India’s Complying with American Sanctions But Iran Keeps Begging It to Reconsider
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India’s Complying with American Sanctions But Iran Keeps Begging It to Reconsider

India capitulated to American pressure and complied with the anti-Iranian sanctions regime, yet Iran keeps begging it to reconsider and continue investing in the Islamic Republic anyhow, with its humiliating behavior revealing just how desperate it is for economic relief during these tough times. US sanctions got India to ditch Iran as its second-most important…

Mahatir Opens a Ukraine Political Pandora’s Box
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Mahatir Opens a Ukraine Political Pandora’s Box

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad sent shock waves in a public speech where he dismissed a Dutch “official” report blaming Russia for the downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17 in July, 2014, weeks after a CIA-led coup toppled the elected President of Ukraine. Despite the downplaying in western mainstream media of the Malaysian leader’s comments,…

Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ and his ‘Kosher Quartet’
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Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ and his ‘Kosher Quartet’

The June 25-26, 2019 “peace conference” scheduled for Manama, Bahrain and attended by the United States, Israel, a few Palestinian quislings, and sell-out Arab states is nothing more than a rubber stamp on the future virtual annexation of the West Bank by Israel. The so-called “peace plan,” which has been dubbed the “deal of the…

The Lessons of Chernobyl: It’s the West That Now Needs Glasnost
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The Lessons of Chernobyl: It’s the West That Now Needs Glasnost

The much-acclaimed series ‘Chernobyl’ tells the story of the 1986 nuclear disaster and the authorities’ attempts to play it down. Ironically, 33 years on, it’s Western leaders who need to learn how to be honest and transparent. It was the accident which some think led directly to the fall of communism. “Reformers in the Soviet…