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· November, 2012

Stories about International Relations from November, 2012

18 November 2012

The Egyptians have Occupied Gaza!

Misreading Magnitsky & Congress From Russia

RuNet Echo

Russian opposition bloggers were ecstatic on Saturday, after the United States House of Representatives passed the so-called Magnitsky Act with bipartisan support. Unfortunately for supporters of the Act, it is...

17 November 2012

Arab League on Gaza: “Blah Blah… Blah Blah Blah”

The Arab League is meeting at its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss Gaza - and netizens aren't holding their breath or being optimistic about a strong reaction. Sultan AlQassemi...

Why is the GCC Quiet about Gaza?

Croatian Senior Generals Acquitted of War Crimes

16 November 2012

What is the Role of the Army in Africa Today?

The army has often played a determining but ambiguous role in the African political process. Between 1950 and 2000, 53 African countries were subject to military coups leading to regime...

Is Ethiopia Fit to be a Member of the United Nations Human Rights Council?

Ethiopia was among four African countries that were elected as members of the United Nations Human Rights Council on 12 November, 2012. Considering Ethiopia's poor human rights record, many Ethiopians...

Iran: Netizens Reflect on Four More Years for Obama

With Iran featuring as one of the main topics of US foreign policy, it's no surprise that Iranians took a great interest in the election. The majority of Iranians wanted...

15 November 2012

Hungary: Why Do We Have To Pay Attention To China?

Slovak “Decent Life” Protesters Burn EU Flag

Why is the Arab League in a Hurry to Meet over Gaza?

The United Nations Security Council called for and held an emergency meeting Wednesday night to discuss the latest Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, and consequent Hamas rocket attacks into Israel. The...

Worldwide Protests Planned in Support of Gaza

14 November 2012

Bridge Blog for Afghanistan and Pakistan: ‘Understanding the Neighbor’

In a fellowship program 22 journalists from Afghanistan and Pakistan gathered together twice, once in Islamabad and once in Kabul to understand each others, share value and make cultural exchanges....

13 November 2012

“Self-Defence is No Offence”: Nigerian Student on Trial in Ukraine

Arab World: What will Change with Obama's Re-Election?

Barack Obama has won a second term as US President but how does he fare among netizens across the Arab world? Here's a snippet of the conversation on Twitter following...

12 November 2012

Catalan TV Show Flares Debate Over Independence from Spain

Catalan public television, TV3, recently broadcast a special news program called "Independence, step by step". It has caused massive debate at a heated moment in Catalan politics, not long before...

German Chancellor Merkel Visits Portugal

Coalition of African Nations Agrees to Send 3,300 Soldiers a year to Northern Mali

11 November 2012

India Reacts to the Re-Election of US President Barack Obama

The recently concluded US presidential election generated much interest in India. Congratulations were abound at government level. But what about those on the ground in India - what has been...

10 November 2012

Rediscovering The Bonds Between Afghanistan and Pakistan

An Afghan-Pak Journalist Exchange Programme 2012 brought together 22 journalists from Pakistan and Afghanistan who worked on join reporting projects and cultural exchange to rediscover the bonds between both the...

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