Russia Censures Iran, Expects Israel to Help Restore Ties with US
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Russia Censures Iran, Expects Israel to Help Restore Ties with US

The annual meeting of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum – dubbed as “Russia’s Davos” – on May 25, which traditionally promotes foreign investment in the Russian economy, ended this time around as a major political event signaling a renewed bid by President Vladimir Putin for détente with the West. In wide-ranging remarks at the forum, Putin…

Jordan Struggles for Survival Strategy in Shadow of US-Israeli-Saudi Axis
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Jordan Struggles for Survival Strategy in Shadow of US-Israeli-Saudi Axis

In December 2004, King Abdullah of Jordan inaugurated the modern sectarian era by warning the US and Arab allies of a “Shia crescent“, a relentless Iranian crusade to subvert and dominate the Middle East. That prophecy was fulfilled, with the resultant Sunni-Arab coalition helping fuel a new wave of tensions and conflict with Iran. Yet…

Italian Elections: Destroying Democracy to Protect the Globalist Elite
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Italian Elections: Destroying Democracy to Protect the Globalist Elite

Recent events in Italy show that the country is getting the same type of treatment meted out to other countries whose election results do not agree with the neoliberal globalist elite and so must be stymied. The attitude shown by this transnational elite towards the winning forces in Italy is the same as that normally reserved…

The EU’s Italy Headache: Crisis Averted or Crisis Deferred?
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The EU’s Italy Headache: Crisis Averted or Crisis Deferred?

A crisis averted or a crisis deferred? This is the question posed by the decision of Italian President Sergio Mattarella to agree to the new list of ministers presented to him by Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte of the Eurosceptic Lega and Five Star Movement coalition, after the coalition’s original choice for finance minister, Paulo Salvona, was rejected, deepening a political crisis that has engulfed Italy…