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U6 – The new arms race

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U6 – BRICS The new superpowers

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U6 – The decline of the American Empire

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U6 – The new scramble for Africa

Described by many as the ‘new scramble for Africa’, the US, China and other nations are attempting to consolidate their grip on Africa’s natural resources and its growing consumer class. Empire travels to Kenya, France and the USA to examine who is gaining, who is losing and what it means to Africans.         Published on Jul 27, 2014

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U6 Superpowers essay

Jan 2011
B) Evaluate the need for super powers to play a key role in trade and international decision making to maintain their status (15)

Bullet point notes on Uganda p184-189 Oxford

Please also put considerable effort into your research files over the weekend!

Due on Tuesday 10th February

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World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland now

More than 2,500 people have flown in to take part in the annual conference in the Swiss Alps. Who are they? What are they talking? And does the event produces any tangible benefits for the world and its economy? Find out here

Davos 2015 in pictures

Criticisms of Davos – Is Davos just an excuse for the 1% to have a bonding session?

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World Economic Forum 2015: View of Davos

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Would you pay 155,000 pounds for 5 minutes of weightlessness in space this autumn?

Virgin Galactic is planning the trip 62 miles up to commence this autumn. Hollywood stars Tom Hanks and Angelina Jolie are among about 700 people who have paid up to £155,000 to take part in a two-hour flight aboard Branson’s SS2.
Along with the flight, those aboard will experience about five minutes of weightlessness as part of the package.
So far, three test flights of the SS2 have only managed altitude of around 13 miles.

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