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· September, 2011

Stories about International Relations from September, 2011

30 September 2011

Pakistan: The Relation With The US And Its Importance

Laos According to WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has released a set of Laos files that confirmed the country’s underdevelopment, endemic corruption in the bureaucracy, and the fragile state of its environment. Here are some online reactions...

29 September 2011

Why don’t South Asians talk to each other?

Global: Key Quotes and Tweets from the Internet Governance Forum

As the Internet Governance Forum is a truly epic event both online and offline, it's hard to do justice to the complexity of the discussions and debates that are currently...

Cameroon: Calm Before the Storm?

Cameroon's presidential election will take place on October 9, but the lack of stake in the outcome felt by the general population is leading to a lack of interest. The...

Wikileaks Cables on Laos

26 September 2011

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Plans to Solve Famine by Breeding Giant Rabbits

Ethical Issues in Doing Business in North Korea

El Salvador: Digital Newspaper Publishes Wikileaks Cables

Protecting African Forests: Wangari Maathai's Legacy

Wangari Maathai, a prominent Kenyan environmental and political activist and 2004 Nobel prize winner passed away on September 25. She was the first African woman to be awarded the prize...

24 September 2011

China: If This is Neocolonialism, Bring It

The new US ambassador to China Gary Locke's public appearances since his appointment in July have shown him to be a man with class that Chinese government officials just can't...

Global: Interview on NATO's Evolution

23 September 2011

Russia: Racial Propaganda in the State-Owned Media

RuNet Echo

Drawing on a rich tradition of "political technology" honed under both the Tsarist and Soviet police states, the Russian media are now rife with paid stories planted to advance specific...

Cuba: “Capitalism of the Castros”

Haiti: Duvalier's Lawyer Disrupts Press Conference

Israel: Beyond ‘us’ and ‘them,’ Lihi Yona is an Arab Jew

Russia: Cyber Security Code of Conduct?

RuNet Echo

The Russian government is attempting to spread the system of Internet controls abroad. Russian bloggers are interpreting these attempts as either the current regime's basic self-preservation instinct, or, even more...

Bulgaria: Meeting to Support Palestine's UN Bid

Colombia: President Santos’ Tour of Asia

Last week, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos toured Japan and South Korea for seven days with the goal of strengthening commercial ties. In Japan, he signed an agreement to protect...

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