Day: October 9, 2013

Mission failure

Source: The Economist: THE first major response to the terrorist attack on the Westgate shopping mall in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, came two weeks to the day after the shooting began on September 21st. US Navy Seals (pictured above on a training exercise) led a failed morning raid on a house in […]

Religion and the UN

Source: The Economist: WHEN the United Nations was created after the second world war, it was “an era of secular international relations and few if any anticipated that religion would ever again be an important international actor.” However, as Professor Jeffrey Haynes of London Metropolitan University goes on to show […]