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December 15, 2008 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Somalia, United Nations, Protection & Security

At the end of his presidency, President George H.W. Bush deployed U.S. troops to Somalia as part of a UN operation that ended in disaster for America. 

December 12, 2008 | Erin Weir | Tagged as: United Nations
Lunch in the cafeteria of the United Nations headquarters building in New York is always a slightly strange experience – highly unusual, and yet entirely mundane all at the same time
December 10, 2008 | Melanie Teff | Tagged as: U.S. Administration, United Nations, Women
Access to reproductive health care can be a life-or-death issue for women in developing countries. It is also a vital service for women who have survived sexual violence.
December 08, 2008 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Sudan, United Nations
Sixty years ago this week, the United Nations General Assembly adopted two documents that were meant to change the world
December 05, 2008 | Vanessa Parra | Tagged as: Congress, Sudan, U.S. Administration, Humanitarian Response
Today, nearly four years after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended over 26 years of brutal civil war, southern Sudan continues to be a place of acute poverty and underdevelopment.