I will discuss the Darfur conflict in Sudan. First of all, I will explain general information about Sudan and Darfur such as neighbouring countries and ethnic groups that strongly relate to the conflict. Then I will study the root cause of the conflict. Lastly, I will mention the potential for conflict transformation as a proposal to the conflict.The Historical Review of Civil Conflicts in SudanSudan is located in the North of the African continent, facing the Red Sea. Its neighbouring...
When Israel became independent its establishing political choice associated with Mapai, had almost three decades of experience in operating self-governing institutions under the British Mandate. Israeli politics The Labor Party leaders continued their domination for another three decades. Their vital effect for over half a century as founders, designers, and prime movers of a Jewish national homeland has had a lasting effect on their replacement generation and the political scene in Israel. The...
INTRODUCTION: For Egyptians, resignation of mubarak wasn't only a political issue. Egyptians discovered how much of their lives had gone under Mubarak, they decided that they were going to make their live changing for the better, therefore the revolution in Egypt has turned very strong as Mubarak stack back. This topic will help us identify how could we admit for ignorant people to participate in the political life and how could such participation affects the Egyptian. So this...
Leadership is something that is much in hype today. However, being a leader does not complement the fact that things can be taken for granted. Between there are many kinds of leadership that make its mark today. In the corporate world for example, leadership is often a heated subject for debate. Together with it, in the academic world, the theoretical discussion that relates to leadership also is based on many finding that point and augments that leadership and its process altogether is a...
In the last of couple hundred years, man has given himself the right to execute a criminal for various crimes, 15269 people got executed between 1608 and 1941 in the United States alone! Many centuries ago, the execution of a convict was sometimes very savage. There were long periods of time where the criminal would be in very intense pain for a long period before finally dying of a horrible death. Today, the modern society has much more evolved since these days. But still, is it reasonable to...
The political economy is a discipline which displays a correlation between political science and economics in its basic terms. It can be either using economy as a method of research in political science or analyzing political processes to understand economic decisions made by political authority. In this week's articles, we witness that the authors analyze the causes of conflict in the context of political economy in their studies. They not only use methods of economy to explain politics but...
The Political Aspects of Singapore and Malaysia1. National politics of Singapore1.1 Political system Singapore was established as a British trading center in 1819 and became a British colony. In 1959 it obtained home rule, in 1963 it entered the Malaysian Federation and in 1965 - after a conflict between the Singapore prime minister and the federal government in Kuala Lumpur - it obtained full independency. The Singapore legislature consists of the president as head of the state and the ruling...
As one enters Root Hall, at the United States Army War College, there is a quote on the wall, which states "Not to promote war, but to preserve peace by intelligent and adequate preparation to repel aggression. . . ." [] Secretary of War Elihu Root made this statement over 100 years ago, as he laid the cornerstone for the War College building at Washington Barracks on 21 February 1903. [] This statement continues to challenge strategists, soldiers, policymakers,...
There is a general and growing concern about Terrorism and the fear it is spreading all over the world. Fighting it is one of nowadays' main priorities and the most effective ways of doing it are being discussed by scholars, governments and people in general. The concept of terrorism has evolved throughout the years and no consensual definition has been reached. There are however certain features that clearly characterizes these unexpected and, many times, devastating events. Yet also the way...
When writing A Theory of Justice, John Rawlss project was to provide the basic principles on which to build a just society. Politically, his principles are a moral justification of liberal democracy. But surprisingly, he does not specify which socio-economic system is more likely to meet the requirements of his principles : "The choice between a private-property owning economy and socialism is left open", and this choice is "best left to the course of events to decide"...