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What the Pandemic Means for UN Peacekeeping Work
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Covid-19 poses major challenges for people and governments around the world and for the United Nations. UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for a global cease-fire on March 23 in recognition of the pandemic’s potentially devastating effects on people in conflict-affected nations.
Apr 9, 2020 - 2:20:57 PM
The SNP and The Oil War
The Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) campaigned in the recent referendum seeking Scottish devolution on the grounds that the rest of Britain had profited from the taxes on “Scottish Oil”. According to Salmond and Sturgeon there were massive reserves of oil and gas in the North Sea ready to be exploited and, if granted independence, the Scots could thrive on the revenues from the sale of that oil if they were received directly, rather than through Westminster.
Mar 28, 2020 - 12:35:53 PM
OCNUS Appeal - Two
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Mar 25, 2020 - 6:38:46 PM
OCNUS Annual Appeal
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Mar 22, 2020 - 12:26:38 PM
The Great Vacuum of Election Politics
Last night I watched the one-on-one debate between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, just as I have watched the other debates which preceded them in the search for a nominee for the Democratic Party in the 2020 elections.
Mar 16, 2020 - 3:26:14 PM