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The WFP in Pakistan (Video)

The World Food Program is fighting an uphill battle against hunger in Pakistan. 

From the WFP:

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Clay Aiken’s Pakistan PSA (VIDEO)

Continuing American Idol’s love affair with the United Nations, Clay Aiken cuts this PSA for UNICEF’s Pakistan flood relief efforts.

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It’s May 2013, President Bolton Just Completed his first 100 days in Office

So John Bolton is considering a vanity run at the White House. What if he wins? Imagine, for a moment, that it is May 2013.  President Bolton has been in office for 100 days.  What would a John Bolton agenda look like?

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What Bashir’s Kenya Trip Tells Us About the ICC, US Policy in Sudan, and the Prospects for Justice in Kenya

This is what it looks like when an indicted war criminal thumbs his nose at the international community:

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UPDATE: Mass Rape In DRC Topic Of Emergency Security Council Session

Between July 30 and August 3rd, two militia groups in eastern DRC went on a rampage and gang-raped at least 179 women in a community of villages. The UN peacekeeping mission in the Congo has a base about 30 kilometers from the site of the attack–but apparently was unaware of the attacks as they were happening.

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UNHCR: “We are going to need massive amounts of funding” (Video)

CNN interviews a UN Refugee Agency worker on the ground in Pakistan. On its website, UNHCR says “$40 provides 10 blankets for flood victims in Pakistan displaced by floods; $100 provides a refugee with a survival kit containing a blanket, a mattress, a kitchen set, a cooking stove and soap; $200 provides an all-weather tent to shelter a displaced family.”

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