Monthly Archives: June 2012

Cold War not cold – Third World stood in flames

The Cold War is long gone but its aftermath certainly lives on, at least in the developing world that still suffers from the complications caused by the superpower rivalry. The usual misunderstanding surrounding the Cold War is that it really … Continue reading

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Rebel invasion of Khartoum and the revenge of the secret police

The security service’s terror in today’s Sudan As pointed out in the earlier article about the riots in Kenya, I always seem to run into some kind of mishap on my journeys. I guess I have myself to blame when … Continue reading

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UN helpless as slaughter of civilians continues in the Congo

As the United Nations conducts a greater number of peacekeeping operations and employ more armed troops than ever before, some conflicts seem to keep raging regardless of their efforts. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the centre of … Continue reading

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