Is North Korea a Real Threat?
These days I believe international relationships has become, and is becoming a concern is is more likely going to effect people on an individual sense. When it comes to international affairs I’ll be the first one to admit guilt to having the “I don’t care because it won’t affect me” attitude, but I feel that altitude needs to be placed in history. Specifically now with North Koreas threat of nuclear attack it begs the question to what is bluff, what is true intentions and desire, and what is the ability for them to make good on a promise.Hope Versus History Following A Strongman’s Death
There are plenty of good reasons to hope that the death of Chavez will bring constructive new direction to his beleaguered nation. Unfortunately, history does not provide many good reasons to expect this sort of welcome change, at least any time soon.The Ride of a Lifetime
This is a story about promoting peace. The stage is Kenya. Kenyans are waiting to elect new leaders with ugly scenes of the past elections still fresh in their memories. This story goes to show one of the many efforts channeled to promote peace.The Roman Religion of Constantine
Most seem to believe in religions and gods that are possibly based on myths and fiction. One, in particular, is more prominent and influential and it is through its foundation that one discovers its roots and the reason for its being.Emperor Constantine and His Religion
He is the Assyrian and the Son of Perdition according to the biblical prophecies in the Old Testament. Revelation identifies him as the man whose number is 666. My research established why he is all these things?Emperor Constantine Changed the Nature of God
The power of Constantine was such that he required a religious base to exercise his will and maintain strict control over his huge empire. It would appear that he had the idea from years before and the means to implement it were given to him at the right time.What If Venezuela Joins the Arab Spring and Collapses Under the Weight of Socialism?
Well, you have to hand it to Hugo Chavez, as he was quite a populist leader, much like Barack Obama. Unfortunately, Hugo Chavez was also a socialist and he had caused a tremendous number of problems for the Venezuelan economy. The middle-class took a huge financial hit, and the poor people well, they could never run out of more desires, needs, and wants. The country just couldn’t afford all the promises that Hugo Chavez made. So what happens next now that Hugo Chavez is dead?In Pakistan, a Dark Trade Comes to Light
Prostitution in the Islamic nation of Pakistan, once relegated to dark alleys and small red-light districts, is now seeping into many neighborhoods of country’s urban centers. Reports indicate that since the period of civilian rule ended in 1977, times have changed and now the sex industry is bustling.Philippine Support for Japanese Rearmament: What It Means for Asia and the World
A Philippine foreign minister has stated that the Philippines would strongly “support a rearmed Japan as a counterweight to what it sees as a Chinese provocation.” In an interview with the Financial Times, Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario that if Japan should chose to remove the inhibiting clause in its constitution restraining it from remilitarizing, they would be fully supported by the Philippine government. Tensions have been mounting in the region, as smaller countries such as the Philippines band together to confront what has been perceived as aggressive Chinese expansionary tactics.India Vs Pakistan: The Eternally Fighting Neighbors!
India Vs Pakistan-a malignant match that never ends. Does the future hold the key? Maybe… maybe not.