UN *Can* Help with Somalia’s Famine. With Less Hypocrisy and Some Intra-UN Fundraising

The Secretary-General meets South Sudanese refugees during a visit to Imvepi settlement in northern Uganda in June 2017. UN Photo/Mark Garten

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, for example, can easily spare USD 100,000 from his USD 220,000 annual salary to feed a few hungry souls – for all those nice photo ops with the wretched of the Earth with whom he enjoys shaking hands. Continue reading “UN *Can* Help with Somalia’s Famine. With Less Hypocrisy and Some Intra-UN Fundraising”

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When the Germans Marching East Is a Good Thing. Can Germany Handle It?

German military equipment arriving in Lithuania as part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence. Photo: Lithuanian Ministry of Defense

Germany needs to stand up, not as an aggressor or an imperialist power of the past, but as a defender of democracy. Continue reading “When the Germans Marching East Is a Good Thing. Can Germany Handle It?”