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Real targets of Ukrainian missiles and phantom targets of the European sanctions

By Konstantin KOSARETSKY (Ukraine)

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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Real targets of Ukrainian missiles and phantom targets of the European sanctions

On Jan. 29 the Council of Europe extended the sanctions against a number of influential people in Russia and the Donbass. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz was right when he admitted that he was skeptical of large-scale economic sanctions, and that “targeted action against specific people who are responsible for what is happening in the […]

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Violence in Syria: Strike against the IS

By Muhammad IRFAN (Pakistan)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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Violence in Syria: Strike against the IS

It is shocking to learn that the Syrian violence has mounted 200, 000 victims, displaced 6.5 millions from their native shelters and rammed 23 million under the plague of terror and awe. The furthermore sad-fullness of the issue that really aggravates the agony of a sympathetic man, is that this saga of terror is not […]

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International observers endorse Syrian elections

By Eva BARTLETT (Canada)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

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International observers endorse Syrian elections

Syria’s first multi-candidate presidential election in more than 40 years has begun earlier today. Facing strong and mostly hypocritical critisism from the West, the poll is about to demonstrate the real scale of public support President Assad is enjoying inside the country, heroically resisting foreign-sponsored aggression for more than three years. Expected pro-Assad voting in […]

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7 Reasons Obama should forget about Crimea

By Edward LOZANSKY (USA)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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7 Reasons Obama should forget about Crimea

U.S. President Barack Obama is under enormous pressure from political opponents, the media and pundits to push back forcefully against President Vladimir Putin. It was Putin, after all, who not only returned Crimea to Russia but also pledged to defend Russian compatriots elsewhere in Ukraine and around the world. The current U.S. sanctions, which have blacklisted a couple dozen Russian individuals and privately owned Bank Rossiya, are […]

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Six Cold-War-era coup d’états that the Euromaidan leaders should know about

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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Six Cold-War-era coup d’états that the Euromaidan leaders should know about

“They shall no more prevail than we give way to.”  William Shakespeare, Henry VIII  “King Henry the Eighth, to six wives he was wedded. One died, one survived, two divorced, two beheaded.”  English mnemonic device  From the early 1950s until 2000 the United States supported a number of quasi-fascist regimes in the so-called “Third World.”  […]

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Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms

By Franklin Lamb (USA)

Friday, November 9, 2012

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Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms

During a recent stay in Syria , I was able to observe first hand, substantial demonstrative evidence supporting the thesis that American and Gulf intelligence agencies as well as private arms dealers from these countries top the list of more than two dozen countries benefiting from the crisis in Syria by injecting arms. These countries […]

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Redivision of the World: Russian Perspective

By Eugene SUPER (Russia)

Friday, October 5, 2012

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Redivision of the World: Russian Perspective

ORIENTAL REVIEW presents the weekly video updates on international security issues and situation in the hot spots of the world. The films prepared by a group of Russian experts are available on the dedicated Youtube channel and the blog Redivision of the World.   Update 46. September 17-23, 2012 Main topics: – Protests in Libya […]

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The Arab World: From Nationalism to Tribalism

By Vitaly BILAN (Ukraine)

Sunday, April 1, 2012

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The Arab World: From Nationalism to Tribalism

The “parade of autonomies” we are currently witnessing in the Arab world, primarily in Iraq and Libya, is an indicator of the crisis the region’s nation-states are undergoing. Unlike Europe, however, it is less a consequence of integrationist trends than an indicator of the Greater Middle East’s archaism, its return to tribalism. Farewell to the […]

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Moscow and the Formation of The New World System

by Imad Fawzi SHUEIBI (Syria)

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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Moscow and the Formation of The New World System

Some bet, as it used to be, that a change in the Russian stance towards the Arab Region will occur and will be similar to what had taken place concerning the Iraqi or Libyan affair. However, a insightful analysis of the Russian stance will rule out such a notion for the following considerations: The Russian […]

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Can Iran Defeat the US in a Major War?

By Viktor BURBAKI (Russia)

Thursday, January 12, 2012

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Can Iran Defeat the US in a Major War?

US President Dwight Eisenhower used to say that his country would achieve peace even if it takes a war. Naturally, what he had in mind was the kind of peace acceptable to Washington. Shortly before the outbreak of World War II, German writer Thomas Mann dropped a wise remark that “War is only a cowardly […]

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Muslim Brotherhood And Plan For Protection of Israel

By Pierre KHALAF (Lebanon)

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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Muslim Brotherhood And Plan For Protection of Israel

It’s no secret, the events that shook the Middle East to protect Israel from the serious repercussions of the defeat of the U.S. project in Iraq. And everything that the Western alliance, led by Washington, in the context of that “Arab Spring” falls into this category. The deal reached between the U.S. and the Muslim […]

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Why the US Needs a Major War

By Viktor BURBAKI (Russia)

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

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Why the US Needs a Major War

At the moment, we find ourselves in the middle of a turbulent phase of the global evolutionary cycle which commenced in the 1980s and is projected to end by the middle of the XXI century. In the process, the US is clearly loosing its hyperpower status… Estimates offered by experts from the Russian Academy of […]

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