Category Archives: Foreign Policy

Cold War II ?

As events unfold in Ukraine that reverberate growing tensions between West and East precipitated by Russia’s saber rattling, many fear that second Cold War may be in the offing. The crisis in Ukraine has deepened with Russia’s annexation of Crimea … Continue reading

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Libya’s Political Reconstruction

The Libyan intervention labeled as president Obama’s first war may not end soon. Regardless of this advocates of this intervention should start planning for Libya’s reconstruction in post-Qaddafi period. Although Qaddafi’s removal is not mandated by UN resolution 1973, it … Continue reading

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Lesson of Balkan Crisis for Libya

The Libyan case has presented a crucial policy question as how existing international law and practice including the Charter of the UN can be modified to allow timely and consistent intervention. When one talks of consistency it seeks to restrain … Continue reading

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