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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.
Pakistan in the US, the US in Pakistan: Self-denial is the biggest threat to world peace

Pakistan in the US, the US in Pakistan: Self-denial is the biggest threat to world peace Mon, 30 May, 2016

One of the ironies of being a Pakistani living abroad, especially in the West, is having to pose as Indian. According to Asghar Choudhri, the chairman of Brooklyn’s Pakistani American Merchant Association,  

On President Obama’s Hiroshima Visit Tue, 24 May, 2016

President Obama will be the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima since the bombing 71 years ago in 1945.

Let's Back All Moderates in Syria and the World Sat, 28 May, 2016

I've come around in favor of backing all moderates. The question appeared to me for a long time as a difficult one. Should one give anti-aircraft weaponry, for example, to al Qaeda fighters in Syria in order to better combat ISIS (which could some day develop the airplane)?
Suicidal Nuclear Gambit on Caucasus

Suicidal Nuclear Gambit on Caucasus Wed, 18 May, 2016

Nuclear security is seemingly in the vanguard of global attention, but the large framework of international provisions is increasingly perceived as a toothless tiger.

I FREE myself from Facebook Mon, 16 May, 2016

 It was sometimes ago that the New Yorker featured a cartoon that went something like this: “With the internet, you can be a dog behind a computer and nobody knows.”

North Korea, Following China and India, Pledges No-First-Use of Nuclear Weapons. So Could Obama Mon, 16 May, 2016

North Korea’s May 7 declaration that it would not be first to use nuclear weapons was met with official derision instead of relief and applause. 
India’s Education – one view on Optimisation and Outreach

India’s Education – one view on Optimisation and Outreach Fri, 13 May, 2016

In the present era of globalization, organizations are expected to work with a creative rather than a reactive perspective and grow to be flexible, responsive and capable organizations in order to survive.

Blue Revolution - Kuwaiti Women Gain Suffrage Fri, 13 May, 2016

This week in nonviolent history commemorates the successful conclusion of Kuwait's Blue Revolution. On May 17th, 2005, Kuwaiti women gained suffrage after more than 40 years of struggle.

Bush-Obama Powers Will Pass to Next President Fri, 13 May, 2016

Remember when coups and assassinations were secretive, when presidents were obliged to go to Congress and tell lies and ask permission for wars, when torture, spying, and lawless imprisonment were illicit, when re-writing laws with signing statements and shutting down legal cases by yelling "state secrets!" was abusive, and when the idea of a president going through a list of men, women, and children on Tuesdays to pick whom to have murdered would have been deemed an outrage?

Hillary’s Email Bombshell: Saudi’s Financed the Benghazi Attack Fri, 13 May, 2016

Bernie Sanders may have been chivalrous when he told a beleaguered Hillary Clinton, “The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.” But when it comes to actually reading some of Clinton’s confidential exchanges, that’s another matter.
Seymour Hersh Erases Public's Role on Syria

Seymour Hersh Erases Public's Role on Syria Wed, 11 May, 2016

We once again owe the great reporter Seymour Hersh a serious debt for his reporting, in this case for his London Review of Books articles on President Barack Obama's war making, now published as a book called The Killing of Osama bin Laden.

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