"Nuclear Technology" in the Middle East: An Analysis of the United States Role in Iran and Israel. In the past century, war technology has developed enough to include weapons which have the ability to annihilate all of the world's peoples. Weapons of mass destruction have become the chief concern in United States foreign policy since the end of World War I and, in recent years have become, "enemy number one." However, continuing with the ultimate goal of deterrence (Negm...
In 2010, France passed a law that made it illegal to cover ones face in public. Implicit in this law was the view, widely supported by the French public, that the Islamic veil (or more precisely the more pious versions of the veil such as the niqab and the burqa) is incompatible with the French way of life and thus should be banned in public places. While the law came across strong opposition from Muslims and non-Muslims alike on the grounds of the defence of liberty, in particular religious...
Definition of Public Policy: Public Policy has been described by various practioners in different ways. One of the most popular definitions of public policy is by Thomas Dye. According to him, public policy can be described as "anything a government chooses to do or not to do." This definition specifies the following: The primary agent of public policy making is a government. Public policy making involves a fundamental choice on the part of the government to take action or not take...
To what extent are immigration and asylum policies the main reason for the growthin electoral support for extreme right parties? At the start of the twenty firstcentury, immigration has become a byword for right wing political sentiment;the central building block upon which traditional conservative party policiesare constructed. This association with the desire to purify a country'sautonomous lands by curtailing the numbers of foreigners that live within itsborders goes back to the 1930's and...
Corruption has been on the forefront of many transitional and developing countries just like in Uganda, therefore providing a general view of the situation within the public service sector administration and management from which bureaucratic (administrative) corruption is rampant is crucial. This study endeavours to examine the concept corruption, forms and causes of corruption within the civil service, and how it is impacting the administration and management of the civil service and how...
Health care for everyone! Sounds like a wonderful idea to me as well as beneficial to all involved. So why is our country in such an uproar over the passing of healthcare reform? The growing number of Americans that go without health insurance each day is staggering and unfortunately increasing every day. Health care or the lack thereof, is a major problem across our nation and it appears that many elites wouldn't mind keeping it that way especially if it means supporting the Democratic Party....
Abstract The author, through this paper, wants to expose the politically structured society of Islamic Republic of Pakistan where the postcolonial insanity is clear due to political and provincial extremism. The marginalization of masses on provincial level legitimized those who are in majority according to race. Such kind of marginalization results in a structured terrorism whose aftermaths definitely affected the educational system. Such has been the fate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan...
Gender equality has been a subject of discussion for a long time in all parts of the world. To enhance gender equality, various governments and nongovernmental organizations have come up with different policies to help in ensuring that women and men are availed with equal opportunities at all institutions and in all levels. For example, gender mainstreaming which refers to integration of both men and women in all the stages of policy development ensures that women and men are represented...
The morning of November 8, 2012 was marked by the re-election of President Barrack Obama. It also set the clock on resolving the first major challenge that lied ahead of the victorious camp of the Democratic Party: reaching a quick accord on the US fiscal misbalance. Accomplishing such an agreement with the opposing Republican Party, however, would require a masterfully executed negotiation strategy that would challenge the current Presidential administration not only in uniting all Democratic...
Most Southeast Asians countries are perceived to have weak democracies. The evolution of the electoral mechanism in the areas were patterned closely from Western Europe and the United States and imported in Southeast Asia. Most countries in Southeast Asia if not all, patterned a certain democratization of political life especially with regard to election and the expansion of suffrage rather than brought it into being. On a brighter side, one has only to be reminded that through election, it...