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on February 16, 2011 at 1:51 PM / in World

Devil in the mirror

Lately, as if the world has not had enough of it, events of the Iraq war were thrust upon us again. With that, memories we would rather forget came rushing back like flashbacks of a horror movie. It all started February 15, 2011 when Rafid Ahmed Alwan  Al-Janabi in an interview with the Guardian, a British national daily newspaper, admitted for the […]

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on February 2, 2011 at 1:55 PM / in World

A new world order

Unless you live in a cave and severed from civilization, you are aware of recent happenings in Egypt. Protests started Tuesday, January 25, when (inspired by the successful revolution in Tunisia) thousands began taking to the streets to protest poverty, rampant unemployment, police brutality, government corruption and autocratic governance of President Hosni Mubarak, who has ruled Egypt for 30 year. […]

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on August 14, 2010 at 5:58 PM / in U.S Politics

Battle on the boarder

It has the ingredients of a battle royal. Observers knew it was a matter of time before swords were drawn and arrows start deploying. Political swords and arrows, that is. Duel: United States of America versus U.S Border States with Mexico. Contention: illegal land immigration from Mexico. The Border States assert that illegal land immigration from Mexico has gotten out […]

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on August 7, 2010 at 11:06 AM / in World sport

Echoes of discontent

If you are from Spain, current World Cup champion, then recently concluded 2010 World Cup tournament in South Africa probably went very well, as far as you are concerned. But if you are like the rest of us, chances are you are unhappy with the championship’s “human factor” errors which caused some teams to lose matches they should have won […]

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on July 25, 2010 at 4:08 PM / in Politics Nigeria

The reckoning of a leader

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (French), meaning International Federation of Association Football (commonly known as FIFA) is the international governing body of association football (soccer). Headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland it is responsible for the organization and governance of soccer’s major international tournaments, most notably the FIFA World Cup, held since 1930. It has 208 member associations, three more than the International Olympic Committee and five fewer than […]

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on July 11, 2010 at 2:11 PM / in Politics Nigeria

Conversation with Dr. Smart Uhakheme

Dr. Smart Uhakheme is a political scientist, professor, scholar and commentator on world issues. He was Associate Professor of Political Science and Surrogate Dean of School of Social Sciences at Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida. He teaches courses in African Politics, Comparative Politics, International Politics, and U.S Foreign Policy. Uhakheme earned his PhD in political science from Atlanta University (now […]

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