay Taylor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone | Human Rights Watch

Charles Taylor: Q&A on The Case of Prosecutor v. Charles Ghankay Taylor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone | Human Rights Watch | World Order - Perspectives on World Conflict | Scoop.it
I.The Trial of Charles Taylor at the Special Court
1. Who is Charles Taylor?
2. Why are the Taylor trial and the upcoming judgment significant?
3. What are the charges against Taylor?
4. How did the Special Court for Sierra Leone come about?
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