Monthly Archives: December 2016

Russia Remains the Only Target Country of NATO’s Nuclear Weapons

A very worrying development… OffGuardian by Brian Cloughley, via Strategic Culture Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States are the world’s five “nuclear weapons states”, a description officially recognised in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), which lays down that “each nuclear-weapon … Continue reading

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The Werewolves who Hated Castro

https://consortiumnews.com/2016/12/07/the-werewolves-who-hated-castro/ The Little Havana celebrations of Fidel Castro’s death last month had a touch of mean-spirited delusion since perhaps Castro’s greatest achievement was defying American power and living to die of old age, observes Greg Maybury. By Greg Maybury Considering … Continue reading

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“Turkish Stream” and Moscow-Ankara Relations

Originally posted on Eurasia News Online:
The Turkish Stream pipeline project enables Ankara to secure its energy supply and demonstrate a strong hand to its Western partners, Hasan Ozertem, Head of the Center for Energy Security Studies at Turkey’s International…

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The Remarkable Story of Fidel Castro

https://consortiumnews.com/2016/12/04/the-remarkable-story-of-fidel-castro/ Since Fidel Castro’s death, the mainstream U.S. news media has been on a flashback to the Cold War presenting one-sided denunciations of the “communist dictator,” but there is another side to the story, explains Marjorie Cohn. By Marjorie Cohn … Continue reading

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Syrian opposition’s response to the offensive in Aleppo

OffGuardian by Sophie Mangal According to The Washington Post, the ‘moderate’ Syrian opposition is considering the possibility of closer cooperation with Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups.  Bashar al-Assad’s opponents are now afraid to remain without the US support as … Continue reading

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U.S. ‘News’ Media & Intel Agencies Blame Moscow for Trump’s Election

I’ve said this several times – in the Cold War the first to be discarded by the media is the truth. OffGuardian by Eric Zuesse On November 30th, Buzzfeed bannered “Intel Officials Believe Russia Spreads Fake News”. Their ‘reporter’ (that … Continue reading

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Turkey – Between Brussels and Shanghai

Originally posted on Eurasia News Online:
? By Altay Atli At a time when the relations between Turkey and the European Union (EU) have hit an all time low, with the European Parliament voting in favor of freezing accession talks…

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