Director Holds Meetings with Pugwash Officials Italy 9-16 Jan 2011

Dr. Yiorghos Leventis, Director of International Security Forum (ISF), represented the organization upon invitation at the XXIV Winter Course of the International School on Disarmament & Research on Conflicts (ISODARCO), Italian Pugwash Group. The course focused on the theme of Eliminating Nuclear Weapons and Safeguarding Nuclear Technologies. A group of…

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Erdogan’s Gumption

Written by Dr. William Mallinson Turkey seems to be the only NATO country, with the slightly coy exception of pre-election Germany, with the guts to criticise the latest ‘coalition’ bombing spree against the Moslem world, whatever its contrived diplomatic dancing with NATO, and its fear of being seen to be…

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The World Economic Crisis: Challenges & Opportunities

 Introduction €€As was widely predicted, worldwide recovery is taking a slow and hesitant path with unemployment the most stubborn and painful indicator:  brief discussion of the uneven experience of the emerging economies, the United States, Europe and Cyprus. €€ In parallel with strong and unprecedented Central Bank action, most countries…

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The Arab World: From Humiliation, to Dignity, to Respect …

Written by Mr. Muin Khoury Egypt, after Tunisia, has been rising from humiliation, is meanwhile reclaiming dignity and demanding respect. In his book, the ‘Geopolitics of Emotion’ - How Cultures of Fear, Humiliation and Hope Are Reshaping the World - Dominique Moisi attempts to divide the world into emotional feelings.…

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US Military Budget Must Be Cut

Everyone knows that unemployment must be lowered, but few of us realize what must be done to make that happen.  The Tea Party folks seem to think that if the country spends less, and taxes are lowered, all of our problems will go away.  For some strange reason, they are…

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