Georgia Football National Championship victory parade in Athens

Georgia Football National Championship victory parade in Athens

Mali Development Prospects Dim Amid Uncertainty Within Donor Community Due To Crisis

The growing uncertainty within the donor community regarding the Mali crisis has serious implications for development prospects of this impoverished north-west African state. If the donor community is to resume development activities or commit to new development initiatives, a supportive international community must take advantage of the window of stability that may come with the French military intervention and move in quickly to help Mali establish a sustainable and inclusive democratic governance. The role of the African Union is this process is critical – donors and development agencies need to have confidence that efforts and initiatives are already underway on the ground by those who stand most to gain from sustainable stability in the region.

Funeral of Norodom Sihanouk

This is a brief summary of the life of Norodom Sihanouk. He was King of Cambodia during the turbulent times after Cambodia gained independence from France, the Vietnam War and the tyranny of the Khmer Rouge.

Girls, Gentle Breezes And Bureaucrats

A girl is like a gentle breeze, even in Iceland – sometimes. Some bureaucrats in Iceland never got that memo.

The Human Condition

Has human trafficking become the human condition. Empowering you to become the change to change a life.

March 11th 2011 Japan’s Earthquake

My account of the March 11th 2011 earthquake and disaster. I was sitting in a Starbucks when the mega-quake struck.

Global Peace Is The Imperative Of Our Time

Unbeknownst to the citizenry, deployments of US military are expanding, therefore the dangerous implications are not discerned either. The political involvement and intervention of the citizenry is absolutely necessary to ensure humanity’s survival into the next century.

The Price Of Paying Ransoms Becomes Clear

When we pay ransoms to kidnappers, the price is borne by future kidnapping victims. That price is clear in Algeria.

Something About Indian Foreign Policy

Indian foreign policy, or external policy, is beset with several challenges. Some of them have been met while others continue to remain where they are.

East Belfast Underclass – Get Their Say With Failed Results

The stats do the talking – over 100 police officers injured in almost 40 days of protest with 100 arrests. The world’s media descent. A local’s view.

Plastic Industry In India Has Enormous Potential for Growth

The steady improvement in science and technology has led to the development of more and more products and substances that were previously unheard of in the world. One such element is the plastic. This material was completely unknown only a couple of centuries ago.