Search: Vested Interests (3 materials)

Euro League: EU vs Russia

... But, as the event started one of the speakers, Dr. Andreas Umland, outlined that he intentionally brought this 'mag' to stress the extreme nationalistic tendencies manifesting in parts of Ukraine; with much of it being exaggerated by vested interests. At that point I felt more assured that this meeting will not end up a one sided affair of bashing either party. ------- Dr. Andreas Umland (Kiev-Mohyla Academy) ------- Association Agreement – A Mere “Associative Membership” ...

25.10.2013

A Hazardous Game – The Strait of Malacca

In the last decade our portrayal of high seas has been encapsulated by a steady line of Hollywood blockbusters, which focused on damsels in distress and merry pirates that came to their salvation. But as with most modern films, reality is far from fiction. If Jack Sparrow was around today he would ditch the balmy Caribbean and sail to Asia. As in Asia, an economic marvel has transpired along an explosion of vast riches for opportunists. However, aside from meeting other pirates, Jack would soon learn...

08.10.2013

Social Sciences in the Mist

... and although my thesis was somewhat like a spider-web of theories, it was nevertheless realistic, as I hope my grade of Distinction backs up. In the next paragraph, I will outline the dangers of not using more collective approaches in academia. Vested Interests in Academia – Russia/Georgia 2008 War Case Study: In 2009, at the backdrop of the week-long Institute of Cultural Diplomacy conference, I had a remarkable meeting with a renowned Italian journalist and politician - Giulietto Chiesa....

22.08.2013

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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