Dec 19th, 2012
By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu Stephen Lamony’s article “African Court Not Ready for International Crimes” is premised on an explicit misconception about the nature of international law making and an implicit determinism about Africa. It is also liberally laced with inaccuracies. My purpose in this brief r...
Sep 27th, 2012
I stayed up last night to watch live the speech by President Mugabe at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York. When I was a boy, we would walk for miles to go and listen to Mugabe. In those days, he was eloquent, sharp and promising. Last night was a grim reminder that time […]...
Sep 27th, 2012
While re-affirming his country’s commitment to multilateralism and the role of the United Nations in dealing with international peace and security issues at the General Assembly, the President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, today called for steps to ensure that the world body is not marginalized on such...
In Middle East
Feb 5th, 2012
AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY PROJECT No one disputes that the United States must “keep force on the table” with Iran. The issue is whether the United States should make force or make threats of force a prominent part of U.S. diplomacy at this point. The answer is no, for at least seven good reasons...
In Press Releases
Jan 10th, 2012
NEW YORK, January 10, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the centenary of the African National Congress, observed 8 January: Three years ago, I had the great honour to meet Nelson Mandela. I tried to thank him for all he had...