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The Congress of Riyadh

A guest post by Conn Hallinan on Juan Cole’s blog compares a meeting of the Arab League in Sharm el-Sheikh  to the Congress of Vienna – which presumably makes the coalition prosecuting the intervention in Yemen a C21st West Asian Holy Alliance. 375 more words

International Relations

The Parliamentary Delegation to Buchenwald Concentration Camp – 70 Years On

On this day in 1945, a group of MPs arrived at Buchenwald concentration camp to report first hand on the atrocities perpetrated by the Nazis. … 1,124 more words

20th Century History

The Congress in Vienna

My current stay in Vienna coincides with the Europe in Vienna exhibition at the museum of the Belvedere Palace*, which commemorates the bicentenary of the Congress of Vienna 1814/5, and so I made a visit to the exhibition on Saturday. 254 more words

Diplomatic History

The spox sat on a stump and did she not thunk this crappy script stunk?

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State Dept: “The United States does not support political transitions.” Oh really? http://t.co/KXvXgYgJYX

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Edward W. Clark started his career in the State Department as a diplomatic courier in 1941. In 1973, he was the Political Counselor at the U.S.

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