Tag Archives: Syria

Your news explained: WTF China?

In part two of our segment Your News Explained, we present an answer to a remotely located but alarmingly handsome reader, who read this justification from the Chinese ambassador of the recent UN veto, and asks: Here’s my question to … Continue reading

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The DLR: Your news explained

The DLR presents a new segment: Your news explained. In it, we explain the news. To you. Today’s query is on the vote to condemn Syria in the UN, which China and Russia both vetoed. The BBC coverage is linked … Continue reading

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Road to Damascus

Are some revolutions more important than others? Obviously not for the inhabitants of the country involved, but in strategic terms it is true that some political overhauls have wider consequences than others. The events in the Middle East — this … Continue reading

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Endangered species

The DLR is back! While sipping on our ironic piña coladas on holiday, we were able to have a wide variety of intellectual conversations on the philosophical topics du jour, such as: could sitting on a beach doing absolutely nothing … Continue reading

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