America Goes to War
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America Goes to War

Some believe that the Cold War ended in 1991, when the Soviet Union fell apart. In retrospect, many observers also believe that a golden opportunity was missed to heal the wounds inflicted by over 45 years to hostility between the Washington and Moscow. Rather than encouraging development of a Russia that would adhere to Western…

Don’t be Fooled by US Calls for Yemen Ceasefire. It’s PR Spin for More War
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Don’t be Fooled by US Calls for Yemen Ceasefire. It’s PR Spin for More War

The UK appears now to be gearing up towards authoring a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Yemen, following years of blocking any resolutions on the issue. The UK has been the official “penholder” on Yemen, meaning that it has been up to the UK to table resolutions, which it has steadfastly…

Saudi Regime Survives but Enters the Time of Troubles
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Saudi Regime Survives but Enters the Time of Troubles

In a sensational disclosure quoting “intelligence sources”, former Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer wrote in the Financial Review newspaper on Sunday that the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was murdered on October 2 in Turkey was far from a “bleeding heart liberal” but was a seasoned intelligence agent and a sympathizer of the Muslim Brotherhood…