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Analysis of various hostage crises

1. Manila Bus Hostage Crisis This hostage crisis happened on August 23, 2010 at the Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park in Manila where former Philippine National Police Senior Inspector Rolando Mendoza which he was dismissed of being police officer due to some cases in relation to drugs in 2008 which the Ombudsman found the said police … Read more

Nepal's society and economy

Nepal is a small country that is between China and India located in the southern region of Asia. Nepal is most known for their mountainous landscape. In Nepal, this landscape makes a huge difference on how issues of social, political, economic, and health are treated. For example, “Research by social theorists have revealed the effective … Read more

Ethical Reasoning Syrian Immigration Crisis

As a powerhouse nation, it is ethically wrong for the United States to ignore the enormity of the global Syrian Immigration Crisis and only accept 10,000 Syrian immigrants, considering there are 4 million homeless people with very little resource, seeking refuge from their war torn country. Agreeing with Martin Luther King, we should adhere to … Read more

Domino Theory

From 1950s to the 1980s, the domino theory is a notorious theory which spread from one country to another country. In other words, if the communist influence a country, then the neighboring countries would follow in domino effect. This theory was introduced by United State. William Heinrich was an American industrial safety pioneer from the … Read more

Modern Society: Globalization

Is globalization beneficial or harmful to the world? Johnson (2002) on one hand is mainly focused on the beneficial side of globalization, but Stiglitz (2006) on the other hand diagnoses what has gone wrong and what can be done about it. Both authors have different points of view on globalization and illustrate this by giving … Read more

President's Obama's Iran agreement

Summary President’s Obama’s Iran agreement, with negotiations coordinated by Russia, China, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, is a controversial one since it would allow Iran to maintain its nuclear technology, continue with its human rights abuses, sponsor terrorism, imprison American hostages, and remain a threat to American allies. But the US states have the … Read more

Chinese culture

Thus in summary the Chinese concept are presented below as developed from (Geert-hofstede 2015) Concept Findings on the Chinese culture Power At least 80% of China sits in the higher rankings of Power index — this means that it is a society that believes that inequalities amongst people are acceptable. The superior affiliation to relationship … Read more

Post conflict reconstruction and development in Africa and Rwanda

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY 1.1 Literature Review 1.1.1 Introduction This section will be based on scholarly literature on post conflict reconstruction and development in Africa and also literature on the post conflict reconstruction and development in Rwanda. This section is deemed necessary for it will determine the justification of the research project. Post … Read more

Development communities in fragile states

The greatest challenges of development at this time is to assist the fragile states find a way into justifiable peace and development. Providing a fast and effective response when conflicts erupts in these fragile states does not offer a permanent solution. The reason is that these conflicts greatly hurts the development and stability especially the … Read more

The war on terror

The attacks of 11 September marked the beginning of an important new chapter of the war on terror. Since then, the United States adopted the secret detention system shifting the CIA role from spying to arrest and torture under the excuse of fighting terrorism. On 17 September 2001, President Bush authorized the Director of the … Read more

South Sudan – conflict and sanctions

2.1 INTRODUCTION The international system seems to be changing due to the effects made by globalization. However, it is just history repeating itself. One of the factors repeated over time is sanctions. Sanctions have been part of the international system for a long time although in different forms. For example, British trade was sanctioned by … Read more