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China calls for top-notched peace research institutes

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 2, 2011

By Li Hongmei

If war and peace is a duel eternal theme throughout the human history, the recent years has witnessed war-dominant international scenario. Hence, it is highly advisable for China to build up the globally notable “peace research institutes” or “peace and development research institutes,” which will act as the most authoritative think tank assisting the government in its domestic and foreign policies decision by offering information, documents and wisdom.

As a matter of fact, U.S. and European countries have moved far ahead of China in this regard. The independent “peace institutes” have actually turned out to be the indispensable think tank for Heads of States when they hammer out foreign policies. Just to name a few.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open source, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public.

The Foreign Policy Think Tank Index ranked SIPRI as the No.3 non-U.S. think tank in the world in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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Global Military Spending Hits High But Growth Slows

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on April 11, 2011


With $1.6 trillion what can’t be done? Unfortunat­ely we are not interested to do something good for people but interested to do bad for people.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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