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Monthly Archives: April, 2012

The Age of Democracy (Part I)

Whilst ‘growing up’ is admirable and desirable, ‘getting old’ is often framed in a more negative light. What words come to mind when you think about the elderly? Advertisements

April 30, 2012

The Experts Come to Zürich

ETH Zurich recently hosted Block III of the Center for Security Studies’ (CSS) Master of Advanced Studies program in Security Policy and Crisis Management (SPCM).

April 30, 2012

The Middle East: Hate and Courage

If you have not read Mona Eltahawy’s article, “Why Do They Hate Us?” published in the new edition of Foreign Policy – go do it now.

April 24, 2012

Missing in the Holy See

When it comes to the Vatican, all eyes recently have been on Pope Benedict XVI’s tour to Mexico and Cuba, and the adulation that followed.

April 15, 2012

The IAEA: Balancing Influence and Enforcement?

Dr Trevor Findlay of CIGI discusses the capabilities and shortcomings of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

April 13, 2012

Keeping the Peace in the 21st Century

While norms and soft power are becoming more important to UN peacekeeping, enforcement remains the only way to protect those whose lives are in danger, explains Kieran Dwyer.

April 12, 2012

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