Post Tagged with: "Iraq"

Washington’s nuclear modernization plans in Europe strike against global stability

February 2, 2016 9:23 pm0 comments

The avid nuclear dispute in European and Russian expert and political communities is still ongoing after a report by Germany’s ZDF TV channel about Washington’s plans to station B61-12 modernized high-accuracy nuclear bombs in Germany. From US budget reports and WikiLeaks secret documents, the journalists concluded that 20 new bombs […]

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Russian military op in Syria focuses on bringing peace, security back to region

October 19, 2015 3:03 pm1 comment
Russian military op in Syria focuses on bringing peace, security back to region

Over the first 7 days of the military operation in Syria that started on September 30, 2015, after request for help from President Bashar Assad, Russian Air Force dealt more damage to the Islamic State terrorist group than the United States did over the past year, report German journalists as […]

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Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

September 29, 2015 11:43 am0 comments
Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

The leaders of the European Union will discuss the migration crisis during an extraordinary meeting summoned by the European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday, September 23. On September 17, he announced the plans to visit the refugee camps in Egypt and Jordan this week before the meeting. The idea […]

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Defense, diplomacy most important issues for new NATO Secretary General — Experts

December 3, 2014 5:55 pm0 comments
Defense, diplomacy most important issues for new NATO Secretary General — Experts

NATO does not seek a confrontation with Russia or a new Cold war, but will not jeopardize the European principles of security, said Jens Stoltenberg, the new Secretary General of NATO, former Prime Minister of Norway, during his speech at the German Marshall Fund in Brussels on October 28,2014. According […]

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Iraq conflict requires diplomatic steps and new counter-terrorism strategy

July 21, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Iraq conflict requires diplomatic steps and new counter-terrorism strategy

The Islamic of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the terrorist group that had taken over several cities and areas in Syria and Northern Iraq, announced the creation of the so-called Islamic Caliphate on the captured territories on 29 June, the first day of the month of Ramadan, and demanded the […]

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Why Care About American Economics?

November 1, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Why Care About American Economics?

Economics, economics, economics. That’s what the 2010 UK election was about, and it seems to be the main thrust of the American one. Unemployment and job figures are the battlefield. Gross Domestic Product and AA+ credit ratings are the weapons. The Federal Reserve might be a potential ally, and the […]

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Syria: Business as Usual

August 19, 2013 11:15 am2 comments
Syria: Business as Usual

As helicopters fall from the sky and cities are levelled by bombings, President Obama sits cosily in the oval office conducting business as usual. Apparently Libyan lives are more valuable than Syrian lives. You may argue that NATO invaded Libya, not the US, but NATO is primarily an American run […]

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A Socialist World is Probable (I): The Bubble Bursts

March 2, 2013 6:01 pm0 comments
A Socialist World is Probable (I): The Bubble Bursts

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 precipitated the revolutionary movements of East European working class. They had been shackled to the Stalinist totalitarian system for more than forty years. Most capitalist commentators claimed that ‘capitalism had won’. The trumpeters of Wall Street and the City of London claimed triumphantly that capitalism […]

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