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May 05

A Riverside Moon in Harlem

By Andrew Ivey | Speeches

United Nations Secretary-General Bank Ki-Moon spoke at the Riverside Church in Harlem on the eve of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at the UN. This short but elegant speech set out a framework for concerted action to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

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Apr 02

Karzai Speech: It Wasn’t Me

By Andrew Ivey | Speeches

A blustering speech from President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan left many international observers puzzling yesterday. His speech came just days after a public dressing-down by President Obama. And it came the day after the Afghan Parliament voted against his amendments to a law banning non-Afghans from the UN-backed election commission that exposed last year’s election […]

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