Tag Archives: Kurdistan

Has Russia now salvaged Europe?

Originally published in Washington’s Blog; http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2016/04/russia-now-salvaged-europe.html Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The United States cooked up the idea of using fundamentalist-Sunni, Saudi-led-and-inspired mujahideen, or “Taliban,” as cheap fanatics to fight against the Soviet Union in 1979 in Afghanistan; and, … Continue reading

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Putin giving up on Assad, says Erdogan

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2015/08/putin-giving-up-on-assad-says-erdogan.html Putin Giving Up on Assad, Says Erdogan: Washington’s Blog Posted on August 9, 2015 by Eric Zuesse. Eric Zuesse Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was asked by an interviewer last week, “On the question of Syria, have you seen changes in the attitude of … Continue reading

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The State of the Kurds

See also https://mixedmarriage.wordpress.com/2014/10/23/kurdistan/ and https://mixedmarriage.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/swedens-anti-russian-hysteria/ http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/a-forgotten-nation-congeals-in-the-middle-east-cauldron-the-rise-of-kurdistan By Yaroslav Trofimov at The Wall Street Journal It is a time of good news for the Kurds, a people more accustomed to tragedy than to triumph. Just last week in Turkey, a political party rooted in … Continue reading

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Centralised Authoritarianism

The European Empire is becoming increasingly authoritarian and centralised. As always, a major crisis is used to increase control by the Council of the EU through an intensified centralisation of power. The EU is not, of course, a totalitarian state, but … Continue reading

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