The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has an active nuclear weapons program which is of great concern to the international community. It also has the capability to enrich uranium as well as the ability to produce plutonium suitable for nuclear weapons (weapons-grade plutonium). In parallel, Pyongyang has an advanced ballistic missile program in terms of short and medium range missiles and, more recently, is trying to develop a long-range and three-stage ballistic missile.
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Deeply involved within the highly interconnected flows of today’s global economy, China has not been spared by the financial meltdown spreading from the US since late 2007, witnessing in particular a dramatic short-term drop in its export capacity, which has caused painful business shutdowns and job losses. Migrant workers and young graduates have been hit with particular severity.
What previous EU voting at the UN teaches us about the forthcoming Palestinian bid?
Beyond the immediate crises, centring on the inability of countries such as Greece, Ireland and Portugal to finance their public debt without EU/IMF support, at the heart of the Euro crisis lies the increasing divergence in economic performance between the core and the periphery, aggravated by current austerity programmes, especially in those countries with long-standing structural reform deficits. For example, the Commission’s Spring Forecast shows that the worst growth performance forecast in 2011 and 2012 is for Greece and Portugal(1).
Not only the transatlantic allies that are awaiting the upcoming release of NATO’s 2010 new strategic concept, but also do many of the alliance’s partners especially in the Middle East and the Gulf. The wide array of eminent security threats, predominantly emanating from inside the region, and the evident convergence in threat perception between NATO and its Arab partners renders it increasingly important for the alliance to revise and reinvigorate its multilateral and bilateral security relations in the area.
Slovakia along with other nine countries enlarged on 1 May 2004 the European Union. Two years that have elapsed since its accession enable to assess direct impacts of the EU membership on the Slovak economy or on its individual spheres. Accession to the EU was related to numerous changes that in larger or smaller extent have actually concerned every sphere of Slovak economy [...] segue https://www.ispionline.it/it/documents/wp_15_2007.pdf
The political decisions on the enlargement of the European Union were made a relatively long time ago. However, not everybody - either in Poland or in the EU - accepted this extremely important decision with proper understanding and satisfaction. Accordingly, further debate goes on in this area, and the aim of this debate is to point out fundamental advantages and threats resulting from Poland’s accession. [...] segue