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«Current Concerns», n°11-12, June 3rd, 2018
Sanctions, War, and Law
303. Sanctions, War, and Law Zurich (Switzerland) | 4 June 2018
Korea and the power interests of geopolitics. Some fragments on the history of the Korean peninsula, by Erika Vögeli and Peter Hediger / Panmunjeom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula / Panmunjeom: From an icon of division to an icon of peace / Wars of aggression are criminal offenses. Persons who wage a war of aggression render themselves personally liable to prosecution / Swiss mission in Korea. Swiss army members for the two commissions NNRC and NNSC / Reminding the state and the citizens of the basic principles of the constitution. Germany’s perspectives in a world that has fallen apart, by Karl Müller / How the project Nord Stream 2 became a game of power poker, by Bruno Bandulet / Battlefield Nord Stream 2, by Prof Dr Eberhard Hamer / Between left-green hegemony and radical Pegida movement. Ulrich Greiner: A return to the foundations of our culture, by Winfried Pogorzelski / The postage stamp as cultural property and micro-artwork. For the (...)
 
 
«Current Concerns», n°9, May 2nd, 2018
After the tripartite aggression of Syria
301. After the tripartite aggression of Syria Zurich (Switzerland) | 6 May 2018
Backgrounds to the crisis in Venezuela, by Alfred de Zayas / “We have to stop wars”, Interview with David Beasley / “If we don’t want a war, there is no way around a policy of détente”, Interview with Gabriele Krone-Schmalz / USA – Declaration Against the Expansion of the Syrian War / France cannot be proud of bombing Syria. The French want a strong leadership, but an independent one, by Roland Hureaux / No reason to rise the all-clear signal, by Karl Müller / We must not let ourselves thoughtlessly being drifted into war. Prudent British voices on the crisis over Syria / The digital transformed and individualised school – an economistic concept without any pedagogical foundation, by Marianne Wüthrich / Natural law and popular sovereignty – important elements of democracy in Switzerland (part 2). Ignaz Paul Vital Troxlers conception of democracy, by René Roca / Nursing – an eternal profession, by Moritz Nestor / Even in medicine it depends on the concept of man. An important book: “Allergien (...)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Venezuela, an impossible intervention Panama (Panama) | 3 March 2018
After violently criticizing the Venezuelan government and its president Nicolás Maduro, after making a further request for the presidential election to be brought forward, the Lima Group, which consists of 12 states, all of which are members of the Organization of American States (OAS), has now made a statement against the early presidential election that Caracas has just called for. This inconsistency on the part of the Lima Group is part of the US’s international campaign against the Bolivarian Republic. A psy-ops seeking to make us think that the country of Hugo Chávez is sinking; that a humanitarian crisis has erupted there on a scale that opens the door to the legitimacy of “humanitarian intervention”. A diplomat from Panama, Julio Yao presents a series of arguments to negate (...)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
«Current Concerns», n°7, March 21th, 2017
Human rights and direct democracy