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06.06.2018

India and Russia are testing nuclear missiles: Where is the global outcry?

India and Russia are testing nuclear missiles: Where is the global outcry?

A new nuclear arms race has begun and it does not revolve around the number of weapons, but on increasing their deadliness. Recent nuclear missile tests by India and Russia show that nuclear-armed states are blatantly flaunting their nuclear power, posturing as tough and responsible “protectors” while in reality they… »

11.04.2018

On The Threshold of War

On The Threshold of War

By Paul Craig Roberts, April 9, 2018 “The Russian view is simple: the West is ruled by a gang of thugs supported by an infinitely lying and hypocritical media while the general public in the West has been hopelessly zombified.” — The Saker https://russia-insider.com/en/russia-ready-war-mood-prime-time-tv-grim/ri23019 “The US generals, unlike… »

10.04.2018

‘Mutant fish in murky waters’: US brings global chaos & has no real friends, says Russia’s UN envoy

‘Mutant fish in murky waters’: US brings global chaos & has no real friends, says Russia’s UN envoy

Russia has warned the US and its allies against “fishing in murky waters” of the Middle East, causing further chaos there. The US shouldn’t assume it has friends, only countries unable to disagree, UN envoy Vassily Nebenzia said. The US and its allies have failed to understand the warning of… »

27.03.2018

The Geopolitics of Targeting Russia

The Geopolitics of Targeting Russia

By Chandra Muzaffar, The escalation of tensions between the United States, Britain and France, on the one hand, and Russia, on the other, should not surprise anyone. In the last few years, the US leadership and mainstream British media have presented Russia as a major threat to global peace and… »

19.03.2018

Blame for the Salisbury poison attack: Where is the evidence?

Blame for the Salisbury poison attack: Where is the evidence?

The nerve agent attack on the former Soviet double agent Skripal and his daughter on British soil has reached unimagined proportions: the culprit is quickly identified by Western governments and media: it must have been Russia, because the nerve poison was developed there. Sanctions are imposed, and the German government… »

17.03.2018

Jeremy Corbyn and other voices of reason over the UK nerve gas incident

Jeremy Corbyn and other voices of reason over the UK nerve gas incident

A Russian father, former double spy convicted in Russia and exchanged by Britain for other spies, and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury. Preliminary assessment suggests a nerve gas agent. The government has jumped to accuse Russia and in particular Putin of ordering this assassination attempt. »

02.03.2018

Putin’s State of the Union

Putin’s State of the Union

The military/security complex and the neoconservative ideology of US world hegemony have proved sufficiently powerful to prevent President Trump from normalizing relations with Russia. If push comes to shove, how can any country hosting US ABMs, US nuclear weapons,… »

24.02.2018

U.S. Escalates Syrian War

U.S. Escalates Syrian War

“The commitment must be to end United States interventions and declare independence from anyone who is not firmly opposed to crimes cooked up in Washington.” Reprinted with permission by Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report editor and senior columnist, 14 Feb 2018   The seven year-old war waged against Syria ought… »

02.02.2018

The West’s new ‘values-based’ racism

The West’s new ‘values-based’ racism

Psychologists say that every war first starts in human hearts – with the dehumanization of one’s opponent. The current sad state of Russia’s relations with the US and the EU is characterized by exactly that – dehumanization. The modern form of the Western denial of an opponent’s human qualities… »

28.01.2018

Britain’s military: costs of failure, symbols of vanity

Britain’s military: costs of failure, symbols of vanity

By PAUL ROGERS 26 January 2018 for openDemocracy The real security threats to the United Kingdom come not from Russia but from climate change, inequality and marginalisation. A much publicised speech on 22 January by General Sir Nick Carter, chief of the general staff of the British army, had unmistakable… »

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