Front Page: Foreign Affairs
Use Of Intimidation To Stifle Israeli Critics Rebuked By Academics March 11, 2014
The Maryland General Assembly is considering legislation that would bar public universities from providing funds to academic organizations that support boycotts of Israel. Academics nationwide are speaking out against the measure.
Violence Against Women Widespread In Europe, New Survey Found
Among other shocking statistics, a new survey by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), found that over one third of European women have fallen victim physical or sexual violence by the age of 15.
After Years Of Famine, Somali Farmers Now Supplying Grain For Hunger Relief Programs
Conflicts and droughts have crippled Somali farmers’ ability to feed their country, but with help from several governmental and non-governmental aid groups, things are improving for the Horn of Africa nation.
Hundreds Of Indigenous Canadian Women Being Murdered Or Disappearing
Indigenous Canadian women have been targeted in recent years, many along a remote stretch of interstate in British Columbia dubbed the ‘Highway of Tears.’ New data claims more than 800 have gone missing or have been murdered.
Assassins Make Third Attempt On Exiled Rwandan Army Official’s Life
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has long been suspected of sending spies to assassinate exiled officials abroad, but no proof has ever come to light, leaving many to wonder who killed another exiled Rwandan government official in January.
One Year After Death, Venezuelans Celebrate Legacy Of Hugo Chavez
Despite recent moves of opposition, support for successor Nicolas Maduro and socialist programs endures one year after the death of Chavez.
Nigerian Leader Appoints New Defense Chief To Combat Northern Islamic Militants
The shuffle is meant to take the Nigerian army’s fight to Boko Haram, an Islamic militant movement responsible for the deaths of more than 400 people alone in brazen attacks over the last five weeks in the country’s north.
Humanitarian Crisis Brewing As CAR Refugees Seek Shelter In Neighboring Countries
More than 80,000 people in Chad and another 30,000 more in Cameroon have sought shelter in recent weeks.
Turkey: The EU’s New Border Police
By signing a deal with the EU that may put migrants and asylum seekers at risk, Turkey got something it’s wanted for years: visa-free travel to the EU.
Secularism On The Decline In France
An analysis on what is putting France's longstanding separation of church and state at risk.