Tag: World Government

Transferring Powers to Eurasian Union Does Not Harm Sovereignty

The move by Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan to transfer powers to the bodies of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAU), currently being created, does not entail any harm to national sovereignty, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.   “The transfer of certain powers to national bodies of the Union brings absolutely no harm to the sovereignty […]

Why the sheriff should follow the law

VIETNAM is apparently seriously considering taking its maritime territorial dispute with China to an international court, which should please the United States. American diplomats scolded China earlier this month for starting the row by deploying an oil rig in disputed waters, leading to clashes between Chinese and Vietnamese ships; the diplomats said China’s behaviour “undermines peace and stability in […]

Full transcript of President Obama’s commencement address

Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you. Thank you, General Caslen, for that introduction. General Trainor, General Clarke, faculty and staff at West Point, you have been outstanding stewards of this proud institution and outstanding mentors for the newest officers in the United States Army.   I’d like to acknowledge the Army’s leadership — […]

Khartoum Tells Protesting Countries

After taking flak for days from Western governments, U.N. human rights officials and others over the sentencing to death of a pregnant Christian mother convicted of apostasy, the Islamist government in Khartoum on Wednesday gave its reaction: “respect the laws and legislations of Sudan.”   The response came in a form of a statement by […]

Israel has little to fear from the International Criminal Court

In the dysfunctional state of Israeli-Palestinian relations, the “nuclear option” for the Palestinians would be joining the International Criminal Court as a member state and exercising that membership to launch war crimes investigations against Israel. At least, that’s the view of many in Israel, which, like the United States, is not a member of the […]

The UN Rejected a Return to the 1949 Armistice Lines

The 1949 Armistice lines, are also commonly called the ‘1967 borders’, although they are not legal borders, and are actually the ‘1967 Pre Six Day War’ lines.   The wording of UN Resolutions 242 and 338 clearly reflect the contention that none of the territories were occupied territories taken by force in an unjust war. […]

What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You

Languages are incredible things. For example, there are 50 ways to describe “snow” in Eskimo. The presence or absence of one tiny accent on a word in Spanish (“carne” versus “carné”) can mean the difference between “meat” and “identification card.” Read More: The Word Police: What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You […]

The Global Government Biometric

This report is the result of SDI’s extensive market and company research covering the global biometric systems industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of the leading companies in the industry, and key news.   “The Global Biometric Systems […]

AFP: PLO to push on with efforts to join 60 international bodies

The PLO’s central council decided Sunday to continue with efforts to join 60 United Nations bodies and international agreements, AFP reported, citing a statement from the governing body of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Read More: AFP: PLO to push on with efforts to join 60 international bodies | JPost | Israel News.

UN chief demands Security Council action on Syria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded on Wednesday that the Security Council take action in Syria on violations of international law as he reported to the body that none of the warring parties was adhering to UN demands for aid access. Read More: UN chief demands Security Council action on Syria – Middle East Israel News […]