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30.08.2016 TRANSCEND Media Service

The Global Power Imbalance

The Global Power Imbalance

Johan Galtung* This editorial 444–the number calls for attention–is dedicated to a global overview, the world “right now”, so unstable with imbalances everywhere that what we are living is fluxes and jumps. Let us start with two major relations: nature-human, USA-Rest. Look… »

16.08.2016 Deutsche Welle

Obama unlikely to change US nuclear weapons policy

Obama unlikely to change US nuclear weapons policy

The Obama administration is reportedly mulling a change in its nuclear arms policy that would rule out using them first in a conflict. Such a move is not only unlikely – it would also be little more than symbolism. In the waning days of his presidency, Barack Obama is harkening… »

11.08.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Russia’s weakness is its economic policy

Russia’s weakness is its economic policy

According to various reports, the Russian government is reconsidering the neoliberal policy that has served Russia so badly since the collapse of the Soviet Union.  If Russia had adopted an intelligent economic policy, Russia’s economy would be far ahead of where it stands today.  It would have avoided most of… »

25.07.2016 Prensa Latina

Russia maintains proposals of security Cooperation with NATO

Russia maintains proposals of security Cooperation with NATO

Moscow, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov has reaffirmed Russia”s willingness to restore the mechanisms of cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on issues of global security, but in conditions of equity. The Deputy Foreign Minister said that Moscow has reiterated more than once… »

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… »

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,… »

04.06.2016 David Swanson

Lessons for Peace from Back in the USSR

Lessons for Peace from Back in the USSR

In the early 1980s almost nobody from the United States traveled to the Soviet Union or vice versa. The Soviets wouldn’t let anybody out, and good Americans were disinclined to visit the Evil Empire. But a woman in California named Sharon Tennison took the threat of nuclear war with the… »

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