Post Tagged with: "United States"

Why Iran is rational in trying to obtain nuclear weapons

May 16, 2013 8:07 pm0 comments
Why Iran is rational in trying to obtain nuclear weapons

Rational means exercising reason and sound judgment. In international relations theory the rational actor model is that when making a decision the rational decision maker takes into account the foreign policy goals of the nation and determines which one takes priority over others. Then the decision maker weighs up the […]

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Obama’s dangerous game with Afghanistan

April 24, 2013 11:40 am1 comment
Obama’s dangerous game with Afghanistan

It is a controversial statement for many people to say that NATO and the United States should stay in Afghanistan despite the enormous costs and loss of life that has taken place there since the U.S invaded in 2001 in reaction to 9/11. Many people argued in 2001 and said […]

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Vettel’s pain is Hamilton’s gain – US Grand Prix

November 19, 2012 4:26 pm0 comments
Vettel’s pain is Hamilton’s gain – US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won yesterday’s American Grand Prix after Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel complained of being compromised by backmarker Narain Karthikeyan during his battle with Hamilton for victory. The reigning World Champion started from pole position and led for much of the race but lost out when Karthikeyan held him […]

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US Grand Prix Preview – The Matador and the Bull

November 16, 2012 4:43 pm0 comments
US Grand Prix Preview – The Matador and the Bull

It’s been a season long duel – and this weekend it could well reach its breathtaking climax. Eight months ago the Formula One season burst into life on the street of Melbourne, Australia. Since then, the world’s greatest drivers have done battle on five different continents, from desert sands to […]

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Will Obama suffer from Sandy?

November 2, 2012 2:32 pm0 comments
Will Obama suffer from Sandy?

Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast Monday night and caused major damage to both the Northeast and to President Obama’s re-election hopes. New York and New Jersey – two states that felt the full force of Sandy – are Democratic strongholds, and would-be Democratic voters will have much more on […]

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The relationship between the US government and Interest groups: detrimental to a fair democratic election?

October 10, 2012 2:23 pm0 comments
The relationship between the US government and Interest groups: detrimental to a fair democratic election?

With the campaigning for the next US Election in full swing it is interesting to look at the support and the power force behind elections which are often interest groups. There are many factors and resources which can contribute to the levels of success. Groups without these resources are more […]

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