Why Interpersonal Violence is a Global Issue

Interpersonal violence needs to be taken into consideration on a serious level as it can result in not only lifelong physical and psychological health issues for the victim but also can generate societal as well as economic risks for society as a whole.

A selfish superpower’s empty threats

The Trump doctrine, which glorifies U.S. selfishness, should serve as a reminder to all of the administration’s allies how quickly Trump could turn his back on them, provided they are willing to recognize the signs.

US unilateralism hits the wall in al-Quds

It seems the recent antics of U.S. President Donald Trump and Co. in the Middle East around the critical issue of Jerusalem will bring down the new wave of American unilateralism earlier than many expected.

Jerusalem is not alone

The loud and clear message of the Dec. 22 U.N. General Assembly vote is that Jerusalem is not alone and intimidation, blackmail, occupation and dispossession cannot be a norm in the 21st century.

The United Nations in an Age of Transition II: The Predicament of the United Nations Organization

Since the colonial era, the great powers have acted according to the maxim of divide and impera (divide and rule). This has been particularly obvious in the policies concerning Palestine since the period of the British Mandate, but also concerning the Kurdish issue –­ whether secret or open – since the 1970s, or, more recently, in the positions taken concerning the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.