12 September 2008

Stories from 12 September 2008

U.S.: Obama and McCain on Russia

  12 September 2008

Sean's Russia Blog notes that Barack Obama and John McCain “are basically saying the same thing” about Russia in their speeches: “Both are rather bland statements that are more to say that they know Russia exists rather than how to deal with it.”

Georgia: War With Russia Poll

  12 September 2008

Social Science in the Caucasus comments on a telephone opinion poll conducted in the aftermath of the recent Russia-Georgia conflict over South Ossetia. Although the specialist blog says that this is the first time it has heard of the pollsters, it provides its readers with the results in which 42.4...

Ghana: GhanaConscious Banner

  12 September 2008

What is GhanaConscious banner?: “The idea behind the GhanaConscious banner is to represent Ghanaian role models in various disciplines and careers that the youth of Ghana can look up to.”

Japan: “Green” Manga Summit In Kyoto

  12 September 2008

Martin J Frid from Kurashi blogs about the tradition of using the screen or manga book to convey environmental messages in Japan. The main theme for the International Manga Summit in Kyoto this year was “Environmental Innovation”.

The Middle East Remembers 9/11

  12 September 2008

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the US, a pivotal day in history and a day which brought about so much heartbreak and destruction not only in the US but around the world. Bloggers from the Middle East reflect on the disaster.

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