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Democracy, Development, and Reputation: Vietnam and Turkey

Vietnam and Turkey

More than 25 years ago I took part in a major conference in Kuala Lumpur affirming the importance of human rights. At the end of the second day, the convener of the conference, Chandra Muzaffar, a leading advocate of human rights and democracy in Malaysia, arranged for a few of the speakers to meet with the controversial leader of the country, Prime Minister, Mahathir.

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Children of Stones


For god's sake, are they crazy? They congregate in the marketplace, boys of 15, 16 years, take stones and throw them at our soldiers, who are armed to the teeth. The soldiers shoot, sometimes over their heads, sometimes straight at them. Every day there are wounded, every few days there are dead.

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Trading Jerusalem for Iran

US and the two Gulf states see a US peace plan-in-the-making as a way of paving the way for more overt cooperation with Israel in confronting Iran, whom they accuse of destabilizing the Middle East.


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Trump & Co.’s Vile Anti-Immigrationism


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna displayed an odious hostility to liberty at a press briefing this week when he tried to associate immigration with terrorism.

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German Politicians condemn Anti-Israel Protest as ‘Anti-Semitism’


President Trump's unilateral decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital earned him worldwide criticism and condemnation, except for Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu's so-called charm offensive in Brussels, where he wanted to convince the EU to follow Trump's example, was shunt by Federica Mogherini, the EU's foreign policy chief, saying that "this move will not come." She stressed the support of the EU for a two-state solution with Jerusalem as the capital of both states.

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A Normative Evaluation of the Gulf Crisis

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In memory of the 'Watcher of Tahrir'

Pierre Sioufi may be gone, but...

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