Personnel is Policy: Bad Choices at Ministries of Agriculture and Tourism
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Personnel is Policy: Bad Choices at Ministries of Agriculture and Tourism. Dr. Ousman Gajigo When the Barrow government was preparing to take power, they made a major announcement that key ministerial posts would be given to technocrats. This was a significant declaration given the monumental development tasks we face after 22 years of autocratic rule by Yahya Jammeh. Unfortunately, the Barrow government never made good on this important promise. There has hardly been any positions filled by technocrats in key ministries where it would have mattered. Nowhere is this failure to

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The Siege of Qatar
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  By Sener Akturk Istanbul—The timing of a significant political development could hardly coincide with a more meaningful anniversary: June 5, 2017, the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, saw Arab autocracies, including the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), Saudi Arabia and Egypt,

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Richard Wright and the Dilemma of the Ethical Criminal: Can One Live beyond Good and Evil?
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By Floyd W. Hayes, III, PhD Retired Senior Lecturer Coordinator of Programs and Undergraduate Studies Center for Africana Studies Johns Hopkins University 3400 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218 Fwhayes3@jhu.edu This paper was presented at the Collegium of African American Research Conference, Malaga, Spain, June13-16, 2017. The author: Floyd W. Hayes, III (Ph.D., University of Maryland) is Retired Senior Lecturer

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