DiploNews – Issue 33 – 23 April 2001
US-China Spy Plane Crisis – Language and Diplomacy
During the last few weeks the diplomatic crisis between China and the USA over the spy plane brought the importance of language in diplomacy to our attention.
As we have been receiving many messages on this topic, we decided to initiate broader discussion on this issue through a new website, which is located at website. We look forward to your comments and contributions.
MIT puts course materials on Internet
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology – in an unprecedented step in world-wide education – announced that it plans to make the materials for nearly all its courses freely available on the Internet over the next ten years.