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Major power blackout in Tunisia

TUNIS –   Tunisia is currently experiencing a major power blackout. Initial reports claim the power outage occurred today 4. p.m. country-wide. The causes behind the blackout remain unknown. No official account on…

Tunisia: Day of Rage on Republic Day

Tunisia, Friday, July 25th 2014 - Hundreds of Tunisians met in the country’s largest cities yesterday to join their voices to those of millions around the world in manifestations for Gaza. In Tunis’s…

ISIL takes control over Tikrit city in Iraq

Iraqi security officials say militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have seized control of the central Iraqi city of Tikrit. Local police said on Wednesday that the…

UN Peacekeeping: A Force for the Future

By Hervé Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General for the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, and Ameerah Haq, Under-Secretary-General for the United Nations Department of Field Support. It was a dark, February night in the…

Opinion: President Obama’s Foreign Policy

  Recently the New York Times in an Op Ed reflected on President Obama’s widely criticized foreign policy and frustrations over his indecisiveness. Reacting to criticism from many sources President pointed out…