Media Watch

'18May
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Lessons for South Sudan and IGAD-Led peace forum

James Okuk, PhD“The polis exists to assure the good life” – Aristotle. “For however strong a ruler may be, he will always have need of the goodwill of the inhabitants if he wishes to remain in power” – Machiavelli...
'18May
16

Did Israel use excessive force at Gaza protests?

Palestinian health officials say more than 100 Palestinians have been killed and 10,000 injured by Israeli troops over the past six weeks at a series of protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel....
'18May
15

America Should See Saudi Arabia's War on Yemen for the Horror It Really Is

The U.S. is at war in Yemen. Special Forces are on the ground in Saudi Arabia assisting the oil giant against its impoverished neighbor. Washington also is providing Riyadh’s military with munitions, targeting...
'18May
14

Government Must Tackle The ‘Burning Injustice’ Of The Deepening Crisis Facing Children’s Mental Health

Mental health is one of the major public health challenges of our time. In recent years we’ve seen growing awareness in Westminster and in the media, but now we need urgent action to match the rhetoric.Research...
'18May
13

Iran deal pullout: Trump angers allies, complicates future treaties

President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is a major setback to US negotiating credibility and will complicate efforts to reach an agreement with North Korea over its own more advanced weapons...
'18May
13

This is the most important tech contest since the space race, and America is losing

C. L. Max Nikias is the president of the University of Southern California and member of the National Academy of Engineering. After the Soviets launched Sputnik in 1957, we saw how federal investment in U.S....
'18May
12

Injured in The Troubles: 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off'

The aftermath of a bomb blast in Coleraine in 1992. Source: PA Archive/PA ImagesLOYALISTS TOOK OVER Paul Gallagher’s house in 1994 to lie in wait for a neighbour who didn’t show up.They got tired of waiting,...
'18May
12

Trump’s instinct in Korean crisis and elsewhere is ‘go big’

WASHINGTON – The way President Donald Trump sees it, why go for a solid single when you can swing for a home run?Trump’s upcoming summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is only the latest example of the president’s...
'18May
11

Are Israel and Iran inching closer to war?

Are Israel and Iran inching closer to war? Israeli raids on Iranian targets inside Syria have raised spectre of a military conflict and put region on edge. Inside Story11 May 2018 20:10...
'18May
10

Israel-Iran flare-up raises spectre of major confrontation

PARIS (AFP) - Deadly strikes by Israel against alleged Iranian sites in Syria have raised fears of a dramatic escalation in regional conflict, but the situation remains shrouded by conflicting accounts and...
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