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Monthly Archives: March 2014

On March 7, 2014, a letter from John Kerry was sent to all 275 U.S. embassies and across the state department. “Protecting our environment and meeting the challenge of global climate change is a critical mission for me as our country’s top...

Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s recent hesitance to sign a new Bilateral Security Agreement with the United States has prompted U.S. President Barack Obama to order the Department of Defence to begin plans on a full withdrawal by the end of...

By Evan Luke on Mar 24th, 2014

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) wants video game manufacturers to have their games acknowledge international humanitarian law. ...

By Anisha Chadha on Mar 21st, 2014

On September 18, 2014, roughly 4 million Scottish voters will head to the polls to decide whether or not Scotland should remain in the United Kingdom or become an independent country. The Scottish Independence Referendum Bill was passed by the...

By T.S. Blanchard on Mar 21st, 2014

The United States and European Union member states have begun to impose sanctions on Russia following a political referendum on March 16 that resulted in Crimea’s informal succession from Ukraine. Without approval from Ukraine’s capital,...

By Record on Mar 20th, 2014

Wartime in the United States since the beginning of the 21st-century has been marked not only by thousands of American soldiers killed in combat but also by thousands of suicides and suicide attempts in the military. These numbers are rising...

By T.S. Blanchard on Mar 18th, 2014

On February 22, three children between 4 and 6-years-old were killed amidst gun and grenade attacks on rally sites in Thailand, after gunmen emerged from two pickup trucks and opened fire on anti-government protests in Thailand’s Trat province....

By Record on Mar 17th, 2014

On February 12 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposal to delist the gray wolf from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and to focus its efforts on the Mexican wolf. ...

With the 2015 expiration date around the corner, academics, policy makers, NGOs and non-profit organizations are all examining the Millennium Development Goals’ (MDGs) progress while looking for ways to improve monitoring and evaluation for...

By Anisha Chadha on Mar 12th, 2014

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Zapatista rebellion on New Year’s Day in 1994 in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. Two decades later, it continues to inspire social activism throughout the world. ...

By Max Horder on Mar 12th, 2014