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Editorial Last Updated: Mar 22, 2015 - 9:29:33 AM


Editorial
Siloviki, Sanctions and Beards
The imposition of sanctions on the key individuals in Russian commerce and the companies they run has generated a parallel system of international trading using non-Russian intermediaries, who are not sanctioned, to promote the sale and delivery of Russian goods overseas and to supervise Russian investments in businesses and industries worldwide. These non-Russian representatives serve as the �beards� behind which lurk the sanctioned Russian businessmen and companies.

Mar 22, 2015 - 9:35:02 AM

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WESTERN VIEWS ON MOHAMMED BUHARI
One of the two candidates in the upcoming election for the Nigerian Presidency is Mohammed Buhari. His candidacy has raised many questions in the international community about his fitness for office as many remember how Buhari behaved in the short nineteen months of his Presidency (January 1, 1984-August 27, 1985) and in his later campaign for the Presidency in 2011.

Mar 17, 2015 - 10:50:51 AM

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The Limits Of Russian Military Adventurism In The Ukraine
At the moment there is a lull in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine as most of the Russian heavy weaponry is being re-deployed into the Mariupol Region and the roving bands of rebels in the east are hunkering down in urban areas rearming and regrouping. This is marginally the result of following the Minsk Agreement but much more importantly, a result of the Russian militarys evaluation of the limits of their own capabilities to sustain the kind and level of warfare they have been conducting in Eastern Ukraine.

Mar 12, 2015 - 12:24:09 PM

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The Anniversary Of The Death Of Hinga Norman
The 22nd of February marks the anniversary of a great hero of the people of Sierra Leone. He died, disgraced by the judgement of the international community that he was a war criminal for risking his life and liberty for the rescue of his country from barbaric traitors.

Feb 24, 2015 - 10:06:04 AM

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The Voyage Of The Damned
As the world comemorates the release of prisoners from Auschwitz 70 years ago it might be useful to reflect on the indifference of the U.S. and Canada to the plight of the refugees.

Jan 27, 2015 - 9:15:35 AM

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