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· August, 2010

Stories about International Relations from August, 2010

24 August 2010

Bermuda: Facts of Life?

Noam Chomsky in China

On 13 August, Noam Chomsky delivered a speech at the Peking University in Beijing. Chomsky, one of the leading public intellectuals of our age, is famous for his political activism...

20 August 2010

Madagascar: The Undercover Investigations That Exposed Rosewood Trafficking from the Rain Forest

Technology for Transparency Network

One of the consequences of the enduring political crisis in Madagascar is its punishing impact on the environment. The investigation of activists specialized in conservation and protection of the environment...

China and North Korea: Jet Crash

China and the U.S: Trouble Waters

18 August 2010

Russia: Anglophone Bloggers Discuss Social and Political Aspects of the Wildfires

RuNet Echo

Anglophone Russia bloggers have been discussing social and political aspects of the catastrophic wildfires and the ongoing firefighting efforts in central Russia since early August. Here is a selection of...

U.S.A.: Russophone Students Blog About Work and Travel Program

RuNet Echo

Every summer thousands of college students from Russia, Ukraine and other former Soviet countries come to the United States to take part in the Work and Travel USA program. Many...

Paraguay: Soaring Soybean Production Prompts Clashes

As the global demand for soy rises, Paraguay has become the world's fastest-growing producer of the crop. But with resulting riches have also come battles over land rights and environmental...

Cuba: Same Old?

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