Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Barack Obama met in Hangzhou, China, to take a welcome step toward restoring good relations between the two countries.Read More
Author: Richard Falk
One of the seemingly permanent contributions of Europe to the manner of organizing international society was to create a strong consensus in support of the idea that only a territorially delimited sovereign state is entitled to the full privileges of membership. The United Nations, the institutional embodiment of international society, recognizes this principle by limiting membership in the Organization to ‘states.’ Of course, there is an enormous variation in the size, population, military capabilities, resource endowments, and de facto autonomy among states. At one extreme are gigantic states such as China and India with populations of over 1 billion,...Read More
The US State Department stands opposed to the kind of critical thinking exemplified by Edward Said with its new formal definition of anti-Semitism.Read More
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