Importance of NGOs In the Developing Society
NGOs or Non- governmental organizations made their first appearance in the mid of the nineteenth century, just after the World War II. The basic aim of forming these organisations was to provide support to the common people who had suffered a major loss in the post-World War scenario.War – What Can You Say About It
This article is about war today. Delves into the Ukraine/Russia conflict. Poses the question. “What would lead you to war?”A World In Crisis
When sabers rattle in the wake of the downed Malaysian jetliner MH17 cooler heads must prevail. One might conclude that this was just like out of the script from the movie “The Sum Of All Fears.” A similar scenario could very well be in play at this very moment.Modest Sanctions And Wishful Diplomacy
Russian aggression has drawn only modest sanctions; Chinese expansionism has seen none. The results are strewn across Ukrainian fields.It’s Time We Saved the World
It’s true, there’s a fix that offers the world a universal opportunity for growth, without us being constantly behind the 8-ball of tragedy. And it’s our duty as civilized, progressive people to pursue them; we cannot continue to claim intelligence, and continue to pass societal ills onto future generations to deal with, too.The 72-Hour Night of the Long Knives
The Nazis settled a lot of scores during the Night of the Long Knives. One of the casualties was an old friend of Hitler who had been with him from the beginning.Terrorism Versus Parental Guidance
It has often been argued that parental guidance is what provides children with confidence, a sense of responsibility guiding them into adulthood, and the knowledge of what is right versus what is wrong. In principle I have no disagreement with this sentiment, but to enshrine parental guidance thusly would seem to concomitantly certify its opposite: that a lack of parental guidance blocks children from acquiring confidence, a sense of responsibility, and a sense of right versus wrong behavior. If I cannot accept the latter, I must also refute the former.Enough Jacking Around In Iraq – It’s Time to Make the Kurds Whole
Well, the topic of giving the Kurds their own country in Northern Iraq has been bantered around for quite a while. I’d say it’s time to make an executive decision and get this done ASAP. Now is the perfect time. If the Kurds had their own country along with oil contracts from multinational conglomerates, they could finally build their own civilization. Huge numbers of Kurds in Turkey would migrate to the new country, alleviating Turkey of a non-melting segment of their population, perhaps relieving tensions and instability.Phoenix Rising
As the world spins closer to an apocalyptic event where the rule of law is anarchy one can not help wondering would life on the other side be that much different in the outcome? Questions need to be asked if mankind has any hope of staving off a reality too horrific to even contemplate. Cultures have clashed through-out the ages for it has always been for the pursuit of power, control and wealth that has dominated man’s conscious thoughts and actions since the beginning of time.The CSTO: Russia’s Answer to NATO?
This article explains the creation process of the CSTO. Furthermore, it explains who is in the CSTO, its objectives, and long-term goals.