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Obama Says No to Landmines

On March 6, 2014, America’s highest-ranking military officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, called anti-personnel landmines (APLs) “an important tool in the arsenal of the ...

The Parade of the Absurd at Durban II

The Parade of the Absurd continued today at Durban II. • Belarus announced with a straight face that it adheres to all international human-rights standards. The U.S. State Department Country Report ...

All Over but the Crying at Durban II

Geneva — Speed was the order of the day here at the Durban Review Conference. The Main Committee up and adopted the draft outcome document and recommended that the plenary ...

Your Freedom of Speech Ends at My Religion

Geneva — The Organization of the Islamic Conference has launched a full-throated defense of their effort to constrain freedom of speech at Durban II.   Bahrain, for instance, objects that freedom of expression might permit ...