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10.07.2016 RT

NATO ‘speaks of defense, prepares offensive’, says Gorbachev

NATO ‘speaks of defense, prepares offensive’, says Gorbachev

Despite NATO assurances that it seeks deterrence and dialogue with Russia, the alliance seems to be preparing to escalate conflict, says Mikhail Gorbachev, the man praised for ending the Cold War after the alliance convened at a summit in Warsaw. “The rhetoric in Warsaw screams of an intention to practically… »

10.07.2016 Pressenza Budapest

Time to rethink NATO

Time to rethink NATO

This article is republished with kind permission of Alice Slater.  Credit goes to the Hill’s Congress Blog and the original article can be found here. Donald Trump angered the D.C. establishment when he said that NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance, may be obsolete and the U.S. should… »

18.06.2016 Human Wrongs Watch

NATO Threatens Europe With Annihilation

NATO Threatens Europe With Annihilation

NATO is supposed to be a defensive alliance, whose purpose is to “protect Europe from aggression”; but today it is aggressive tool of the United States. Today NATO is threatening to drive Europe into an all-destroying thermonuclear war with Russia. Human Wrongs Watch – By John Scales Avery* In recent… »

14.06.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

New Cold War between Russia and the West?

New Cold War between Russia and the West?

George Orwell, the author of “Animal Farm” and “1984”, was the first person to use the phrase “Cold War” in a 1945 newspaper article, written just after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He argued that “the surface of the earth is being parceled off into three great empires,… »

09.05.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

July demonstration against NATO in Warsaw

July demonstration against NATO in Warsaw

The annual NATO summit takes place this year in the Polish capital, Warsaw and anti-NATO and anti-war campaigners across Europe are mobilising to make a symbolic protest against the increased militarisation of Europe which is leading to unnecessary tensions with Russia.  The No-to-war, No-to-Nato campaign has launched the following call… »

04.05.2016 Reaching Critical Will

Transparency in the time of opacity

Transparency in the time of opacity

Back in February, the UN General Assembly authorised the formation of a working group to study legal measures for nuclear disarmament.  This week and next week the group convenes again before finishing its work in August.  The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons is working hard to ensure… »

26.02.2016 Pressenza Athens

Refugee crisis: People’s safety or border security?

Refugee crisis: People’s safety or border security?

The latest developments at a local and international level to address the refugee crisis in a successful way have triggered many concerns in those who are actively involved with the issue and also in civil society. Refugees and migrants travelling through irregular channels and unsafe passages lead to tragic results. »

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