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· March, 2007

Stories about International Relations from March, 2007

Kazakhstan: Russian Chill

neweurasia discusses chilliness in relations between Kazakhstan and Russia, but says that the relationship is far from on the rocks.

Mexico: Harvard University and Oaxaca

George Salzman on the good and bad of the involvement of Manuel Stefanakis, Director of the Master of Public Administration Programs in the John F. Kennedy School of Government, in...

Nicaragua: Eric Volz

Bloggings by Boz links to a Miami Herald article about Eric Volz, a 27-year-old California native imprisoned in Nicaragua for rape and homicide. Writes Boz, “it doesn't sound like the...

Morocco: Death of a Frenchman

Writing in a View From Fez, Moroccan blogger Samir reports that a “Frenchman participating in the 22nd edition of the Sand Marathon died of heart attack in his tent Thursday...

Palestine: US Spying on Arab Blogs

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah believes that the US is spying on Arab blogs. “We are now officially tracked, monitored and harassed by a special team from the U.S. State Department...

Bahrain: West Respects Muslims More

“I find it really amusing that the laws and teachings of the Islam are respected and abided by as basic human rights more in the West than they are within...

Lebanon: Arab Summit

Lebanese blogger As'ad Abu Khalil shares with us his mother's opinion on the Arab Summit, held recently in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. “My mother was telling me about her opinions of...

Uzbekistan: New Attitude

Registan.net says that Uzbekistan has not shown the change of heart regarding its human rights practices that some European Union officials claim it has.

Americans in Moldova; Moldovans in Italy…

Alexandru Culiuc's weblog is one of the best in the Moldovan blogosphere – probably the one I enjoy reading the most, and happily it has an owner and readership that...

Israel: US Aid

Israeli blogger The Elder of Ziyon claims that US aid to the Palestinians will be used against Israel. “Of course, this would not be the first time that US weapons...

Israel: On the Saudi Initiative

Israeli blogger Yaeli suggests that her country responds to the Saudi initiative using the analysis being made by a Lebanese. “If Israel’s position is reasonable – and I think it...

Russia: Nashi Site Blocked

Strangely, no one from outside Russia can access the site of the pro-Kremlin youth group Nashi, reports Sean's Russia Blog.

Ukraine: New Foreign Minister

Ukrainiana writes about Ukraine's new 32-year-old minister of foreign affairs.

Ukraine: Mad Max

Foreign Notes writes about the killing of mobster Maxim Kurochkin and the investigation into it.

Iran: Connecting the Medical World and Norouz Inspires Reflection

Iranian bloggers provide information, share their opinions, and discuss various issues with their photography, illustrations, and text. But that's not all. Occasionally, they launch plans to make the world a...

Madagascar: Growing with China

Madagascar Croissance reflects [Fr] on Madagascar's trade with China and East Asia, the main exporters of rice, textiles and technology to the country: “Trade between China and Madagascar … leaves...

Egypt: Citizen Journalism Talk

Egyptian blogger Hossam Al Hamalawy will give two talks – one on citizen journalism – at the 5th Cairo Anti War Conference and 3rd Cairo Social Forum being held later...

Egypt: Arab Summit Predictable

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia gives us her two cents on the Arab Summit here. “The Arab Summits now became like the elections in Egypt, an excepted result that is summarized in...

Japan: Apology Problem

Did or didn't Abe apologize for Japan’s wartime use of sex slaves? Oftenover from Japundit comments on the news about Prime Minister Abe's recent apology on sex slaves issue.

South Korea: FTA

Jamie from Two Koreas has an update about the FTA negotiation and anti FTA protest in South Korea: The march was also able to march into Gwanghwamun unobstructed, which was...

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