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International Relations

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  • Airlines call for better laws to deal with unruly passengers

    Airlines call for better laws to deal with unruly passengers
    A drunken man gets tackled by a group of off-duty cops in November while trying to storm the cockpit on a flight from Warsaw to Toronto. An inebriated passenger on a January flight from Iceland to New York tries to grope and choke fellow travelers until...
  • Robert R. Bowie, lawyer, professor

    Robert R. Bowie, lawyer, professor
    Robert R. Bowie, a lawyer who established what is now the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, died Nov. 2 of respiratory failure at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 104. The son of Clarence Keating Bowie,...
  • India orders limits on U.S. Embassy club as diplomatic feud continues

    India orders limits on U.S. Embassy club as diplomatic feud continues
    MUMBAI, India — In the latest salvo of a surprisingly bitter diplomatic feud, the Indian government on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi to cease commercial activities at a popular club for Americans on its premises. The demand comes...
  • Nigerian anti-gay law prompts arrests, international condemnation

    A draconian anti-gay law passed by the Nigerian parliament last year and quietly signed by President Goodluck Jonathan this month has led to the arrest of scores of homosexuals and set off an international wave of condemnation. The Same Sex Marriage...
  • Israel plans massive settlement push

    JERUSALEM -- Israel has announced that it is advancing plans to build settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem amid sharp international criticism that the projects will hurt the peace process with the Palestinians. Hours after releasing a group of...
  • U.S., Russia quietly cooperate on Iran

    WASHINGTON — As the U.S. presses for a deal to limit Iran's nuclear program, it is getting help from an unlikely ally: Russia. Relations between the two countries have tumbled to a low point this year because of a dispute over Moscow's decision to...
  • Liberals like me caused Obama's illegal drone war

    The advocacy groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are accusing the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama of possible war crimes for drone strike campaigns in Pakistan and Yemen. These charges won't have much weight within the United...
  • Saudi Arabia rejects Security Council seat, lashes U.N. as failure

    Saudi Arabia rejects Security Council seat, lashes U.N. as failure
    A day after the United Nations elected Saudi Arabia to a prestigious seat on the Security Council, the Saudi leadership refused to accept the position and lashed out at the world body for "double standards" and failure to protect peace. It was a...
  • Legal experts teach Syrian rebels to prevent human rights abuses

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey — When law student Ibrahim Olabi concluded his presentation to a group of Syrian rebels, the fighters had some difficult questions concerning international humanitarian law. Under the theory of collateral damage, they asked,...
  • Hague Tribunal controversy hints at US-Israeli aims

    PARIS -- The irresistible impulse to aggrandize power, which has been evident in American foreign policy since (at least) the fall of the East-West bipolar system in 1991, was demonstrated last week by the NSA revelations of Edward Snowden. Now there is a...
  • US must accept Russian-delivered Syria

    PARIS -- The Washington debates about the Syrian chemical weapons, and whether there is an Obama "Plan B" by which the United States may yet bomb Syria, seem deaf to what really happened last week. Russia delivered Syria, its ally, to international...