Category Archives: Nations

Jan 26 2012

Could Mayors Rule The World?

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By Parag Khanna. Leading U.S. political scientist Benjamin Barber visited LSE on Wednesday for a seminar to discuss the framing ideas for his current book project titled If Mayors Ruled the World. Many know Barber for his provocative book from … Continue reading

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Jan 10 2012

Malaysia: Catch-22 Implications of Anwar Ibrahim’s Acquittal

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On the government of Malaysia’s side it is whether or not to appeal against the High Court decision to acquit the former Deputy Prime Minister of the charge of sodomy under the country’s Penal Code. Both the government and the … Continue reading

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Dec 12 2011

Myanmar – Mixing Hope with Realism

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Dr. Zarni from the Human Security and Civil Society Unit of the Department of International Development LSE was sceptical and pessimistic about the political changes taking place in Myanmar which have given rise to hope the regime there is embarked … Continue reading

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