UID - about the project, its objectives and implications for the common man In the past few days, much hoopla has been concocted about the UID project. But so far, nothing seems to elicit what exactly the UID stands for and what it is meant for. The UID stands for the endemic Unique Identity Program launched by the incumbent government to provide an identification number to its citizens. It is the world's largest biometric identity card project to cover more than a billion people. Mr. Nandan...
The question I have chosen to develop in this essay is which are the main challenges confronted by Colombia's new government in terms of Foreign Policy? In order to answer this question I would start with a general background about foreign policy definition and basic concepts, also a historical background of foreign policy in Colombia in the last years, giving special attention to the last government of Alvaro Uribe and from this point review the main problems on his foreign policy and...
To answer this question we must first state what totalitarianism entails. Totalitarianism is a political system by which a state, normally led by a single party or organisation, accepts no limit to its authority and seeks total control over every aspect of private and public life. To discuss the nature of the GDR's political system I will use the Totalitarian model of Carl Freidrich and Zbigniew Brzezinski to characterise the regime. Firstly I will state that the implementation of a single...
Most of African countries are underdeveloped, and according to theories of modernization factors such as population, traditional agrarian structure, and illiteracy, low division of labor, poor infrastructure and communication. For development to take place there has to be change in these factors for example the rate of population growth has to change, infrastructure has to be improved and so on. Countries in the world are ranked in terms of development from the most to the least developed and...
In the book "The rise and fall of Italian terrorism", (Leonard & Lee,1987) has described Italian political terrorism as; the terrorist operations committed in Italy by Italian groups against purely Italian targets. The history of political terrorism in Italy is deemed by some scholars to be as long as that of the country's experience as a unified nation state. Political violence in as a phenomenon has been a common feature of Italian public life since the achievement of national...
For the last ten years we are fighting against extremists but it seems that extremists might belong to the race of "Yajooj and 'Majooj. After every successful military operation against extremists we wait for their surrender but they come out with more potential to destroy our institutes and people. Unfortunately, in Pakistan Media is almost no more their sympathizer. General public even if not against Taliban but are still in suspense about their reality. Limited to their own spheres of...
Premise:    I think that the president of America should have an accumulation of power. It is a beneficial aspect since the president is the one who should be responsible for the shape the United States will take during the four years of his term. Accumulation of power is simply derived from the powers that the constitution gives to the presidents. It helps them a long way in make decisions. In my point of view I think that there should be a limit to the powers given to the president because...
As former Kingdom of Empire, Britain was one of the most powerful nations in the world. But since it lost the last colonies in the late 1960's, the United Kingdom tries to define a new role in international relations. Due to its self-proclaimed special relationship with the United States on one hand and the European Union membership on the other hand, Britain stays between two different policies. To find its future role in international relations Britain should decide for one side. Through...
The main idea behind human security is to provide peace and security for the citizens both with nation-state and to ensure their protection against threats from the outside. A key source of military battle that gives focus for the Western world's insight of the risk to human security was detached when the Cold War came to an finish. In fact, as early as the 1970s, the United States extended its explanation of national security to take in global economics, when it became 'obvious that the US...
The trend towards South Asian togetherness and divisiveness across South Asia's borders has coexisted for over two decades. The success of regional integration experiments elsewhere, particularly in Europe and in South East Asia, prompted thinking along these lines in South Asia too. This led to the formation of SAARC in the mid-1980s. However, the absence of concerted attempts at regional co-operation, leave alone integration, has been held hostage to various factors, such as the nationalism...