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North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for November 26, 2014

Posted by Kevin Stahler on November 26, 2014 at 10:36am 0 Comments

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor at the University of California, San Diego Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies

Weekly Roundup

Nov 26  –  Human Rights Roundup II : Now Comes the Hard Part

Nov 25  –  China’s “Partnerships”

Nov 24  –  Human Rights…

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November 2014 Question of the Month: Evaluating Responses to the Ebola Outbreak

Posted by Carnegie Council on November 3, 2014 at 11:13am 2 Comments

CREDIT: European Commission DG ECHO (CC)

This month we’ll be looking at the Ebola outbreak and responses to it worldwide. The GEN provides a unique opportunity for people from all over the globe to engage with each other and share ideas. Make your…

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Missing The World without Conflict and War

Posted by Barnawi on November 25, 2014 at 12:45am 0 Comments

Barnawi (Teacher of Senior High School: MA Bina Cendekia Cirebon)

In the history of human civilization, conflict and wars always happened continuously one after another. From the pre-historic era to modern era or so called Millennium era, the world is prone to conflict and wars. In the pre-historic era, the conflict and wars happened and werecaused by a struggle for the economic resources while in modern era it happened due to various factors. These factors can be a land dispute, ethnicity, nuclear weapons, religion, and ideology.

We might still remember the conflict between Russia and Japan caused by the dispute of Kuril Island (1904-1905), Argentina and United Kingdom (1982) which is known as Falkland war (Malvinas), also a dispute between Indonesia and Malaysia due to a claim of Sipadan and Ligitan island. Ethnicity conflict and wars also cannot be avoided in some parts of the world. Additionally, we should remember what happened in Africa years ago…

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The best future

Posted by Ioffe Ellina on November 22, 2014 at 2:30am 0 Comments

#betterfuturecontest

Ioffe Ellina,

15 years, high school

“New School” Almaty.

What would you like to see happen during this century to make a world a better place?

«Life is divided into three terms - that which was,

which is, and which will be.

 Let us learn from the past to profit by the present,

and from the present, to live better in the future.»

William Wordsworth

 

The 21st century has come. People have been developing for hundreds years, but what have we achieved? Can we say that our existence is the ultimate dream and the aim of our life?

People have been making mistakes and right actions; they have been doing unreal things and loosing chances, which had been presented by their…

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Crimes within our government

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This question pertains to the ethics (or lack thereof) within our own (U.S.A.) government. And I would like to know why no one in our government is/has been prosecuted for demonstrable crimes against our country, like lying to Congress. This may…Continue

Rights, Civic and Individual

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There is a vague effort underway to assert that such rights exist and are universal.One may prepare such a list of rights, but try and rank them in order of priority!I am rather fatigued by those who pontificate and then do not make their list.Here…Continue

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