UK Conservative government would ‘never’ join euro HONOR MAHONY 13.04.2010 @ 17:40 CET EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS http://euobserver.com/9/29853 – The British Conservatives have pledged never to the take the UK into the euro and re-iterated a series of promises on … Read more . . .
The EU Instrument for Stability: Blueprint for global intervention … Read more . . .
Europe as Empire: The Nature of the Enlarged European Union Jan Zielonka Jan Zielonka is Ralf Darhrendorf Fellow in European Politics at St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford. He presented his new book by the same title … Read more . . .
Instrument for Stability – The EU’s response to some of today’s global threats Reference: MEMO/09/164 Brussels, 17/04/2009 Responding to threats posed by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism and organised crime will remain a major security and … Read more . . .
G6-G8-Prum: Behind closed doors– policy-making in secret intergovernmental and international fora Policy-making in EU institutions has its problems when it comes to getting access to the documents (positions, proposals etc) which shape and influence the final text. But when it … Read more . . .
An Imperial Transatlantic Market by Jean-Claude Paye Jean-Claude Paye is a Belgian sociologist. He is author of Global War on Liberty (New York: TELOS Press, 2007). Translation by James H. Membrez. The process of establishing a transatlantic free trade area … Read more . . .
From The Sunday Times March 22, 2009 The Sunday Times interview with Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic Mr President, thank you for kindly agreeing to an interview with The Sunday Times. 1. Could you please elaborate on the … Read more . . .
Koizumi’s Japan in Bush’s World: After 9/11 Koizumi’s Japan in Bush’s World: After 9/11 by Gavan McCormack The Asia-Pacific Journal (Japan Focus) (no date given) http://japanfocus.org/-Gavan-McCormack/2111 1. The "Trustworthy Ally" Half a century ago, General Douglas MacArthur, proconsul in the … Read more . . .
JOHN M. GATES: THE U.S. ARMY AND IRREGULAR WARFARE, CHAPTER EIGHT http://www.wooster.edu/History/jgates/book-ch8.html People’s War in Vietnam Perhaps because I thought Timothy J. Lomperis had made some of the same errors I had found in the work of Colonel Harry … Read more . . .
JOHN M. GATES: THE U.S. ARMY AND IRREGULAR WARFARE, CHAPTER THREE The pacification of the Philippines Of the U. S. Army’s early encounters with irregulars, none is more relevant to contemporary concerns than the army’s campaign in the Philippines … Read more . . .
UK must stay on good terms with Saudi Arabia The Telegraph (UK) 30/10/2007. Editorial King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia chides this country for ignoring Riyadh's warnings about the 2005 terrorist bombings in London. "No action was taken," the king told … Read more . . .
Should U.S. intervention in Sudan be supported? A Closer Look by Ken Morgan Baltimore Times Originally posted 3/30/2007 Part II U.S. Role in Africa The U.S. involvement in Africa over the last 40 or so years is quite revealing. The … Read more . . .
Read more . . .Events this spring, however, revealed the rivalry within the Bush administration between a "business wing" that favors increased trade and investment ties with China, and a "defense wing" that is very concerned that the capital and technology flowing to China is creating a dangerous rival with global ambitions.
The Navy Canada Needs http://www.navy.forces.gc.ca/cms_strat/strat-issues_e.asp?id=285 Canada needs a navy that can safeguard what we have today while at the same time helping to secure the world in which we will live in tomorrow. As a maritime nation, we have a … Read more . . .
A National Security Strategy of Engagement and Enlargement THE WHITE HOUSE February 1996 http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/space-weapons/issues/national-security-engagement-and-enlargement.html Preface I. Introduction II. Advancing Our Interests Through Engagement and Enlargement III. Integrated Regional Approaches IV. Conclusions … Read more . . .
Maintaining the instruments of America's global leadership Secretary of State Warren Christopher Mar. 1, 1995 – Transcript US Department of State Dispatch, … Read more . . .
The continuing need for America's global leadership – Nancy E. Soderberg, Deputy Asst. to the President for National Security Affairs – Transcript US Department of State Dispatch, Oct 28, 1996 … Read more . . .
Fighting terrorism and global threats to our security (Australian Government, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) http://www.dfat.gov.au/ani/chapter_4.html ADVANCING THE NATIONAL INTEREST Australia is committed to the international campaign to eliminate the global threat of terrorism because terrorism threatens Australians at … Read more . . .
(…) Then came 9/11. Worldwide revulsion and the shared sense of threat handed Washington a once-in-a generation chance to shake up international politics. Ten days after the attacks, State Department experts catalogued for [Colin] Powell a dozen ‘silver linings'”Read more . . .
A CENTURY OF U.S. MILITARY INTERVENTIONS: From Wounded Knee to Afghanistan Compiled by Zoltan Grossman (revised 09/20/01) U.S. military spending ($343 billion in the year 2000) is 69 percent greater than that of the next five highest nations combined. Russia, … Read more . . .