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  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Addressing Global Affairs Issues

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: Welcome back. Well the Conservatives push hard to pass a motion condemning ISIS for committing a genocide of their enemies in Iraq and Syria. The Liberals say that’s something international authorities should declare. Well here’s the clashing political view on whether Canada should be doing this. Here’s interim Conservative leader Rona [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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South America

Kill List: Smashing the ‘B’ in BRICS

BRICS and SCO International Media Centre Let’s start with the Kafkaesque internal turmoil. The coup against President Dilma Rousseff remains an unrivalled media theatre/political tragicomedy gift that keeps on giving. It also doubles as a case of information war converted into a strategic tool of political control. A succession of appalling audio leaks has revealed that key [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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North America

Two wars: One fought, one avoided

Preparing to go to war in 2011, President Obama laid out a case for involvement in the mounting crisis in Libya. Without strong Western action, he told Americans, the conflict in Libya would trigger a humanitarian crisis and destabilize a fragile region. Most acutely, the president’s senior aides worried that failing to launch military action [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

The right to intervene

Srinagar, June 1 — Sitting in his presidential palace in 1991, Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and his Culture Minister Hamad Hammadi drafted a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Hussein and Hammadi hoped that the U.S.S.R. would help save Iraq from the West’s barrage. Hammadi, who understood the [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Don’t Just Do Something!

[...]Menon writes, “Much of the world fears and suspects that the effort to legitimate humanitarian intervention by means of supposedly universal norms is designed to camouflage the pursuit of power by the powerful.” Unfortunately, as Menon explains, the hypocrisy around humanitarianism has perhaps even more dire consequences when interventions are actually launched. Because people are [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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South America

Entre el engaño y la ética

Politics Entre el engaño y la ética El Comercio 556 words 25 September 2013 El Comercio COMCIP Spanish Copyright 2013 NoticiasFinancieras. All Rights Reserved. Por Harry Belevan. Escritor El dilema que la comunidad internacional enfrenta estos días en Siria está entre quienes ansían ver los tentáculos del imperialismo occidental detrás de algún castigo proporcional al [...]

  • Jul 25 / 2016
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Africa

Tunisie : Ben Ali, Gadhafi et Moubarak ont été renversés par Washington parce qu’ils voulaient couler le dollar par la création du Dinar-or !

  Tunisie : Ben Ali, Gadhafi et Moubarak ont été renversés par Washington parce qu’ils voulaient couler le dollar par la création du Dinar-or ! 1138 words 25 July 2016 African Manager AFMAFR French © 2016, African Manager, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   Enfoui au milieu des dizaines de milliers [...]

  • Jul 25 / 2016
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Europe

Tiempos de crispación y antagonismo

Opinión Tiempos de crispación y antagonismo POR JUAN GABRIEL TOKATLIAN 1345 words 5 August 2014 El País – Nacional PAISN CT (Cataluña) 29 Spanish (c) Copyright DIARIO EL PAIS, S.L. http://www.elpais.es. Si hasta los noventa la globalización se percibía como sinónimo de prosperidad, por muchos de sus logros y promesas, en el siglo XXI está [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Europe

The New Normal: Cold War 2.0

The NATO emblem is seen before a defence ministers meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on October 22, 2013 From judicial-financial-political-media enabled “soft” coups – as in Brazil - to support for “moderate” jihadis, multiple stages of Hybrid War now cross-pollinate and generate a vortex of new mutant viruses. Hybrid War, a Beltway concept, has even [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

Denmark in the Middle East

It may be assumed that Denmark’s military involvement in Syria will be according to American considerations. More than 60 countries – including Denmark – joined the Western coalition against Islamic State (ISIS). In August 2015 the Danish parliament approved military assistance using 130J transport planes. It also recently approved the participation of Danish F-16s in an air-strikes [...]

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