Weekday News Wrap: Friday, April 5, 2013
- Today marks 1000 days in the countdown towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon suggests four steps that the international community needs to take to achieve these goals.
- South Korea has reported its neighbor to the north has moved a missile to the east coast; the US has vowed to take “all necessary precautions” in response.
- World powers await Iran’s reaction to the offer on the table that will ease some economic sanctions if Iran stops its most sensitive nuclear work.
- Diane Marie Amann offered this speech on International Law and the Future of Peace upon receiving the Prominent Women in International Law award during yesterday’s ASIL Women in International Law Interest Group Luncheon.
- Foreign Policy outlines the dangers of low-tech warfare in Why Sticks and Stones Will Beat Our Drones.
- The Christian Science Monitor has an article discussing the options available to the EU in response to Hungary’s latest instalment of controversial constitutional amendments.
- EU authorities have also expressed concern over legislative proposals in Egypt to curtain civil society.
- Syria has stepped up propaganda efforts against Jordan and Turkey.