Christina De Wet's Blog – July 2014 Archive (2)

MORE PEACE & SAFETY GLOBALLY < > & *****.......

Firstly thank you to all the ninjas in South Africa working non stop to promote peace and safety for all in our beautiful country and globally. A special thanks to the president for asking that the fighting in the middle east stop and they co-operate to find a peaceful, just middle way and solution for all parties affected by the war.

Our sincere condolences to all the families who have lost loved ones in all the tragedies of the past week. We share in your pain and grieve.  So many…


Added by Christina De Wet on July 21, 2014 at 4:42am — No Comments


To My Family And Friends

Thank you for your love, encouragement and support during this very challenging time in my life. Mercy and Grace came through when I was put in the pit of "hell".

Life is worth living because of you all.

To others who suffer too, and there are millions globally, trust and do your best one day at a time. There is always hope. Life does not give us all the answers. Many questions remain only questions. So live life as best as you can…


Added by Christina De Wet on July 3, 2014 at 9:46am — 8 Comments

Carnegie Council

Killer Robots, Ethics, & Governance, with Peter Asaro

Peter Asaro, co-founder of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, has a simple solution for stopping the future proliferation of killer robots, or lethal autonomous weapons: "Ban them." What are the ethical and logistical risks of this technology? How would it change the nature of warfare? And with the U.S. and other nations currently developing killer robots, what is the state of governance?

As Biden Stalls, Is the "Restorationist" Narrative Losing Ground?

U.S. Global Engagement Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev notes that former Vice President Joe Biden is, in foreign policy terms, most associated with a "restorationist" approach. How does this differentiate from other candidates? What approach will resonate most with voters?

Democratic Candidates & Foreign Policy after Iowa, with Nikolas Gvosdev

With the (incomplete) results of the Iowa Caucus putting the spotlight on Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders, what do we know about their foreign policy platforms? How do they differentiate themselves from Joe Biden? Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev shares his thoughts and touches on voters' possible perception of Sanders as a "socialist" and how climate change could become an issue in this election.





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