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Troubled Waters of Transborder Rivers


  The problem of water supply has been an Achilles heel of Kazakhstan. True, this country has rich natural resources, vast territory, and well-educated population. But, its water supply is deficient. A May 9, 2008, publication at www.struanstevenson.com/media/article/china_is_depriving_kazakhstan_of_water says that «during the last few years, the volume of water supply has been diminishing because of its increased use by neighbouring countries. The level of water supply in Kazakhstan is currently amongst the lowest in Central Asia”. Moreover, major Kazakh rivers, like Irtysh, Ili and Ural, have their headwaters abroad. Unfavorable geographical ...

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Some Critical Notes on THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS by Samuel P. Huntington

This magnificent contribution to political science requires critical review, because its wide scope of problems raised and the global distribution of The Clash of Civilizations by Samuel P. Huntington makes the book a powerful piece of ideology. Its every paragraph could influence the way of thinking around the world. Therefore, one should pay closer attention to mistakes, which the author, willingly or unwillingly, made in the edition, published by The Free Press in 2002.

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Wrong Definitions, Biased Policy

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