Public relations
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Professionals normally work in the background with research on public opinion, courting of journalists, and sending press releases (Gregory 2).This is done to position their employers as ethical, concerned, and positive role models. I recently talked to Tatiana Soprano,the PR manager at Ritz Carlton in Biscayne, Florida.
Ban Ki-Moon's Leadership Style
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Some people believe that Ban Ki-Moon is a successful leader whereas others are of the view that like most of his predecessors, he is also a toy secretary in the hands of United States.
The 3 branches of US government.
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The branch ensures that the daily responsibilities of the federal government are carried out. Policies on foreign relations, agriculture, and housing, among others, are implemented by the different offices and departments of the executive branch.
U.S.'s tactics to persude North Korea to abandon its development of a nuclear weapons program
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In March of 1992, the U.S. imposed economic sanctions against North Korea’s Lyongaksan Machineries and Equipment Export and Changgwang Sinyong Corporations for alleged missile proliferation activities.
What is political power? What is liberal representative democracy? Which of the ideological perspectives provides the best perspective on freedom and equality?
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This paper purports to define globalization and evaluate if the process is reducing the importance of the state; identify political ideologies along with their defining characteristics; identify how ‘sustainable development’ differs from ‘unsustainable development’; identify four principles of liberal democracy; compare the main characteristics of Parliamentary and Presidential systems of government.
Article Review "Apologizing to China: Elastic Apologies and the Meta-Discourse Of American Diplomats" Glinert, Lewis. 2010.
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This article is well written, although the author could have done away with a number of unconventional and difficult words. Though the topic is of a general nature and requires little technical knowledge, it is hard to understand and interpret the author’s ideas at first glance, as the language used is of utmost sophistication.
Civil Rights during Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson.
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After the Cold War, there had been resurgence in civil rights among African Americans. Truman started to respond to these civil rights issues. In 1946, he appointed a commission that would propose a civil rights law. He also called for a long-term Federal civil rights agency and Fair Employment Practices Committee (Corse).
Esping-Andersen’s Welfare Regime Model.
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Esping-Andersen came up with the most relevant typology for welfare states. Esping-Andersen using classical European political economy approach differentiates between three types of welfare regimes (Edwards, 2003). Esping-Andersen differentiates the state welfare regimes on three major principles.
Comparison and Contrast between Saudi Arabia and United States.
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The researcher states that societies across the world differ in many ways. These differences are brought about by religion, old and new customs, economic development, politics and value of freedom. As a result, how people behave in one part of the world is different from how another society at the other end of the world behave.
Cold War
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They used words as their weapons. They tried to show their opponents lower from each other. They played havoc with conflicts in different regions of the world as in case of Hot War, there would be much danger due to use of nuclear weapons. Soviet Union took its alliance that were having communist system or were favoring the communist system.
Foreign Policy of China
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According to a recent IMF review of the economy, China's GDP is projected to grow in 2006 and 2007 at the same rate of 10 percent as in 2005.1 . The main argument of this paper is that the country's foreign policy, as much as the other policy instruments at the disposal of the government, is to be used, as undoubtedly they have been and may continue to be used, for maintaining, if not accelerating the rate of growth of the economy.
Political Economy Master Essay
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(Eggers, 2005) "Political economy considered as a branch of the science of a statesman or legislator proposes two distinct objects, first, to supply a plentiful revenue or subsistence for the people, or more properly to enable them to provide such a revenue or subsistence for themselves; and secondly, to supply the state or commonwealth with a revenue sufficient for the public service.
Terrorism and Torture
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The studies, which consider torture as high forms of human rights violations, are rare. Torture has come into being the most prominent form of human rights violation through the organised violence caused by both democratic and non-democratic governments from around the world, following the incidents of 9/11.
US policy towards Latin America after the cold war
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The United States fear of communist dominance has a direct bearing on the policy they adopted towards Latin American countries. The Truman policy was directly responsible for establishing the Cold War, and then the focus of the policy was the prevention of the rise of Communism.
The 1990s were dubbed the lost decade for Japan. Why has macroeconomic policy failed to help the Japanese economy out of the decadelong stagnation
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Nevertheless, "Japan's Miracle" ended in the beginning of the 1990s. Since then, the Japanese economy has fallen into an acute and long slump and has entered into a new transition phase. Since 1990 Japan has experienced over a decade of slow growth in real economic activity.
George H.W. Bush Presidency
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As the forty-first president of the United States, President Bush has had excellent political background even before he took office I the White House. He had served the American government under the Nixon and Ford administration as head of the Republican National Committee, and as special envoy to the People's Republic of China and the Director of Central Intelligence respectively.
US foreign policy: Overthrow
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America feels it their duty to intervene wherever they please if the political and economical will of that country defy the American rule.Stephen Kinzer in book "Overthrow" argues that America could have avoided most of these violent military confrontations spending billions of dollars and causing bloodshed and pain
Modern Democracy
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As is well known, "democracy" is taken from Greek word which means "government of the people, by the people and for the people." "demos" means people, and "cratos" means government. This is the meaning of the word (the nominal definition), but the concept to which the word corresponds (the real definition), has been evaluated or developed through history (De Torre, 1997).
International Relations
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303). Wilden's referring to the "external" goal of the theory assumes that theories bear in themselves the subconscious information, which is falling outside the limits of their textual context. An effective method of revealing of political and normative implied sense of theories is a research of ostensibly minor areas for them.
The Value of the Internet for Terrorists
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The great virtues of the Internet-ease of access, lack of regulation, vast potential audiences, and fast flow of information, among others have been turned to the advantage of groups committed to terrorizing societies to achieve their goals [Weimann, 2004].
Globalisation and International Relations
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Has globalisation started the process of promoting a single common world culture Is globalisation just a passing trend or a stable and permanent process Has globalisation led to inequality of nations and has it widened or closed the gap between the developing and developed economies These questions help us to provide adequate understanding of the process of globalisation and its influence on world culture, politics and international relations.
Indonesia Development
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In fact, the conditions of poor got worse off than in the crisis period. The employment statistics also shows disappointing trends. The main reasons for these trends are identified as the lack of access to education, health and food to the poor in spite of the political freedom existing in Indonesia.
Innovation policy
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"Technology-based products account for the highest and fastest-growing proportion o the world trade, which explains much of the corporate and public policy interest in technological innovation. Firms use technology as a fundamental driver of competitiveness, and in a wide variety of ways governments support corporate technological activities as the primary agents of technical advance in the economy" (Dodgson and Bessant 1996, p.
Chinese Economy Master Case Study
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While the community centred world continued to work on the planned economies, the west went the free economy way. Whereas, the planned economies suffered a major set back when the Russian economy fell taking with it many of the planned economies as well, the free market economy kept on improving on its performance.
Security Service
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The security service of the United Kingdom is divided into two main apparatus. The first is the province of security Service denoted as M15. (Nicholas1990). This is charged with ensuring that there is security within the country, collectively known as internal security.
US foreign policy: democratic realism and war
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However this foreign policy is hesitant to commit blood and treasure in matters of pursuing democracy and accepts war in places where there is strategic necessity or a war waged to an enemy that poses a global threat to freedom of the whole world.
Economic Miracle in Japan
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A largely atavistic and feudalistic society till the second half of the nineteenth century, it quickly rose to a position of industrial preeminence by the beginning of the Second World War. While this phenomenon in itself had been unique and baffling, the way this country stood back on its feet after being utterly defeated in the War, and then took on a wing, rising to greater heights of economic achievement - is not only astonishing, it is almost a miracle.
European Union
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There is quite an elongated roll of high historical characters, which, in pretty diverse ways, trailed an idea of integrated Europe. These personalities are Charlemagne, Napolen, Charles V, and Metternich. Incidentally, even the infamous and notorious personages as Adolf Hitler, did intend to deliver a wicked thought of one Europe.
Torture Essay
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The various debates regarding this issue includes whether torture is justifiable during emergencies and also whether it is considered legal in states where there is ongoing terrorist attacks. The debates have divided the decision makers into two groups - one who support it especially in the case of terrorist attacks and the other group who are against it and who point out to the depravities and injustice.
Constitution Essay
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Furthermore, the constitution outlines the extent to which the government can exercise its sovereign strength. The legal law dictionary defines the constitution as the "legislative charter by which a government or group derives its authority to act".1 Constitutions date back to the era of Greek philosopher Aristotle (384 - 322 B.C) described the constitution as "an organization of offices in a state, by which the method of their distribution is fixed, the sovereign authority is determined, and the nature of the end to be pursued by the association and all its members is prescribed.
US relations with Cuba
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Relations between the North American mainland and the Caribbean Spanish colony began in the early 18th century through illicit commercial contracts between the European colonies of the New World, trading to elude colonial taxes.
European Union and Turkey
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In the case of Turkey, the prime focus has been to initiate reform efforts in a number of areas so as to achieve the required eligibility status for the membership. On the other hand, the European Union has been constantly monitoring the progress made by Turkey and has been affecting legislations and concessions that would help encourage Turkey hasten the process of reforms that would help speed up its pace of induction into the club.
MultinationalThreatens State Sovereignty
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Allegations against these profit seeking corporations include destructive competition and insidious plots to economically and politically manipulate entire economies. Maybe the worst charge is that multinational corporations are methodically eliminating domestic firms in order to exploit their monopoly powers, exporting high-wage jobs to low wage countries, perpetuating world poverty.
Kants theory of perpetual peace and Arab-Israeli politics
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Considering the widely shared terminology, one may easily become conscious of some chronic words: change, turbulence, chaos, new world order, governance, civil society, transition, revolution, and peace.
Economic Integration within the EU
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The alternative debates embrace a number of new aspects of integration within the EU which entails a number of insights. These include a different analysis from that of "new monetarism" (see Arestis and Sawyer, 1998), new objectives for economic policy to include employment and growth, and new institutions to reduce various kinds of disparities across the EU.
Environmental Protection
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Respect for individual rights and private property, general rights and human freedom have a long heritage and are part of what we call human rights today. They are part of natural law and have existed all along and there is nothing new in their concept. Even in the days of absolute dictators, these human rights were acknowledged to a very large extent.
Policy Change
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However, as Kurt Jacobsen (1995) observes, while most proponents of this view have successfully illustrated that "the ideas approach is always a valuable supplement to interest-based, rational actor models," these authors have yet to make a strong case for the "power of ideas", as independent and active forces in policy making.2 If this is the case, the usefulness of studying ideas in explaining policy change is therefore questioned, that as students of policy we are compelled to ask whether its study has value in our field.
Security Intelligence
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It is important to identify the agents of repression and their possible continuation as public servants to prevent violation of human rights and promoting national reconciliation. Intelligence services present the most characteristic type of documentation and are rich sources of information on people and repressive organisations.
Legal Immigration in the European Union
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What used to be regional migrations are now global migrations. The European Union is often the target of immigrants that hunt for a better life for themselves and their families. With the open boarders and common currency the European Union has had to open discussion between member states about immigration issues.
East Asian Growth
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The data related to tracing this performance of the Asian nations is analysed. The performance of these countries seem to be closer to the Solow's (1956) model for steady state economic growth derived and based out of Cobb-Douglas Production function. In this paper, we discuss the growth rate that was seen in the East Asian countries and the causes for this economic growth and compare that with the Russian as well as the current growth in the Asian Region.
Policy and Practice in Health and Social Care
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While we cannot directly say these have been eradicated totally, the government of the United Kingdom introduced the White Paper because it wanted to change things. It showed how the government wanted to work with people with learning disabilities, their carers and local services catering to their needs to make life better.
Cuban Missile Crisis
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It was during the breakfast on October 16th that President Kennedy acquired information from the Intelligence bureau about Soviet Unions secret missile base in Cuba. Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko met the President Kennedy and he denied any kind of threat caused by the missile base to the U.S.
Turkey's Memembership in EU
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Almost 50 years ago, on September 1959, the Ankara government applied for associate membership in the European Economic Community or EEC. However, its invasion of Cyprus in 1974 and a 1980 military coup d'etat made relations between Europe and Turkey less than cordial.
Welfare States And Their Classification.
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The study of welfare states and their classification within the last twenty years has been dominated by Gsta Esping-Andersen whose work, "The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism," influenced much of the welfare policies in the economically powerful Europe. Esping-Andersen's theory and classification of welfare states has become a classic and his 'Three World' theoretical framework has been the basis of subsequent welfare state classification by other scholars.
European Integration Essay
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The integration is on legal, political social and even economical platforms. The integration is achieved through what is commonly called the European Union and European council. The integration which requires that there is cooperation in the already mentioned platforms is rooted in the commitment of each member state in making the integration not only a reality but also a working reality.
Intelligence Missions and Capabilities: Challenges of the 21st Century
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Ambassador and others in Libya. Based on a review of public documents on these or other controversies, provide a short assessment of the lessons learned/implications.
United States Historians Typically Argue that our National Experience is Defined by Either Conflict or Consensus
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For democracy is nothing, but an inbuilt ability within the political setup of a nation to accommodate and assimilate varied and diverse viewpoints and aspirations.
The Political Role of Veterans Healthcare
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The purpose of this research is to investigate the following: involvement of various levels of the government in the political process and effects on health care delivery; involvement of interests groups and organizations in addressing the issues to sway modifications to policy/formation of the policy; the future of initiatives in health care delivery
Realism and Idealism with regard to foreign policy and international relations
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This research will begin with the introduction to the competing themes of realism and idealism. The research will continue with the development of realism and idealism theories and application of realism and idealism ideas in various aspects. The competing themes of realism and idealism have a great influence in international relations, foreign policy as well as national interests.
Politics of the European Union: Theories on the Development and Nature of the European Union
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The essay analyzed seven theories on nature and development of the European Integration process. All of the contending theories have something to offer in providing insights and perspectives as we struggle to understand the increasing complexity of this phenomenon. However, none is capable of providing adequate information on the nature and development of European Union.
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