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We Still Don't Punish Contractors for Slavery on U.S. Bases
Posted on 13 Dec 2012 by Samir Goswami

By Samir Goswami U.S. military bases overseas rely on contracted migrant labor for things like food services and laundry-a system that has long imperiled the rights of foreign workers serving the very missions that claim to promote freedom. Though... Read More

Obama's nuclear summit yields early dividends
Posted on 13 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) President Barack Obama's nuclear summit has paid early dividends: China's agreement to work with the U.S. on possible sanctions against Iran and Ukraine's decision to rid itself of nuclear bomb-making materials. Obama... Read More

Officials say US and Russia to seal arms deal
Posted on 26 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MOSCOW - (AP) President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev are within hours of an agreement on the final details of a historic new treaty that would drastically slash the nations' nuclear arsenals, U.S. and Russian officials said Friday... Read More

Jews in Arab east Jerusalem defy Obama peace push
Posted on 21 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JERUSALEM - (AP) When Devorah Adler's children go to school, they pass underneath the gun-toting security officer who stands on their roof 24-hours a day, walk down a path dotted by surveillance cameras and get in a van manned by another armed guard... Read More

Obama, Medvedev sign treaty to cut nuclear arms
Posted on 8 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PRAGUE - (AP) Casting aside years of rancor, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday signed the biggest nuclear arms pact in a generation, lacing the moment with new warnings of sanctions for an intransigent Iran. The... Read More