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Exodus within Borders: The Uprooted who Never Left Home
Millions flee persecution and war within their borders. The international community should be ready to act when states fail to protect their own. By Roberta Cohen and Francis M. Deng. (Foreign Affair... Read More...

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Out-of-Control Immigration
High immigration in the U.S. is creating imbalances in education, income distribution, employment, and welfare demands. An economic slump will mean crisis. Congress and the White House need to cut bac... Read More...

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Roma Rights, Roma Wrongs
Enforcement of EU human rights law and a growth in political consciousness may finally end the discrimination that the Roma have suffered for centuries. But already the backlash has begun. By James A.... Read More...

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Terrorism and Restrictionism: Their Impact on European Immigration Policies
A talk by Patrick Weil with comments by Mark Krikorian (Nixon Center, 5/8/2003) Read More...

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Rwanda in Retrospect
Given the genocide in Rwanda's terrifying pace, even a major mission by the West could have saved only a fraction of the ultimate victims. Herewith a reassessment of the limits of intervention. By Ala... Read More...

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EU membership could help stabilize Turkey
By Sam Wilkin and Marvin Zonis (Boston Globe, 11/23/2003) Read More...

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America Slams the Door (On Its Foot): Washington's Destructive New Visa Policies
Harsh new restrictions on Muslim visitors have told potential friends that the United States no longer wants them. Goodwill is being squandered; Americans will pay. By John N. Paden and Peter W. Singe... Read More...

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Foreign Assistance in an Aging World
Chronic ailments such as diabetes and heart disease will become far more widespread, placing great strain on health care budgets in developing countries. The focus of aid should change accordingly. By... Read More...

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How U.N. Conventions On Women's and Children's Rights Undermine Family, Religion, and Sovereignty
(Heritage Foundation, 2/5/2001)

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Humanitarian Aid Is Not a Military Business
In Iraq, the US use of humanitarian aid as a political asset threatens the efficiency and equity of aid operations. (Belfer Center, 4/15/2003) Read More...

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Rescuing the Refugees
The world's focus in Afghanistan is shifting from waging war to picking up the pieces and helping the long-suffering Afghan people. But can action follow words? By Arthur C. Helton(Foreign Affairs, 3/... Read More...

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Feeding Refugees, or War?
Too often guerrillas pretend to be refugees and siphon off aid to continue their fight. The humanitarians whose help they count on should halt this abuse. By Ben Barber. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/1997) Read More...

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U.S. Foreign Policy Interests and Human Rights in Central Asia
(Heritage Foundation, 7/18/2001)

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Humanitarianism in Crisis
Humanitarian organizations have moved to incorporate human rights and development into their increasingly politicized agendas. Yet in the process, they have abandoned the neutrality and independence t... Read More...

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The Attack on Human Rights
The excessive individualism in Western human rights doctrine has been criticized by the Islamic world, East Asia, and some within the West itself. But human rights are necessary worldwide precisely be... Read More...

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Are Human Rights Universal?
More and more, the universality of human rights is being challenged. But groups such as the Taliban, who claim to stand for specific values, rarely speak for those they supposedly represent. Herewith ... Read More...

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Sidelined on Human Rights: America Bows Out
By blocking international treaties banning land mines and child soldiers, the United States has become an obstacle to the advancement of human rights law. By Kenneth Roth. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/1998) Read More...

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The Spotlight and the Bottom Line: How Multinationals Export Human Rights
The conventional wisdom is that U.S. multinationals exploit foreign workers, but the glare of 1990s publicity is driving many firms to export human rights. By Debora L. Spar. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/1... Read More...

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The Specter of Secession: Responding to Claims for Ethnic Self-Determination
A set of principled criteria for responding to claims for ethnic self-determination is long overdue. Policymakers' foremost goal should be protecting human rights. By Hurst Hannum. (Foreign Affairs, ... Read More...

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Women's Vital Voices: The Costs of Exclusion in Eastern Europe
Post-communism has been bad for women in Eastern Europe: their representation, employment, and safety have suffered. America must support women leaders and entrepreneurs for the transition to democrac... Read More...

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Managing Pluralism: The Human Rights Challenge of the New Century
By Nikolas Gvosdev. (World Policy Journal, 12/1/2001)

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Beyond Ping-Pong Diplomacy: China and Human Rights
(World Policy Journal, 12/1/2000)

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Enforcing Human Rights 
(World Policy Journal, 9/1/1999)

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National Human Rights Commissions and Internally Displaced Persons: Sri Lanka
(Brookings Institute, 1/1/2002)

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Human Rights in China
(Brookings Institute, 6/1/1999)

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BBC In Depth: Burma protests remembered
In the summer of 1988 the people of Burma poured onto the streets in their tens of thousands, calling for basic human rights, and democracy. The country's military rulers crushed the protests, and rem... Read More...

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BBC In Depth: Famine in Africa
More than eight million people face starvation in drought-stricken Ethiopia, where one million people were killed by famine 15 years ago. (1/6/2003) Read More...

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BBC In Depth: AIDS in Africa
Aids kills some 6,000 people each day in Africa - more than wars, famines and floods. Millions of children are orphans, many more live with HIV or Aids. This special report, with correspondents’... Read More...

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BBC In Depth: Human Rights UK
Fifty years after it was first signed by the members of the Council of Europe, the European Convention on Human Rights has become part of British law. (1/1/2000) Read More...

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BBC In Depth: Human Rights in Europe
News and analysis of human rights stories affecting Europe. (3/28/2003) Read More...

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