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  • Bosnia’s Continuing Chaos

    Louise Arbour   Fourteen years after its brutal war ended, Bosnia is today in political, if not literal, turmoil. Half of the country is deadlocked in a feud with the international governor, the High Representative. And a meeting this week of the Peace Implementation Council, setup in 1995 to monitor the peace accord, could prove

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  • Global Climate Change Treaty Delayed

    Selah Hennessy    Senior negotiators at a U.N. conference in Barcelona say a legally binding environment treaty will be delayed. In the final day of a weeklong conference, world leaders say a global climate treaty might be postponed by up to a year. Delegates have been in Barcelona all week to hash out a plan

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  • Experts advise WHO on pandemic vaccine policies and strategies

    The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization, which advises WHO on policies and strategies for vaccines and immunization, devoted a session of its 27–29 October meeting to pandemic influenza vaccines. The experts reviewed the current epidemiological situation of the pandemic worldwide and considered issues and options from a public health perspective.   Items

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  • Huge amounts of avoidable post-harvest losses worsens hunger for poor – UN

    The plight of the hungry in developing countries is needlessly aggravated by farmers losing up to half of their crops after gathering the harvest, the United Nations agricultural agency said today, stressing that adequate investment and training could drastically cut the losses.   The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said that excessive rainfall, droughts, extreme

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  • Real wages under pressure as global economic crisis continues to bite, UN report finds

    Real wages appear to be stagnating worldwide for the second consecutive year, underlining the fragility of any potential recovery from the global economic crisis, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) reported today.   The ILO’s annual study of global wages shows that growth in real wages – measured across 53 countries – declined from an average

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  • The demise of the dollar

    Robert Fisk   In a graphic illustration of the new world order, Arab states have launched secret moves with China, Russia and France to stop using the US currency for oil trading   In the most profound financial change in recent Middle East history, Gulf Arabs are planning – along with China, Russia, Japan and

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  • Summer Note: A Sense of Unreality

    Prof. Francis Fukuyama   There is a pervasive sense of unreality in Washington about the nature and scale of the economic crisis facing the United States and the world. The Obama Administration seems to be proceeding on the assumption that the problem in the U.S. financial sector is still one of illiquidity rather than insolvency,

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  • Turkey: IMF Talks Provide Way To Gauge Ankara’s Fiscal Discipline

     Nicholas Birch   Turkey and the International Monetary Fund will be making a final push in the coming weeks to see whether they can conclude a loan agreement, according to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish analysts say the Turkish-IMF wrangling is masking a more important question: is Ankara committed to sustaining fiscally prudent policies that

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  • The Estimation of Growth Effects of Regional Economic Integration Between Turkey and New Turkic Republics by Using Fixed Effect Technique (1991-1998)

          Bayram GÜNGÖR   1. Introduction  as known, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan are the Turkic States which are situated in Central Asia and Caucasia. The collapse of Soviet regime has led to a competition between Muslim, national and pan-Turkish groups. Although Islam functions are as system of norms rather than a unified

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  • “ÇANLAR KİMİN İÇİN ÇALIYOR”

    Piyasaların Dolar Çıkmazı ve Yeni Küresel Para Birimi Arayışı    Özgür Tüfekçi   1929 Ekonomik Buhranı’ndan beri dünya piyasalarının yaşadığı en büyük krizlerden birisi olan 2008 ekonomik krizi Amerika Birleşik Devletleri’nin ve aynı zamanda doların piyasalardaki hegemonyasının sorgulanmasına sebep oldu. Tabiri caizse kocamış kurdun başına gelenlerin ABD’nin de başına gelip gelmeyeceği piyasalarda konuşulmaya başlandı. Bazıları

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  • The Age of Disorganization

    Ian Bremmer and Flynt Leverett as states large and small struggle to cope with and find a way out of the current economic crisis, it is not too early to begin thinking about how the “Great Recession” will alter the world’s politics. Countries that have the economic fundamentals and resilience to emerge relatively early from

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  • Whose Policy is it Anyway? Interest Groups and the War on Poverty

    Cameron Gordon london Johnson launched the Great Society programme in 1964. In the end, the ‘War on Poverty’ failed to live up to all of its promises. To explain these shortcomings this article will firstly analyse the choice of policy instruments; secondly, there will be some discussion of the political and intellectual context of the

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  • Thinking About the Future of American Capitalism

    Francis Fukuyama   There is a pervasive sense of unreality in Washington about the nature and scale of the economic crisis facing the United States and the world. The Obama Administration seems to be proceeding on the assumption that the problem in the US financial sector is still one of illiquidity rather than insolvency, and that

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  • Küresel Krizin Neresindeyiz?

    Prof.Dr. Orhan Kuruüzüm   Son iki yılda; kendi içimizdeki öncü ve temel ekonomik göstergelerin sürdürülebilir bir eğilimle gerçekleşmediğini, uçaktan atlamış ve paraşütünü açmamış bir paraşütçünün durumuna benzediğini örneklerle ve analitik olarak sizlerle paylaşmaya çalıştım. Biz kendi içimizdeki paraşütü açma operasyonu olarak bir kırılma ve düzeltme hareketi beklerken 2008’in ilk çeyreğinden itibaren nedenlerini ve aktörlerini bildiğimiz

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