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Topic - Cooperation In Europe
The chairman of a congressional human rights panel Wednesday condemned the crackdown on pro-Western protesters in Ukraine on the eve of an international civil rights conference in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, gripped in a showdown between riot police and thousands of demonstrators.
When the Russian government decided late last year to forbid international adoptions with the United States, the heartbreak was swift and palpable. The Kremlin's political opportunism had reared its ugly head — denying orphans the chance at a better future and leaving adoptive families incomplete.
The recent editorial "Blue helmets at the ballot box" (Comment & Analysis, Thursday) describes our observers here at the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) as "Europeans" and "election inspectors." However, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization and includes among its participating nations the United States and Canada, as well as countries from Central Asia.
Did you know that the uberclean United Nations, whose blue-helmeted troops have been charged with everything from rape to theft in Third World countries, is going to have an affiliate help us run our elections?
European officials planning to monitor the U.S. presidential election are howling about intimidation, after they got a blunt warning this week: If you mess with Texas, you might end up in jail.
Those who fear that voter fraud will play a corrupting role on Election Day shouldn't worry. The Europeans are coming to save the day.
On Nov. 1, China began its nationwide recruitment season for the world's largest military, the 2.3 million strong People's Liberation Army.
Kyrgyzstan's north-south political rift is on display, as defeated southern candidates call for a new presidential election because of irregularities in Sunday's vote that returned a northern politician to power.
Almazbek Atambayev may have won Kyrgyzstan's presidential election, but his moment of glory was soured Monday by a stinging assessment from international vote monitors and news of protests in the turbulent south of the country.