The current article describes that information that "US president and his wife, Michelle, will arrive on 24 May for three days ahead of G8 summit in France.", considering the article. As a fact, Downing Street said: "We are very pleased that this visit is taking place. It is a sign of the strong and enduring relationship between our two countries." U.S. President and his wife, Michelle, will make the three-day visit ahead of the G8 summit of world leaders in...
This quote lies in the preamble of the Iranian Constitution and outlined the spirit of the constitution and the religious concentration of those who have inspired it. However, the fairness of the theocratic regime can be questioned along with the question of who actually holds the power in the Islamic Republic since 1979 Revolution? And these are just immediate questions that spring to mind. Iranian politics is definitely interesting and intriguing subject to study and research on. Since the...
Firstly I will briefly discuss how security was defined during the Cold War period, contrasting this definition with the period shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union and finally the 21st century war on terror. The second part of this paper will attempt to interrogate why this definition changed during these periods using Realist, Constructivist and Marxist theoretical concepts. This paper argues that Realism fails to explain the transitional shift in the definition of security; instead...
In a century of disparities an important place its occupied on the international scene by the strategies for poverty eradication. Their direct mission is to assist disadvantaged areas to get them above the subsistence level, to try a normal approach in everyday life and to help States to sustain their development. The question addressed by this essay is: if the strategies are complete and fair and if their application is effective. Starting from the opinion of the specialists in the field of...
Though the practice of America's public diplomacy focuses largely on sending a message to foreign audiences to advance American interests, often foreign audiences automatically associate public diplomacy with policymaking. To public perception, especially in the Middle East, a nation's words are inseparable from its deeds. Consequently, messages broadcasted on televisions or in internet news articles cannot be separated from actual actions of governments, because those actions carry implicit...
As known to everybody nowadays, the whole world is living in a global era with technology bringing all nations across the world much closer together. This trend and perspective is clearly sending a signal that people coming from various countries with totally different backgrounds will find themselves being enforced to work together with each other and communicate more frequently. When it comes to the country of South Africa, the situation becomes more complicated than that in other European,...
Despite the good intentions behind participatory approaches to development, the truth is that they have yet to ensure real participation takes place. In truth, many development projects aiming at improving people's participation do not change their decision-making framework, with the main decisions resting at the hands of the donors. In that sense, participation is merely symbolic with little choices being made by the people benefitting from the projects. As Todaro (2002) argues "…a big...
From the analysis of political environment we came to the conclusion that It has the most stable political environment compared to other countries. The other beneficial thing which we encountered was that the government does not tax the residents of It so the income of people over there is tax free which is the most positive point for the growth from the societal and also the it depicts that the government in It is extremely rich and have abundant amount of financial resources which is invested...
The Economic Community of West African States is made up 15 countries namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.1 The treaty was signed in Lagos, Nigeria on the 28th May 1975 by the Presidents of the countries, while Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau joined shortly and Mauritania departed in 19992. It is a regional integration scheme created based on the initiatives of Gnesingba Eyadema...
In this essay I intend to discuss the balkanization of SFR Yugoslavia. My focus will be placed on what forces that drove these countries to unite in the early stages of the 20th century and later to separate, also how these countries later have tried to form their own individual national identities.Overview of Yugoslavia's formationFor there to be any true understanding of why Yugoslavia eventually was to fall apart I think it is first important to note which forces that drove the unification...