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Look Out, Obama Seems to Be Planning for a Lot More War

Jack SMITH (USA) The Barack Obama administration’s pronouncements and actions in recent months point to even greater war-making across the planet. There’s more war in America’s future — a great deal more, judging by the Barack Obama administration’s reports, pronouncements and actions in recent months. These documents and deeds include […]

The “Evil Guys List”? “Free Journalism” in the Service of US Foreign Policy

F. William Engdahl (Germany) An organization calling itself Reporters Without Borders (RWB; French: Reporters sans frontières, or RSF) has just named Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, China’s President Hu Jintao, Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Kazakhstan’s Nursultan Nazarbayev and Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko to their list of Forty Worst Predators of Press […]

Marching in Memory of Common Victory

A spectacular parade has opened the Victory Day festivities in Moscow. On the 65th anniversary of the end of WWII, military from the allied forces have for the first time ever marched on Red Square during the parade. It started at the traditional 10am Moscow time. President Dmitry Medvedev delivered […]

Russia and its ‘Allies’ at the End of WWII

Tomorrow the battalions of allied forces from the USA, France and Great Britain will march down the Red Square together with the Russian regiments. For the first time in history they will take part in the traditional military parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Great Victory over Nazism. […]

Pirate-Captured Tanker Freed by Russian Navy

The crew of a large Russian anti-submarine ship has freed an oil tanker seized by Somali pirates on Wednesday. All 23 Russian sailors from the hijacked vessel have escaped the incident unscathed. As a result of the rescue efforts, 10 pirates have been captured and one killed. “The large submarine-hunter […]

Putin Blamed for ‘Pumping-up National Pride’

On May 3, the World Press Freedom Day, the international human rights organization ‘Reporters without Borders’ has compiled a list of 40 ‘predators of press freedom’. Along with unnamed Colombian guerrillas, Mexican narcocartels, ETA separatists, Italian Mafiosos, and a galaxy of traditional ‘villains’ from Mullah Muhammad Omar to Zimbabwean Robert […]

Restoring Trust in India-Pakistan Relations

Aurobinda MAHAPATRA (India) The prime ministers of India and Pakistan met on the sidelines of the 16th SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) summit in the Bhutanese capital, Thimpu on 29 April 2010 with the main objective of resuming the composite dialogue process that was stalled after the Mumbai […]

Terrorism Born in the West

Konstantin Novikov (Russia) Research indicates that 70% of Al-Qaeda’s members come from Western Europe and America. It is generally thought that Islamic terrorism and the terrorists who have declared war on America, Israel and Europe are somehow alien to Western civilization, attacking it from outside. Research by Professor Mark Sageman […]