· September, 2007

Stories about International Relations from September, 2007

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

  14 September 2007

With a major report to congress by America's top general in Iraq and the British withdrawal from Basra, politics is my main course for today. But there is much more - and if you read to the end - I present Aboosi the Iraqi Human Beatbox.

Bolivia: Ties With Iran

  13 September 2007

FREE-K-SEE [ES] is leery at the announcement that Bolivia will establish ties with Iran. “Why do we need to establish diplomatic ties with a country with which we do not have commercial or cultural ties, or a country that not even Cochabambinos emigrate to?”

Ukraine: Tymoshenko's Presentation

  11 September 2007

Petro of Petro's Jotter writes about Yulia Tymoshenko's “Contract With Investors” presentation: “I really dug the results oriented approach in everything she spoke about. Tangible project steps were outlined and timelines were stated. Like all good politicians she outlined broadsweeping reforms in a wide variety of sectors. Her answers to...

Russia: International Terrorism?

  11 September 2007

The Accidental Russophile writes about the difference between the Russian and American views of international terrorism: “Putin's most recent tour of southeast Asia was little more than an arms dealer visiting his new customers.”

Russia, U.S.: “Batman by Dostoyevsky”

  11 September 2007

The Accidental Russophile links to the “Batman by Dostoyevsky” comics, reproduced at Brian Hughes’ Again With The Comics: “This marriage of Classic Russian Literature and the Caped Crusader of Gotham also serves as further proof, if any were needed, that everything is better with Batman.” Judging by the comments, though,...

Iran:Born on September 11th

  11 September 2007

In Iranian American Jews blog we read often times when folks discover that I was born on September 11th they express a sense of shock and sadness for me since terrorists attacked the U.S. on September 11, 2001.The blogger says that one of the bloodiest days of the Iranian revolution...

Russia: Oil and Gas

  10 September 2007

In his “third oil and gas blog post of the day,” Tim Newman of White Sun of the Desert writes: “In the summer of 2007, the Russian government backed themselves to deliver what no other country has yet managed: a route to prosperity based almost entirely on a nationalised oil...

East Timor: Playing Rugby

  10 September 2007

Living Timorously invites the people in East Timor to take up rugby as a sport and feels it will help the nation to network with other countries in the Pacific Ocean.

Japan: Interview with Dr. Patricia Steinhoff

  9 September 2007

W. David Marx at Néojaponisme interviews Professor of Sociology Dr. Patricia Steinhoff about her research on the history and social organization of post-war Japanese Marxist radicals. In this first part of a five-part series, Dr. Steinhoff describes the formation of the student movement in Japan, its re-organization into the “Red...

Iran:Pakistan, Turkey and We

  9 September 2007

Mohmmad Ali Abtahi,former vice president, says recent political experiences of Pakistan and Turkey are beneficial for the officials who are worried about practicing freedom in Iran.Closing political atmosphere, taking aggressive approach against students, workers, women, internet, youth and political activists is dangerous for the security of the country.

Deforestation in Ghana & What China can learn from France?

  7 September 2007

In these times of globalisation and world trade, the challenge of how to protect the environment while ensuring increased economic growth appears to be a problem facing many countries. In this article we offer glimpses of this, first in Ghana through the post ‘Sweet ‘n Sour’, and in China in...

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