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By Walid M. Sadi - May 05,2018
The late US president Richard Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974 because of his alleged complicity in the so-called Watergate scandal that was triggered when five men, allegedly acting on behalf of president Nixon, broke into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headqu
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 28,2018
The right of self-determination and the respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of states are two cardinal principles in international customary and conventional law that are on a head-on collision in many parts of the world, where there are sizable ethnic communiti
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 21,2018
The case of the two “black Americans” who were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks coffee shop on April 12 caught my attention for two basic reasons: One is the reference to “unconscious bias” as the reason why the coffee shop called the police who handcuffed the two persons and
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 14,2018
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev "confessed" in 2015 in the wake of the Russian major military buildup in Syria, including the construction of air and naval military bases in Hmeimim and Tartus respectively, that Russia is in Syria for the long haul to protect Russian geopo
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 07,2018
A top-ranking UN official at the Office of the United Nations high commissioner for human rights in Geneva complained recently during a meeting with members of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) about the reduced funding to the UN human rig
By Walid M. Sadi - Mar 31,2018
There is more to Riyadh's recent decision allowing women to drive a car or choosing their wardrobe than meets the eye.
By Walid M. Sadi - Mar 24,2018
The international effort to judge which country is the "happiest" to live in, and which one is the least is like a woman looking at the mirror and asking who is the prettiest of them all!
By Walid M. Sadi - Mar 17,2018
Member states of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) are supposed to use their maximum available resources to meet their obligations under the covenant.Article 2 of the covenant stipulates that “each state party to the present covenant unde
By Walid M. Sadi - Mar 10,2018
I have a hunch that Russian President Vladimir Putin is contemplating jettisoning Syrian President Bashar Assad at some time in the near future, after he has "milked him" dry.
By Walid M. Sadi - Mar 03,2018
Washington talks these days in many "tongues" with the international community, confused and bewildered as to what the US policies really stand for, whether on the domestic or international fronts.It has been a year already since President Donald Trump assumed power, ne



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