Tuesday, 26 June, 2018

Tag: Humanitarian

Chatham House 2018 Risks And Opportunities In International Affairs

Chatham House: 2018 Risks And Opportunities In International Affairs

There is a sense that the established order in global affairs is shifting. The rules, norms and institutions that have governed state-to-state relations and international policymaking for decades are being challenged by phenomena that include diminished US leadership, a more assertive China, political populism and technological change. The ‘destination’ remains

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Civilians Own 85% Of World's Firearms

Civilians Own 85% Of World’s Firearms

Latest statistics show the proliferation of privately owned guns is on the rise, with wealthy countries outstripping developing and war-torn countries. In a detailed report, weapons watchdog the Small Arms Survey has researched the numbers of guns across 230 countries. Examining the ownership of revolvers and self-loading pistols, rifles, carbines, assault rifles

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New 1MDB Probe Risks Peeling Back Corruption Built Over Decades

New 1MDB Probe Risks Peeling Back Corruption Built Over Decades

Investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Bhd.scandal have thus far focused on the alleged involvement of former Prime Minister Najib Razak. But Malaysia’s new government faces an awkward problem: How far should it pursue the companies that played a supporting role in one of the world’s largest-ever financial swindles? Since Mr Najib was forced out

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