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The Rule of Law Does Not Exist

The rule of law is an inconvenient concept for rulers. King Charles II thought that he was above the law, as did King Henry VIII. Dictators often pay lip service to the rule of law, and act as if they were to law. 234 more words

Climate Change

Watch your Governments

If you walk in a large city in your  country, do you see people begging for money or food? Does your country have many homeless people? 527 more words

Obama

In Tussle Between Conscience And Career, Diplomats Chose To Play It safe

Since the onset of the current phase of globalization which more or less coincided with the end of the Cold War, democracy all over the world has registered significant progress. 47 more words

United States

Democracies, Freedom, and Free Enterprise

I recently wrote some thoughts as I was reading through (for the second time, I think), Henry Kissinger’s recent book, World Order.

Although Kissinger doesn’t say so, I believe he thinks President Obama lost a war that had already been won, even though he had reservations about the nation building there and perhaps in the war itself.  111 more words

Politics

Paul Krugman: Economics and Elections

New York Times: Britain’s economic performance since the financial crisis struck has been startlingly bad. A tentative recovery began in 2009, but it stalled in 2010. 151 more words

Politics

RON PROSOR: The U.N.’s War on Israel

New York Times: The United Nations is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. It was intended to be a temple of peace, but this once great global body has been overrun by the repressive regimes that violate human rights and undermine international security. 120 more words

International Relations

‘Democracy is so over rated’-According to Frank Underwood

week 4

SUMMARY:

To all the house of cards fans out there you will remember this startling quote by frank underwood while being sworn in as the vice president of the United States. 803 more words

Politics