Javier Solana calls for effective Global government

“Truly effective global governance is the strategic horizon that humanity must pursue today with all its energy” . This is the advice from Javier Solana.  He is a the European Union’s former high representative for the common foreign and security policy and a former secretary general of NATO. Solana is president of the Global Economic… Read More Javier Solana calls for effective Global government

Iran threatens to unveil new weapons

Iran says it will unveil a range of new rockets and satellites as part of national celebrations of the 32nd anniversary of its Islamic Revolution. The observances begin this week. Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said Sunday the presentation of Iran’s latest space technology will include two rockets, the Safir 1-B (Messenger 1-B) and Kavoshgar 4… Read More Iran threatens to unveil new weapons

Mubarak’s fall heralds the end of Pax Americana

The Obama administration believes  that Washington’s fingerprints shouldn’t be seen anywhere near what they increasing expect will be the end of Mubarak’s rule. The Obama team has not told Mubarak either publicly or privately that he must step down, but has been constantly and consistently giving the embattled Egyptian leader direct and honest messages about… Read More Mubarak’s fall heralds the end of Pax Americana

American Republicans offer rebuke to UN

Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives have criticized the United Nations as “bloated” and “ineffective” and vowed to press for reforms and a reduction in U.S. funding. At a January 25 meeting of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, members characterized the world body as inefficient and corrupt. Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is leading… Read More American Republicans offer rebuke to UN