Save the World, a Letter to the President – I Think We Must Get Together and See the Light Soon
Save The World? What would you do? Your call, your responsibility? It seems that we, Mankind have fought each other since the beginning of time. Why?Facts About Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is the most significant of all the Chinese holidays. Chinese people from all over the world unite together in their tradition as they spend 15-day celebration with their New Years. There are lots of feasts, decorations, and interesting symbolism that relates to the history of the holiday and their desire for good luck.Market Brief – What Does a Stronger Chinese Yuan Mean For the World?
China announced that it would allow more flexibility in the exchange rate of the Yuan. It’s as the Chinese finally awoke from a long slumber to realize that they are a first world nation with financial power.Need For Empathy With the Melanesian Way
After 15 years of roaming Papua New Guinea – climbing mountains, exploring burial caves, attending Highland ‘sing-sings’, leading numerous expeditions across Kokoda, and meeting politicians at the national, provincial and local government levels I thought I was beginning to understand this land of a thousand cultures. But Papua New Guinea is the ‘land of the unexpected’ and as soon as you think you are beginning to understand, the unexpected surely happens. Last week’s heavy handed directive to banning PNG Ministerial visits and today’s Foreign Affairs Traveller’s Warning Advisory reflects a growing frustration with our closest neighbour and a lack of understanding of the intangible ‘Melanesian way’.Juan Manuel Santos Wins Colombia Presidency
For nearly all his life, Juan Manuel Santos has been preparing for the Columbian presidency. Having attended Harvard University and the London School of Economics, he served as Minister of Trade, Finance and Defense and was instrumental in making his country safer in light of former rampant terrorist activity. When it came to his presidential campaign, he chose the best political strategist possible – a master of psychological campaign strategy, J.J. Rendón.Early Warning on Insurgency
Some believe that insurgency is a military problem while others believe that insurgency is the result of outside interference while some others believe that insurgency is caused by poverty. For this we need to understand the social, political and economic conditions that are exploited by vested interests.America’s Invasion of Iraq
The invasion of Iraq by United States and its allies was aimed at justifying possession of weapons of mass of destruction by the Iraqi state and to break its alleged ties with Al-Qaeda terrorist group. Saddam Hussein regime was marred by bad leadership which brought about immense suffering and pain to the Iraqi population and also the country provided base for terrorist groups to plan and conduct their training. However, as a motivator to US invasion of Iraq, these reasons are discredited by a plurality of political analysts since they are not sufficient.The Rise of India and China and It’s Global Impact
The economic downturn has meant a lot of changes in the global order, for once its the G-20 consisting emerging economies like India, China and Brazil that is more important then the more elite G-7 club. The very fact that while US and European economies continue to struggle and grow the economies of China and India in particular are growing at an amazing pace of 8% – 9%, this has only expedited the process of shift in global power to these Asian giants from the traditional power center the USA and to some extent Europe.Waterless Toilets – What the Third World Needs Now
Freshwater contamination is a serious problem in third world countries, causing many illnesses and deaths each year. One solution to prevent such contamination is the implementation of waterless toilets.Interpol Diplomatic Immunity – I Hereby Object
Everyone knows that in the United States we have agencies that watch out of cult organizations going astray, drug dealers, spies from other countries, and terrorists. Unfortunately all these sorts of folks are mobile, meaning you have to follow them, as they go from country to country.