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The Overplayed Historic Comparisons Of China-US Relations

The Overplayed Historic Comparisons Of China-US Relations

Lee Jenkins August 15, 2013 2

How China and the United States interact will shape the next century. They have the potential to lead the world into a new golden age of peace, prosperity, and security for all – or

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Trayvon, Zimmerman, & Self Defence

Trayvon, Zimmerman, & Self Defence

Backbencher July 18, 2013 1

The Trayvon Martin case in the US has raised a lot of emotions on all sides of the political spectrum, with arguments about racial profiling, gun control, the right of self-defence and the amount

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Syria: The Water Remains Muddy

Syria: The Water Remains Muddy

Backbencher June 24, 2013 1

With the situation in Syria turning to chemical weapons, the international community are finally taking action. Last week President Obama finally spoke out and announced what Britain and France already knew, that the Assad

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PRISM – We have an eye on you!

PRISM – We have an eye on you!

Backbencher June 18, 2013 0

By Ola Hoffmann. As recently revealed by Edward Snowden, the U.S. government has been using a worldwide electronic communication surveillance program called PRISM in order to gather information on both U.S. and foreign citizens.

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Hassan Rohani wins Iranian Presidential Election: Power to the People?

Hassan Rohani wins Iranian Presidential Election: Power to the People?

Backbencher June 17, 2013 0

By Sasha Meler   Celebration and jubilation reverberated across Tehran last night at the announcement of moderate cleric Hassan Rohani’s win in Iran’s presidential elections. With an alleged 72% turnout of the 50 million

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The Hong Kong Fugitive

The Hong Kong Fugitive

Backbencher June 16, 2013 0

By Jonathan Brown The Home Office have warned airlines that they will be penalised if they transport the whistle blower Edward Snowden onto British soil. It appears to be a move to safeguard against

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What can Macklemore teach libertarians?

What can Macklemore teach libertarians?

Daniel Pryor June 4, 2013 2

It takes a special type of person to enjoy canvassing, leafleting and telling on election nights. I’ve done them all myself, and consequently can be placed firmly in said category of ‘special’. But such

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Civilians killed, Sectarian Violence & Militia Groups – Was Iraq better under Saddam?

Civilians killed, Sectarian Violence & Militia Groups – Was Iraq better under Saddam?

Backbencher June 3, 2013 0

Matthew Stinchcombe, US led intervention in Iraq has opened up a chasm, which has since been filled with sectarian violence. In May this year the UN revealed 1,045 civilians and security personnel were killed

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Embracing the Commonwealth

Embracing the Commonwealth

Backbencher May 8, 2013 1

Allrik Birch Like many others of my political persuasion, I think that the UK should leave the EU (and would advise other countries to do likewise). The sheer cost incurred on small businesses as

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Race and Religion in the Media: A Look to Boston

Race and Religion in the Media: A Look to Boston

Backbencher April 24, 2013 1

Richard Elliott takes a closer look at a common false premise. At the time of writing, all charges for the acts of terrorism which occurred in Boston over the last week have been attributed

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