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Gong or Song from China’s Hong Kong?

Gong or Song from China’s Hong Kong? Fri, 05 Aug, 2016

Following the recent abduction of five Hong Kong publishers, alleged to have edited books disclosing “inconvenient truths” about the Chinese government, thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest and fight for their right to have Freedom of Expression, which had already been enshrined in the Fundamental Law of Hong Kong.

Break-In: The Kremlin-Trump Connection Sun, 31 Jul, 2016

Richard Nixon had “The Plumbers.”  Donald Trump, it seems, has the Russians—either the FSB (Federal Security Service, formerly the KGB), the GRU (military intelligence), or some pro-Moscow outside group.

America's Responsibility Sun, 31 Jul, 2016

Most of us make our decisions every day. When the point comes that someone else is making all of our decisions then that's not very great for any of us.

WILD TURKEY WITH H-BOMB: Failed Coup Heightens Calls for Denuclearization Sun, 31 Jul, 2016

An explosive cocktail of political instability mixed with 90 U.S. H-bombs raises the specter of accidental or suicidal nuclear detonation in or near Turkey. This risk was brought into sharp relief by the attempted military coup there in mid-July.

Europe – Hell is other people - - Tue, 19 Jul, 2016

A freshly released IMF’s World Economic Outlook brings no comforting picture to anyone within the G-7, especially in the US and EU. The Brexit after-shock is still to reverberate around. 
Turkey’s Strategic Reset: engagement instead of contention

Turkey’s Strategic Reset: engagement instead of contention Tue, 12 Jul, 2016

‘The EU loves to portray itself as a pan-European project. However, it stubbornly rejects and systematically demonises the only two European countries that have steady economic growth,

If Afghan Lives Mattered, Dallas Lives Would Matter Sat, 09 Jul, 2016

The man who murdered police officers in Dallas, Texas, this week had earlier been employed in a massive operation, now in its 15th year, that has killed many thousands of people in Afghanistan.

Impeach and Prosecute Tony Blair Thu, 07 Jul, 2016

The Chilcot report's "findings" have virtually all been part of the public record for a decade, and it avoids key pieces of evidence.

Is Brexit the end of the world? Mon, 27 Jun, 2016

To judge from a New York Times front-page article that appeared two days after the British vote to withdraw from the EU, the entire post-World War II global financial

Why is the Orlando Murderer’s Gender Not Central to the Story? Thu, 16 Jun, 2016

The massacre in Orlando was carried out as an act of rage. By a man. Who had access to military-grade weapons. And had unmet mental health and trauma needs.

Horrific Orlando, America's Battlefield Tue, 14 Jun, 2016

Is Afghanistan safer than America? The horrific murder of 49 people in Orlando this past weekend elevates our country to one of the worst battlefields in the world.
IT law - a challenge of dispute resolution

IT law - a challenge of dispute resolution Wed, 08 Jun, 2016

IT law or cyber law or internet law, is evolving in giant steps. On its way, it has many challenges to meet and a lot of burdens to cope with. Being a part of international law, it is though specific in its nature, mode of implementation and protection.
Celebrating Muhammad Ali

Celebrating Muhammad Ali Tue, 07 Jun, 2016

Thousands are heading to Louisville, Kentucky this week to mourn the death and celebrate the life of Muhammad Ali. Ali will never be forgotten. He shook up the world and the world is a better place.

Beauty Contestants Now for World War, not World Peace Tue, 07 Jun, 2016

Even within what Dr. King called the greatest purveyor of violence in the world, there used to be one constituency you could count on to speak up for world peace: beauty contesta

Building Trust in Afghanistan Mon, 06 Jun, 2016

Here in Kabul, I read a recent BBC op-ed by Ahmed Rashid, urging a “diplomatic offensive” to build or repair relationships with the varied groups representing armed extremism in Afghanistan.

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