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What are your interests and areas of expertise in international relations?
Aid, Business, Culture, Democracy, Development, Diplomacy, Economy, Education, Ethics, Globalization, Governance, Human Rights, Justice, Migration, Peace, Poverty, Reconciliation, Religion, Security, Trade, Youth
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I am currently enrolled for the M.Sc Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution program at the National Open University of Nigeria. As a scholar my areas of interests span through the fields of democracy and good governance as well as free society and civil liberties. I hope to meet scholars and researchers from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds in the Global Ethics Network as well as get more knowledge from the array of articles and essays that are posted by community members.

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TERRORISM AS THE GREATEST CHALLENGE CONFRONTING THE WORLD

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 7:00am 2 Comments

 

In a 21st century world that is characterized by massive digital transformation terrorists are making global headlines with their dare-devil strikes! Only recently the news of an Alshabaab attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu broke. The blast from a truck packed with explosives had killed hundreds of people. In the Kunu Araha area of Adamawa state of Nigeria, a teenage suicide bomber, who infiltrated a local mosque, detonated his explosive. The local media reported…

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