Starting School in Singapore
In Singapore, like in the majority of countries, autumn is a school start time. Learn more about Singapore’s educational system, parents’ choice of suitable school and ways to finance it.Pakistan’s Role in Post-War Afghanistan
Pakistan which shares a long border with Afghanistan, is highly concerned regarding the future of Afghanistan, an epicenter for war for the last more than one decade. The opportunity that had been opened up with the toppling of the Taliban had been squandered, for a variety of reasons, not the least of which was that the American army was too trigger-happy, too inefficient and too ignorant to succeed in an endeavor that entailed patient cross-cultural nation-building.Why Are They Burning Our Embassies in the Arab World?
Indeed, I’ve always said that if the folks living in the Arab nations didn’t have the United States or Israel as an enemy, then they would be busy fighting amongst themselves. If you study history you will see the written recorded human dialogue has shown that there have been warlords and brothers fighting brothers in the Arab world for over 5000 years. That is a heck of a lot of culture and history to overcome, even in our modern age.Superpower China?
Discussion of the rise of China, India and Asia usually ends in the possibility of a new superpower emerging to challenge or even displace US hegemony. The analysis surrounding such discussion often seems simplistic and the possibility of such a development is usually overstated. More importantly the discussion itself seems to misunderstand the real changes occurring in the international system.All Power to the Ancient Map Makers of Territorial Humans
They say that it is the victors and conquerors who write the history, and apparently they have the right too, they say. Still, does someone have the right to change the perceived reality to shape future history? Well, humans have been doing that a while also. In fact, one of the most interesting things going on today is when Google Earth designates the territory of a city, country, state, province, or even an island on their maps. There are many places in the world where there are disputed islands such as the Kuril Islands – claimed by both Russia and Japan.