The new West-East military confrontation
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι
Since Putin has returned to the presidency, Russia has reinforced its "anti-American rhetoric" by using "old Cold War stereotypes," said President Obama after cancelling the meeting set for September.
The straw that broke the camel's ...
Our man in Moscow
- Pepe Escobar
So what is the "extremely disappointed" Obama administration, the Orwellian/Panopticon complex and the discredited US Congress to do? Send a Navy Seal Team 6 to snatch him or to target assassinate him - turning Moscow into Abbottabad 2. ...
The Two Faux Democracies Threaten Life On Earth
- Paul Craig Roberts
Amitai Etzioni has raised an important question: “Who authorized preparations for war with China?” Etzioni says that the war plan is not the sort of contingency plan that might be on hand for an improbable event. Etzioni also reports ...
BAYER: 150th anniversary on August 1st -Dark Side of Company History ignored
- CBG Coordination gegen BAYER-Gefahren/Coalition against BAYER-Dangers
Tomorrow the chemical and pharmaceutical company BAYER is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its foundation. In a birthday celebration the German chancellor Angela Merkel described BAYER as an “outstanding advertisement for Germany” ...
Russia and Iran: A postmodern dance
- MK Bhadrakumar
If, as expected, Russian President Vladimir Putin undertakes the trip to Tehran in August, it will be rich in symbolism - even if he were to give up the travel plan to take a boat across the Caspian Sea to reach the Iranian shore. The congruence ...
Henri Alleg (1921-2013), Exemplary Communist and Revolutionary
- Miguel Urbano Rodrigues
I had been awaiting the news of Henri Alleg's death.
He died yesterday, Wednesday (July 17), but to all intents and purposes had stopped living last year
Henri Alleg (July 20, 1921 ...
Snowden statement at Sheremetyevo
- Edward Snowden Эдвард Сноуден ادوارد اسنودن
Edward Joseph Snowden delivered a statement to human rights organizations and individuals at Sheremetyevo airport at 5pm Moscow time today, Friday 12th July.
The meeting lasted 45 minutes. The human rights organizations included Amnesty International ...
Snowden: towards an endgame
- Pepe Escobar
The working title of the Edward Snowden movie is still The Spy Who Remains in the Cold. Here's where we stand:
Snowden could only fly out of Hong Kong because China allowed it.
Snowden could only arrive in Moscow ...
How cryptography is a key weapon in the fight against empire states
- Julian Assange ДЖУЛИАН АССАНЖ جوليان ٱسانج
What began as a means of retaining individual freedom can now be used by smaller states to fend off the ambitions of larger ones
'Africa is coming online, but with hardware supplied by China. Will the internet be the means by which Africa ...
Edward Snowden Interview: The NSA and Its Willing Helpers
- Jacob Appelbaum - Laura Poitras
In an interview conducted using encrypted e-mails, whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses the power of the NSA, how it is "in bed together with the Germans" and the vast scope of Internet spying conducted by the United States and Britain.