Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Looking Into the Past...When Meeting the Tiger


By Stephen Cheney

Looking into the past,
Looking into the future...
Only in this present moment.        

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What to say
when meeting the Tiger...
The meeting is final.      


(Image: Prophecy - Google Images)

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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Mozambique: Professional Corruption and Donor Flight


By Lenny Hannah

When Mozambique recently hosted the Portuguese President (Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa) she was informed that the donors would cut her aid - around 30% of the nation's total income - because she debt financed herself without informing the proper international entities. This behaviour, on the part of the Mozambican authorities, would make me question their lack of ethics if this question wouldn't run deeper than the meer lack of understanding of the principle of honesty.

Thursday, 14 July 2016

The Policy Issues that Turkey Struggles With


By Scott Morgan

The recent attack on the airport in Istanbul can be seen as evidence of just how frail security is in Turkey.  The problem is most analysts will have a knee jerk reaction in stating what are the root causes of the tensions that affect the country.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Saudi Arabia's Counterterrorism Image Problem Part 2: USA


By Scott Morgan

This is the second report dissecting the report that the House of Saud has circulated in Washington, D.C. through their PR Firm Qorvis. It is clear that the Kingdom is feeling pressure on various fronts and feels the need to improve their PR Image.