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Friday, 26 June 2009 10:27

Epos converses with Minq Li

by Giancarlo Rossi (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

In this conversation the Chinese political dissident Minqi Li summarizes the content of his book "The rise of China and the demise of the world economy". He explains why, to his opinion, China has become one of the most important countries in the world in the international division of labour, but at the same time its rising will pose exceedingly difficult problems to the world economy. He also elaborates on the Tienanmen protests of 1989, explaining why they were repressed.


Thursday, 25 June 2009 18:08
by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra (EPOS)
EPOS Insights
The prospects of peace in the Indian subcontinent post-26/11 appear bleak. The meeting of the top leaders of India and Pakistan at the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg on 16 June 2009 did not bring any respite to the peace seekers in the subcontinent as the pronouncements aftermath added only to the fragile nature of bilateral relations.
Friday, 19 June 2009 15:15
by Mario Rino Me (EPOS)
EPOS Insights
The renowned Mediterranean complexities make difficult any sort of lasting regional interlinks and the development and sustainment of cooperation initiates. Actually, current context where good news are rare, is defined more by prevailing disputes and misunderstandings rather than by some successes in the domain of cooperation, seems to be still liable to some outside events and recriminations.
Friday, 22 May 2009 19:29
by Seema Shekhawat
EPOS Insights

The end of Vellupillai Prabhakaran, the commander of one of the world’s most dreaded terrorist organisations Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) has marked an end of the 26-year-old conflict in Sri Lanka. However, there are manifold challenges that the Sri Lanka government has to confront ranging from rehabilitation to reintegration.

Friday, 22 May 2009 17:38
by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra (EPOS)
EPOS Insights
Imagine terrorists with nuclear weapon in their hands! The recent developments in Pakistan point at the feasibility of such a scenario with horrendous consequences for the world. These developments are going to add a new dimension to international terror discourse. Pakistan’s Dera Ghazi Khan nuclear site and its adjacent compound has become the target of terrorists on many occasions. It has faced at least one ground attack by more than a dozen gunmen.
Thursday, 07 May 2009 14:00
by Seema Shekhawat
EPOS Notepad
Sri Lankan has never witnessed turmoil of such a proportion as in the last three months. Since the latest offensive of the Sri Lankan army against the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) started in January 2009, more than 5000 civilians lost their lives, and about 80,000 have become displaced. Hundreds are still entrapped in a 6 square kilometre area where the LTTE leader, V. Prabhakaran is reportedly hiding.
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