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Post-Soviet referenda: The dream of idealists
Can the international community apply a blanket policy supporting the territorial integrity of all states?
Last updated: 13 May 2014 10:35 GMT
Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 2
Is it fair for the US to expect unconditional obedience from Russia against its own national interests?
Last updated: 22 Mar 2014 10:19 GMT
Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 1
In order to understand the conflict in Crimea, one has to know the history of the peninsula.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 08:08 GMT
Of Persian snake charmers: Racism and global hegemony
The author, citing recent remarks about Persians, bemoans the fact that racism is alive and well in diplomacy.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 12:13 GMT
Does the Nobel Peace Prize mean anything anymore?
The word 'peace' no longer seems to be an important criteria when judges award the prize.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 18:39 GMT
Missions and commissions leading to what?
No missions and commissions that have reviewed and reported on conditions in Palestine have had any salutary effect.
Lori A. Allen
Last updated: 26 Feb 2013 15:34 GMT
Obama and the transformation illusion
The US president's floundering overshadows himself when the real problems seem to be avoided.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 10:59 GMT
'From the Ruins of Empire': Interview with Pankaj Mishra
The central event of the last century for the majority of the world was the political awakening of Asia, writes Mishra.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2012 07:25 GMT
Triumphs and tragedies of US conventions
As the Democratic and Republican conventions convene, Al Jazeera looks at the hits and misses of past gatherings.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2012 18:53 GMT
Remembering Woody Guthrie
A century after his birth, the influence of 'the first protest singer' lives on through contemporary music of dissent.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2012 15:09 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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