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· January, 2011

Stories about International Relations from January, 2011

Honduras: New WikiLeaks Cables Reveal US Involvement in Honduran Politics

Iran: “Our friend Mr. ElBaradei” in Egypt

Iranian bloggers from across the political spectrum continue to share their opinions on uprisings in the Arab world. One conservative Islamist blogger sees an opportunity for the Iranian regime if...

Pakistan: Blackwater Again?

Africa: Has African Union become a group of jokers?

China: Role in resolving Africa's conflicts

Israel: Social Media Offers Alternative Egypt Commentary

On social media and blogs, Israelis express mixed feelings about Egypt: intuitive support of the demand for freedom alongside concerns. Carmel L. Vaisman reports.

Palestine: Netizens React to First Batch of Palestine Papers

On the 23rd of January, 2011, Al Jazeera released the Palestine Papers. Shaden Abdulrahman rounds up reactions from Palestinian and pro-Palestine blogs to the first batch of 1600 documents.

Egypt: Military Jets Fly Over Protestors as US Policy Questioned

As thousands of protesters continued to chant anti-Mubark slogans in Tahrir Square, Cairo, with military jets flying overhead, criticisms started pouring on over the lack of a definitive stance for...

USA: Voices of Support for Egyptian Protesters

While the official US response to the protests in Egypt is a desperate hope for stability, lesser televised American voices are supporting the protesters in the land of the pyramids.

Netherlands: Dutch-Iranian woman executed in Iran

Dutch-Iranian Zahra Bahrami has been executed in Iran after having been found guilty of drug-related crimes and sentenced to death on 2 January. Zahra Bahrami was arrested on 27 December...

Morocco: The King's Very Private Visit to France

Romania: Accession to the Schengen Zone

Serbia, Kosovo: Comment on Dick Marty's Report

Hungary: New Media Law To Be Modified?

Hungary: Filtering Foreign Media Content?

Czech Republic: Lawyers Uncertain About Ukrainian Politician's Right to Asylum

Cuba, U.S.A.: New Travel Rules in Effect

Bolivia: Coca-Chewing Protests Held Around the Country

Ukraine: Police Treatment of Foreigners Raises Concerns Ahead of Euro 2012

Tetyana Bohdanova reviews the netizens' reactions to a recent episode of ill-treatment of foreigners by the Ukrainian police, a trend that is especially alarming since Ukraine is currently preparing to...

Israel: Bloggers Eye Gaza as Egypt Unrest Spreads through Sinai

This is a summary of Israeli perspectives, blog posts, and media shared online over the last two days, in reaction to the unrest in Egypt. Referenced by Israeli sources as...

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