Last month saw two countries change their leader: the United States of America and the Gambia (which is second country beside the Bahamas to have ‘the’ before it). While there may be some discomfort when power changes hand, especially with opposition succeeding the incumbent, the difference could not have been more starker when comparing the… Continue reading Democracy and Transition to Power
Call it whatever but the way the Chinese media is portraying the US President-elect Donald Trump, all fingers point to how he is their version of inferior man. This concept of inferior man can be found abound in ancient texts, including The Analects and The Great Learning by Confucius. Now, this is no surprise that… Continue reading Who wants an inferior man?
How much is foreign aid responsible for a country maintaining or not maintaining relation with other nations? It may run contrary to the notion that an aid recipient nation has such power as to cut its ties with the donor country. It can be seen as an instance of chutzpah but the issue of Sao… Continue reading What is it with foreign aid and diplomatic relations?