Hassan Mirza
Hassan Mirza
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Time Person Of The Year 2012: Malala Yousafzai Should Be Nominated

Malala’s unwavering commitment for promoting girls’ education in a region where the Taliban had banned it, should nominate her for 'Time Person of the Year 2012.

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Coke, Fritos, and Walmart Greenwashing: Are the Products You Buy Really Green?

A demand for environmentally friendly products continues to rise as consumers become more aware of the power of “green,” but this has led companies to engage in greenwashing.
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U.S.-Pakistan Relations Remain Strained After Obama and Gilani Meet in Seoul

Despite the first high-level meeting in months between Pakistani and U.S. leaders in Seoul, their strained relationship will likely remain unchanged.
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Water Wars Caused By Scarcity And Control Will Take Center stage in 21st Century

In the coming years, water will become the new oil as countries will fight for life's most essential element.
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Pope Shenouda Death Highlights Why Egyptian Democracy Needs Work

Thousands of Coptic Christians have gathered to pay their respects to Pope Shenouda III, who died on Saturday at the age of 88.
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Foreigners Should Be Allowed to Run For President in 2012 Election

The constitution should be amended to allow naturalized citizens to run for president and hold office based on their own merits.

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Putin's Support Rapidly Declines in Russia

Recent polls find that Vladimir Putin's popularity and trust has waned since he first took over the world's largest country 12 years ago.
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Obama Rightly Sets 20-Year Moratorium On Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon

The decision not only protects one of America's biggest tourist draws, but also an eco-system which sustains the region.
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Gaddafi's Phobias Explain His Weird Leadership

Gaddafi's iron grip over his people is well documented, but his bizarre leadership can be further explained by examining his interests and phobias.
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Gaddafi is Dead, Libya's Future Remains Shaky

As Libyan rebels celebrate the death of Gaddafi, Libya's future remains questionable.
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OWS and Jennifer Saunders Must Present Education Reform Plan

As OWS picks up steam, it needs to call forth pragmatic ideas that can fix the American education system and enable our students to compete globally.

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The Arab League Must Suspend Yemen's Membership

The Arab League must focus on actions, not rhetoric, in order to quell the violent crackdowns by Yemen's Saleh.
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Alleged Iran Plot Needs a Neutral Arbiter

Iran's assassination plot should be handled through an international institution like the United Nations or the International Court of Justice, not in America.
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Gilad Shalit Release Won't Broker Peace

The Shalit prisoner swap deal is perhaps important in future peace negotiations, but not under Netanyahu's hard-line government.
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Henry Kissinger: America and China Don't See Eye-to-Eye

At an event in New York City, Kissinger's discussion on China sheds light on past and present Sino-American relations but fails to portray the whole picture.
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Wall Street's Wild Escapades Force the Need For Oversight

The Obama administration's recent lawsuit against big banks is a step in the right direction to monitor Wall Street's arrogant business culture.

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Cyber-Attacks Are the Biggest National Security Threat

Our increasing dependence on digital technology makes cyber-attacks the greatest threat to America's security in the near future.
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A Sinking Feeling For Pacific Atolls

Due to global warming, pacific atolls will face the brunt of cataclysmic rise in sea level and inevitably disappear beneath the waves.
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Building Back the U.S.-Pakistan Partnership

Since 9/11, Pak-U.S. relations have been static, but both nations should continue to see each other as close allies.