The Partition of Palestine – What is It?
The historical United Nations General Assembly vote on the plan for the partition of Palestine led to the creation of the State of Israel. It also set the stage for the first Arab Israeli war.Ship Piracy – A Real Concern in the Modern World
Many of us thought up until recently stories of ship piracy belonged to the pages of history books or fairy tales. Piracy is a real problem however, with the International Maritime Bureau reporting that 78 ships were victims of piracy this year alone.Does China’s Foreign Policy Lack Moral Grounding – Yes
It is well known amongst international foreign affair analysts that China does what is best for the Chinese, regardless of how it affects others in the world. Over the last decade they have been a little more cognizant of what is expected in the world and are a little more careful in not doing anything too drastic. Still, they trade with rogue nations, and problematic regimes that are involved in human rights violations.Who is Peter Varghese
A brief introduction of Peter Verghese who is Australian but of Indian Origin and has recently taken charge as the High commissioner of Australia to India.It is his first posting and he faces tough challenges in India, especially after the alleged racist attacks on Indian students in Sydney and Melbourne. Only time will tell how he manages the tight rope walk.List of Terrorist Acts Done by Farc
Kidnappings, assassinations, extortions, these are just a few of the numerous activities included in the list of terrorist acts done by FARC. Being the oldest and largest of the insurgent groups of the Americas, they have set the standards to conducting bloody and indiscriminate attacks not only aimed against the Colombian military and police forces, but also against the civilian population.