Ethical and Moral Concerns of Death Penalty

Rights forfeiture According to Braswell, McCarthy and McCarthy (2011), the classical justification that has always been used when legalizing and applying the death penalty is that when individuals commit capital crimes, they lose their right to life and should be put to death. In the legal system, the concept of...

Capital Punishment: Our Duty or Our Doom

Death Sentence is a very controversial topic that has a long history of a discussion. The Capital Punishment was a common practice several centuries ago and remains accepted across the world up until this moment. Yet in the recent decades, the public has begun to discuss and actively criticize this...

The Legal Capacity of Intergovernmental Organizations and States

The legal capacity of IGOs and States is vastly different. The international status of the State is defined by three key points: sovereignty, independence, and equality. Sovereignty means that the State is independent and free to resolve its internal affairs how it sees fit. No interference in the affairs of...

Youth in Kuwait: Government Policy

Introduction It is worth noting that many of the Kuwaiti subsystems of society including education, social security, economic sphere and so on have undergone significant changes (“Arab Forum”). These alterations are reflected in the lives of young people in the first place, who represent the largest group of the population...

The American Red Cross as a Social Welfare Program

Introduction The American Red Cross “is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principals of the International Red Cross Movement” (American Red Cross, 2001, p. 1). American Red Cross is described by the federal charter as a non-profit making organization that is...

The European Union: The Present Situation in Europe

The European Union (EU) was signed on February 7, 1992, at Maastricht, Netherlands. According to this treaty, a single currency is necessary to be adopted in all member countries which would be introduced by 1999. The euro was imposed on European countries as the currency without creating a special centralized...

2010 Midterm Senate Elections Analysis

The just concluded 2010 midterm senate and congressional elections was an awakening call for the Democratic Party to go back to the drawing board if it is to win the next presidential election. According to the (“Elections 2010” 3), the 2010 midterm elections resulted in the greatest restructuring of the...

How Liberal Democratic Government Refers to a Government

Introduction A liberal democratic government generally refers to a government whereby the election of the leaders is a free and very fair activity. In such a government where democracy is being practiced, all the citizens are given equal rights to the access of resources and also voting irrespective of their...

The Communist Manifesto of Marx and Engels

Introduction Marx and Engels were the brains behind the communist manifesto. The whole publication sought to describe the means through which the society was going to get rid of the tyranny of capitalism. It is a well-known fact that Marx together with Engels was against capitalism and industrialization. Throughout their...

The USA Foreign Policy in the Middle East

American foreign policies shape events everywhere in the world. These policies have had the most impact in the Middle East. This is a region of persistent instability and a colossal strategic significance. The Israel Lobby and U.S Foreign Policy journal by Mearsheimer and Walt talk about the American Israel relationship....

Water Distribution System in Maryland

Introduction Water is an indispensable resource; the importance of this resource is ever growing in today’s world. With an exponential growth in the world population, the existing sources of drinking water are fast depleting. However, the availability of water is highly subjective for the world population. The higher income groups...

IT and Government. Social Media Technologies

Introduction This paper provides a review of key issues surrounding e-government, the questions affecting it, and best practices government is undertakings about social media technologies. Besides, the paper will focus on federal government efforts and the underlying reasons that affect the choice, use and efficiency of social media technologies. Consequently,...

How Did the U.S. Meet Post-Cold War Threats to Nuclear Security?

During the cold war, the United States made use of nuclear weapons so as to weaken the attack from the Soviet Union and its counterparts. The role of those nuclear weapons in the United States started disappearing in the 1990s. Afterward, the national security of the United Nations started receiving...

Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream”

Introduction The goal of this writing is to ensure the audience are convinced or persuaded by your ideas. We have fours means that can be used to persuade anyone that the ideas you are using are valid from others. This includes the usage of Logos style which refers to internal...

Thomas Jefferson’s Vision: New Constitution Proposal

Introduction A quote by Thomas Jefferson, in which he states that “in the course of time, the imperfections of a written Constitution will become apparent” (The University of Virginia) can be seen contradictory with the fact the Constitution was amended only 17 times in roughly 200 years (Petri and Azarcon...

Bretton Woods Institutions’ Origins and Activity

Introduction The terms Breton Woods Institutions refer to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. These institutions were established in the year 1945. Actually, the original main aim of the World Bank was to reconstruct Europe, which was formerly destroyed due to the wars to which it was...

Hegemony in International Politics

Introduction There have been a lot of problems in the world today due to the implementation of the hegemonic concept by countries that seek to exert their political powers over others. This is evident as many states seek to be identified as regional leaders in terms of political, cultural and...

Korean War Impact on Economy and Foreign Politics

Introduction The Korean War has been labeled as one of the most significant occurrences after the end of the Second World War. Some political analysts referred to it as a direct replacement for the Second World War. It had an indelible impact on the Cold War that followed immediately after....

Government Spending Out of Control in the USA

Introduction At the begging of 2009, The United States had amassed over $12 trillion in federal debt. As the nation continues to face an ever-expanding financial and economic crisis, the federal unfunded liabilities have accumulated to an all-time high of $44 trillion. More than 70 million baby boomers are expected...

Cotemporary US Foreign Policy: Realism, Idealism or Something Else?

Introduction The modern U.S foreign policy under the Obama administration cannot be purely classified into any singly known international relations theory. There was a sharp and surging contrast between his administration and that of his predecessor, George W. Bush. The hot pursuit to adopt a comprehensive realist/liberalist international relations theory...

The Contest in Power, Democracy and Development

Introduction The question of democracy its implications and applicability has remained a hotly contested subject all over the world. Under contest are also issues on the effective execution of power in achieving equitable development. The contest on the manner and styles of ruling has preoccupied different societies since the beginning...

U.S. House of Representatives Elections in Florida, 2008

Introduction In 2008, the Democratic Party in the United States saw most of its candidates elected to the House of Representatives. A majority of the elected democrats won in cities that were in the past dominated by Republicans and Conservatives. One of the main reasons that led to their being...

Ethnic Group Conflicts: The Chad-Sudan Conflict

Introduction Ethnic conflict is in itself historical having manifested itself throughout the cold war and beyond. Even to date, inter-ethnic wars and conflicts are still evident in different parts of the world some even attracting bloodshed and fatal consequences. According to Monica (2003), ethnic conflicts or what is referred to...

International Relations: The Realist Theories Variety

The field of International Relations (IR) is governed by many theories, which have striking contrasts and some similarities. Of the most popular ones, Realism has shown greater success compared to some other theories such as Liberalism, Institutionalism, Constructivism, and Marxism in its practical application to International Relations. Realism has many...

European Enlargement: Benefits and Costs

Introduction In the year 2004, the European Union carried out the biggest enlargement. This enlargement was big both in scope and diversity. Countries such as the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Malta, Slovenia, and the Slovak Republic were admitted as new members of the EU. Romania and...

International Relations Between Australia and China

Ever since diplomatic relations between Australia and China were established on 21st December 1972, mutual relations have been generally developing quite well. The Governments of the two countries agreed to develop diplomatic relations, closeness, and collaboration between both countries on the foundation of the tenets of mutual respect for autonomy...

Comparison of Leadership in Military and Corporate Environment

Introduction Leadership refers to a management skill where one’s ability is used to motivate a given group of people towards the achievement of a common goal. Military leadership refers to the process through which the military officers are influenced to accomplish the military service mission. Military leadership provides purpose, motivation,...

American Policy Changes to Canada From the 1st World War to 1950s

Introduction The period of World War I brought considerable changes to political cooperation of America and Canada. The negative side of Canadian-American relations was especially stressed by many politicians. The dramatic effects of war stimulated the peak in the development of Canadian nationalism. Canada was pleased by its position during...

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s Current Leader

Introduction The history of any country is created by the leaders of this country. People make history. All events which occur in the history are provided by people. The more significant the event has which occurred, the better and more powerful leader was involved in the event. The power of...

Barack Obama vs. John McCain: Presidential Elections of 2008

Introduction Presidential elections of 2008 in America were a very important step for all Americans as they had to choose their leader, their head of the country. The central figures and leaders among all other candidates were Borack Obama and John McCain. In order to understand their political vision of...

The Great Lakes Refugee Crisis in 1994

Introduction When million and a half people were massacred in April 1994, various factors behind origins of Great Lakes Refugee crisis arise which included Rwandan crisis. Other factors that contributed to this horrendous event are political and social inefficiencies in the light of those ineffective approaches of humanitarians, that lacked...

Plato’s Approach to Justice and Democracy

Plato’s concept of democracy has undergone debate and has been subjected to argument through the pages of time. This paper shall attempt to contribute to the understanding of Plato’s perception of democracy and justice by elaborating on it in the context of the modern-day forms of the same. When shedding...

Work Choices – `Lite`

Under the Howard’s government, a legislation that touched on matters dealing with labor regulations was passed in Australia. The work choices legislation, as it is known, received royal assent on 14 December 2005 and became operational in March 2006.The legislation made changes to the regulation of employment conditions and industrial...

Canada’s Democratic Deficit

Canada is a unique country in many regards. It runs under a parliamentary democracy, but its system of democracy operates also through checks and balances between federal and provincial authorities. The provinces own most of the natural resources, control education, provide services to the population, and collect an equal or...

US Military in Okinawa: Public Interest vs. Rights

Introduction It is often seen that, in many instances, the areas of public interests in terms of public good, safety and welfare of the masses in economic and societal terms overlaps or transgresses individual rights. Often prefecture governments may take steps that may later be detrimental to the rights and...

Norman’s Policies and Their Effects Analysis

Introduction A monarchy can be defined as a structure of government in which one personality possesses inherited right to govern as leader of state in the course of his lifetime. This term also refers to the state governed this way. The power of such a government varies from very strong...

Public Policy: The Main Reasons for Studying

In every studied subject there is a reason why this area is studied. In addition to the theoretical knowledge acquired, a practical implementation of this knowledge is an important factor in explaining the motive behind the theory. In that regard, public policy as science is no different, where several reasons...

Problems in the Process of Intelligence in CIA

Outline This has reference to your query on the above subject. I have outlined why the CIA should be revitalized to facilitate it to forewarn any threats to U.S. I have also pointed out the earlier failures of the CIA to forewarn or where CIA’s operations have failed and suggested...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Fire Prevention Efforts of the Private Sector

The issue of privatizing municipal services still brings debates over its efficiency. This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of fire prevention efforts of the private sector in the United States and the reason why the fire prevention system in some countries is still controlled by the government. The main...

US Forest Service’s Bureaucracy and Rules

Introduction The modern government apparatus is based on a strict bureaucratic structure and rules which help the state to control its employees and the community. The decade of the 1990s will be a period of dramatic changes, upheavals, and events that pose unforeseen and unexpected challenges and opportunities for large-scale...

The Baltic States in the European Union

Introduction Discussion Economic integration refers to non restricted movement of goods within a trading bloc of merged economies with common policies and central. These policies when placed together signify important changes in the patterns of economic activities in the partnering states. Integration has great influence in terms of transforming the...

Role and Legacy of Francois Mitterrand

Introduction François Mitterrand left a very rich legacy as the president of France. This is made evident by the claim by most of. The citizens had a lot of confidence in his leadership to a point that they would reelect him back into presidency to serve for another seven years...

Comparing Us and Canadian Healthcare Systems

Abstract This paper presents an in-depth analysis of the US and Canadian Healthcare systems. The main focus is on the differences narrowed down to the financing structure adopted by the two governments. An evaluation of the effectiveness of the systems and the major points of convergence are also pointed out....

Recycling Of Gray-water As A Water Conservation Effort

Introduction Gray-water refers to household wastewater other than water from the toilet, known as black-water; gray-water accounts for 60% of all wastewater from a household and includes water from sinks, showers, baths and laundry machines (Christonova-Boal et al., 1996). Although the water contains suspended pathogenic material and bacteria, the amounts...