Day: September 13, 2016

Securing the UN’s future

Sep 11,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – KEVIN RUDD As the existing international order becomes more fragmented, strong global-governance institutions are crucial for addressing the world’s strategic, economic and sustainability challenges.  And yet, rarely have our existing institutions — including, above all, the United Nations — been frailer. The UN is […]

America’s true role in Syria

Sep 11,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Jeffrey D. Sachs Syria’s civil war is the most dangerous and destructive crisis on the planet.  Since early 2011, hundreds of thousands have died; around 10 million Syrians have been displaced; Europe has been convulsed with Daesh terror and the political fallout of refugees; and […]