The British parliamentary election 2015 offered us with an interesting case study about a general election in which state security did not figure as an election issue at all. 791 more words
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November 2012, President Juan Manuel Santos breaks the news, peace talks with the FARC at last! For many Colombians, the word ‘peace’ reminded them of former President Andrés Pastrana’s peace talks in… 592 more words
After much anticipation and cautious optimism, US, European, and Iranian negotiators managed to put together a nuclear framework in Lausanne, Switzerland earlier this month. It sets the stage for a final detailed agreement to be developed in June, which will transform Iran’s nuclear program and reduce sanctions against Iran that have weakened its economy. 1,175 more words
Tehran has threatened to walk away unless the P5+1 nations lift economic sanctions placed on Iran, according to Iran’s president on Thursday. The P5+1 group which includes the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China and Germany reached an agreement with Iran last week that placed limits on their nuclear program in exchange for a lift on crippling economic sanctions. 160 more words
– Most Americans support U.S. national security interests and the notion of striking a deal with Iran that restricts the nation’s nuclear program in exchange for loosening sanctions, a new… 723 more words
Wars and atoms have, as it were, a conjugated history.
On the eve of the Second World War, physicists Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd wrote a letter to President Franklin D Roosevelt to inform him of the destructive potential of nuclear fission. 980 more words