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  • Q & A with Dr. Fatima Al Shamsi, Secretary General of UAE University
    June , 2007 By Gitanjali Bakshi

    In May 2007 I met with academicians, local experts and researchers in the UAE. I hoped to gain an informed insight into the efforts being made in the region that would facilitate an Arab renaissance…Gitanjali Bakshi (Strategic Foresight Group)

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  • Q & A with Dr. Saif M. Al-Ghais, Executive Director of Environment, Protection andDevelopment Authority, Ras Al Khaima, UAE
    June , 2007 By Gitanjali Bakshi

    In May 2007 I met with academicians, local experts and researchers in the UAE. I hoped to gain an informed insight into the efforts being made in the region that would facilitate an Arab renaissance…Gitanjali Bakshi (Strategic Foresight Group)

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  • Q & A with Dr. Mustafa Alani, Senior Advisor to Security and Terrorism, Gulf Research Center
    June , 2007 By Gitanjali Bakshi

    In May 2007 I met with academicians, local experts and researchers in the UAE. I hoped to gain an informed insight into the efforts being made in the region that would facilitate an Arab renaissance…Gitanjali Bakshi (Strategic Foresight Group)

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  • Q & A with Dr. Hamad M. Bin Seray, professor of Culture and Heritage Division, UAE University
    June , 2007 By Gitanjali Bakshi

    In May 2007 I met with academicians, local experts and researchers in the UAE. I hoped to gain an informed insight into the efforts being made in the region that would facilitate an Arab renaissance…Gitanjali Bakshi (Strategic Foresight Group)

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  • Emerging Eight
    May 2007 By Sundeep Waslekar

    We live in an increasingly integrating global economy but we do not have a global polity. The Security Council is dysfunctional on crucial issues. The United Nations has made excellent contribution to positive transformation in the world, but most of it has been through its specialised agencies in the field of development, health, population control, among others.

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  • The Future of Stupidity
    April 2007 By Sundeep Waslekar

    Exactly 500 years ago, Niccolo Machiavelli served the court of Cesare Borgia, Duke of Valentinois and Romagna, son of Pope Alexander VI, and the military general of the papacy. Machiavelli was so impressed by Borgia’s crude pursuit of power that a decade and half later, he wrote a treatise, The Prince, as an offering to the Medici princes. Machiavelli was particularly impressed by Borgia’s assassination of rivals on the new year’s eve of 1503 in Sinigaglia. He advocated that princes should use crude use of force to acquire and retain power at any cost.

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  • Bangladesh – Past imperfect and future tense?
    April, 2007 By Avanti Bhati

    Following months of political ambiguity and turmoil which oversaw the complete subversion of the constitution, political stability currently being enjoyed in Bangladesh, has been ushered in, not by a democratically elected government with the backing of popular mandate, but by a caretaker government having the tacit support of the armed forces. It is these developments that merit a closer view of the events that have led to present day Bangladesh and assess what the future portends for the fledgling nation state.

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  • Interview with Nikolay Paunov, President of Liberal Politilogical Institute (LPI)
    April 2007 By Ranjini Ramaswamy

    Nikolay Paunov is the President of the Liberal Politological Institute (LPI) in Bulgaria. In this short interview, he explores his concerns about the 21st century, the complex dynamic that is terrorism and the ways in which to address the West-Islam discord.

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