many responses to us changes to un document on rape reprehensible another abdication of responsibility to stan
Many responses to US changes to UN document on rape: "Reprehensible... another abdication of responsibility to stand up for human rights... betrays a shocking disregard for human life and, frankly, basic decency. We are horrified and ashamed.” Brian Dixon, Population Connection
new the us has also successfully removed a line in the un resolution encouraging the training of journalists i
NEW: The US has also successfully removed a line in the UN resolution encouraging the training of journalists in covering wartime rape. The Germans caved on all these points, in order to avoid a US veto!
new the us has successfully excised all reference to sexual and reproductive health in a un resolution to help
NEW: The US has successfully excised ALL reference to sexual and reproductive health in a UN resolution to help victims of wartime rape. INCLUDING what was thought yesterday to be a possible compromise, a simple reference to a prior resolution.
source state dept folks caught completely off guard by trump s cancelling pompeo s trip to nkorea they had bee
Source: State Dept folks caught "completely off guard" by Trump's cancelling Pompeo's trip to NKorea; they had been "briefing allies’ embassies about their objectives for the trip like ten minutes before!"
source trump headed to the g20 in a terrible mood spooked and completely distracted has downgraded some bilate
Source: Trump headed to the G20 in a "terrible mood," "spooked and completely distracted." Has downgraded some bilateral meetings that he didn't want to do in the first place, feeling "there's nothing in them for him."