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News and the Cold War

We live in an era of Cold War politics. I remember the first Cold War of the early postwar period. But I was only a child then. The first casualty of the Cold War is always the truth, and the … Continue reading

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The Quality of Mercy

The Quality of Mercy Posted on September 28, 2016by marknesop https://marknesop.wordpress.com/ Uncle Volodya says, “The darkest secret of this country, I am afraid, is that too many of its citizens imagine that they belong to a much higher civilization somewhere else.” … Continue reading

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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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US Military Dismayed by Outstanding Russian Military Performance in Syria

http://russia-insider.com/en/military/us-military-dismayed-excellence-russian-militarys-military-performance-syria/ri12553 US Military Dismayed by Outstanding Russian Military Performance in Syria Article in the British newspaper The Independent captures the astonishment – and admiration – of the US military at the performance of Russia’s military in Syria. Our writer Daniel Fielding wrote … Continue reading

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Syria has become a Disgrace for the USA & a Victory for Putin

http://www.fort-russ.com/2016/02/new-york-times-syria-has-become.html Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ 9th February, 2016   Tvzvezda Russian President Vladimir Putin has already won in Syria, according to journalists from The New York Times, which became possible due to the “helplessness” of American President … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Team Unable to Access Two Besieged Northwest Syrian Towns

© AFP 2016/ GEORGE OURFALIAN MIDDLE EAST 07:19 19.01.2016Get short URL Topic: Violence Erupts as Islamic State Rises (1362)  016000 A humanitarian team led by the United Nations, and including the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Committee of … Continue reading

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Russian Airstrikes stop NATO’s terrorist convoys in their tracks

http://off-guardian.org/2015/11/29/analysis-russian-airstrikes-stop-natos-terrorist-convoys-in-their-tracks/ Analysis: Russian airstrikes stop NATO’s terrorist convoys in their tracks Oil trucks destroyed by Russian airstrikes in Syria. Sott.net writes: For years, NATO has granted impunity to convoys packed with supplies bound for ISIS and Al Qaeda. Russian airstrikes have … Continue reading

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Turkish Shootdown of Russian Jet: what you need to know

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2015/11/must-know-facts-turkish-shootdown-russian-jet.html Turkish Shootdown of Russian Jet: What You Need to Know Posted on November 24, 2015 by WashingtonsBlog A U.S. official told Reuters that the Russian jet was inside of Syria when it was shot down: The United States believes that the Russian jet shot down by Turkey … Continue reading

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EU and Nato set to Destabilise Russia

EU and NATO Set to Destabilize Russia by Anti-Putin Propaganda Operation http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2015/11/eu-and-nato-set-to-destabilize-russia-by-anti-putin-propaganda-operation.html Posted on November 3, 2015 by Eric Zuesse. Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org German Economic News  |  Published:10/31/15 01  http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2015/10/31/eu-und-nato-wollen-russland-mit-unterwanderung-der-medien-destablisieren/ (Translated here by — and then with closing commentary from — Eric Zuesse) EU, … 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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