With Russia consolidating its position in Crimea, here’s how the West can respond.
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Japan’s refusal to accept that the islands are disputed rules out negotiations leaving China little option.
When it comes to its new goals for the Middle East, is the US still overestimating what it can achieve?
President Obama has announced the suspension of ‘trade privileges’ for Bangladesh following the recent tragedies in the garment industry, notably at Rana Plaza and Tarzeen Fashions, where over 1,300 workers have died in building collapses and fires.
Is Barack Obama as bad as, or even worse than George W. Bush?
This question has been asked by many liberals since the Prism revelations. One way to answer this question is to look at a range of policies (torture, detention without trial, regime change, extra-judicial killings), figure out which is the ‘Left’ position and the ‘Right’ position, and then plot where Bush and Obama belong on the spectrum.
Due to the willingness of nation states and international terrorist organisations to increasingly conduct their activities within the domain of communication technology, in particular the internet, it is clear that surveillance remains a necessary evil.
It may have been his first visit to Belfast since he entered the White House, but Barack Obama’s speech yesterday to an assembled audience at the Waterfront Hall hit all the right notes.