Stringfellow Barr. Joining the Human Race.

By Rene Wadlow. Stringfellow Barr: 15 January 1897 – 3 February 1982) Stringfellow Barr;  whose birth anniversary we mark on 15 January;  was a historian;  largely of the classic Greek and Roman Empire period and an active world citizen.   He served as
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Reignited Armed Conflict Between Armenia and Azerbaijan: Could Violence Spread?.

On 27 September 2020;  military forces from Azerbaijan moved into six villages held by Armenian forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh area.  The Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pachinian in a television broadcast warned that the two countries were “on the edge of war
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Citizens of the World Diplomacy.

“The crisis today in human affairs is represented not by the absence of human capacity, but by the failure to recognize that the capacity exists. What gives hope its power is the release of human energies generated by the longing for something
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South China Sea Delimitation Disputes: Good Faith Negotiations Needed.

By Rene Wadlow. There are several maritime delimitation disputes;  that are currently dangerous and require good-faith negotiations to prevent increased tensions. World Citizens had played an important role in the Law of the Sea Conference (UNCLOS) negotiations;  and in the creation of
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Rania Abouzeid. No Turning Back: Life, Loss and Hope in Wartime Syria.

(London: Oneworld Publications, 2018). No Turning Back: Life, Loss and Hope in Wartime Syria is a moving book by the Lebanese journalist Rania Abouzlid. As an Arabic speaker;  she was able to move in Syrian society  to interview a range of Syrians
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Yemen in Crisis: Autocracy, Neo-Liberalism and the Disintegration of a State.

Helen Lackner. (London: Saqibooks, 2017, 330 pp.) Helen Lackner’s incisive analysis of the political, economic and social causes of Yemen’s instability and the roots of Saudi Arabia’s agressive policies;  has served as the guidelines for the conflict resolution proposals of the Association
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Winds of Change: The Challenge of Modernity in the Middle East and North Africa.

Cyrus Rohani and Behrooz  Sabet (Eds). (London: SAQI Books, 2019, 304 pp). The winds of change blow in a good number of directions;  and at different strengths within the Middle East and North Africa.  At times;  the wind seems calm;  and then
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8 June: The Law of the Seize.

By Rene Wadlow.  8 June of each year has been proclaimed by The UN General Assembly as the Day of the Law of the Sea. However; as my friend John Logue; who had participated with me as non-governmental organization representative in the
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Fred Halliday. Political Journeys.

(London: Saqi, 2011, 288pp.) It is useful to have an overview of the life;  and thought of others working in the same vineyards of political analysis and conflict resolution. Fred Halliday was such a co-worker. Fred Halliday taught International Relations for many
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