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Taming The Ayatollahs: The Prospects of A Comprehensive Deal With Iran

Taming The Ayatollahs: The Prospects of A Comprehensive Deal With Iran

April 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM

The West and Iran remain too far apart as to raise hopes towards an effective cooperation in promoting peace in the Middle East. But even if a nuclear deal only opens the door to regular talks without any expected outcome, much has been achieved.

The Double Edged Sword: How Globalization Is Hurting America

The Double Edged Sword: How Globalization Is Hurting America

October 1, 2014 at 9:19 PM

Friedman presents the democratizations of technology, information, and finance as the foundational basis of the link between globalization and democratization and thus, as an extremely desirable and positive development. However, as Friedman points out himself, “globalization is everything and its opposite.” Considering this, one must assess the “opposite” to understand the implications of globalization upon US national security interests.

Round One: India v. The ICC Prosecutor

Round One: India v. The ICC Prosecutor

April 8, 2014 at 5:17 PM

The 17th of July, 1998 will always be remembered as the day the Rome Statute was adopted and mainly, as the day when “two-thirds of humanity” chose to not adopt it. The ICC came into existence with these mixed sentiments and it is fair to say that almost 16 years on there is little hint of such emotions completely fading away; in large part due to countries such as India and China (almost One-third of humanity) showing no intentions of undertaking the journey to Rome.