A traumatizing day for Canada
From fighting terror to "countering violent extremism"
What to expect from today's big Security Council meeting.
Ebola, the "SDGs," Climate, and terrorism are top of the agenda this week.
The true reach of ISIS is far beyond the Levant
Fouzia Bibi, mother of three from Waziristan, Pakistan lost her husband to the Taliban in the beginning of 2014. Six months later she lost her home too. In June, the government and the military began an operation against the Taliban...
Three people were killed and over 140 wounded, some gravely, in yesterday's awful bombing of the Boston Marathon. Sadly, this does not even rank as the worst terrorist attack this week.
The attack comes at a precarious moment. If this attack--like other major attacks in India in the recent past -- can be tied to a Pakistani terror group it may set back someremarkable progress towards detente between India and Pakistan that as been taking place over the past year.
After the shock and dust settled on from the September 11, 2001 attacks--which occured just a mile from UN's Headquarters -- diplomats got down to business to craft a coordinated international response to the assault. The response that came on September 28, 2001 was among the most radical of all UN resolutions ever passed.