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 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:04:37 EST Ukraine Transitional Gov't Moves Militarily To Reclaim Seized Buildings
Nicolai Petro: Ukrainian officials are using this first military move as political tool to garner more public support, as groups labeled pro-Russian truly want federalism not succession in order to protect eastern Ukraine's autonomy

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 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT Asia bucks military spending decline
Factors including China's military modernization, India-Pakistan rivalry and America's "Pacific pivot" all combined to help Asia raise military spending in 2013. The US weapons industry appears to be the main beneficiary, and continuing tensions over North Korea's nuclear program and territorial disputes suggest the upward trajectory is unlikely to slow anytime soon. - John Feffer

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 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:20:57 +0300 In One Word: Poof!
POOR JOHN Kerry. This week he emitted a sound that was more expressive than pages of diplomatic babble.

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 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:00:46 +0000 Ukraine – The Acid Test
The hysteria over Crimea’s secession from Ukraine and incorporation into the Russian Federation still has the Washington policy wonks all a-twitter. We even have the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (a.k.a. AIPAC) calling for US ground troops to be sent to "defend" Ukraine: apparently all military occupations are not morally equivalent. But the reality […]

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 2014-04-16T23:16:00Z Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger: Essener Bischof Overbeck: Mehrjährige Glaubenskrise nach Krebserkrankung Predigtvorbereitung war "beinahe unmöglich"
Köln (ots) - Der katholische Bischof von Essen, Franz-Josef Overbeck, ist nach einer Krebserkrankung 2002/2003 in eine mehrjährige Glaubenskrise geraten. "Ich habe zwar Gottesdienste gefeiert, die ...

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 10.3.2010 12:25 Da geht mir der Hut hoch!
Was hier im Gewand von Wissenschaft daherkommt ist reine Ideologie. http://www.heritage.org/Index/ Wre sie auf die Vereinigten Staaten beschrnkt, knnte dies der Rest der Welt verschmerzen. Das ist jedoch nicht der Fall. Und so besteht die konomische Freiheit nicht in der Freiheit souverner Staaten, die ihren jeweiligen kulturellen Traditionen und spezifischen gesellschaftlichen Bedingungen gemen Wirtschaftsmodelle zu entwickeln. Vielmehr werden sie durch die Dominanz des Dollarsystems und seine global wirkenden Institutionen gezwungen, das angelschsische Modell der freien Wirtschaft zu bernehmen, fr das sich der Begriff Washington Consensus eingebrgert hat. Dieses Modell wurde nach 1945 zunchst schleichend und nach dem Vertrag von Maastricht mit zunehmender Beschleunigung von der Europischen Union bernommen und ist seit 1. Dezember 2009 kodifiziertes Recht. Damit ist die EU ppstlicher als der angelschsische Papst.

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 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:59:13 +0000 Ukraine, Through the US Looking Glass
Exclusive: As the post-coup regime in Ukraine sends troops and paramilitaries to crack down on ethnic Russian protesters in the east, the U.S. news media continues to feed the American public a steady dose of anti-Russian propaganda, often wrapped in accusations of “Russian propaganda,” Robert Parry reports. By Robert Parry The acting president of the…

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 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:50:00 +0400 Im confused, can anyone help me?
Im confused. A few weeks ago we were told in the West that people occupying government buildings in Ukraine was a very good thing. These people, we were told by our political leaders and elite media commentators, were pro-democracy protestors.
 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:20:00 +0400 In Crimea, Russia Showcases a Rebooted Army
Across Crimea in the past several weeks, a sleek new vanguard of the Russian military has been on display, with forces whose mobility, equipment and behavior were sharply different from those of the Russian forces seen in the brief war in Georgia in 2008 or throughout the North Caucasus over nearly two decades of conflict with Muslim separatists.
 Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:49:00 +0400 Will El Salvador become another Venezuela?
Inspired by the US-backed anti-government protests in Venezuela, El Salvadors oligarchs are preparing to follow the same strategy.
 Sat, 22 Mar 2014 20:49:00 +0400 Kosovo vs Crimea - Good Independence vs Bad Referendum
The West has so far refused to legitimize Crimeas decision to secede from Ukraine. Yet Kosovo, which was a part of Serbia, also broke away from its parent country, but has been recognized by the US and most of the EU.
 Sat, 01 Mar 2014 18:57:00 +0400 Putin Asks Parliament to Approve Military Action in Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin has requested approval from the countrys upper house of parliament to move armed forces into Ukraine, according to the Kremlins press service.
 Sat, 01 Mar 2014 18:55:00 +0400 Pierre Omidyar co-funded Ukraine revolution groups with US government, documents show
Just hours after last weekends ouster of Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, one of Pierre Omidyars newest hires at national security blog The Intercept, was already digging for the truth.
 Sat, 01 Mar 2014 18:54:00 +0400 Israeli militia commander fights to protect Kiev
Home > Israel the Region Israeli militia commander fights to protect Kiev Delta, a Ukrainian-born former IDF soldier, headed a force of 40 men and women, most of whom are not Jewish, against govt forces
 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:39:00 +0400 American fits over Putin
I have for a long time wanted to write about how the Western media, and especially the American media, portrays events happening in Russia and Russian foreign policy to Americans and American expert circles who do not read Russian...
 Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:22:00 +0400 Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol will take part in the International Exhibition DEFEKSPO INDIA-2014
JSC Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol (Izhevsk) being a part of Air Defence Concern Almaz-Antey will present on International land and naval security system exhibition DEFEXPO INDIA-2014 unique exhibit - full-scale specimen of modular SAMS TOR-M2KM on motor chassis TATA. Video film which show the process of the combat use of SAMS Tor-M2KM on motor chassis TATA in the day and night time and video frames of group tests of SAMS on special motor running roads will be also presented.
 Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:52:00 +0400 Insight: A new wave of U.S. mortgage trouble threatens
U.S. borrowers are increasingly missing payments on home equity lines of credit they took out during the housing bubble, a trend that could deal another blow to the countrys biggest banks.
 Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:44:00 +0400 A windfall Afghan exit strategy for Obama
The tough-talking, no-nonsense US National Security Advisor Susan Rice met her match at the presidential palace in Kabul Monday evening over a working dinner. One would have loved to be a fly on the wall. But there was no need, because no sooner than the pomegranates and grapes were eaten after the rich meal of pilav and kebabs and Rice reported back to Washington her conversation with President Hamid Karzai, which lasted several hours, the White house released a curtly worded readout on what transpired.
 Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:39:00 +0400 Chinas defense zone creates a flap
Bonnie Glaser gets it about right regarding Chinas newly announced Air Defense Identification Zone, or ADIZ: "I dont know that this is specifically directed against Japan, so much as it is the Chinese feeling that every modern country should have an Air Defense Identification Zone."
 Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:48:00 +0400 Pan Handling in the Debtors Prison, The NEW Service Economy
Fridays Job Numbers
 Thu, 04 Jul 2013 20:14:00 +0400 A Latin American Euro? The Regions First Steps Towards A Unique Currency -- What Is The Sucre?
Latin America is the trade destination du jour. With above-average growth rates and a slew of countries to choose from, foreign investors are flocking to the region and the worlds biggest economies want a piece of it.
 Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:24:00 +0400 China backs Doha talks with Taliban
Was it the time difference between Beijing on the one hand and Kabul and Moscow - and Belfast - on the other that explains the Chinese foreign ministry statement on Wednesday hailing the peace talks with the Taliban in Doha? The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying spoke a day too soon in welcoming the positive development of the ongoing reconciliation process in Afghanistan. In a statement on Wednesday, here, she hailed the opening of the Taliban office in Doha and said, China has always supported a reconciliation process for the country that is run by the Afghans themselves.
 Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:21:00 +0400 Italy denies using derivatives to get into Eurozone
Italys Finance Ministry denied reports on Wednesday that it had used derivatives contracts to dress up the accounts to join the Eurozone, and insisted the public accounts were sound.
 Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:19:00 +0400 We are all Qataris now
Western corporate media is head over heels with the Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, 61, as he magnanimously chose to depose himself to the benefit of his son, the former heir apparent Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, 33.
 Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:17:00 +0400 Tajikistan deviates from CASA script
The government of Tajikistan and the World Bank have been the two main driving forces behind the implementation of the Central Asia South Asia power export project widely known by its acronym CASA1000. This project envisions erecting thousands of kilometers of high-voltage electricity transmission lines at the cost of around US$1 billion.
 Sun, 23 Jun 2013 23:17:00 +0400 Syria in-depth analysis: Where the anti-Assad coalition went wrong
For over two years, the Syrian government and the army acted as one: the Baath stood behind Assad, who stood for the Baath. Reforms were enacted under the bombs, elections were held and a new constitution was approved. The army that everyone expected to disintegrate, was dispatched in a controlled manner, slowly adapting to a changing war terrain; first, in a defensive manner preserving its unity and its morale, then offensive when the destruction of Syria became too much to bear for Syrians.
 Sat, 08 Jun 2013 21:24:00 +0400 Obama, Xi urge new relationship ties
Throwing formality aside at a desert retreat, Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping called on Friday for a new approach to forge relations between the US andChina.
 Sat, 08 Jun 2013 21:23:00 +0400 18 dead in battle over disputed Somali port city
At least 18 people have been killed in gunbattles in southern Somalias Kismayu, residents said on Saturday, in the heaviest fighting the disputed port city has seen in more than four years.
 Sat, 08 Jun 2013 21:20:00 +0400 QE measures risk repeat Asian crisis
The global economy is awash with successive waves of liquidity generated over the past few years by the four most advanced economies - the United States, the European Union, (EU), Japan and the United Kingdom, known as the G4. This liquidity has taken the form of "quantitative easing" (QE).
 Sat, 08 Jun 2013 21:18:00 +0400 Et tu, Gul? Then fall, Erdogan
One thing that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said before pushing ahead on Tuesday with a four-day tour of the Maghreb tour still hangs suspended in the air. Hardly anyone picked it up. He said Turkish intelligence is looking into possible links between the recent incidents in Istanbul, scene of violently suppressed protests, and foreign elements.
 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 09:52:00 +0400 Monsanto Plays GMO Deception Game
On May 31 world media headlines read similar to this from Reuters: Monsanto backing away from GMO crops in Europe. A Monsanto interview with a leftist German paper created the impression around the world that the worlds largest patent-holder of GMO seeds is in full retreat from pushing their GMO seeds, at least in the European Union. The reality is anything but that. Among other things, on June 10 the EU Commission plans to approve a new Monsanto GMO maize sort.
 Mon, 27 May 2013 23:52:00 +0400 India PM calls for nuclear deal, more Japan investment
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called for an early accord on civil nuclear cooperation with Tokyo and more Japanese investment ahead of an official visit, reports said Sunday.

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