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Category: FW Geo-Politics

War Crimes are War Crimes

April 25, 2009

After reading and listening to columnists and television and radio commentators twist and turn their words to argue against holding US officials accountable for torturing of detainees under the control…

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US set to work with Pashtunistan

March 28, 2009

US President Barack Obama announced in sweeping terms a subtle policy switch that may well lead to a near-term settlement of the conflict in Afghanistan/Pakistan where the al Qaeda organization…

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Nations are Governing Authorities, Not NGOs

February 6, 2009

On 13 September 2007 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Like other UN declarations adopted in the past, the…

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Fourth World in 2009

January 4, 2009

At this point in the Christian calendar one is supposed to make sage observations about what is likely to occur in the twelve months ahead.  This is, of course, the…

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Obama Government and Africa’s Wars

December 20, 2008

Change is in the air all over the world.  The Dalai Lama is going into semi-retirement leaving the political future of Tibet in the hands of 73 year-old Primer Minister…

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Charter: Engagement in the Future of Tibet

December 16, 2008

 Dear Colleagues, The Charter was created by Tashi Rabgey la, an extraordinary Tibetan woman who built two schools for 410 children of Kham on the Tibetan Plateau through Machik…

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A Place at the Table

November 24, 2008

After the First Session of the new round of talks on Climate Change ended last year in Bali, Indonesia a press reporter lamented the absence of the voice of indigenous…

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Tibet Day 2008

November 23, 2008

Greetings All, Tibet Day 2008 is promising to be a remarkable event. Come enjoy Tibetan food, song, dance, vendors and related nonprofit organizations. Find out the next stage of the Tibet movement…

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Diplomatic Preemption of Environmental Conflicts

November 9, 2008

The Kansas City Star reported today what has for sometime been observed by scholars and diplomats: climate change, especially rapid changes are changing environments in such a way as to…

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The Failure of Anti-Terrorist Militarism

October 23, 2008

The US government on Tuesday, 21 October 2008 without explanation dropped all war crimes charges against five men who have been held without trial at the secretive prison at Guantanamo,…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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