Given the increasing negative perception of the world towards the United States, the Department of State has created a new Television Studio to improve America’s image as a tool in public diplomacy.
Articles By: Emmanuel Opati
The rise of Barack Obama on the national political scene has inevitably rejuvenated a debate as to who was the first black President.
The world is watching what may seem to be the last moments of the reign of President Robert Mugabe, the autocratic leader of the African nation of Zimbabwe.
Illegal entries at the border are down by approximately 20 percent, a lawmaker says.
The result of the last election in Taiwan in which the opposition Nationalist Party or Kuomintang (KMT) won an overwhelming majority over the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) reinforces the influence of China in Taiwan.
To a lot of people foreign aid is a benevolent act and it should be upheld, while to others it is a waste of their tax dollars. But has foreign aid done more harm than good?
The problem is that most of the foreign aid and development efforts look at the poor people as victims thereby creating the ‘help is on the way’ mind-set. Very limited efforts have been directed to creating awareness that Africa is a big market.
With the recent Russian economic boom, many Russians now see Putin as their Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Experts are warning that mandating use of bio-fuel energy (such as ethanol) by companies is increasing inflation.
Analysts are criticizing United States for talking the talk and not walking the walk in the recent Pakistan crisis.