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Times of war: better and faster at killing
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Times of war: better and faster at killing

Whilst science and technology work to increase life expectancy and quality of life, there are also developments around the world promoting war over peace. Marlen Borges Impotency and pessimism, amongst a blend of other negative feelings, are undoubtedly overwhelming the hearts of pacifists around the world. This is because they […]

Bakassi: Harmony and strife
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Bakassi: Harmony and strife

After many years of territorial dispute, Cameroon was finally granted jurisdiction over a peninsula that borders Nigeria and is well known for its fishing grounds and important petroleum zone. Julio Morejón The decision, which was undoubtedly a fortuitous one for Yaoundé, was made by the International Court of Justice, at The […]

Bombing of Libya, a “colonial Crusade”
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Bombing of Libya, a “colonial Crusade”

The Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi promised to arm the Libyan people to exercise their right to self-defense against what he called a “colonial crusade,” referring to the bombings by Western powers that killed at least 48 people. Marta Sánchez Libyan state television quoted the leader Muammar Gaddafi in a brief […]

Whither the Arab World?
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Whither the Arab World?

It started with Tunisia, then Egypt, spreading to Yemen, Algeria, Bahrain and Libya. The unprecedented events unfolding in the Arab world are dramatic and have left pundits at a loss to predict the outcome. Chakanyuka Karase* There is no doubt that these events will have far-reaching effects on the balance […]