Many dictators amass large amounts of money from the country they rule, this is either from acquiring tax revenues or from appropriating state businesses or the natural resources of the state. This damages the country’s economy in countries that often have large proportions of the population in po
Under Singapore's Misuse of Drugs Act, the death penalty for drug trafficking is mandatory. In 2004, Amnesty International released a report saying that Singapore has the highest execution rate per capita in the world, and that many who have been executed were hanged for drug offences. Anti-death pe
Is true long-term cooperation between two former enemies possible or is it an alliance of temporary convenience to fight the war on terrorism? What are the benefits and dangers from such cooperation for the allies and for the world community?
The Republic of Cyprus (ROC) was created in 1960 but soon the problematic relationship between the Greek majority and Turkish minority Cypriots came to the surface as the country entered a state of internal turmoil, in consequence of which UN Peace Keepers were forced to enter in 1964, and have stay
Nowadays Russia is an extremely powerful country and the expression of its power is frequent and visible.Some might say that this power is used to feed the rivalry between the east and the west also that Russian people are the object of manipulation of corrupt leadership...Is this thought a product
In September 2005 the leaders of Canada, United States and Mexico met together and signed the Security and Prosperity Partnership. This was the first agreement to begin to merge the three countries together in terms of Trade and Standards, in a similar respect to how the European Union was initially
Do American companies with factories overseas exploit workers with low pay and poor conditions? Should American consumers continue to buy products made in such factories? Should the US government seek to include labor standards in the terms of trade deals with foreign governments?