Category Archives: International relations

Catching up on the news

There’s a fair bit of news out there which I’ve wanted to catch up on but I ran out of time during the week, so here’s a quick summary of the main points I missed. The big news of this … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for another Good News Friday installment, and this time it will be back to my “regular” style as opposed to a war edition. My first item combines two of my favourite fields: international relations and hi-tech. The Japanese … Continue reading

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Turkey’s new Prime Foreign Minister

While we were busy fighting Hamas in Gaza, new developments were taking place in another quasi-enemy of Israel, Turkey. In presidential elections held a few weeks ago in Turkey, the previous Prime Minister, our old “pal” Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was … Continue reading

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The state of the nation September 2014

Now that the school year has safely opened (much to the surprise of many of us) and the war is behind us for the moment, it would be a good time to sit back and take stock of the state … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday installment is going to be a little bit different for this very strange week. My first item comes from Saudi Arabia of all places: The Saudi Foreign Minister has said that “we must denounce our … Continue reading

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Breathtaking disingenuousness: UNHRC head Navi Pillock Pillay criticizes UNHRC for ineffectiveness over Syria and other conflicts

UN Human Wrongs Rights Council head witch Navi Pillock Pillay has come out with what can only be described as a case of extreme blindness, total self-unawareness and a moronic level of disingenuousness when she accused the UNHRC of having … Continue reading

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