Tag Archives: Sovereignty

Russia can play a lead role in ending Syrian bloodshed

Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria

DESPITE setbacks with Russian cargo ships accused of continuing to deliver military supplies to the Syrian regime, the best scenario for the removal of Assad remains with Russian cooperation in the UN, for the sake of the people of Syria Read More →

Rebel restraint bodes well for Libya’s future

Libyan rebel fighters in Tripoli (Photo: Sergey Ponomarev/AP)

MUAMMAR Gaddafi’s hold over the people of Libya is coming to an end. This moment in Libya’s history is indeed a delicate work in progress Read More →

Open Letter to the United Nations Secretary-General and Members of the Security Council, on UN action in Libya

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AN oppressed people cry out for a beacon of hope and salvation.

The United Nations is the global body that carries the mandate, burden, and deep privilege of being that beacon Read More →

Time to intervene in Libya

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IF ever there was a relatively clear-cut case for UN military intervention, it’s now in Libya Read More →

Consider carefully the implications of SGX-ASX merger

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REGARDLESS of the proposed financial benefits to Australia of merging the Australian Securities Exchange with the Singapore Exchange, I would be wary of the fact that the Singapore Exchange is 23 percent owned by the Singaporean Government Read More →