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2016 in review Politics #2 Persons of the year

Merkel‘s popularity had suffered in 2016, following a rash of sexual assaults in the western city of Cologne on New Year‘s Eve blamed mainly on Arab and North African men. Going from 2015 into 2016 in some German cities brought … Continue reading

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At the closing hours of 2016 #2 Low but also highlights

Wanting to write on what happened in 2016 I noticed I have forgotten to publish some articles I wrote this year. The time went credibly fast when our thoughts had to go to so many people in trouble, having to … Continue reading

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The Great War changed everything

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Yesterday marked the anniversary of the assassination in 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia, the duchess of Hohenburg, by a Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip. It is common to…

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Summary for the year 2015 #1 Threat and fear

If one has to stick a label to the year 2015 can best hot labelled ‘Terror‘, or if you wish to give it a longer title “The Year of the ‘Fear of Islamic conquest.’” In the year that Mons, capital … Continue reading

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Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

People saying “I am” The year that started with people all over the world shouting “Je suis Charlie” being followed in November with “Je suis Paris” has brought more division by some lunatics who want to conquer the world and … Continue reading

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Social media a destabilisation tool in the Middle East and Syrian conflict

In today’s global village people are constantly leaving their homes in search of new opportunities. Migration across borders or within a country is a reality for many societies across the world. In public debates the distinction between refugees and other … Continue reading

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Disintegrating Syria whilst diplomatic talks and poker-play continues

Monday at the United Nations the members of the United Nations could listen to the different opinions on how tackling the current crisis in Syria and its consequences for the asylum seekers in Europe. The opening of the annual General … Continue reading

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Why Russia backs Assad: a view from Russia’s anti-imperialist left

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The editors of the Russian socialist website openleft.ru analyse why Russia is now openly moving troops into Syria to support the Assad regime. Cartoon by the activists of Occupied Kafranbel. A whole range of evidence [also here] indicates…

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Are people willing to take the responsibility for others

Last few weeks I had many problems with my computer. Because of that, certain news messages I wanted to react on, did not get my response on this or on any other site of mine. Every day we could see … Continue reading

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70 years later

Andy Walton writes  America would never be able to match a possible 2.3 million strong army as it swooped down into Israel. Even if all America’s tanks were placed in the way of Russia they would still be overwhelmed… Russia … Continue reading

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