Monthly Archives: September 2011

Realizing Palestinians’ Inalienable National Rights

  Months of anticipation and speculation about Palestinian statehood bid at the UN have now ended with the formal submission of an application of Palestine for admission into full membership in the UN by Mahmoud Abbas in the capacity of … Continue reading

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South Asian Perspective of Nuclear Safety

Intense debate has been prompted about nuclear safety since the world faced its fourth nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan on March 11, 2011. The latest nuclear accident was caused by earthquake which led to devastating tsunami. It was tsunami that … Continue reading

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Nuclear Safety & Nepal’s Concerns

Serious debate has been generated about nuclear safety since the world faced its fourth nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan on March 11, 2011. The previous such catastrophic nuclear accidents had occurred in 1979 (US), 1982 (France) and 1986 (Ukraine). Some … Continue reading

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Reducing Odds of Nuclear Cataclysm

    Various endeavors undertaken to lower the size of nuclear arsenals of two major nuclear powers ie the U.S. and Russia notwithstanding, the danger of nuclear catastrophe still looms large in view of present stockpile of atomic weapons. Some … Continue reading

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Weathering a Veto Diplomatically

    As September 20, 2011 marks the beginning of sixty-sixth regular session of the UN General Assembly, the diplomatic maneuvering prompted by the frustrated efforts from the Palestinians to obtain international recognition of their statehood seems to increase. The … Continue reading

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Is FIRC a Good Idea?

  As Libyan leader Qaddafi’s ouster is almost guaranteed with opposing rebels holding sway over most part of the country countenanced by NATO forces, a relevant question has been asked by a Harvard Professor, Stephan M. Walt whether Foreign-Imposed Regime … Continue reading

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