U.S. approves UN use of force to protect civilians in conflict

  Editor's note: This article was originally published at 6:34 p.m. EDT May 11, 2016. UNITED NATIONS — The United States has announced its support for a set of principles that give a green light for U.N. peacekeeping troops and police to use force to protect civilians in armed conflicts. U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told …

DEADLINE 4/17: The UN and Drug Policy Reform and YOU

    STOP THE DRUG WAR! Dear reformer: I need your help this week. On Tuesday the "UN General Assembly on the World Drug Problem" (UNGASS) begins in New York, the UN's highest-level drug policy session in 18 years. I'm writing to ask you three things: 1) Sign our Change.org petition to President Obama calling …

Historic Federal Summit on Medicine Marijuana Is Slanted By Drug War Agenda

  By David Downs   A seemingly historic medical marijuana summit by several US government health agencies will largely exclude evidence coming from the states that have legalized medical cannabis — another example of entrenched Washington, DC bureaucrats placing politics over science in the marijuana debate. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) …

US-NATO’s “Counter-Christmas Crusade” against the Cradle of Civilization and the Holy Land

By Felicity Arbuthnot Global Research, December 17, 2015     “It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. You just don’t invade another country on phony pretexts in order to assert your interests.” -John Kerry, “Meet the Press”, 2nd March 2014. There has been a searing irony to Christmas since August 1990 and the …