It was a monumental year in news what with the Arab spring, death of Osama bin Laden, Wikileaks cables and withdrawal from Iraq. But according to Joshua Keating, the associate editor of Foreign Policy, a lot of big stories fell through the cracks.
By all measures, 2011 was a big year for international news. It may go down in the history books for being as transformative as 1989, when the Soviet Empire fell.Mass protests transformed the Middle East. The sovereign debt crisis is torching the Eurozone. Let’s not forget Fukishima. Occupy. Osama.