“We have heard much about Albert Einstein’s brilliant, ground-breaking, and at times audacious contributions to physics; and we have heard how these contributions continue to guide, challenge, tease and perplex today’s physicists,” says UPEACE Rector Julia Marton-Lefèvre. But what would Einstein think about the modern-day issues of sustainable development and
"All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations."
INSPECT THIS: WMD Inspections in the United States? Author: Frida Berrigan, World Policy Institute Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 04/14/2003 Category: Special Report As the controversy over how long the United Nations should continue weapons inspections in Iraq rages on, questions are being raised about the United
Some places like Sarajevo are apparently getting back to normal, but normality seems a long way off in the former Yugoslavia, especially in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Some victims who survived can still see their torturers walking around living “normal” lives but only say “I don’t know why this happened.” Some victims go
President Bush's trip to Africa poses many questions, including the nature of US influence there and elsewhere, the extent to which African states can play off the US against the EU, and the effect on weapons research. Matt Norton in this guest editorial takes a journey through some of the
Human Rights Law remains an essential tool in the effort to minimize suffering in war, and stand up for justice in the face of overwhelming injustice. Still, as Theckanath points out, we should not lose sight of the larger struggle: to eradicate war completely.
About the book: When many Americans hear that the US may go to war against another nation, they tend to believe there’s probably a good reason for it or that no viable alternatives exist—or they don’t think about it at all. They trust their leaders to represent them and defend
I recently attended the Nairobi Summit, the First Review Conference of the 1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction. There are nations that stayed away. It is a shame.