Should NATO Expand to the East ? Will the proposed NATO expansion consolidate or eliminate stability in Europe ?


Should mercenaries be recognised as a legitimate part of warfare and given the same rights as soldiers?


Although still a controversial subject, there is a growing consensus that global climate changes are being caused by environmental pollution, especially by greenhouse gases. Do we need to take more urgent action to halt this trend?


Should the United States participate in UN peacekeeping operations and, if so, should the United States permit its troops to serve as UN troops (rather than as US troops under an independent command)?


Should we be governed by a 'world government', with the United Nations Assembly becoming a directly elected parliament? Should nation-states give up more of their sovereignty to supranational institutions?


ASBOs were introduced in the 1998 Crime and Disorder Act and were heavily criticised by many. The Labour Party did little research but based the orders on anecdotal evidence from MPs constituencies. In light of how they have been utilised, have they proved effective?


Hugo Chavez was Bush’s hate figure in Latin America, with his attempts at forming an opposition leftist block against US imperialism. Yet, at the same time, being one of the biggest suppliers of oil to the US. Chavez is a former military man who failed in his first attempt to seize government but


Does the Islamic Republic of Iran have the right to develop nuclear weapons, or are the USA and its allies justified in placing sanctions on Iran as a result of suspicions about its nuclear program?


Should the USA prefer to give aid money bilaterally (directly to individual countries or projects) or multilaterally (channelling it through United Nations agencies, World Bank, NGOs, etc.)?