Featured Blog Posts – May 2014 Archive (27)

#Cyberpeacefare #Anybody #call for action

CALLING ALL WORLD CITIZENS:

1. Hope people realize that anybody reading this message has the unique power and technology, at hand, to "sound off" for worthy causes they believe in ?

2.  Seems to me a most worthy cause is "world peace and planet survival." ?

3.  Imagine if each of us took "My Power" (their personal power) to contribute their "pebble" to a most worthy cause.  (Should Everybody try to make a difference ?)

4. Yes, U can Contribute in an "internet…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 30, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Beijing and Hanoi must sit down and talk

The recent incidents involving China and Vietnam must not give false hopes for these two Asian nations to sit down and give each other a chance of holding a dialogue concerning territorial claims. Recent developments would instead push both parties for a peaceful co-existence in the South China Sea. Beijing and Hanoi must heed to the rule of law for the sake of maintaining peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.



During his visit to Manila for the World Economic Forum on…

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Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on May 29, 2014 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Transcript of President Obama’s Commencement Address at West Point

Following is the full text as delivered of President Obama’s commencement address at the United States Military Academy at West Point. IMAGE CREDIT: West…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for May 29, 2014

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on May 29, 2014 at 9:27am — No Comments

#Pope Francis Peace Initiative #Middle East Peace Conflict #cyberpeacefare

We All Need to support Pope Francis Peace Proposal Initiative resulting from his visit to the Holy Land.The Israeli President (Peres) and Palestinian President (Abbas) will meet at Vatican to pray for Middle East Peace.  Decades of US Led Peace Negotiations have failed !  IMO, Pope Francis was courageous in taking Lead  ! Needs Cooperation of Other Interfaith Religious Leaders and Political Leaders to succeed..  Let us all pray and make our voices resonate for peace.…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 27, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Cyber Peacefare Lyrics

Cyber peacefare

A phenomenon

A magnificent reality of our time and generation

Cyber peacefare, the wisdom of this era, that hooks on to the knowledge of science and technology

Cyber peacefare, the rallying point for similar minded humanity, in pursuit of one phenomenon  called Peace in holism

Cyber peacefare, the phenomenon that suffered from the jaundice views of pessimism

As suffered since the time of  great inventors like Michael Faraday, the…

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Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on May 26, 2014 at 3:36pm — 1 Comment

FAIRNESS AND ITS OPPOSITE: International Student Photo Contest DEADLINE OCTOBER 31!!!

PHOTO CREDIT: Aldrich Lim (CC).

Carnegie Council for…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 22, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

WINNING ESSAY: Trans-Pacific Student Contest 2014

A big THANK YOU goes out to everyone who participated in our 2014 Trans-Pacific Contest! 

The winning entry came from Salina Lee (USA) and …

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 22, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for May 22, 2014

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on May 22, 2014 at 9:35am — No Comments

An Agreement That Never Should Have Happened Is Declared Unconstitutional

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jesica-l-santos/

This past week, an Argentinian Federal Court declared null the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that …

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Added by Jesica L Santos on May 21, 2014 at 7:14pm — No Comments

The Water Bearers: Exclusive Interview with Xylem Watermark and Mercy Corps

In his message for World Water Day 2014, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recognized the importance of access to clean water in "our efforts to build stable societies and lives of dignity for all," specifically calling for "innovative strategies." Here's one partnership that…

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Added by Reynard Loki on May 18, 2014 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Argentinian-Iranian Truth Commission for 1994 Terrorist Attack Striked Down

Finally some good judgment. 

This past week an Argentinian Federal Court declared nulled the Memorandum of Understanding that Argentina and Iran had signed in January 2013 to jointly seek the truth regarding the bombing that killed 85 and injured over 300 in Buenos Aires in 1994. The terrorist attack was against the Argentinian Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) Jewish Center.

The main argument is that the agreement signed by the Executive is unconstitutional and…

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Added by Jesica L Santos on May 17, 2014 at 5:03pm — No Comments

China shouldn't skip the World Economic Forum in Manila

There are reports that Beijing will skip the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia to be held 21 – 23 May 2014 in Metro Manila, Philippines. These are no surprises but China should reconsider the Forum on its broadest sense. After all, China is a key player in East Asia and the fastest growing economy in the continent.

 

The 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia will…

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Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on May 17, 2014 at 3:17am — 2 Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for May 15, 2014

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on May 15, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments

#Ideas #Henry Ward Beecher #cyberpeacefare

"Ideas are cosmopolitan. They have the liberty of the world. You have no right to take sword and cross the bounds of other nations, and enforce on them laws and institutions they are unwilling to receive.

But there is no limit to the sphere of ideas. Your thoughts  and feelings, the whole world lies open to them, and you have the right to send them into any latitude and…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 14, 2014 at 10:43am — 1 Comment

Unity amidst diversity toward 'stronger' ASEAN Community

The 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit is scheduled on May 10 – 11, 2014 in Myanmar, the second largest country in Southeast Asia. It will kick off at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Nay Pyi Taw. Ten heads of states from the ASEAN will be gathered in the two-day summit with Myanmar holding the 2014 Chairmanship.

'Myanmar has set the theme for its 2014 Chairmanship of ASEAN as “Moving Forward in Unity to a Peaceful…

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Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on May 9, 2014 at 7:05am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for May 8, 2014

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on May 8, 2014 at 9:58am — No Comments

Memory and Justice: Confronting Past Atrocity and Human Rights Abuse

http://www.issuelab.org/click/download1/memory_and_justice_confronting_past_atrocity_and_human_rights_abuse

of the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) as a consultancy report for the Ford Foundation’s Andean Region and
The authors acknowledge the indispensable editorial contributions,research assistance, and logistical support of…
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Added by Jesica L Santos on May 7, 2014 at 10:26pm — No Comments

From Amnesties Toward Peace and Reconciliation: Cambodia, Chile, and Mozambique

The goal of this inquiry is to analyze whether or not there can be peace and reconciliation in cases where conflict and massive civil strife were followed by blanket amnesties which included crimes against humanity and gross violations of human rights.

The following case studies examine what took place in three different countries – Cambodia, Chile, and Mozambique – each of which experienced violent domestic conflict and massive human rights violations. The…

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Added by Jesica L Santos on May 7, 2014 at 10:09pm — No Comments

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