Nile Bowie

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UN Arms Trade Treaty’s Deadly Loophole

Nile Bowie Activist Post Foundation fellows and diplomats have lauded the overwhelming approval of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) by the General Assembly of the United Nations, with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon describing it as a means to obstruct the illicit arms flow to warlords, pirates, terrorists, criminals and the like. Many who have critically…

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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Corporate Power-Tool Of The 1%

Nile Bowie Activist Post One of the least discussed and least reported issues is the Obama administration’s effort to bring the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement to the forefront, an oppressive plurilateral US-led free trade agreement currently being negotiated with several Pacific Rim countries. Six hundred US corporate advisers have negotiated and had input into the TPP,…

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GE13: What’s at stake for Malaysia?

Nile Bowie Activist Post Malaysians of all walks of life will soon go to the polls to take part in an election, the outcome of which will have long-ranging implications that could see significant changes in how the country is governed. The incumbent leader, Najib Razak, is campaigning for his first mandate at the polls,…

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Syria Teeters on Obama’s “Red Line”

Interim Prime Minister Ghassan Hitto Nile Bowie Activist Post The pages of history tell us that beautiful civilizations emerged and prospered in the ancient cities of Damascus and Aleppo, some of the oldest continually inhabited cities on Earth. The harrowing circus of brutality that is the Syrian conflict, now in its third year, will soil…

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The Dangers of North Korea’s Nuclear Test

Author’s Note: On February 12, 2013, news surfaced of man-made seismic activity measuring at 4.9 on the Richter scale in North Korea, likely the result of the third nuclear test Pyongyang promised to carry out. The contents of this article examine the various dimensions of the situation, and the consequences it could hold for the…

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Congo’s M23 conflict: Rebellion or Resource War?

(AFP Photo / Isaac Kasamani) Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post M23 rebels in DR Congo have threatened to march to the capital and depose the government. UN reports confirm that rebels receive support from key US allies in the region, and Washington's role in the conflict has become difficult to ignore. Instability, lawlessness and violence…

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Gaza and the Politics of ‘Greater Israel’

Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post The Bible finds no worse image than this of the man from the desert. And why? Because he has no respect for any law. Because in the desert he can do as he pleases. The tendency towards conflict is in the essence of the Arab. He is an enemy by…

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China’s Transition: Towards a Red Revival or Socialist Democracy?

Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post As China’s 18th Communist Party Congress draws to a close, the world’s most populous nation prepares to install the country's fifth generation of leadership since the Chinese Revolution of 1949. Despite overseeing a stringent police state with heavy limitations on political expression, China’s leadership have taken the nation from starvation…

US Elections: The Empty Politics of Duopoly

Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post After months of rhetoric and political campaigning, the smoke has finally cleared on the media frenzy that is the US Presidential Election. Once the winner of the race was announced, supporters at the Obama Campaign headquarters in Chicago jubilantly celebrated.  The haze of American flags, pop music, and confetti worked…

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Poetic Justice Finds US Enablers of Terror

Indeed, I asked myself, how could this happen, how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save from destruction. – Hilary Clinton, US Secretary of State [1] Humanitarian wars ... and counting Anthony Freda Art Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post The recent armed attack on a lightly defended…

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Takeover

Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post To commemorate Malaysia’s 55th Independence Day, Prime Minister Najib Razak published an article highlighting the nation’s various accomplishments, principally that while much of world’s economies are “either flat or falling,” Malaysia is steadily delivering high figures of economic growth. [1] The ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, although perceived by the middle…

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Scenarios for Syria: War and Stabilization

Diplomatic attempts to solve the Syrian crisis have been rejected by both members of the Syrian government and the opposition. As Ankara laments bold rhetoric and militarizes its border with Syria, this article attempts to foresee three possible outcomes to the ongoing crisis. Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post From the start of the crisis in…

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Searching for Solutions in Syria

Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post For sixteen months, the people of Syria have undergone economic hardship, tremendous human suffering and the unparalleled horrors of war. As the Syrian opposition officially abandons the ceasefire and calls for foreign intervention and the imposition of a no-fly zone [1], US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced a…

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Covert Ops and Washington’s Contingency Plans for North Korea

Nile Bowie, Contributor Activist Post As the long-standing tensions between Washington and Pyongyang remain inflamed, a media report accusing South Korean and US Special Forces of parachuting into North Korea to spy on underground military facilities has sparked further controversy. Journalist David Axe attended the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Florida, and claims to…

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