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  Terrorism: Afghanistan, Pakistan and the World

The Al Qaeda terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11th, as well as the consequential war on Afghanistan declared by the United States shortly after, have catapulted the subject matter of terrorism to new heights. Terrorism has …

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  What Russia Thinks About Globalization

For many years Russia has been transitioning from a socialist country to a capitalist country and from a dictatorship to a democracy. While these political changes have been taking place, the government has benefitted from high energy costs around the …

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  What Africa Thinks About Globalization

  This analysis provides different perspectives from Africa on globalization, international trade, culture, economic development, World Bank and IMF policies, role of women, and human rights. Contributors include an African woman, academics, journalists, and former government and military officials. Globalization …

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  What Japan Thinks About Globalization

 Japan ranks as the world’s 3rd largest economy and is a leader in the fields of IT-related industries, automobiles, and animation. For many years, Japan used the seniority system and hired workers for “life;” this system functioned well until the …

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  What Pakistanis thinks about Globalization?

What Pakistanis thinks about Globalization? President Musharraf of Pakistan recently became a civilian president. He has promised that Parliamentary elections will still take place in January, despite the current “State of Emergency” that has suspended Pakistan’s constitution. Pakistan’s intellectuals and …

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  Improving the Status of Women in Africa: Overview of Recent and Upcoming Elections

It’s Election Day in Nigeria, Dorothy Ukel Nyone has been preparing for months. She drew up her manifesto and mobilized support from women in her region. When she got to the polls for the primaries, contestants came ready to fight, …

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  Darfur: A Case Study

  Introduction Sudan’s Background and History Sudan’s History of War The Darfur Conflict Darfur–Measuring the Humanitarian Crisis International Reaction International Sanctions International Interests International Intervention Possible Reasons for the Darfur Conflict How to Proceed? Internet Resources Introduction The Darfur conflict …

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  Violence Against Women and the Global War on a Global Issue

Darfur A recent media report1 told the story of Aziza, a 17-year old girl in a refugee camp of victims displaced by the Darfur conflict in Sudan. Aziza was gathering firewood outside her camp one day in October when three …

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  UN Declares 2005 The International Year of Microcredit

  The United Nations has declared 2005 the “International Year of Microcredit.” The essential goal of the UN International Year of Microcredit is “to strengthen and spread the availability of good financial services, which offer the possibility and the hope …

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  U.S. State Department Report on Trafficking Produces Changes

    Published on :09-25-2004 As a result of intense U.S. political pressure, President George W. Bush was able to announce on September 10, 2004 that four countries—Bangladesh, Ecuador, Guyana, and Sierra Leone—have avoided sanctions due to their serious new …

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