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Thursday
May312012

Islam as a Global Cult

MUCH CONTROVERSY has been generated recently by the discovery of an ‘anti-Muslim’ course run at a US military academy. Now denounced at the highest echelons of the army, this course included

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Wednesday
May302012

Banking Loopholes Between Gambia and Hong Kong

THE TIES CAME TO LIGHT when David Webb, an activist investor in Hong Kong, sought figures on the Special Administrative Region’s Capital Investment Entrant Scheme (CIES), a measure which requires mainlanders

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Wednesday
May302012

Going to War With the Allies You Have

IN MY YEAR on the Joint Staff a decade ago, two phrases appeared in all talking points about the NATO missions in the Balkans: ‘In Together, Out Together’ and ‘Hasten the Day’.  The first referred to a promise by

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Tuesday
May292012

Racial Conflict in Mali

IN A POPULAR BLOG entitled Africa Is A Country, Gregory Mann, Associate Professor at Columbia University, recently repeated a familiar narrative depicting the Tuareg rebellion in Mali in racial terms. It referred to

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Friday
May182012

The Return of Cote d'Ivoire

A DRIVE THROUGH the broad avenues of what is one of Africa’s more glamorous cities yields few pointers to the post-election crisis that tore apart the country’s just-healed political process last year.

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Thursday
May172012

The Scarborough Shoal Standoff

A STANDOFF BETWEEN the Philippines and China at Scarborough Shoal has brought tensions in the South China Sea to their highest level since the 1994 Mischief Reef incident

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Thursday
Apr262012

Green Growth in the Gulf?

GREEN GROWTH. A major attempt to resuscitate the concept of sustainable development, combining it with the fights against climate change and the global recession, is under way. Its roll-out will culminate in the

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