Author Archives: Silvia Peneva

Sep 7 2011

Achieving Palestinian Statehood in September

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By Guy Burton This month the question of whether a Palestinian state is recognised by the international community will be put before the UN.  Despite the fact that there has been plenty of time to prepare and anticipate for this moment, … Continue reading

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Aug 16 2011

Addressing the elephant in the room: filling the policy vacuum of the international counter-narcotics strategy in Afghanistan

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By Jorrit Kamminga This year’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), the United Nations central policy-making body on drug related matters, dedicated a special round-table session  to the principle of common or shared responsibility. It tries to revitalise the principle that … Continue reading

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May 4 2011

The Death of Osama bin Laden and what it means for the Afghan people

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By Jorrit Kamminga The death of Osama bin Laden might be a big blow for the Al Qaeda network and its ideological affiliates around the world, but for ordinary Afghans it may convey a rather different message. His death may … Continue reading

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