The New York Times Declares the Peace Process Futile

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New York Times Declares the Peace Process Futile by Lawrence Davidson   Part I In 1988 Yasser Arafat declared independence for Palestine based upon the notion of two states living in peace in historic Palestine. The border between those two states was to be set roughly at the armistice line established at the end of […]

Blessing in disguise: Ukraine may be the last straw

On March 4, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Blessing in disguise: Ukraine may be the last straw By Daniel Patrick Welch Could the rest of the world finally be tiring of endless US wars? Waterloo. Stalingrad. Egomaniacal imperialists think they can conquer the world. But they can’t–at least not forever. So maybe I’ve been looking at this all wrong. Well, not *all* wrong, […]

A Plea for Caution From Russia

On September 12, 2013, in Articles, by admin

A Plea for Caution From Russia What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria By Vladimir V. Putin, President of Russia As published in The New York Times Opinion Pages on 11 September 2013 MOSCOW — RECENT events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It […]

International Law and the Problem of Enforcement

On June 5, 2011, in Articles, by admin

International Law and the Problem of Enforcement An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson Part I – Anthropomorphizing the Nation State One of the defining characteristics of modern Western culture is individuality. Most people in the West take it for granted that they have the right to free expression and personality development. However, in practice, this right […]