Category Archives: Historical/Political Analyses

Human Rights Abuses Continue in Myanmar as Western Governments Ease Sanctions

On August 1, 2012, Human Rights Watch issued a report on the continuing sectarian violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Arakan State. The report, entitled “’The Government Could Have Stopped This’: Sectarian Violence and Ensuing Abuses … Continue reading

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The Futility of Sanctions

As the United States engages in multilateral negotiations over Iran’s uranium enrichment program, the Obama administration is discussing imposing further sanctions in the event that Iran is unwilling to meet international demands of transparency and accountability in its nuclear program. … Continue reading

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German Policy in Afghanistan: An Overview

The German Government’s foreign policy in Afghanistan consists of a complex patchwork of overlapping mandates. The Bundeswehr’s current operations in Afghanistan fall under the jurisdictions of three separate mandates. The first of which is the NATO-led ISAF, or International Security … Continue reading

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Norse Raiding and Settlement on the Isle of Man

Norse on Man

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