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In the real world, immeasurable hurt is caused by terrorists based in Pakistan who attack countries like India.
All Plutophiles are based in America. If you go to other countries, they have much less of an attachment to either the existence or preservation of Pluto as a planet. Once you investigate that, you find out that Disney's dog Pluto was sketched the same year the cosmic object was discovered. And Pluto was discovered by an American.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Between major countries, there certainly always are some common ground and points of tension.
People end up fleeing countries who adopt economic policies based on these flawed principles. And more often than not, they come here.
What Israel wants is peace with - and the acknowledgment of - all the Arab countries.
In the underdeveloped countries, we have young men and women, many of them of capacity but without opportunity to improve themselves. They cannot do so without help.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Today we take it for granted that war happens in smaller, poorer and more backward countries.
I think that my work is my attempt, I suppose, is to try and become a piece of connective tissue. I'm trying to communicate with people here and in America - in rich countries - about what I see on the ground in badly affected areas.
I think the point about ActionAid is what it's asking people to do is engage with poor people in developing countries and understand what their lives are like and understand how the way we live our lives impacts on theirs.
I have, thanks to my travels, added to my stock all the superstitions of other countries. I know them all now, and in any critical moment of my life, they all rise up in armed legions for or against me.
Other countries around the world make employees and retirees first in the priority. For example, in Mexico, the bankruptcy laws say if a company wants to go bankrupt... obligations to employees and retirees will have a first priority. That has an effect on every negotiation that takes place with every company in Mexico.
A country like Belgium, or socialist countries in central Europe spend more money on art education than the United States, which is a really puzzling thought.
My dad's main client was the World Bank, and he spent most of his time traveling to Third World countries. His particular interest lay in the eradication of poverty through development and business.
Feminism is a word that I identify with. The term has become synonymous with vitriolic man-hating but it needs to come back to a place where both men and women can embrace it. It is particularly important for women in developing countries.
Developing countries often have hypertrophied bureaucracies, requiring businesses to deal with enormous amounts of red tape.
If African countries can unite and pull resources together, then that will be the best thing we could ever do for the problems in Africa including AIDS.
The United Nations has a proud record of helping millions of people in mine-affected countries.
Even in non-democratic countries, people have a legitimate interest in knowing about actions taken by the government.
In the 21st century, the countries that thrive will be the ones where citizens know their voices will be heard because the institutions are transparent.
The Czech Republic is a dynamic United Nations Member State, active on the Human Rights Council, contributing to the peaceful settlement of disputes, and helping other countries to achieve a democratic transition.
There are many individuals, companies and even countries operating in what I call a 'me first' mentality, which is effectively a purely competitive approach to life, treating the planet as if it has infinite resources and pitting one country against another for supremacy.
It's fun being in Islamic countries, to know there's only one religion. There's order. You wear a burqa. There's no choice. People are happy with that.
We have this kind of revolving door, we don't have a permanent class of millionaires in America like a lot of other countries.
I have a great track record, and I have never been sued. If I can't find someone for someone, I refer them out. I have an affiliate division of matchmakers all over the world that I work with. Men like certain types of women, and I can subcontract that out to foreign countries.
We must eliminate all nuclear weapons in order to eliminate the grave risk they pose to our world. This will require persistent efforts by all countries and peoples. A nuclear war would affect everyone, and all have a stake in preventing this nightmare.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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