Posts tagged ‘United Nations’

A Case for Buying Local in Badakhshan

With $5 billion worth of construction projects throughout Afghanistan, the US Army Corps of Engineers is uniquely poised to direct millions of dollars into the hands of Afghan business owners through its Afghan First policy.


Continue Reading Apr 26, 2012 at 5:52 pm Leave a comment


I recently read an interesting article in the International Herald Tribune, in which the writer, Alan Cowell makes an “improbable comparison” between the crisis in Zimbabwe and Ireland’s rejection of a new EU treaty for reform. His argument is that both nations display different examples of a question of how much jurisdiction, if any, international coalitions should have over the sovereignty of other countries.

Continue Reading Jun 27, 2008 at 10:46 pm Leave a comment

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