Global Problems and The Environment
It’s now accepted that human activity; primarily our reliance on burning fossil fuels is causing climate change and serious environmental issues. Are there any historic examples of our coping with a global problem on this scale? The short answer is yes.Rivalry Between Two ASEAN’s Countries
The rivalry between Indonesia and Malaysia has been going on for years. The tension of the relationship between the two countries has been caused by various factors. It seems that it will never recede unless both parties learn to correct their attitude and are willing to show respect for each other.Putting Greece Where It Belongs
Greece never really qualified for the euro class, because it can’t keep up with the high achievers. Maybe it’s time to face the facts.Effective Measures Against Terrorism in Pakistan
Terrorism is a radical issue at every part of the world which has disturbed the whole fabric of this civilization. The ideological foundation of terrorism is extremism. A unified and headstrong struggle is required to combat terrorism and extremism.King Abdullah Is Dead
With King Abdullah dead, the rumour mill is awash with conjecture about what changes will come or not come due to a new king in Saudi Arabia. Will he change the kingdom’s stance on oil? Will he alter US relations? What about OPEC? What’s his stance on the cartel?What Happened to Common Sense?
Common sense versus vested interests are glaringly obvious when one considers major events recently played out on the world stage. Illustrations in this article cites, freedom of speech, racial discrimination, obesity and war, all conveying huge disparity and invites us to ask the question “Who benefits from this?”Russia, Ukraine, Europe, NATO – My Own Perspective
In international relations and the framework of realism there can never be an entirely satisfactory outcome from a situation without resorting to conflict. That route and destination is an outcome that nobody would look forward to in Europe, especially as we enter the 70th year since the last conflict between European states ended on that region’s territory. The people of Ukraine expressed a strong preference for their state to join the European Union in preference to reinforcing ties with Russia.Airbrushing Israel Off The Map
We march for free expression in the face of violence. Yet self-censorship under subtler pressure happens all the time.The Deadly Trap of Heaven And Hell
Terrorism is spawned by the trap that offers great rewards for deeds performed or eternal punishment for those who renege. The alternative of the one great thing against the other is too irresistible and appealing to those who are manipulated like puppets on a string.Munich To Potsdam To Minsk
A cease-fire in Minsk brought peace in our time. ‘Our time’ lasted three days.