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· November, 2007

Stories about International Relations from November, 2007

Iraq: Islamic Army Denounces Annapolis

The Islamic Army has issued a statement denouncing the Annapolis Peace Summit. Ladybird from Iraq posts the communique here.

Israel: One/Two State Solutions

“For those of you who dislike the two state solution, perhaps consider that it's a lot better than the one state solution which appears to be the only alternative,” writes...

Poland, Ukraine: Convicts’ Contribution to Euro 2012?

The beatroot writes: “Poland has to build six new stadiums before co-hosting with Ukraine the Euro 2012 football tournament. Problem is, many of its construction workers are in the UK...

Poland: “U-Turn in Foreign Policy”

The beatroot writes about a “u-turn in foreign policy” initiated by Poland's new PM: “Relations with Russia […] have not been good over the last two years of the Law...

Egypt: Is Bush Mr Palestine?

Is Bush Mr Palestine? Egyptian blogger D B Shobrawy has a different stance.

Russia, Ukraine: On to the Next Round

A Fistful of Euros comments on the upcoming election in Russia and the newly-formed coalition in Ukraine: “Soon we will know the players in the inevitable next round of wrangles...

Special Coverage: Middle East Peace 2007

The Middle East Question has grabbed the international headlines for more than half a century. It is now the turn of the region's netizens to vent off and add their...

Israel: Blogger's Views on the Annapolis Summit

The Annapolis Conference, held on November 27, 2007 at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, ended with the issuing of a joint statement from all parties. Over the...

Egypt: Sudanese Teddy Bear Scandal

Heard about the teddy bear scandal? The Arabist, from Egypt, has more.

Egypt: Syrian/Iranian Alliance

“Interesting interview with the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood leader, suggesting Syria would abandon Iran alliance if the regime fell,” notes The Arabist, which links to the interview here.

Russia: “Enemies of Russia”=”Enemies of the People”?

Window on Eurasia writes: “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s characterization of his political opponents and those standing behind them as ‘the enemies of Russia’ has sparked a discussion among his supporters...

Russia: Legitimizing Election Results

Perspectives on the new Russia writes about ways to legitimizing the election results.

Azerbaijan: Djulfa

Blogian reports that a documentary highlighting the destruction of an Armenian cemetery in the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhichevan is being distributed to members of the U.S. Congress. However, the Armenian...

Palestine: Peace So Far

“Annapolis summit ended, but yet, no real changes are to be seen here in Palestine…Is Bush really believes that this illusion summit can solve the occupation problem??” writes Palestinian blogger...

Israel: Mixed Messages from Conference

Daniel Levy, from Israel, shares his thoughts on the results of the Annapolis peace conference here.

Egypt: The Annapolis Peace Conference

When the onset of the Annapolis Peace Conference first arose hopes were high and all were looking forward to meeting at the peace table. Since then complications and controversies have...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Trial for U.N. and Netherlands

Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports: “Dutch court ruled Tuesday that the United Nations and the Netherlands should face trial for the 1995 Srebrenica genocide.”

Belarus, Poland: Kurapaty, Katyń

TOL's Belarus watches Andrzej Wajda's Katyń and hopes to see a similar film about the Kurapaty tragedy in Belarus one day.

Russia: Double Standards

Sean's Russia Blog writes about double standards in coverage and reactions to the Russian election in the West: “To think President Bush had to nerve to throw his two cents...

Iraq: Snubbing Annapolis

IraqPundit discusses why Iraq may have snubbed the Annapolis conference.

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