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  • Global turmoil fuels a sharp rise in refugee displacement

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, June 25: A United Nations report on refugees and internally displaced persons released last week revealed an appallingly high number of them in the world at the end of 2013...
  • Obama marks World Refugee Day and growing numbers of displaced

    Obama marks World Refugee Day and growing numbers of displaced
    As his administration works to deal with the growing number of immigrants from Central America illegally crossing the U.S. border to seek safety, President Obama on Friday commemorated World Refugee Day by praising those who flee persecution and the...
  • Poaching elephants

    Poaching elephants
    In May, a bull elephant was killed and its tusks hacked off in South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park. In most of Africa, this would have been an unremarkable event: An estimated 96 elephants a day are the victims of poachers. But this particular...
  • Gun violence: America's new pastime?

    Gun violence: America's new pastime?
    Given that some sort of horrific, headline-grabbing school shooting now occurs in the United States at a rate of once a week, it's hard to argue against the idea that gun violence is as much a national pastime as baseball. Unlike baseball, however, the...
  • Last Muslims: Conflict in the Central African Republic

     
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  • Pictures in the News | June 4, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in China, where tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the June 4th Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen...
  • Child Soldiers: Conflict in the Central African Republic

     
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  • Obama defends his tenacious moderation

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, in his West Point commencement address the other day, went to unusual lengths to explain and defend a foreign policy that critics have argued is entirely too cautious in addressing America's challenges abroad. As he...
  • Central African Republic: Flight from Rage

     
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  • U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability

     U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability
    For decades, one golden rule has guided America's military involvement in Africa: Stay out. Generally speaking, the reason was a sense that the strategic stakes did not justify the risk. When we deviated from this rule, we often learned lessons the hard...
  • U.S. sending aircraft, more troops to aid search for Kony in Africa

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Monday that it is stepping up the search for fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony in Central Africa, deploying 150 Air Force special operations troops and four tilt-rotor transport planes to Uganda to help with the...