Articles by René Wadlow

Rene Wadlow is the Representative to the United Nations, Geneva of the Association of World Citizens.

Below are the collected articles Wadlow has written for Toward Freedom.

Syria: The Need for Negotiated Peace Efforts

Simone Weil: Roots in the Ideal

Mali: Elections Terminated as Reconstruction Awaits

Garry Davis: “And Now the People Have the Floor”

A World Citizen Passport and Edward Snowden’s Catch 22

Egypt: A New Road Map to Where?

Russia and the Syria-Israel Border: Background on UN Peacekeeping Forces in Global Conflicts

Sri Lanka: Little Reconciliation Four Years After War’s End

France: ’68 Riots This May?

Chinua Achebe: A Reflection of When Things Fall Apart

Mali: Hijacked Autonomy and French Intervention

Damascus, Syria and the Tariqa: The Way by Initiation

The Silent Violence Against Women Worldwide

The Non-Aligned: Can States Structure a Fluid World Society?

Syria: Late in the Day, Are Negotiations Still Possible?

Francois Hollande: The Steep Path Ahead in France

French Elections Reveal Deeper Currents of Political Life

A New Mali Federation?

As Timbuktu Falls, What Future For Mali?

Syria: Opportunities and Limits of International Observation Efforts

Hungary and the EU: A Constitutional Crisis

Understanding South Sudan’s Independence

Palestinian Status at the UN: Breaking the Logjam

The Arrest and Coming Trial of Ratko Mladic: A Step Forward for World Law

Are Cluster Bombs Still in Use in Thai-Cambodian Fighting?

The Ivory Coast: Behind Laurent Gbagbo’s Last Stand

The Last Circle in Libya

Egypt: People’s Revolution on the March

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Looks East

Political Assassination: Lead up to African Independences

Preparing for South Sudan’s Crucial Referendum

Anti-Rom Measures in Europe Need to be Stopped

Can Elections Restructure Sudan for Peace?

Banning Cluster Bombs: Light in the Darkness of Conflicts

Guinea's Slaughter: UN Fact-Finding Tightens The Noose

For Europe - Politics is the Economy

Guinea: A Wave of Horror But No UN Action

A Dieu, Albert Bongo: Africa's Longest-Serving President Moves On

UN Highlights Sri Lanka Challenges

Moldova: Demonstrations Could Lead to Economic Changes

Al-Bashir and the ICC:The Shock of Responsibility

Sri Lanka: The Last Round?

Congo: Laurent Nkunda to the International Criminal Court?

Unfinished Tasks for the President of Europe

Banning Cluster Bombs: The Outlaws

Come Late, Leave Early: Russia-Georgia-Abkhazia-South Ossetia Negotiations

Non-Violent Peace Brigades: How Fast Can We Move?

Coming in From the Cold: UN Membership Needed for the Phantom Republics

Alexander Solzhenitsyn: 'Let us change our course!'

Justice and Genocide in Sudan

The Mediterranean-Black Sea Union: The Ship Sets Sail

Israeli-Hamas Truce: Bold Steps for Gaza

George Russell: The Song of the Greater Life

Rabindranath Tagore: Balancing the Local and the Universal

Crisis in Burma: A Constitution is More Than a Document

Worldwide Food Shortages: The Rich Have Already Eaten

Aimé Césaire: A Black Orpheus Puts Away His Lyre

Tibet: Universal Responsibility

Kosovo and Serbia: Behind the Mask of Nationalism

Phantom Republics: Front and Center After Kosovo Independence

Chad: Crossing the Chari

Sri Lanka: Efforts to Overcome a New Cycle of Violence

Death in Pakistan Politics

A Gaza Development Corporation

Post Annapolis: A Road Ahead?

Pakistan: It Could Get Very Messy

Citizen Diplomacy of Women: The New Cycle Begins

Michael Servetus: To Kill a Man Does Not Defend an Idea

World Food Day: No Day Off For Women