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Putin's Address to the Federal Assembly

Putin’s Address to the Federal Assembly

Vladimir Putin’s Address to Federal Assembly On the December 3 Vladimir Putin delivered his Annual Presidential Address to the Federal Assembly. Over 1,000 people participated in the event, including members of the Federation Council, State Duma deputies, members of the Government, heads of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts, regional governors, heads of regional legislative assemblies, […]

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Putin’s Eyes

AriadnaPress, Sept. 30. — Exceedingly well-informed sources disclosed to us on condition of anonymity the reason for the unusually traffic of tinted-window limos at ex-president GW Bush’s residence yesterday. It appears that the highest (some so high they cannot even be seen from the ground) echelons of power in the US (some of whom live […]

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Barb Weir interviews moderate Syrian rebels

Global Research reports that the US will send up to 1000 troops to train moderate Syrian rebels at centers in Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar this spring.  After much searching, I was able to find three of the prospective trainees and talk to them about their expectations. Barb Weir:   Do you know where the […]

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Pouring Gasoline on the Fire

The US and Turkey have come to an agreement under which US military personnel will begin training so-called moderate rebels to fight in Syria. The announcement was made Tuesday. This is not just a foolish move; it is the equivalent of pouring gasoline on a fire. There are no moderate rebels. The moderate people in […]

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Official Communique Released on Damascus Terrorism Conference

The right of nations to file lawsuits against parties–including other nations–supporting terrorism, and the setting up of an international court to hear such suits, are among the recommendations of an international conference held recently in Damascus. The International Conference Combating on Terrorism and Religious Extremism, sponsored by the Syrian Ministry of Justice, was held November […]

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‘They Have Butchered Children’

“The truth is that ISIS was created in Iraq in 2006. It was the United States which occupied Iraq, not Syria. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was in American prisons, not in Syrian prisons. So, who created ISIS, Syria or the United States?” —Bashar Assad The above quote can be found in an interview with the Syrian […]

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Unemployment insurance available for Syrian rebels

As President Obama’s attempt to pass an extension of insurance benefits for unemployed American failed once again in Congress, he came up with a creative solution for desperate Americans trying to put food on the family table.  “I may not have the power to care for impoverished Americans,” he is reported to have said, “but […]

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Syria and Diplomacy

The problem with the Geneva Communique from the first Geneva round on Syria is that the government of Syria never subscribed to it.  It was jointly chaired by the League of Arab States for Syria, whatever that may mean.  Another problem is that it is, as so many diplomatic documents are, highly ambiguous.  It plainly […]

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Friends of yours, Mr Cameron?

Israel’s appalling crime-sheet for 2013… Killed 56, injured 1385, carried out 8636 raids and attacks, demolished 172 homes… Friends of yours, Mr Cameron? The Palestinian Embassy, for once, has done something useful and released figures that paint a shocking picture of Israel’s mega-crimes against their helpless Palestinian neighbours over the past year. Of course, these […]

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Xmas greetings to the UK Government…

Xmas greetings to the UK Government… and a reminder of the misery its inaction perpetuates across the Holy Land “So this is Christmas And what have you done?” Hello, the holly-decked halls of Westminster. Be of good cheer, all you chaps in your little festive bubble. I thought you might enjoy this Xmas message from […]

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Syria Précis

Syria Précis

Truth as an Issue by Thierry Meyssan One of the challenges of preparing for the Geneva conference is to write the history of Syria. The NATO powers and the Gulf Cooperation Council are trying to impose their version of events which would give them a clear advantage at the negotiating table. Hence a sudden avalanche […]

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Israel Benefits as World Loses

Is there any point in public debate in a society where hardly anyone has been taught how to think, while millions have been taught what to think? –Peter Hitchens What started off as Arab Spring has turned morbidly into Arab Fall. What began as a seasonal description became directional and self-destructive. Not only have movements […]

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The warmongers will play along …

“Dear Henry…” (continued) The warmongers will play along with commonsense for a while but eventually come back onto their original course My MP Henry Bellingham has replied promptly to a letter on 26 August about the US and UK’s eagerness to “jump the gun” on Syria. This was before the famous vote in Parliament and […]

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