Archive for March, 2011

  • Unrest in the Arab world is now reaching Syrian streets.  Thousands have marched in protest for the past three days in the Southern town of Deraa.  Syria has certainly been feeling the pressure of the revolutions sweeping the Arab world...

    Next Stop Syria?

    Unrest in the Arab world is now reaching Syrian streets.  Thousands have marched in protest for the past three days in the Southern town of Deraa.  Syria has certainly been feeling the pressure of the revolutions sweeping the Arab world...

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  • China and the European Union (viewed as a single entity) are two of the largest emitters of global greenhouse gases. Taking this knowledge to heart, representatives from China and the EU are now meeting to create plans that will reduce...

    China and EU Working Together for Climate and Energy Policy

    China and the European Union (viewed as a single entity) are two of the largest emitters of global greenhouse gases. Taking this knowledge to heart, representatives from China and the EU are now meeting to create plans that will reduce...

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  • It has been heartbreaking to see the horrific images coming out of Japan’s recent devastation: pictures of unrecognizable landscapes, stories of loved ones whisked away by surging waves, and home videos of water devouring buildings and people. The whole world waits...

    Disasters, Culture, and Aid

    It has been heartbreaking to see the horrific images coming out of Japan’s recent devastation: pictures of unrecognizable landscapes, stories of loved ones whisked away by surging waves, and home videos of water devouring buildings and people. The whole world waits...

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  • This post is part of Cram Session, an ongoing weekly series from the Whitehead Journal of International Relations and Diplomacy. Each week a member of the Whitehead Journal will discuss the history and future of a wide variety of topics...

    Rape Still a Weapon in Liberia

    This post is part of Cram Session, an ongoing weekly series from the Whitehead Journal of International Relations and Diplomacy. Each week a member of the Whitehead Journal will discuss the history and future of a wide variety of topics...

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  • Although the Lebanese government is currently struggling with its own internal upheavals, the labor department has moved forward with plans to make work permits more accessible for Palestinian refugees.  The caretaker Labor Minister signed a decree last week to carry...

    Work Permits for Palestinian Refugees

    Although the Lebanese government is currently struggling with its own internal upheavals, the labor department has moved forward with plans to make work permits more accessible for Palestinian refugees.  The caretaker Labor Minister signed a decree last week to carry...

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