“We Syrians are human beings of this world, and the world must stop the Assad regime from killing us. Now.” With these words, Yassin al-Haj Saleh, a Syrian writer and activist, ended his appeal to the United States Congress to authorize a military strike against the Assad regime (Op-Ed, “A Syrian’s Cry for Help,” New York Times, September 9, 2013). Continue reading
6 September 2013: At the close of their annual summit at St. Petersburg, the leaders of the G20 issued the G20 Leaders’ Declaration. In the Declaration, the leaders acknowledged that “G20 countries have a responsibility to ensure that all people have an opportunity to gain from strong, sustainable and balanced growth.” Continue reading
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