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Janez Potočnik In just over a week, world leaders will gather in Brazil for the Rio +20 Summit to decide what kind of future we want. Twenty years after the original earth summit, the theme is the green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication. Why is …

Mark N. Katz, (Exclusive for Addis Standard)  The Obama Administration has placed increased emphasis on killing terrorists via drone attacks or other means.  But this alone will not end the War on Terror.  Terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda and its many affiliates seem to have no trouble finding new …

The perilous political playground in Mali is complicated; but it’s explicable Harvey Glickman The recent coup in Mali not only revealed the fragility of African electoral democracies—something of a trend in recent years after decades of instability and military rule—but it also exposed a kind of domino effect of the …