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Terrorism as Pretext for Intervention in Middle East

By Nauman SADIQ (Pakistan)

Thursday, June 9, 2016

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Terrorism as Pretext for Intervention in Middle East

In order to understand the hype surrounding the phenomena of Islamic radicalism and terrorism, we need to understand the prevailing global economic order and its prognosis. What the pragmatic economists have forecast about the free market capitalism has turned out to be true; whether we like it or not. A kind of global economic entropy […]

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Countering the NATO propaganda on Russia (VI)

By Vladimir Kozin (Russia)

Friday, February 6, 2015

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Countering the NATO propaganda on Russia (VI)

Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V A follow-up of Professor Vladimir Kozin’s comments on NATO’s Fact Sheet about relations with Russia published in December 2014. The topics to be covered in this part: NATO’s operation in Afghanistan was a failure; The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan failed to stop the Afghan drugs […]

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Russia’s Foreign Policy in the Mideast: Syria and Iran as Regional Springboards

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Monday, March 31, 2014

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Russia’s Foreign Policy in the Mideast: Syria and Iran as Regional Springboards

Since the Arab Spring events began in 2011, Russia has been exceedingly active in the Middle East. The region now compromises an important vector of Russia’s Eurasian strategy, and successful policy applications here can set the stage for Russia’s future return as a global actor. It is thus necessary to explore Russia’s Mideast policy more […]

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Bernard-Henri Lévy: Harangues of Ignorant Buffoon

By Irina LEBEDEVA (USA)

Monday, February 17, 2014

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Bernard-Henri Lévy: Harangues of Ignorant Buffoon

Zealous French intellectual Bernard-Henri Levi visited the Maidan in Kiev on February 9 to deliver another fiery harangue. The next day the article Bernard-Henri Levi: We’re all Ukrainians (Bernard-Henri Lévy: «Nous sommes tous des Ukrainiens») was published by Le Monde. In his fervor Ukrainian Levi he called Yulia Timoshenko the Dame of Kiev (meaning Yulia […]

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How Foreign Office dares to judge Libya and Iraq on human rights

By Vladimir ODINTSOV (Russia)

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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How Foreign Office dares to judge Libya and Iraq on human rights

The remarkable aspiration of the British Foreign Office to only accuse the administrations of Libya and Iraq for the current state of events there, concealing their initial cause, consisting in initiation by the West and Great Britain in the first place of the recent military intervention in these states in breaking the international law. On September 30 the […]

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Gaddafi’s grieving widow’s pleas regarding remains and son finally heard

By John ROBLES

Monday, October 21, 2013

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Gaddafi’s grieving widow’s pleas regarding remains and son finally heard

The widow of assassinated Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Safia Farkash Gaddafi, has made a plea to the world community, finding a place for her voice to be heard on the Voice of Russia. Obviously this is something that may cause certain countries a bit of discomfort, especially as they have become accustomed to doing whatever […]

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The War on Terrorism … or Whatever

By William BLUM (USA)

Thursday, October 10, 2013

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The War on Terrorism … or Whatever

“U.S. hopes of winning more influence over Syria’s divided rebel movement faded Wednesday after 11 of the biggest armed factions repudiated the Western-backed political opposition coalition and announced the formation of an alliance dedicated to creating an Islamist state. The al-Qaeda-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra, designated a terrorist organization by the United States, is the lead signatory […]

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White House Courts Al-Qaeda from Kabul to Damascus. 9/11 Becomes Thing of the Past

Friday, August 9, 2013

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White House Courts Al-Qaeda from Kabul to Damascus. 9/11 Becomes Thing of the Past

On August 3 the US government issued a new terrorist warning. 22 US foreign missions from Mauritania to Afghanistan are closed, including Israel, the closest ally.  The New York Police Department is on high alert. US citizens are warned of possible terrorist acts in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. It’s not made […]

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The Libyan Lesson and Jihad in the Middle East

By Leonid SAVIN (Russia)

Monday, July 1, 2013

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The Libyan Lesson and Jihad in the Middle East

In 2011, under the auspices of NATO, the West committed aggression against Libya, which led to the removal of Muammar Gadhafi, the abolishment of statehood as such, and the spread of jihad in Northern Africa. Despite the murder of the U.S. ambassador in Benghazi, a number of politicians in the EU and the U.S. continue […]

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Two Years After Launching Intervention

By Alexander MEZYAEV (Russia)

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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Two Years After Launching Intervention

March 19 is the date the NATO intervention against Libya was launched two years ago. This day in 2011 NATO started combat actions against the Arab Jamahiriya under the pretext of complying with the United Nations Security Council resolution N 1973. It was illegal for the resolution allowed  “to take all necessary measures to protect […]

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The Return of Empires (VI)

By Dmitry MININ (Russia)

Sunday, March 17, 2013

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The Return of Empires (VI)

Part I Part II Part III Part IV Part V Modern-day empires in the West The rebirth of the imperial spirit in the West is moving along two sometimes converging, but in recent times increasingly diverging, lines. Looking at Europe’s relations with its neighbours, one can see that the European Union initially pursued an imperial […]

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Remember Libyan Jamahiriya

By Alexander MEZYAEV (Russia)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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Remember Libyan Jamahiriya

Libya was a self-sufficient, prosperous state which collapsed two years ago. It makes remember the dramatic events and what it resulted in. First of all, it was a new type of war, a «virtual revolution» and the United Nations Security Council’s resolutions were based on…editing the stages of a TV movie. After the United Nations […]

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