League of Arab States (Arab League)
- Homepage: http://www.arableagueonline.org/
December 2011: "The Arab League fact-finding team is visiting Syria this week to assess whether the government is upholding a commitment to end a brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters, now in its 10th month. The observers are monitoring an Arab League initiative that calls for President Bashar al-Assad's security forces to withdraw from cities, release detainees and end all forms of violence."http://www.cnn.com/2011/12/27/world/meast/syria-unrest/index.html
Role Name Type Last Updated Member (past or present) Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Organization Aug 21, 2006
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Dec 27, 2011 Security forces fire on protesters in Homs, witnesses say
QUOTE: The Arab League fact-finding team is visiting Syria this week to assess whether the government is upholding a commitment to end a brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters, now in its 10th month. The observers are monitoring an Arab League initiative that calls for President Bashar al-Assad's security forces to withdraw from cities, release detainees and end all forms of violence.
CNN (Cable News Network) May 24, 2008 A Conflict’s Buffer Zone: Rocks, and Inches
QUOTE: The problem is, that sand happens to lie in a very strategic spot, at the mouth of the Red Sea. A war here could imperil some of the busiest shipping lanes in the world and alter the precarious balance of power in the Horn of Africa, a conflict-prone, drought-prone region that already is on the cusp of famine.
New York Times Dec 14, 2006 Why Israel maintains nuclear ambiguity: Ehud Olmert's apparent admission that Israel has nukes calls into question the country's longtime vow of silence.
QUOTE: fragility of one of Israel's most finely tuned defense policies, a doctrine of nuclear ambiguity that has enabled Israel to deter foes for decades in a region with only one alleged nuclear power.
Christian Science Monitor May 30, 2006 Academic Anti-Semitism: Boycotting Israeli scholars in Britain’s universities.
QUOTE: This weekend, as expected, and despite an international petition drive launched by Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, Britain’s National Association of Teachers in Higher and Further Education (NATHFE) voted to boycott Israeli academics.
National Review Nov 27, 2005 Chechens Head to Polls Voicing Mistrust: Many See Putin Loyalist Dictating Outcome of Elections for Local Parliament
QUOTE: Voters go to the polls in Chechnya on Sunday to choose a new local parliament, an election that the Kremlin hopes will further a policy of "normalization" in the conflict-torn republic. But many Chechens and analysts predict little effect on the violence and corruption that has exhausted and alienated a population desperate for peace.
Washington Post Jan 09, 2002 Legal Eagles, Beating Back the Vultures: the Lawyers of 9-11 Put Public Good Above Personal Gain -- So Far
QUOTE: More than a few of us predicted that a tidal wave of ambulance-chasing lawsuits after the terrorist attacks last Sept. 11 would make the famous litigation feeding frenzy in Bhopal, India, in 1984 look like a Sunday school picnic. That hasn't happened. Yet.
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