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This is a true story based on Kathryn Bolkovac, a police officer from Nebraska, who joined the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Bosnia. She found underage girls were being traded and held hostage in a sex trafficking operation there. When she … Continue reading

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UN General Assembly Recognizes Palestine, Group elevates Palestinians’ status over objections of US, Israel

Finally, we’re getting somewhere. Hopefully this step eventually results in full Palestinian statehood. The United Nations voted overwhelmingly today to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States. The … Continue reading

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UN General Assembly Recognizes Palestine, Group elevates Palestinians’ status over objections of US, Israel

Peace not apartheid. Finally, we’re getting somewhere. Hopefully this step eventually results in full Palestinian statehood. The United Nations voted overwhelmingly today to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the … Continue reading

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U.N. court ruling expands Nicaragua’s offshore rights

The International Court of Justice ruled on Monday that a cluster of disputed small islands in the western Caribbean belonged to Colombia and not to Nicaragua, but drew a demarcation line in favor of Nicaragua in the nearby waters. The … Continue reading

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