Mouth-searing and palate-pleasing narratives about assassinations that have a cunningly secretive nature about them have become all too common in the last 50 years — and non more so than when the victims turn out to be those of great controversy.
A year after the US attack that saw Osama bin Laden killed, efforts to crush the remnants of al-Qa’ida are at a pivotal stage.
State-sponsored foreign assassinations of military, religious, ideological and political figures are an ugly reality of world history.
The pace of China’s unprecedented economic growth has allowed the Chinese to broaden their horizons in regional and international affairs, much to the annoyance of its great western rival the US, but they are still under criticism for ‘unfair’ trade regulations. What gives?
The Russian Federation is a major player when it comes to natural gas. Not only are they in possession of the largest proven reserves, which account for nearly a quarter of the world’s total reserves; but they are also the biggest exporter of the commodity by supplying over fifteen percent of global gas production.
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