International

TOS happenings and activities of an international nature

Is the Antarctic Treaty a Model to Prevent an Arctic Oil Race?

by Rene Wadlow

In an earlier article Arctic Oil and the Law of the Seize, I mentioned that some such as Scott Borgerson, who teaches maritime studies at the US Coast Guard Academy and is a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, are looking to the Antarctic Treaty of 1959 as a model to prevent an Arctic race for oil by avoiding the provisions of the Law of the Sea Convention which the USA has not signed.

Tibet Orphanage Initiative

by Betty Bland, TOS-USA Secretary

Introduction

The Tibetan Orphanage Initiative is the result of the recent Pilgrimage to Tibet sponsored by the TSA. While on that Pilgrimage we had the opportunity to visit two orphanages. Both of these operations are known by and supported by our Pilgrimage guide, Glenn Mullin, and Organizer, Pawan Tuladhar.

Dr. R. Gandhi in Illinois!

 
The following information was relayed to me by Betty Bland, Secretary and record keeper of TOS-USA.

"Dr. R Gandhi, grandson of Mohandus Gandhi, is visiting prof. at U of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.  I don't know for how long, but can we see about having him speak here?

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