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  1. Battling terror

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should security levels internationally be stepped up to prevent another London-type terrorist bombing attack? What should be the next step in the global 'war on terror'? Share your views: write to us ...

  2. The way, and now the will, for Global Zero

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... There's another initiative, launched in Paris on Tuesday under the title Global Zero, in which more than 100 world leaders endorse the goal of abolishing nuclear weapons completely. That may have ... in Berlin, Mr Obama publicly adopted the same goal. 'This is the moment to begin the work of seeking the peace of a world without nuclear weapons,' he said. What makes Global Zero more than ...

  3. Appeal for global help to arrest suspects who targeted Games

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the preceding months and threatened to sabotage the Olympics. However, the government has disputed such claims. This is the second time since 2003 that Beijing has announced a list of insurgents ...

  4. Building military trust will help global stability

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There has since been an urgent need to put the process of trust back on track. The announcements in Singapore come at the right time. US Defence Secretary Robert Gates' offer to China yesterday ... the right course. As welcome as the comments are, much more needs to be done before the sides' militaries eye one another without concern. Doing so is essential to ensuring global peace ...

  5. New agency to counter global terror

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ministry had to protect and help them. 'The terrorist attack in Afghanistan sounded an alarm for China and it's high time for such a unit to be put into operation, to better service ...

  6. Attack alerts stoke global debate over public readiness

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... think-tank in San Diego agreed little could be done in the event of a nuclear, biological or chemical attack, he said guidance was still important. 'In the midst of a disaster is not the time to start educating people that the more you know ahead of time, the smoother it's going to go in the event,' Dr LaTourrette said. 'People learning about the current plans ...

  7. Global pressure needed to resolve Sudan crisis

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... resolution from the UN now would send a well-timed and targeted message to the Sudanese government. Anything less would risk escalation of the crisis and cost even more lives. ...

  8. A military role now for one-time aggressors

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... stressed non-aggression. But with their economic rise have come increased international expectations of a role for the two nations in meeting global security challenges. Tentative toddling and steadily more assertive steps have been taken; now, perhaps, is the time for them to take more confident strides on the world stage. Such steps would arouse some concern, not just outside Japan ...

  9. Tackle terrorism with common sense

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the September 11 attacks on the US in 2001. Mr Blair's call for a global alliance against Islamist extremists echoed exactly what US President George W. Bush said in the wake of the atrocities 41/2 ... on terror' moved on to Iraq in 2003 without UN Security Council clearance. The lack of international support has contributed to the global instability now faced by all nations. With the authority ...

  10. It's time to get tough with North Korea

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Arthur Chan

    ... as a threat to global security. It is crucial that new ways of dealing with the regime do not make the situation worse. Economic policies and decreasing US military involvement is the way forward. ...




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