Stories about International Relations from September, 2017
On WeChat, Zhang boasted of killing a woman and raping her teenage daughter in the Sino-Vietnamese War.
Did Italy give up on the quest for Giulio Regeni's killers so Egypt would help Italy block migration to Europe?
"Aung San Suu Kyi today demonstrated that she and her government are still burying their heads in the sand over the horrors unfolding in Rakhine State."
"Any country that considers an attack on North Korea must confront the question of who turned the DPRK into such a defiant rogue nation."
"Arguments against the adoption of Latin are inherently grounded in imperial Russian or Soviet ideology."
Estonian president's remarks against close-minded nationalism received different political interpretations abroad, obscuring her focus on the real challenges -- technological change, including the globalization of workforce.
"The sensation is in the goodwill of the Uzbek leader. Mirziyoyev is so open, friendly, and well-wishing. It can only bring us delight."
DACA's beneficiaries must feel a deep sense of betrayal. But it is equally important that we demand more than the continuation of policies that provided only fragile and temporary benefits.
"The Azerbaijani operation...was likely designed primarily to obscure the origin and destination of dirty money."
"Surely Modi's government must know of the terrible suffering these Rohingya have fled from."
"Maintaining [social] stability is more important than human life?"
Media outlets, including Global Voices, have mistakenly identified a photo of Simon Ateba as Ahmed Abba. Both are journalists whose reporting on Boko Haram got them into trouble in Cameroon.
The rhetoric of the Rouhani administration is giving off less hope for online freedoms, and the popular foreign minister's statements about not tweeting for Iranian audiences has increased concerns.
"...at least few more hours of walk[ing] before they can rest and maybe one kind villager will show up and offer them some food and some water."
The UN has recorded a 43 percent increase in civilian casualties caused by aerial operations during the first six months of 2017.