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No, India Cannot Be the US’ Poodle

By Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR (India)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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No, India Cannot Be the US’ Poodle

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s warning about the possibility of outbreak of “full-blown wars” with the use of nuclear weapons in the current global security scenario can be seen as a timely interjection on the eve of the G8 and North Atlantic Treaty Organization summits that have taken place in the United States. Russia […]

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US, Iran Keeping Up Belligerent Rhetoric

By Victor MIKHIN (Russia)

Monday, February 13, 2012

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US, Iran Keeping Up Belligerent Rhetoric

According to Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) delegation is scheduled to revisit Iran from February 21-22. He said, “These cooperations between Iran and the IAEA can lead to the agency’s better understanding of the peaceful nature of our activities.” The delegation, which was led by Herman Nackaerts, Deputy […]

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Petrodollar Pumping US Policy on Iran, Backfire Looms

By Michael WINTER (USA)

Friday, February 10, 2012

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Petrodollar Pumping US Policy on Iran, Backfire Looms

As tensions between the US and Iran heat up, author Michael T. Winter believes the main reason behind America’s harsh stance is Tehran’s move to seek an alternative to the dollar as an oil currency. Economic sanctions, spearheaded by the US and, less willingly, the EU could have a disastrous effect on both of their […]

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Currency Warfare: What are the Real Targets of the E.U. Oil Embargo against Iran?

By Mahdi Darius NAZEMROAYA (Canada)

Thursday, February 2, 2012

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Currency Warfare: What are the Real Targets of the E.U. Oil Embargo against Iran?

Who is the European Union’s so-called “oil embargo on Iran” really aimed at? This is an important geo-strategic question. Aside from rejecting the new E.U. measures against Iran as counter-productive, Tehran has warned the member states of the European Union that the E.U. oil embargo against Iran will hurt them and their economies far more […]

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Touch Iran in a War, You Will Hear Russia and China

By Mahdi Darius NAZEMROAYA (Canada)

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Touch Iran in a War, You Will Hear Russia and China

Despite the areas of difference and the rivalries between Moscow and Tehran, Russian and Iranian ties are increasing. Both Russia and Iran share many commonalities. They are both major energy exporters, have deeply seated interests in the South Caucasus, oppose NATO’s missile shield, and want to keep the U.S. and E.U. from controlling the energy […]

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Aggravation Game: Why the US Win In Case Iran Blockades Hormuz Strait?

By Sergey PRAVOSUDOV (Russia)

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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Aggravation Game: Why the US Win In Case Iran Blockades Hormuz Strait?

The Hormuz Strait closure by Iran will mainly benefit US oil companies and defense industry. The action will spark a crisis that would make easier to find a solution to the US economic woes and even create an opportunity to curtail its huge external debt. The USA puts pressure on their European allies to stop […]

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US Will Punish Its NATO Allies, Not Iran

By Alexander VISHNEVSKY (Russia)

Monday, January 16, 2012

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US Will Punish Its NATO Allies, Not Iran

Will the economies of Greece and Italy finally collapse without Iranian oil? Having declared that the US-EU friendship will depend on whether Brussels supports Washington in its bid for imposing sanctions against Iran, the US president left Europe with no choice. The European Union, desperate to at least slow down the pace of the Eurozone’s […]

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US In the Pacific: Permanent Democracy

By Konstantin PENZEV (Russia)

Saturday, January 14, 2012

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US In the Pacific: Permanent Democracy

The United States currently has two problems. The first is fairly objective: the American economy needs to undergo a systemwide restructuring. It cannot be said that the Anglo-Saxon model has stopped working. There is a subtle point to be made. The model is now working against the United States. Delaying a solution to the problem […]

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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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The Global Financial Dictatorship Vs. Iran

By Leonid IVASHOV (Russia)

Sunday, November 20, 2011

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The Global Financial Dictatorship Vs. Iran

Having coped with Libya, the West is ready to hunt down new victims, Syria and Iran being next on the hit list. The campaign against Syria runs into major roadblocks as the country’s leader Bashar al-Assad offered the society a package of reforms which are indeed long overdue, while Russia and Iran prevented the UN […]

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Chavez Warns Nuclear Conflict Is Looming In The Middle East

By Nil NIKANDROV (Russia)

Thursday, November 17, 2011

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Chavez Warns Nuclear Conflict Is Looming In The Middle East

After a long break caused by serious health problems, Venezuela’s H. Chavez resumed on November 15 the practice of televised addresses on key policy issues. As a key message prompted by the recent developments, the Venezuelan leader sent to his nation and to the international community a strong warning about the threat of a nuclear […]

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A Christmas Gift to the World from the US and Israel

By Dmitry SEDOV (Russia)

Sunday, November 13, 2011

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A Christmas Gift to the World from the US and Israel

Prospects are grim for the US economy as the predictions of a double-dip recession appear to materialize. Experts warn that currency market destabilization and, generally, chaos across the financial sector await the US in 2012. No credible solution to the problem is being offered, and chances are no solution can be found as long as […]

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