[John Bruton] Ambiguity is often the enemy of peace. The First World War arose from ambiguity in the pledges the powers had given to one another in the event of attack. If the pledges had been clearer, the risks might not have been taken.
Category: OpEd Articles
Ireland’s Coming Gas Shortage !
[John Bruton] The potential crisis of natural gas supply is simply accelerating a wider underlying electricity supply problem in Ireland.
Bangladesh: Why a Bridge could Profoundly Impact Ruling Party’s Popularity?
[Bahauddin Foizee] Ruling party’s campaign to repeatedly publicize country’s recent developments, including Padma Bridge project, could now pay off in the next general election.
EU Must React to UK’s Intent to Ditch Provisions of Northern Ireland Protocol
[John Bruton] The best approach for the EU will be to gradually turn up the heat on the UK so as to give them time to learn that actions have consequences, and the price could be very high.
India, the New Champion of Islamophobia !
India has crossed all the limits in terms of hatred towards ‘Muslim as a community’ and 'Islam as a religion'.
What’s Happening in Ukraine is Opposite to What Putin Wanted
Russia’s aggressive actions and threatening rhetoric driving many nations in Europe to opt for NATO membership.
What Lessons are to be Learned from U.S.’s Afghanistan Exit?
[John Bruton] The experience in Afghanistan and similar experiences elsewhere suggest that there is a strong temptation on USA's part to turn inwards and reduce commitments to the defence of other countries, including the European ones.
What Lessons are to be Learned from Article 16 Row?
[John Bruton] The more disharmony there is between the UK and the EU, the greater will be the political problems for both parts of Ireland.
UK’s Sovereignty over Northern Ireland Partially Sacrificed under EU-UK Deal
The latest EU-UK agreement gives the UK more sovereignty over the island of Britain, but loosens a considerable measure of its sovereignty over Northern Ireland.
Fleeing from Persecution, Fleeing for Safety
[Bahauddin Foizee] Although Rohingyas found safety in Bangladesh, their lives have never been the same, courtesy to the experiences they had to go through in Myanmar and the challenges they continue to face in Bangladesh,
Iran’s Execution of Political Prisoners Continued in 2020 despite International Outcry
Iranian establishment uses the charges associated with national security grounds to silence the opposing and protesting voices.
What does the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement Mean?
The new agreement between the EU and the UK would eventually shape up a system for ensuring fair trading and uninterrupted mutually beneficial business between the two in a post-Brexit Europe.