Tagged with Conflict

Brain Drain in Nigeria

Reporting from Nigeria: Emeka Nweze This entry pertains to the brain drain phenomenon that is crippling Nigeria. I would like to begin by apologizing for the long bout of silence. It is poor taste to for anyone discuss in purple passages his or her jeremiads so I’ll leave it at that and transition into the topic … Continue reading

Armenia – 2013 Presidential Elections: An Opportunity for Statesmanship

Reporting from Armenia:Artur Papyan Unless Armenia’s next presidential election is fair and gives its winner a strong political mandate, the government will lack the legitimacy needed to implement comprehensive reforms, tackle corruption and negotiate a peaceful end to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Armenia: An Opportunity for Statesmanship, the latest report from the International Crisis Group, examines … Continue reading

Um-Shmum, Seven Hours To Death

Reporting from Israel: Yovav Kalifon Documentary film by an Israeli director living in Finland “About this film: The film examines the alleged violations of international law carried out by Israel in the Second Lebanon War. Presenting Israel’s previous violations and its attitude towards the UN, Um־Shmum then goes on to deal with the incidents that occurred during … Continue reading