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· October, 2008

Stories about International Relations from October, 2008

27 October 2008

Thailand: Dispute over Preah Vihear Temple

Laos and Western culture

Taiwan: Huge crowd at 1025 protest

Barbados, U.S.A.: Behind Barack

Guyana, Suriname: River Dispute

Armenia: Madrid Principles

Taiwan: Protest to defend Sovereignty

China: “Criminal” with Human Rights Award

Last week (Oct 23) it was announced that the European Parliaments’ Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought has been awarded to Chinese political activist Hu Jia. On the other hand,...

Chile: The 1985 Meeting Between McCain and Pinochet

In 1985, a U.S. Congressman named John McCain traveled to Chile and met with dictator Augusto Pinochet. The previously unreported meeting was revealed by journalist John Dinges, who published the...

26 October 2008

Southeast Asia: Impact of Financial Crisis

What are the views of several Southeast Asian bloggers about the global financial crisis? First, an authoritative voice: Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. He points out the double standard...

Morocco: Tangier Experiences Massive Flooding

For the past few years, Morocco has been experiencing a significant drought. Unfortunately, recent rain storms have brought little relief, as Northern Morocco experiences massive flooding, claiming the lives of...

Lebanon: Saturday Security Briefs

25 October 2008

Jordan: Rumours, Gap Year Foreign Students, and Body of Lies

From an innocent murmur to a devastating consequence on the life of an innocent girl, see how rumours can destroy lives in Jordan in this round up of Jordanian blogs...

Ukraine: Politics Versus the Economy

Ukraine's tumultuous internal politics has long stood in the way of the country's economic development - and even now, at the time of an economic crisis, there seems to be...

Paraguay: Lugo Set to Visit Bush at the White House