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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

21. December 2016

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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

The Russian ambassador was killed in Ankara on the evening of Dec. 19 .  The killer, a 22-year-old Turkish graduate of the police academy who had been fired in July after being deemed untrustworthy, fired 11 bullets into the ambassador’s back as he finished addressing the attendees at the opening of the Russia Through Turkish […]

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18. March 2010

US to strike Iran N-plants?

US to strike Iran N-plants?

Times of India Our journal reprints today’s publication in India on the US war preparations nearby Iranian border. The facts provided below correspond to our strategic view that the window of possibilities for the Global Policeman is as narrow as never before. The US need war, desperately and urgently. The reasons are complex: forthcoming failure […]

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17. March 2010

Are Iranian Nuclear Weapons a Threat to the West?

Are Iranian Nuclear Weapons a Threat to the West?

Gumer Isayev For the past few months, Iran’s nuclear program has been one of the most pressing issues hitting international headlines. Without delving into the details about how likely it is that Iran can produce a weapon in the coming months or years, let us concentrate our attention on a different question—how important are the […]

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16. March 2010

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Jürgen Elsässer: Iran should not bow to the West

Jürgen Elsässer: Iran should not bow to the West

Russia Today Iran should continue with its nuclear program despite Western pressure, says German journalist Jürgen Elsässer, author of the book “Iran: facts against Western propaganda”. RT has met the journalist ahead of the International Atomic Energy Agency meeting, which is expected to condemn Iran for a lack of transparency in its nuclear program.

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11. March 2010

Victor Korgun: “The Soviet Union Tried to Refrain from Sending Troops to Afghanistan”

Victor Korgun: “The Soviet Union Tried to Refrain from Sending Troops to Afghanistan”

What were the relations between the USSR and Afghanistan in the 1970s? Was the April Revolution unexpected? Was there another way? We discussed the political aspects of the situation that led to the Soviet engagement into Afghanistan with VICTOR KORGUN, head of the Afghan section of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy […]

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25. February 2010

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Alexander Knyazev: Chaos as an Instrument of Control

Alexander Knyazev: Chaos as an Instrument of Control

Who is “squeezing” the Taliban out into the former Soviet republics of Central Asia, and why are they doing it? The situation in Afghanistan today is no longer simply alarming, as we have been accustomed to saying for the last several decades. It is critical. Kyrgyz Slavic University Professor ALEXANDER KNYAZEV answered questions posed by […]

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24. February 2010

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Afghanistan: Two Wars

Afghanistan: Two Wars

Ruslan Nadezhdin The common international viewpoint on the modern history of Afghanistan generally states that two great powers are repeatedly invading the suffering land at the very heart of Eurasia for at least 30 years (unless rolling back to XIX century). The Soviet presence there in 1979-1989 is mainly regarded as violate and abusive as […]

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12. February 2010

The Geopolitics behind the phoney US war in Afghanistan

William F. Engdahl

The Geopolitics behind the phoney US war in Afghanistan

William Engdahl One of the most remarkable aspects of the Obama Presidential agenda is how little anyone has questioned in the media or elsewhere why at all the United States Pentagon is committed to a military occupation of Afghanistan. There are two basic reasons, neither one of which can be admitted openly to the public […]

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10. February 2010

When the Allies Withdraw…

Ivan Safranchuk

When the Allies Withdraw…

Ivan Safranchuk When discussing the situation in Afghanistan, the details – percentages of territory and who controls it, percentage of increases or decreases in opium poppy – do not really matter… More important is the broader regional situation. And here the only available constant is that the situation in Afghanistan is extremely unpredictable. But one […]

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5. February 2010

Russian Advice on Afghanistan

By Boris GROMOV & Dmitry ROGOZIN

Russian Advice on Afghanistan

We open the introductory issue with the New York Times Op-Ed of Jan 12, 2010. The article immediately triggered a routine hit back by few Western medias (most emphatic surprisingly in French Le Monde by Natalie Nougayrede) followed by bitter extra comment from a Russian blogger. Obvious propagandistic touch of the Western reaction suggests that […]

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