Monthly Archives: January 2012

Will North Korea Become Another Myanmar?

  Interestingly, an analogy is being drawn between Myanmar and future North Korea in the aftermath of Kim Jong Il’s regime. Contrary to some pessimistic prediction the succession in North Korea has so far been smooth. There is speculation that … Continue reading

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Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions, Sanctions & Oil Crisis

  Jordan Weissmann writing for “The Atlantic” has asked “Will the Iran Sanctions Spark an International Oil Crisis? In the wake of damaging report concerning Iran’s nuclear weapons capability from the global nuclear watchdog last November, tensions have climbed in … Continue reading

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TPP: Co-operation or Containment

  As a viable free-trade zone in Asia-Pacific, president Obama has announced Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), to promote trade and investment between the U.S. and eight Pacific economies. Presented before the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Hawaii last November, … Continue reading

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Ending the Nuclear Evil

  Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu has observed that the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is no license for world’s acknowledged nuclear powers to retain their nuclear weapons indefinitely. They have the obligation to negotiate for achieving nuclear disarmament in … Continue reading

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