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2016 in review Politics #1 Year of dissonance

2016 year of dissonance, despair, where all certainties were brushed away When Israeli commandos in 2010 intercepted a flotilla of ships seeking to break Israel’s blockade of Hamas in the Gaza Strip a diplomatic rupture broke several contacts in the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Fitting the bill in the North and in the East

On Thursday Erdogan’s henchman, Turkey’s Prime Minister, has made a promise to his people that if they elect him next month that he soon would liberate Jerusalem. Ahmet Davutoglu was using words that are major hints for all students of … Continue reading

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2014 Politics all over the world

Thailand The 2013–14 Thai political crisis did not seem to come to an end and the ‘peaceful’ protests were silenced at certain moments, with brutal police force. Anti-government protests took place between November 2013 and May 2014, organised by the … Continue reading

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A Plan spoken of in long past times

From the Ukraine political crisis in November 2013, after Yanukovych refrained from signing an Association Agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin could chat up the Crimean population and making them … Continue reading

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Crimea votes overwhelmingly to join Russia

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By Vladimir V. Sytin The Ukrainian Times Victory! The State Duma, Russia’s parliament, ratified the treaty on admission of Crimea to the Russian Federation after the March 16 overwhelming vote of more than 96%…

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Mother of Ukraine or Crimea

Usurpers Today 1546 years ago Simplicius became bishop of Rome whilst an usurper had driven Emperor Zeno from the throne and rivals tortured and killed each other, fighting for a “mother of God”, not able to see God has never … Continue reading

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