Front Page: Foreign Affairs
Building Walls In The Cloud
In the wake of NSA revelations, countries want to bring data back within their borders.
At Halfway Mark, Kerry’s Mideast Effort Stumbles
A top Palestinian negotiator has resigned in frustration, and few believe Kerry can broker the comprehensive settlement set as his official goal.
Booming Opium Trade Props Up, Plagues Afghanistan
The illicit opium trade has propped up the nation's fragile economy for years, but it comes with a heavy price in the form of conflict and drug addiction.
Spain Follows In Footsteps of Nations Curbing Rights to Protest
Dubbed the “Kick in the Teeth Law” by the some -- the law fines Spaniards roughly $816,000 for conducting an unauthorized protest.
Glance At Nelson Mandela’s co-Defendants In Rivonia Trial
Most of the seven men sentenced with Nelson Mandela to life in prison for sabotage and plotting to overthrow the white government were arrested in July 1963 during a police raid on their headquarters, a farm in the Johannesburg suburb of Rivonia.
US Sends Two Guantanamo Prisoners Back To Algeria
The prisoners are free to return home after twelve years of detention without charge.
Venezuela Cyber Crackdown Ensnares Web’s Bitly
In the midst of a a currency crisis, the Venezuelan government is blocking websites people use to track exchange rates on the black market.
Uruguay’s President Asks World To Support Marijuana Legalization
President Mujica has compared the marijuana legalization effort to alcohol, where the money generated can contribute to the public good.
United Nations Deploys Drones To Congo
Unmanned aircraft will patrol for threats in Eastern Congo, the first time the U.N. has used these surveillance devices.
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