Posts Tagged ‘International Relations’

Why Russia Supports Syria

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Amid the chorus of international condemnation for Bashar Al-Assad, Russia’s disapproval has been decidedly tepid. (more…)

A French Woman Influences Global Wealth

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Winds sent old newsprint soaring like white kites caught in the updraft along the concrete corridors of Wall Street, in October 29, 1929. The world had just begun to feel the horrendous pain of the Great Depression. (more…)

The Free Syrian Army; the West;

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Road to/from Bekka Valley between Lebanon and Syria [Photo: Haifa J. Church]

and Syrian President Bashar Assad


A Nuclear Iran: Could it be the incentive for Israel and the United States to Join Forces?

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

A Nuclear Israel and Iran
Israel has long expressed concern over Iran’s ongoing nuclear enrichment program, and the failure of other nations to intervene. (more…)

Three Faces of the New China

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

A rising power bullies, cajoles or sidesteps. The pattern can confuse. Or it can reveal China’s real priorities.

Iran Fights Malware Attacking Computers

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

The agency that runs Iran’s nuclear facilities said that its engineers were trying to protect facilities from a virus.

Water Dispute Raises Tension Between India and Pakistanis

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

A battle over an Indian dam threatens to upset delicate negotiations to renew peace talks between India and Pakistan on Kashmir.

Afghan Plan on Transfer of Security Gets Support

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Western nations attending an international conference in Kabul on Tuesday are expected to endorse President Hamid Karzai’s plan for Afghan forces to take the lead throughout the country by 2014.

Israel Sends Warning to Gaza-Bound Libyan Vessel

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

The Israeli Navy radioed a warning to a Libyan ship steaming toward Gaza on Tuesday to change course, an Israeli military spokesman said.

Vienna Still a Spot for Cloak-and-Dagger Work

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

For more than a century, the Austrian capital has been an espionage center, because of its laws and because it is an East-West bridge.

Intrigue and Ambiguity in Cases of 4 Russians Sent to West in Spy Swap

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Some of the cases of the four men show how the definition of spying has grown murkier since relations have warmed between the United States and Russia.

Russian Spy Suspects to Plead Guilty as Part of Swap

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

A majority of the 10 suspects have agreed to plead guilty in what is believed to be an effort to facilitate a prisoner exchange between Russia and the United States.

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