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The US was aiming to achieve a “new post-Iraq war security structure that can secure the flow of energy exports to the global economy”. The arms sales would “reinforce the level of regional deterrence and help reduce the size of forces the US must deploy in the region”; Anthony Cordesman, from the Centre for Strategic & International Studies in Washington — Gulf states in $123bn US arms spree, Financial Times, 20 September 2010
By Aisha Dennis and Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
According to British government officials, the Iraqi government of Saddam Hussein systematically obstructed and undermined the weapons inspections programmes conducted by the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspections …
By M. Shahid Alam
Pakistan’s rulers and ruling elites may well be thinking that the wave of people’s indignation that started in Tunisia and is now working its way through Egypt, Jordan and Yemen will never …
Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, Executive Director of the IPRD, recently presented a TEDx Talk on the theme of Change Through Cooperation in the town of Hornstull in Stockholm, Sweden.
Recorded 9th October, 2012.
The New Paradigm – From Endless Growth …