RIC: Putin initiates trilateral summit with India and China
- MK Bhadrakumar
The trilateral summit meeting of Russia, India and China on the sidelines of the G20 at Buenos Aires on December 1 becomes a landmark event in Asian security and global politics. The so-called RIC format has taken a big leap forward with the leaderships ...
Gaëtan Mootoo's suicide reveals Amnesty International's flaws
- Dan Israel
The respected human rights NGO researcher killed himself on the 25th of May. He had been gradually marginalised since the radical restructuring of 2014-2015, when approximately 250 employees were deployed in the field. Gaëtan Mootoo’ ...
NATO’s Jens Stoltenberg tells nuclear lies
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
"Russian missiles pose a danger": NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg sounded the alarm in a Nov. 23 interview with Corriere della Sera, by Maurizio Caprara, three days before the "incident" in the Azov Sea that threw gasoline ...
Saudis want a U.S. nuclear deal. Can they be trusted not to build a bomb?
- Various Authors - Autores varios - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
By David E. Sanger and William J. Broad. Mark Mazzetti contributed reporting from Washington, and David Kirkpatrick from London. A version of this article appeared in print on Nov. 23, 2018, on Page A1 of the New York edition with the headline: ...
Carlos Ghosn joins ranks of executives accused of financial impropriety
- Carol Matlack
Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn, arrested in Japan for alleged financial violations and facing removal from his job, looks set to join the unhappy club of prominent corporate chieftains accused of misusing their highly-paid positions for personal ...
Decoding the hypersonic Putin on a day of remembrance
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Sitting alongside French President Macron during the 100th anniversary to commemorate the end of World War I, Putin and Trump stole the show in Paris
US President Donald Trump peers across from German Chancellor Angela Merkel toward French President ...
Crucifying Julian Assange
- Chris Hedges
Julian Assange’s sanctuary in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London has been transformed into a little shop of horrors. He has been largely cut off from communicating with the outside world for the last seven months. His Ecuadorian citizenship, granted ...
Now dance to the new Gaza samba with the BolZionaros
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
I’m up and down the Karakoram highway in Gilgit-Baltistan, juggling between the Great Game – the original, pitting imperial Britain and Russia – and the New Great Game pitting the Exceptionalists against Eurasia integration.
Tax havens and other dirty tricks let U.S. Corporations steal $180 billion from the rest of the world every year
- Jon Schwarz
Are Tax havens an enraging but tangential subject? Or do they have a powerful effect on how the U.S. economy functions and should therefore be a part of every political debate?
The startling findings of a new academic study indicate that ...
(B)RICS after Bolsonaro
- Ghassan Kadi غسان قاضي
BRICS is the acronym of the “alliance” that includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
In reality, and with all due respect to Brazil and South Africa, BRICS is about RIC.
With Russia, India and China, in any order, there ...