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The major powers must unite behind the UN

UN Photo: Jeroen Bouman

The International Court of Justice at The Hague, Netherlands in 2005.

The failure of the major powers to overcome their narrow, short-term interests has crippled the UN’s ability to enforce the peace and security of the world.


Ukraine, A Non-violent Resistance

By WFM President, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy


Several days after returning from an international observer mission to Ukraine — sponsored by NDI (National Democratic Institute) — I latched on to the flood tide of news and commentary coming from that besieged country. A revelation slowly began to take shape: Ukrainians were in their own, distinct way using the principle of non-violent resistance to contend with Putin’s muscle-flexing and efforts to manufacture a pretext for moving his tanks across the border.

New Governance Needed for a New Year

Credit: UN Photo/Isaac Billy

By Lloyd Axworthy 



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