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Enough! America Sort out Gun Control!

Enough! America Sort out Gun Control!

Why do we stand by? Yet again the streets of America are awash with blood. I do not use this phrase out of some throwaway desire to sensationalise gun crime in America, I do it because the reality is that the USA has allowed gun crime to become part of the norm in American society and… more

The Atomic Question

The Atomic Question

The question we still have to deal with is, what role does the nuclear bomb or nuclear power have in our world today? What have we learnt in the last 70 years since America made the decision to drop two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Unfortunately we are no closer to a clear answer. We have seen the devastation caused by nuclear weapons and we have seen what could happen if we lose control of our nuclear energy programme, but we can also see the necessity of nuclear weapons as part of our political and security policies and the importance of nuclear power in creating a sustainable future. It remains one of the most complex issues faced by our society today and we may have to wait many more years until we have an answer to give more

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“He is richest who…

“He is richest who…

“He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature.” – Socrates,  Ancient Greek Philosopher (470-399 BC) We all seek and strive for more wealth, a promotion, a bigger house, more money, but at the end being contented is, in my humble opinion, the call to it all. When… Continue Reading

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Peter earned his BA in History & International Relations from the University of Lancaster, specialising in Development & Middle Eastern politics. He is currently undertaking an MA in Geopolitics, Territory & Security at Kings College, London. Through A Little View of the World he writes on global affairs, international relations, development and world conflicts.