Daily Archives: April 8, 2010

Apr 8 2010

Yemen: Secession Scenarios

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By Christopher Swift Three months after the failed bombing of Northwest Flight 253, terrorism has become the dominant theme in Yemen’s foreign policy. On 29 March, Deputy Yemeni Planning Minister Hisham Sharaf Abdullah presented a five-year, $44 billion aid plan … Continue reading

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Apr 8 2010

Book Review: ‘Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia’ by James J Brittain

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By Victor Figueroa-Clark ‘Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia’ is set to become a key text for those seeking to understand the Colombian crisis. Overturning many of the assumptions that are made about both the Colombian state and the guerrillas, Brittain … Continue reading

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Apr 8 2010

Living in the Real World: The Nuclear Posture Review

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By James Cameron “We live in a real world, not a virtual world” was Nicolas Sarkozy’s veiled riposte to Barack Obama’s vision of a globe free from nuclear weapons, articulated in his Prague speech of April 2009. Some commentators on … Continue reading

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