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More of the Same in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

More of the Same in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

Backbencher July 22, 2013 0

Maura James, On Friday, 19 July, 2013, US Secretary of State John Kerry triumphantly touted progress in negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians. As we have seen in the period since the Oslo Accords, US

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Egypt cuts off all diplomatic ties with Syria – What does this mean for the region’s security?

Egypt cuts off all diplomatic ties with Syria – What does this mean for the region’s security?

Derek Van De Ven June 17, 2013 1

In front of a packed audience in Cairo, Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi announced that his government would be shutting down the Syrian embassy in Cairo and sending all Syrian diplomats home. Morsi also announced

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What Role Did Nuclear Weapons Play During The Cold War?

What Role Did Nuclear Weapons Play During The Cold War?

Backbencher April 19, 2013 0

In the second of his two-part series, provoked by the death of Margaret Thatcher,  Sami Steinbock continues the look back to the Cold War.  In my article last week, I looked at one interpretation

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NUCLEAR WEAPONS KEPT THE COLD WAR COLD

NUCLEAR WEAPONS KEPT THE COLD WAR COLD

Backbencher April 12, 2013 1

In the first of a two-part series, Sami Steinbock uses the look-back to the Cold War caused by this week’s death of Margaret Thatcher to ask a salient question The American nuclear attacks of

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