India and the United States announced a breakthrough in civil nuclear negotiations during President Obama’s visit in January. The agreement makes it easier for U.S.…View More India – U.S. Civil Nuclear Agreement: a Breakthrough?
In late 2015 people in Myanmar will vote to elect the members of the bicameral legislature, as well as the indirectly elected president. The country’s…View More The Rise of Buddhist Radicalism in Myanmar
The Tunisian legislative elections held on October 26th have been applauded by the world as a great success for democracy amidst troubled times for the…View More A New Test for Tunisia’s Transition to Democracy
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ON APRIL 18th, the results of the Algerian presidential elections were announced: Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been elected Algeria’s President for a fourth consecutive term, despite…View More Algeria and the Islamic Movement: a Problem of Exclusion, Fundamentalism, and Memory
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As the second anniversary of the tragic event that took place on February 15th 2012 is approaching; the diplomatic crisis between Italy and India still…View More The Diplomatic Crisis between India and Italy: Grey Areas in International Law
Last March, Dr. K. M. Rabiul Karim of the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, and other scholars published an article on Global Water Forum about a water…View More Development for Whom?
The escalation of tensions between Ethiopia and Egypt over the Nile water dispute has cast a shadow on the United Nations International Year of Water…View More Water, Water Everywhere