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Special session Human Rights Council on Cote d'Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire: The View From France

How the French are reacting to the crisis in their former colony, Côte d’Ivoire.


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Haiti Earthquake 2010

The Five Biggest Global Health Stories of 2010

2010 was a big year for global health, full of dramatic progress and some very depressing setbacks. Even among that, though, five stories stand out.


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Iraq’s Invisible Refugees

The tragic flight of minorities from central Iraq to the north has not only been a larger crisis than anyone anticipated. It has also created a new, secondary crisis for host communities that governments, donors, and aid agencies are only beginning to figure out how to address.


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The Best and Worst of 2010 in International Affairs

Jeffrey Laurenti of the Century Foundation provides a nice round up of the best and worst developments in international affairs in 2010.


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George Clooney, the UN, and Eyes in the Sky Over Sudan

The Satellite Sentinel Project -initiated by George Clooney  is all about arming activists with real-time intelligence to force powerful governments to take a stand.


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Why Cote D’Ivoire Matters

Cote D’Ivoire is a big test for the prospects of democracy in Africa and for the ability of institutions like the African Union to be a force of progress across the continent.


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