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· March, 2007

Stories about North America from March, 2007

Palestine: US Spying on Arab Blogs

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah believes that the US is spying on Arab blogs. “We are now officially tracked, monitored and harassed by a special team from the U.S. State Department...

Iraq: What Arab Leaders Should Say

Iraqi blogger Lady Bird claims that the US dictates on Arab leaders what to say in their closing communique released at the end of their Summits.

Tunisphere: March 20, Mayans and Arabs.

March 20 is normally the day when my fellow citizens celebrate our independence day (3/20/1956). But it also happens to be the celebration of the fourth year of Iraq invasion...

The Balkans, U.S.: General Veljko Kadijevic

Neretva River writes – here, here, here, and here – about a Serbian war criminal who has allegedly been advising the United States on Saddam's bunkers and other strategic facilities...

Egypt: Speaker Woes

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia gives us her two cents on what she thinks of the list of speakers who attended a conference on Secular Islam in Florida, US. “I don't know...

Egypt: Pressure on to Release Sulaiman

Pressure is mounting on Egypt to release jailed blogger Abdulkareem Nabeel Sulaiman. The latest pressure tactics are an op-ed article in the New York Post and a call to US...

Egypt: US Rally Planned

Egyptian blogger Nora Younis is calling upon her readers to rally against the constitutional amendments in Egypt at a rally in Washington DC, US, on March 26.

US, Brazil: Accord on Ethanol

Isabella Kenfield and Roger Burbach argue that “The US-Brazil Accord on Ethanol is good for GDP but very bad for rural poor.”

Uruguay: “Uncle Sam has left”

Gabo of From Uruguay chronicles Bush's recent visit to Montevideo.

Haiti: Chavez Visit and the Diplomatic Dance

Anticipating Chavez's upcoming visit to Haiti, Roody Edme writes [Fr]: “His arrival requires an apt diplomatic dance… The recent American decision to list the country as a nation that might...

Russia, USA: Cold War Movies

Russian Kafe writes about Cold War films that could have caused “a child to write things like ‘I have been worrying about Russia and the United States getting into a...

South Asia: Inter Immigrant Solidarity

Sepia Mutiny on inter-immigrant solidarity in the US. “There are many layers of solidarity here: Islam, immigration, and a lot of professional overlap, particularly in the taxi and livery cab...

Abu Aardvark: What's With Al Hurra?

Abu Aardvark (Marc Lynch) spends some time looking into the past, present and future of Arabic channel Al Hurra – a US-based satellite TV channel, which is sponsored by the...

Cricket World Cup 2007 through the eyes of the bloggers

The 9th World Cup cricket started with a colorful opening ceremony in the Carribean islands. The tournament is scheduled for 51 matches in a span of one and a half...

Bush in Brazil and Ethanol: Blogs Report and Debate

“We have alcohol to give away and sell” – ethanol molotov for yankee target – source: CMI Brasil The quick visit of the US President George W. Bush to Brazil...

Brazil/US: Information about the New Ethanol Alliance

Raul Zibechi published an informative analysis about the US / Brazil New Ethanol Alliance, calling it ‘the most ambitious attempt to reposition the US in the region since the Free...

Bahrain: The Story of a US Deserter

Bahrain-based Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah links to a story detailing the struggle a US soldier, drafted to Iraq, went through before deserting the army and seeking refugee status with his...

Africa: China vs US

The Varsjinskij Prophecies sees a possible collision between China and the United States in Africa, “The fact that Hu’s visit and the announcement of AFRICOM coincided was most likely a...

Colombia, Latin America: US Aid to LatAm

As George Bush heads to Latin America, White House officials make the claim that US aid to Latin America has doubled since Bush took office. But is it true? Adam...

Francophone Bloggers on Oscars and Césars

Hostess Valérie Lemercier performs a Guadeloupean zouk hit from the 80's at the Césars awards. Blogger reactions to the recent film award ceremonies in France and America are quite varied....

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