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Water Wars: The Next Great Driver of Global Conflict?

Population growth provides a fitting illustration of the rapid pace of change in the modern world. No consequence is more important than what has been done to nature. 146 more words

Geo Politics

The Red Badge of Courage: the ceaseless conflicts that degrade and inspire humanity

This year of course saw the 150th anniversary of the conclusion of the American Civil War. It was one of history’s seminal – not to mention most bloody and divisive – conflicts. 1,530 more words


Obama Secures 40,000 More U.N. Troops for Peacekeeping Efforts

U.S. President Barack Obama has successfully petitioned more than 50 countries to provide 40,000 additional peacekeeping forces to quell ongoing conflicts across the globe.

Unveiled at the sidelines of the U.N. 183 more words


What is happening to our world? Every day, I read articles in the newspapers that impart  the stink of such intense hypocrisy, that I feel physically sick. 978 more words

Food For Thought

What do people need to do to prove they are worthy of our help?

I have a tendency to cry watching marathon runners. I’m not sure why but I think it is something to do with witnessing the achievements of ordinary people and the support that comes from the strangers who line the streets to watch them. 633 more words


Global conflict cost world $14.3 trillion in 2014: Report

‘The cost of global war in the year 2014 reached $14.3 trillion, or 13.4 percent of the global gross domestic product, a report by the Institute for Economics and Peace says. 37 more words