On June 6th, 2000 Khava Baraeva, cousin of the Chechen field commander Arbi Baraev, committed suicide by blowing up a truck in a Russian police […]Read More
The disbursing of small credit amounts is hailed as prime pathway out of poverty. But is it really? The case for their high interest rates is poor, the claim of high repayment rates doubtful. I found many former customers entrapped in a vicious cycle of loans. Lastly, micro-credit loans played their part in changing the consumption pattern of rural people, and, in passing, reshaped their life style by integrating them with the international capitalist system.Read More
Nepal has increasingly become a place of great power competition between its neighbors India and China. Both the decision not to allow the Tibetan refugee population to vote for its government-in-exile in March of this year and the recent visit of the Chinese army chief who promised a military aid package worth $19 million indicate strong Chinese presence. As India moves to counter Chinese actions, political progress in Nepal will be undermined.Read More
Bildhaft und rhetorisch ansprechend untersucht Lord Bingham, einer der einflussreichsten Richter des 20. Jahrhunderts und Menschrechtsexperte, acht verschiedene Aspekte des für zahlreiche Rechtssysteme zentralen und […]Read More
Warum braucht die Europäische Union eine gemeinsame Energieaußenpolitik (EAP)? Welche sind die größten Hindernisse bei ihrer Entwicklung? Was müsste eine gemeinsame EAP leisten und gibt […]Read More
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