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US Foreign Policy October 2007 Archive


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France and America Rekindle the Love

Tuesday October 30, 2007
The Arc de Triomphe andFrench flag in Paris, France.Photo: Getty/B2M Productions In 1784, French leader Marquis de Lafayette visited American General George Washington at his Mount Vernon, Virginia home. The trip ... Read More

The United Nations Turns 62

Wednesday October 24, 2007
United Nations headquartersin New York City.Photo: United Nations The Charter of the United Nations entered into force on October 24, 1945. The day has since come to be called "United Nations ... Read More

The U.S. State Department Has a Blog

Wednesday October 17, 2007
Last month, the U.S. State Department launched their official blog. Titled "Dipnote" (yep, that's the real name), the site, "...offers the public an alternative source to mainstream media for U.S. ... Read More

The All-American All-Stars

Saturday October 13, 2007
2007 Nobel Peace PrizeLaureate Al GorePhoto: Getty/Hogan The Nobel Peace Prize is arguably the most prestigious award on the planet. The prize is the ultimate human validation that a life has ... Read More

Should America Work With Hamas and Syria for Middle East Peace?

Thursday October 11, 2007
Hamas flags fly in Gaza, June, 2007Photo: Getty/Abid Katib The United States is hosting major Middle East peace talks next month in Annapolis, Maryland. But many people in the international community ... Read More

A Victory for Diplomacy in Korea

Tuesday October 9, 2007
Flag of North Korea A year ago today, North Korea tested a nuclear weapon. While there is still some debate about just how successful the explosion really was, there is no ... Read More

Somewhere In Africa (And Other Blogs)

Wednesday October 3, 2007
Nomads at an oasisin Djibouti.Photo: StanleyFoundation/McHugh There are some great blogs out there covering world affairs and U.S foreign policy. I have just updated my list of favorites. The McClatchy Newspaper chain ... Read More

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