· July, 2010

Stories about U.S.A. from July, 2010

Armenia: Eating a way to peace

Ianyan says that food might represent the path to peace for cultures that place such significance in it. Referring to an Armenian bakery in the U.S.-Armenian Diaspora as well as responses to a recent guest entry on Armenian-Azerbaijani relations in the context of the still unresolved conflict over Nagorno Karabakh,...

USA Internet Governance Forum Meets Today

  21 July 2010

The second Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) is taking place today July 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. The one-day event offers expert panels and workshops on important global Internet governance issues, as well as a plenary session on the continuation of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum (via ISOC-NY).

China: Buy BP assets? Could do!

  14 July 2010

Britain's new foreign secretary William Hague is in Beijing today, and Chinese online media are reporting the goal of his trip is to sell China on BP assets from the company's South American holdings. Comments on the news suggest netizens are eager to help begin negotiating the terms of the deal.

Europe, U.S.A.: Poll on Burqa Ban Shows Opposite Viewpoints

  13 July 2010

The blog EU-logos about European affairs reflects (fr) on a recent poll by the Pew Research Center that shows a widespread support in European countries for a  burqa ban whereas such proposal would be rejected by 65% of voters in the U.S [Fr].  The blog suggests that such transatlantic polls...

Russia-USA: Death of a defected spy

Robert Amsterdam notes that Sergei Tretyakov, agent of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), who defected to the United States in 2000, has suddenly died at an age of 53, and speculates whether there is a new Litvinenko case looming about.

China: The Bombing of American Aircraft Carrier

  7 July 2010

ESWN translates a blog post in my1510.com commenting on a online rumor about “the bombing of Amercian aircraft carrier”. The writer describes the spread of the rumor as “Chinese masturbation” that helps advance the talk of the “Chinese threat.”

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