Tag Archives: Uppsala University

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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10 years have passed – 9/11 and the world order that followed

Ten long years have passed since September 11th 2001. At the time, I was a student at Uppsala University, Sweden, and was standing at the parking lot of IKEA, helping a friend to buy a bed for his student apartment. … Continue reading

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Small chances for peace in South Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan, the youngest country on earth, gained independence in a state of exceptionally difficult circumstances. Several unresolved conflicts are raging simultaneously, and the new nation faces enormous challenges if it is to develop into a peaceful … Continue reading

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