Monthly Archives: December 2011

Peace and Stability in the Korean Peninsula with Kim III at the Helm

  With the death of North Korea’s Dear Leader Kim Jong Il, an anxiety for peace in the region has been expressed at different quarters. Given the short time available to Kim Jong Un, the youngest son of the deceased … Continue reading

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Politics of Climate Change and Dilemma of LDCs

The States Parties to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban have produced an outcome with supposedly legal force. As opined by Dave Roberts, a writer on climate change issues, “compared to what is needed Durban is a … Continue reading

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Does Defense Fuel Offensive-Arms Buildups?

  As debate ensues between two major nuclear powers such as the U.S and Russia on the rationale of New START, the issue of developing antinuclear defense has captured the global attention in the recent times. It is the defensive … Continue reading

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Climate Diplomacy at Durban

  The view that Cancun Agreement on climate change forged in Mexico (2010) was successful, is being sorely tested in Durban where annual UN climate change talks are in progress (29 November-9 December, 2011). In reality there was no concrete … Continue reading

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