Monthly Archives: May 2010

May 28 2010

A Decade for the Israeli Withdrawal from Lebanon: How Much Has Changed?

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By Yaniv Voller Ten years ago, in May 2000, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) withdrew from Lebanon after almost two decades of military control over South Lebanon and ended direct political interference in Lebanese political affairs. The IDF’s withdrawal from … Continue reading

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May 17 2010

On the (supposedly) sensational documents from the Gorbachev Foundation Archives

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By Artemy Kalinovsky Some of the readers of this blog may have heard of one Pavel Stroilov. Over the last year or so he has gotten quite a bit of attention from the main stream press. He claims to be … Continue reading

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May 14 2010

Presidential Landslide Victory in Milestone Philipine Elections

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By Eva-Lotta Hedman The May 10th general elections marked a milestone for democracy in the Philippines. Front-runner presidential candidate Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino has won a landslide victory, thus setting the stage for an orderly transition of power from incumbent president … Continue reading

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