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Arms to the sadists: US Congress urges Pres. Obama to provide Ukraine with more torture techniques

26. March 2015

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Arms to the sadists: US Congress urges Pres. Obama to provide Ukraine with more torture techniques

On Monday March 23, the US House of Representatives adopted H. Res. 162 urging president Obama “to provide Ukraine with military assistance” in dire attempt to reignite conflict in the East of Ukraine, mainly frozen as a result of February 2015 Minsk agreements between Kiev and the outbreak Donetsk and Lugansk provinces with French, German […]

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31. March 2015

Hypocrisy Empire II

By Dmitry MININ (Russia)

Hypocrisy Empire II

Part I This is the year of great events in the United States as the country marks the 150-year anniversary of the Civil War. No other moment of American history has influenced more its national self-identification. The war has become an inalienable part of political mythology and a symbol of atonement as the country washed […]

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30. March 2015

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Hypocrisy Empire (I)

By Dmitry MININ (Russia)

Hypocrisy Empire (I)

Back to Roots: American Democracy and Slavery There have been many pretenders to world domination. They have all aspired to hegemony and claimed to have a unique mission to accomplish but each of them had special traits. What is the main specific feature of the American Empire to distinguish it from other empires in history? […]

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28. March 2015

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Episode 15. Poland Betrayed (II)

By Nikolay STARIKOV (Russia)

Episode 15. Poland Betrayed (II)

Part I The talks between Nazi Germany and Second Polish Republic about a joint march on the USSR were held for quite a long time, but until Hitler approached the Soviet borders, they were theoretical rather than practival. Unscrupulous division of Czechoslovakia in October 1938, blessed by the Western powers (Poland occupied the Těšín region […]

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28. March 2015

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ASEAN’s Geopolitical Arrangement Vis-à-vis The Chinese Containment Coalition

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

ASEAN’s Geopolitical Arrangement Vis-à-vis The Chinese Containment Coalition

The regional grouping of Southeast Asian states has catapulted to the forefront of global economics, becoming one of the fastest growing blocs in the world. Its economies have stabilized after the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, and have since then shown intense resilience by fully rebounding from the ‘Great Recession’ in 2010, much quicker than most […]

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22. March 2015

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The Petrocurrency War

By Gulam Asgar MITHA (Canada)

The Petrocurrency War

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2007 had supposedly asked ex-Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd “how do you get tough on your banker?” This was over concerns about China’s growing power and hold on US finances and according to Wikileaks Rudd told Clinton to keep force as a last resort. Do the Chinese trust […]

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21. March 2015

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Episode 15. Poland Betrayed (I)

By Nikolay STARIKOV (Russia)

Episode 15. Poland Betrayed (I)

The truth about the roots of the German-Polish conflict that led to World War II has always been carefully concealed. In order to gloss over the Western powers’ distasteful political agenda, the myth was first circulated that Hitler was crazy, possessed by a mania to take over the world, and that therefore his aggressive nature […]

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19. March 2015

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The Azeri-Russian Gas Gambit In Greece

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

The Azeri-Russian Gas Gambit In Greece

Azerbaijan is uniquely poised to assist Russia in its planned ‘Balkan Stream’ gas pipeline through Greece, but it would need to receive tangible economic benefits in exchange for its pivotal cooperation. Russia’s Vision Russia is actively moving towards resurrecting the cancelled South Stream project, understanding that the European and Balkan need for gas didn’t disappear […]

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18. March 2015

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Bismarck’s system of continental alliances

By Srdja TRIFKOVIC (USA)

Bismarck’s system of continental alliances

In an interview for the German news magazine Zuerst! (April 2015) Srdja Trifkovic considers the significance of Otto von Bismarck’s legacy, 200 years after his birth.     Dr. Trifkovic, how would Bismarck react if he could see today’s map of Europe? Trifkovic: He would be initially shocked that the German eastern border now runs along the […]

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18. March 2015

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Who’s won the ‘sanctions war’ so far?

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Who’s won the ‘sanctions war’ so far?

It’s been one year since European sanctions were first enacted against Russia on 17 March, 2014, and it’s worthy to briefly highlight their consequences on Moscow. Likewise, the counter-sanctions that Russia imposed on the EU last summer must also be critically looked at in order to assess the economic and political impact of the ‘sanctions […]

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17. March 2015

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Balkan Stream would be a goldmine for Greece

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Balkan Stream would be a goldmine for Greece

Russia officially began construction this weekend of a Macedonian pipeline that will form the key component of the forthcoming Balkan Stream, the modified replacement of South Stream. The rest of the pipeline must logically go through Greece and connect to the planned Turkish gas hub in Eastern Thrace in order to become functional, but no […]

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16. March 2015

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The US is juggling chaos and coordination in order to contain China

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

The US is juggling chaos and coordination in order to contain China

It’s no secret by now that the US is dead set on containing China, yet it’s shying away from engaging in a direct confrontation with it. Instead, the US is managing a dual policy of creating chaos along China’s western and southwest reaches, while coordinating a containment alliance along its southeastern and northeastern periphery. Central […]

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15. March 2015

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The origin of the ‘New Cold War’

By Eric ZUESSE (USA)

The origin of the ‘New Cold War’

This will be history, replacing myth. So: if at the start it might seem unbelievable, I request the reader — please click onto the sources; and, as you read them, you will (if you have been getting your ‘news’ from the popular mainstream and ‘alternative’ ‘news’ sources) experience the replacement of myth by actual history. […]

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