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Social Media: Humanitarian/Social

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On One Country, AIDS on the Rampage
The failure of Swaziland to recognize AIDS was what gave it the world’s largest prevalence, with deaths on a large scale appearing in 2000. By Alan Brody. (New York Times, 8/12/2006) Read More...

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Congo's Election, the U.N.'s Massacre
The author writes that despite plans for Congo's first legitimate election Sunday, enabled by the United Nations, the UN's role in Congo is hardly uncontroversial, with UN peacekeeping troops particip... Read More...

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Why Are the Lost Boys of Sudan Still Lost?
Author discusses the plight of Sudanese refugees in the United States. By Tonya Jones. (6/22/2006) Read More...

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International Affairs Interview: Mr. Ameer Makhoul
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Ameer Makhoul, General Director of Ittijah, Union of Arab Community-Based Organizations, Israel. By Ana Galvez and James Young. (IA-Forum, 5/9/2006) Read More...

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Authorities Partly Blamed for Rise in Racist Incidents
Article explores how Russian authorities often ignore racially motivated crimes, thus encouraging them in an environment where the populus is eager to blame racial minorities for their economic troubl... Read More...

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A Threat that Belongs Behind Bars
The continued political viability of the Guantánamo Bay camp is in doubt, author says. By Eric Posner. (New York Times, 6/25/2006) Read More...

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Dealing with the Devil in Darfur
The US is backing the most abusive rebel leader in Sudan's peace talks, author says. By Julie Flint. (New York Times, 6/17/2006) Read More...

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How to stop the Darfur genocide
Discusses the prospects for NATO intervention in Darfur, and argues that it is our moral responsibility. (The New Republic, 6/12/06) Read More...

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United Nations Human Settlements Programme
UN agency whose mandate is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable urban development, with the goal of eliminating homelessness. Read More...

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Soccer With a Side of Slavery
The modern-day slave trade is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, write the authors. By Katherine Chon and Derek Ellerman. (Washington Post, 6/10/2006) Read More...

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An Amnesty by Any Other Name
The author writes that comprehensive immigration legislation passed in 1986 by the Reagan administration was similar to legislation now making its way through Congress. By Edwin Meese III. (New York T... Read More...

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Darfur’s Fleeting Moment
With the signing of a peace agreement in Nigeria on May 5 between the Sudanese government and the largest insurgent faction, there is hope for Darfur. By Anthony Lake and Francis Fukuyama. (New York T... Read More...

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The Unvarnished Immigration Debate
Helprin discusses both sides of the immigration issue and finds them both wrong. By Mark Helprin. (Washington Post, 5/21/2006) Read More...

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Women in Post-Saddam Iraq: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?
This article argues that although the removal of Saddam’s dictatorship in 2003 has now allowed for the entry of a myriad of progressive NGOs, and new pro-female emancipation government policies, resur... Read More...

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Arab European League
The Arab European League (AEL) is a political and social movement that stands for the Rights of the Arab and Moslem communities in Europe and the Arab causes in general. The AEL stands also for solida... Read More...

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Net Gains
Author urges support for a program by the American Red Cross, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Unicef, the United Nations Foundation, and the World Health Organization to vaccinate poor... Read More...

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Why Foreign Aid Has Failed . . . and How to Fix It
After fifty years and more than two trillion dollars in aid, the West has strikingly little to show for its efforts in alleviating global poverty. Why has foreign aid so often failed to achieve result... Read More...

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Time for a Tex-Mex Marshall Plan
The author says the solution to the immigration problems along the US-Mexican border can be found in the EU's model for Eastern Europe. By Steven Hill. (Washington Post, 4/23/2006) Read More...

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Thailand’s Rotten Politics
The authors write that Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand’s recently departed prime minister, significantly set back political reform in Thailand and call for significant reforms to undo his damage. By Pasu... Read More...

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From Bombs to Bricks to Bombs Again
The author writes that signs of sectarian strife in Ireland persist despite the perception that 30 years of violence are over. By John S. Burnett. (New York Times, 4/12/2006) Read More...

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Globalizing Good Government
The authors write that the global economy no longer means that nations can pursue policies incompatible with a world economy. By Richard W. Fisher and W. Michael Cox. (New York Times, 4/10/2006) Read More...

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The Case That Was
Author asks who should be held accountable after Milosevic's death; does his passing excuse him for the atrocities he committed against the citizens of Yugoslavia? By Tonya Jones. (IA-Forum, 3/13/200... Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Fmr. Ambassador David Shinn
IA-Forum talks with Former Ambassador David Shinn about the Darfur situation. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 3/25/2006) Read More...

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Stalinism Forever
The author describes how Russia is using Stalinist methods in its "war on terror" with Chechyans. By Anna Politkovskaya. (Washington Post, 4/1/2006) Read More...

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Anti-Humanitarian Aid
The moral case for ending assistance to Africa. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first published on Reason Online, 03/10/2006) Read More...

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U.S.: Global Human Rights Report Cites Improvements, And Setbacks
Summary and analysis of the latest US Human Rights Report for the post-Soviet area. By Andrew Tully. (RFE/FL, 8 March 2006) Read More...

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Why Americans should be concerned about human rights reform
Author offers ten reasons for American concern over human rights. By Julie Mertus. (Baltimore Sun, 3/9/2006) Read More...

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What if it's a Girl?
Author discusses debate over whether Japan should allow a female emperor and what this means for the status of women in Japan. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...

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A Fate Worse Than Guantanamo?
Umansky describes the predicament of the Guantanamo prisoners that have been released by the US back to their countries. By Eric Umansky. (Washington Post, 3/5/2006) Read More...

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Women Hold the Key
The Guardian examines the growing importance of women in the future of Iran. But is there more to it than that? With a wave of new leadership of women like Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia), Angela Me... Read More...

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