Stories Nuclear Proliferation from February, 2008

Japanese Bloggers on Super Tuesday

While Super Tuesday has come and gone in the U.S., conversations carry on in its wake among bloggers in the booming Japanese blogosphere. What do bloggers in the world's second largest economy think of the presidential elections of their major trading partner? In this post: Japanese views on Clinton, Obama, Edwards, McCain and Ron Paul.

Israel: President Bush Visits Israel

When American President George W. Bush arrived in Israel in January, English speaking Israeli bloggers had primarily two concerns: Complaints about the short-term discomfort that high security would cause Jerusalemites in their daily routines, and concern about rockets launched from Lebanon and ongoing attacks from Gaza hailing Bush's visit.

Iranian bloggers discuss Obama's Iowa victory

Several Iranian bloggers discussed the victory of U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama in Iowa. It was the first nominating contest of the 2008 presidential election. Some rejoiced in Obama’s victory, while others evaluated what impact "Obama as President" would have on Iranian political life.