Foreign & International Blog

May 7, 2008
Cyclone Nargis has thrust Myanmar into the public spotlight, as pressure increases to allow foreign aid to help cyclone victims.  In February, Myanmar had announced its...
May 1, 2008
The Brandeis Institute for International Judges (BIIJ) "provides international judges with the opportunity to meet and discuss critical issues concerning the theory and...
April 28, 2008
London's Old Bailey Criminal Court cases 1674-1913 are now searchable online.  The Proceedings of the Old Bailey,1674-1913 include transcripts of 197,745 criminal trials held...
April 27, 2008
NPR reported this morning that Tariq Aziz, former Iraqi Foreign Minister under Saddam Hussein, begins trial today for the execution of forty-two food merchants in 1992. Aziz...
April 22, 2008
Congressional Research Service, funded by taxpayers' dollars, provides members of Congress with reports on current political, legal and socio-economic issues.  Open CRS...
April 16, 2008
The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, established on January 19, 1981 and located in the Hague, was created in an effort to resolve the crisis between the Islamic Republic...
April 15, 2008
Spain's re-elected Prime Minister José Luís Zapatero recently named his new 17-member cabinet, of whom 9 are female.  The cabinet member getting the most attention and...

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