As the survey participant's opinion reflects - foreign aid to Pakistan is not entirely devoid of its positive side as it has helped in boosting the GDP Growth through structural renovation of the economy, provision of technical assistance, and modern technology primarily in telecommunication sector promoting foreign investment. Largely, it has been effective in overcoming the budget deficit-as the flow of foreign capital increases, Pakistan see's increase of its GDP on a decrease. The current...
In order to asses, whether it is possible to develop a EU social policy, this essay will start by defining the notion 'social policy', which includes certain civil rights and protection, such as health-care and promotion of gender equality in work and pay. Social policy remains linked to national 'active' welfare systems, which vary in the European Union. This paper will continue by briefly looking at the history of the EU-integration; how economic and social policy discourses in the European...
The war in Iraq and Afghanistan is a very intense and complicated war. There are two definite sides to it and multiple people on both sides. There are those who believe that we (the United States) should be over in Iraq and Afghanistan, specifically, and there are those who believe that the United States should not be over there for a multitude of reasons. This particular was has been going on since President George Bush was in office in 2003, right after the fatal September 11, 2001 attacks on...
Introduction Assassination has been utilized as a political tool since the beginning of recorded history, marking, altering, or determining the course of events through murder. Even today, assassination and its forms, including terrorism, continue to plague most nations throughout the world. Additional acts of violence, such as ethnic tensions and coups, executions, and civil wars, continue to frequent societies and political systems in the 21st century. Unique to assassinations,...
The election of 1896 was one that introduced new parties, new views, and new debates. There were four parties running in the race for the White House, and many issues over which to debate. The two main candidates, however, were two men who shared the first name of William. The number of voters in this election continued to grow from the previous year, and for many years after.The election ended in a new president and ultimately a new foreign policy in the United States. As a new political...
Corruption has been universally characterized as the misuse or the abuse of public office for private gain. Its manifestations come in different forms such as illegal enticements and pay-offs, extortion, fraud, nepotism, graft, speed money, pilferage, theft, and embezzlement, falsification of records, kickbacks, influence peddling and campaign contributions. Although corruption is known to be an attribute of the public sector, it also exists in other facets of governance, like political...
In a new globalized world challenges cannot be handled by national governments, this was made clear from different economic crisis that hit the world including last financial crises which started in US in 2007, bur was spread almost everywhere in the world very quickly, as well after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in US, and lately with the unrests in Middle East, it is very clear that the countries cannot stay indifferent to crises in different parts of the world, collective measures need to be...
Political parties serve as the motive force in crystallizing public opinion and the unifying agency which makes democracy workable.They are the indispensable links between the people and representative machinery of government.They are the vehicles through which individuals and groups worl to secure political power and,if successful,to exercise that power.They make people politically conscious,that is aware of their role as citizens.This role cannot be performed simply by voting,but must be a...
On April 22 of 1500, the first state-of-the-art Portuguese Caravel sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to a tropical paradise soon to be called Brazil. Led by the Captain Pedro Alvares Cabral, the vessel was allegedly pushed away from its route around the Cape of Good Hope to the East Indies by unpredictable winds, which jeopardized the Lusitanian expedition and took the crew to an unexplored part of the world (Skidmore 2010). In the first report to the Portuguese crown, Cabral describes his first...
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, with a population of over 88 million, is ideally located in the center of the Southeast Asian region. As stated in Vietnams Political system, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the political system of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, adopting a Marxist-Leninist ideology, is directly controlled through a highly centralized system. As a matter of fact, the Vietnamese Communist Party, exerting a substantial influence on politics in Vietnam,...