Lecture: 9-26-2011

Topics for this lecture included:

  • Saudi Arabia – women are now allowed to vote and run for office, but not drive
  • Natural disaster watch: the Phillipines prepares for Typhoon Nesat
  • Russia changes its constitution to allow two six-year terms for the President. Putin can run again!
  • China nominates Putin for its peace prize
  • The ISI! It’s like the CIA, only it’s in Pakistan and is more powerful!
  • A bunch of international relations are at an all time low: US/Pakistan, Israel/Turkey, Italy/everyone
  • The EU: how it came to be, what is is now, and how its unity is starting to pull apart
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