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  • Are we truly serious about democracy in the Middle East?
    July, 2007 By Gitanjali Bakshi

    The June split in Palestine and the subsequent hostile take over that occurred in the Gaza strip was a predictable and expected outcome if you were following recent events in the region. It seems as though efforts to sabotage the nascent alliance between Fatah and Hamas were rearing their ugly head right from the get go.

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  • Economic Actors in Conflict Prevention
    July , 2007 By Devika Mistry

    The Sweden based, Folke Bernadotte Academy, named after Count Folke Bernadotte who was the first UN official mediator has been committed to international peace and security since its inception. 

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  • Limits to Globalization
    June 2007 By Sundeep Waslekar

    The fact that I am writing this column on a website is a small example of how I and you the reader are both beneficiaries of globalisation. In fact, for someone who has made it far enough in life to use a browser to reach this website, it would be impossible to imagine a world without internet, international trade, travel, foreign direct investment and financial transfers.

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  • Pakistan’s Parody
    June, 2007 By Aheli Moitra & Sahiba Trivedi

    Pakistan has currently been taking up a lot of media space in the international arena. The publicity triggered by General Pervez Musharraf’s sacking of the Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhary escalated to the Karachi riots and the everlasting Jamia Hafza issue, creating a tight spot for Musharraf and is threatening to unseat him from his self-proclaimed political throne.

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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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