Philip Parnamets

Philip has written 3 articles for Nouse

US nuclear deal with India angers Iran

As negotiations continue over Iran’s nuclear programme with threats and pleas being swapped in a global relay race, President George W. Bush travelled to India with a completely different geopolitical message. Prima facie it might seem to the casual observer that the world suddenly leapt another mile down the path of inconsistency. At the centre of the argument lies the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty of 1970

Somalia’s new hope for unity

Late last month Somalia’s interim President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed his Prime Minister Ali Muhammad Ghedi, arrived in Somalia for their first visit to the country since their appointment in late 2004. This may sound peculiar, but then again Somalia is a country like no other. It has been effectively stateless since 1991

Nepal’s king seizes power

A state of emergency was declared in Nepal at the beginning of the month following the King’s dismissal of his Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba, and the rest of the Nepalese government