"Your world fascinates me though, Thalia. Growing up in New Zealand meant I was a slow-learner when it came to the Middle East, as the news sources there were fairly appalling but now ... these last 11 years, I have been fascinated and reading…"
"We 2 have been soooooooo invaded through history and till recently ( in all forms that invasion can take in our modern times: mandate, interference, direct authority.....)
but im gonna start to believe that Middle Eastern are more affected by…"
It's not bad, Antoaneta. So far, we barely notice the lack of a government, although it pains me to be paying the massive taxes we pay. But I'm not sure, given the current stalemate, that we will be able to form a…"
"In Lebanon as well .... Every then and a while we are facing a governmental crisis ... only here we are unable to act like the wallonians and the flemish since the situation escalates fast and there is unrest and violence :S
a confessional and…"
The EU Institute for Security Studies EUISS: reflection and the media.Alert 17 from the EUISS concerns Ukraine from the perspective of China. Written by Camille Brugier, Nicu Popescu, it shows careful, tidy analysis, illustrating the competing and sometimes contradictory forces at work on…See More
By Apollo Kut AlierDevelopment and State-building in South Sudan.28 March 2014 at 21:58There are a few things the government of South Sudan cannot risk to grapple with. One is the stance it adopts towards the so-called rebels; the armed men and women who have receded to the woods in defiance of Juba. Their misgivings may be ill-placed, and at times even wild,but that is no reason to ignore them.The government is better off opening doors of dialogue with this malcontents than seeking to bomb…See More