Kathleen O'Neill
Kathleen O'Neill
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Egypt Protests Explained: They are About More Than What You Think

While democracy and democratic transition play a large role in encouraging the demonstrations, underpinning all of the demonstrations is a quest for human dignity.

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Florida Election Results: Mitt Romney Loses in Florida, Campaign Says

While the results for the presidential election in Florida have not been tallied, Allen West and Chris Dorwoth have been unseated and controversial propositions were defeated.
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Obama Wins Reelection, Florida Remains Undecided: 2012 Election Results- LIVE

Follow along live for the latest election results for the state of Florida.
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Latest Presidential Polls: Arab Americans Choose Obama, And Could Help Him in Swing States

Obama remains the preferred candidate within the region and by Arab American voters. Still, there are 100,000 Arab American voters across 5 swing states who are undecided.
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Latest Presidential Polls Show Obama Won Debate, But Both Candidates Underperform

Despite my assertions earlier in the day that this debate was about forging a vision for the future, neither candidate rose to the task.
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Obama Won the Presidential Debate: Live Video, Live Analysis of Final Presidential Debate

Follow along for the live updates and coverage of the third and final presidential debate on foreign policy between President Obama and Mitt Romney in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Last Presidential Debate: Obama, Romney Must Pander Not Only to US Voters, But Also World Interests

The last several years have been a watershed in the global sphere. How the presidential candidates respond moving forward will have lasting impact on foreign relations for years to come.
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War With Iran: We Always Talk On Disarming A Nuclear Iran, But We Should Also Talk On Disarming Israel

Mutually assured destruction in the event of a nuclear attack by either Iran or Israel ensures Iran won't strike first.
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UN Security Council Is to Blame for Not Being Able to Stop the Fighting in Syria

The antiquated power paradigm that created the UN is no longer in play. Without a complete overhaul, the UN will cease to be a legitimate force capable of global governance.
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Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi and SCAF Are Locked in a Relentless Power Grab in Egypt

In an effort to exert his own power, Egypt's newly elected President Morsi is positioning for his own power grab in a battle with SCAF.
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Omar Al Bashir Cracks Down on Sudan Protesters

As Egyptian journalist Salma Wardani reports, Sudan's demonstrations are being brutally cracked down by president Omar al-Bashir. Is Sudan the next Syria?

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Egypt Presidential Election Results: Muslim Brotherhood Wins, But SCAF Grabs Control

The military has controlled Egypt for over 60 years, and this election will be no different. It is the SCAF who will decide who gets elected president, not the people.
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Egypt Presidential Election Results: SCAF Military Council Positioning to Keep Power

While Egypt's political landscape has seemed to be changing daily, the ruling military council attempts to figure out its playbook to best suit its own agenda.
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Egypt Elections 2012: Mohamed Morsi to Benefit From Mubarak Trial Result

After the verdict of Hosni Mubarak and Habib Al-Adly, Ahmed Shafiq and Mohamed Morsi vie for political gains amongst an angry backlash.
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Egypt Presidential Election 2012: As Long as SCAF is in Charge, Voting is a Farce

Egypt's four major frontrunners, Ahmed Shafiq, Amr Moussa, Mohamed Morsy, and Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh are all just pawns in the Egyptian Army's political game.
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The Balkan War Legacy: Rape As a Weapon of War

During the conflict in the Balkans, violating women became an overt weapon of war.

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Syria Faces Brutal Crack-Down, But it is No Genocide

Genocide assumes a targeted assault on a single ethnicity or culture. Assad's crack-down is anything but.
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The Impotence of International Law

A recent arrest warrant against Sudan's president will likely not be carried out, showing that international law fails to truly bring justice.
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Australia's Refugee Swap Illustrates Human Rights Failings

A recent international controversy between Australia and Malaysia highlights that a dangerous precedent could be set if Malaysia does not protect asylum seekers.
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Human Rights Abuses Abound in Sudan

With global attention focused on newly created South Sudan, we can not forgot that human rights abuses are rampant in authoritarian Sudan.