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This Week in the Press: 29 March – 4 April, 2012

Graffiti calling for a raise in the minimum wage. The letters 'UN' are crossed out, ostensibly in protest of the UN MINUSTAH peacekeeping force. [Photo by Ansel Herz]

Cable analysis reveals the US’ struggle to maintain its influence around the globe, particularly in Russia, China, and Iran. In Africa, politicians criticize each other in private and an Ethiopian journalist translates and analyzes the cables in Amharic. US ambassador criticizes human rights toll during Sri Lanka civil war. Chinese telecommunications company Huawei was under investigation by Australian authorities in 2008. Subject index


This Week in the Press: 1 – 7 March, 2012

Soldiers in Gori. Photo by

The Global Intelligence Files, a database of emails released by WikiLeaks from the private intelligence firm Stratfor, have spawned analysis and critiques on the true nature of private intelligence firms, their view of intelligence as a marketable product, and who pays for such intelligence. During the week following the GIFiles release, hundreds of articles have been published citing Stratfor intelligence on international relations and conflicts.  As mentioned extensively in the...