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  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

Obama’s criticism of Cameron reveals president’s own weaknesses

To complain so candidly while still in office is unusual, but Obama inadvertently highlights what historians may come to see as his major flaw in international affairs Barack Obama’s candidly critical public remarks about David Cameron’s foreign policy failings are unusual, given that the US president is still in office and presumably wants to maintain [...]

  • 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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Asia-Pacific

India has responsibility to protect its people’s rights: US

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI) Being a democratic country, India has a responsibility to ensure that human rights of its people are not violated, a key US Senator, who has been vocal about alleged human rights here, said today. On the issues of alleged human rights violations, religious intolerance and extra-judicial killings in India, Senator [...]

  • 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 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 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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North America

Dave Morton: Hillary unworthy to be first female president

Ms. Jenny Willford’s puff letter for recruiting women into Democratic Party politics (“Historic year for women,” Daily Camera Open Forum, May 12) — and tangentially a Hillary promo — left a few things unsaid that should be said. Cynthia McKinney, formerly a six-term U.S. congressperson from Georgia, ran for president on the Green Party ticket [...]

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