The UN Security Council has played the role of fool for too long on South Sudan. It is time for an arms embargo and additional targeted sanctions.
While the swearing in of Burma's new government is welcome news, the U.S. must keep the pressure up to protect minorities there who remain under siege.
The State Department’s minimization of the plight of the Rohingya is sending dangerous, mixed messages to Burma and its neighbors.
Declaring these attacks for what they are – genocide – is an important step. The truth matters. But what happens next is more important.
The violence today in Syria, Sudan, South Sudan, Burma and other places are clear reminders of the consequences of failed prevention. We can do better.
If stopping genocide matters to the US and the UN Security Council, they must act when countries like Egypt engage with leaders accused of genocide.
The Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2016 is a bold bipartisan effort to enhance the ability of the U.S. to prevent genocide and mass atrocities.
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Removing the weapons fueling the war in South Sudan is long overdue and, unfortunately, needed more than ever.
ICC Chief Prosecutor Bensouda expressed deep frustrations but also gave a refreshing reminder that the pursuit of justice in Darfur continues.