Post Tagged with: "Military"

US Actions on Guantanamo Issue Do Not Respect International Laws – Experts

March 26, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
US Actions on Guantanamo Issue Do Not Respect International Laws – Experts

The US President Barack Obama regrets not closing the prison camp at Guantanamo right after his victory in the 2009 election, he said on Thursday, March 19. “I should have closed Guantanamo on day one,” the US President said during a Q&A session after a speech on economics in Cleveland, […]

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US-Russia diplomatic controversy surrounding INF treaty requires dialogue

August 25, 2014 12:40 pm0 comments
US-Russia diplomatic controversy surrounding INF treaty requires dialogue

On July 30, the US Department of State has published a worldwide arms control compliance report that included claims that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty signed between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1987. “The United States has determined that the Russian Federation is […]

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Iraq conflict requires diplomatic steps and new counter-terrorism strategy

July 21, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Iraq conflict requires diplomatic steps and new counter-terrorism strategy

The Islamic of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the terrorist group that had taken over several cities and areas in Syria and Northern Iraq, announced the creation of the so-called Islamic Caliphate on the captured territories on 29 June, the first day of the month of Ramadan, and demanded the […]

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New Egypt leader must recover country’s economy and authority

July 16, 2014 9:50 am0 comments
New Egypt leader must recover country’s economy and authority

The new cabinet of Egypt headed by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab took the oath of office on June 17 after Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, former Minister of Defense who organized the 2013 coup d’état, became the next President after the election which took place on May 26-28. The country’s new leader […]

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Kashmir: Echoes of 1989

September 30, 2013 7:25 pm4 comments
Kashmir: Echoes of 1989

The Indian-administered state of Kashmir can be described as nothing less but a Gordian knot. “The man who unties this knot will become the King of Asia” said the Greek god, Zeus. When Alexander The Great marched into Gordium, he untied the knot with his sword. The geo-political knot that […]

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West End Heroes

June 26, 2013 5:00 pm0 comments
West End Heroes

It’s a normal Sunday evening in the West End of London. The actors and dancers of London’s theatres are quietly practicing their lines and pirouettes. The theatres are in darkness. It is the one non-glitzy night of the week when we can all take our makeup off and put on […]

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On Trial: Private First Class Bradley Manning

June 6, 2013 1:06 pm4 comments
On Trial: Private First Class Bradley Manning

The court-martial of PFC Bradley Manning began on Monday the 3rd of June, three years after his initial arrest. Manning, who is responsible for one of the biggest leaks of classified documents in history has already pleaded guilty to 10 of 22 charges. Bradley Manning, Whistle-blowing hero or law-breaking traitor? […]

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