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Gunslinging in America
Gun control is only one part of a larger problem that America is facing.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2012 14:25 GMT
Tackling the most grave and serious global security threats
Hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars spent on bunker-busting bombs is money wasted on a superfluous political game.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2012 15:04 GMT
Need a thoughtful, efficient legal immigration process
If the US wants to be a democratic beacon on the hill, it should build the beacon fairly and make sure it shines on all.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 09:44 GMT
Racism and classism in the heart of America's capital
Highly "diverse neighbourhoods" are actually rare - African Americans remain concentrated in segregated neighbourhoods.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2012 09:38 GMT
Hurricane Sandy: Time to do something about climate change
Storms are becoming more severe and it is attributable to "our warming climate and seas and our melting ice caps".
Last updated: 01 Nov 2012 07:15 GMT
'Free Speech' on the DC Metro
In forcing the DC Metro to take an ad buy, we have crossed the line of liberty - we are no longer defending free speech.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 10:57 GMT
The security implications of the American lifestyle
We should be giving more consideration to three major security frontiers: Religious, food and climate security.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2012 12:07 GMT
Paul Ryan's path to economic peril
The policy prescriptions of the Republicans' vice-presidential pick would hurt the majority of Americans.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2012 12:28 GMT
Mass shootings show need for gun law reform
The US needs more stringent background checks, more data on guns, an assault weapons ban - and more social capital.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 19:07 GMT
Gun control mustn't be the only thing in the spotlight
The latest mass shooting in the US must provoke a debate that encompasses the socio-economic health of the nation.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2012 12:25 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
Ecuador's FM wants transnational corporations held accountable
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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