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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

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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

All Leaders Are NOT Treated The Same

As an American who loves our freedoms and the health and welfare of democracies across the world, I was anxiously watching the post election coverage in Israel last Tuesday night. 485 more words

Current Events

Steadily lower voter turnout is the sad fact in all democracies

“The Worst Voter Turnout in 72 years!”

That was the headline in New York Times’ main editorial today, as the paper lamented the fact that only 36.3 percent of the American voters bothered to vote in the midterm election on November 4. 287 more words

Politics