foreign policies

 
SA's global relations stance directly affects its economy
SA's global relations stance directly affects its economy
Others, such as international relations, have not. Jobs and the economy win elections, but how a country tackles global relations has a direct effect...
South Africa's infantile foreign policy
South Africa's infantile foreign policy
We feel secure in our official and popular rejection of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the occupation of Palestine and the Islamophobia that scars...
Editorial: Troops must stay clear of protests
Editorial: Troops must stay clear of protests
And their fear may have played a role in convincing them to return to work on Thursday. That, perhaps, helped to avoid more bloodshed. But that...
ANCYL says US has 'no respect for humanity'
ANCYL says US has 'no respect for humanity'
The United States's incarceration of the "Cuban Five" proves that it has no respect for humanity and justice, the ANC Youth League said on...
Our silence on human rights in China undermines our own
Our silence on human rights in China undermines our own
The visit of deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe to China two weeks ago is recognition of China's growing footprint in Africa.
SA's foreign policy lacks confidence
SA's foreign policy lacks confidence
The imbroglio caused by the Dalai Lama's visa application has added another blemish to South Africa's foreign policy, underscoring the heavy price...
SA defends 'ambivalent' stance on Syria
SA defends 'ambivalent' stance on Syria
Lindiwe Zulu, President Jacob Zuma's special adviser on foreign relations, has defended South Africa's decision to abstain on a United Nations...
China's big economic stick: No Dalai Lama allowed
China's big economic stick: No Dalai Lama allowed
The Chinese government is increasingly using economic pressure to bully foreign governments into not meeting the Tibetan spiritual leader, the...
SA's stance on Libya furthers rogue trend
SA's stance on Libya furthers rogue trend
The European Union diplomat was puzzled. "I can understand," he said, "why South Africa would be against the Iraq war or why it would resist...
South Africa's foreign policy stuck in the doldrums
South Africa's foreign policy stuck in the doldrums
When a government department announces a policy white paper it creates an expectation that a fundamental policy shift is on the horizon. As such,...
Hague hails 'deep, multifaceted' relationship with SA
Hague hails 'deep, multifaceted' relationship with SA
The coalition government in Britain came to office just over a year ago, with a promise to reinvigorate and strengthen the United Kingdom's...
SA at the UN: Do they jump or are they pushed?
SA at the UN: Do they jump or are they pushed?
Many observers say that South Africa's handling of the United Nations Security Council's agenda this year has been, at best, clumsy and cloudy, at...

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