The Bared Teeth of the Syrian War: Qatar Feels the Brunt By Armine AKOPYAN (Armenia)

20 January 2013 – Oriental Review (Russia)

The war in Syria appears to be increasingly remote-controlled from abroad. Almost all states in the region seem to be involved to varying degrees, with Qatar providing the lion’s share of the funds going to the Free Syrian Army. However, the investment has generated disappointing returns. To avoid its funds from going up in smoke, Qatar has decided to dole them out on the basis of the actions carried out. As a result, the ASL began staging its most spectacular and deadly attacks to the detriment of its real military objectives. Continue reading this...

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Stop NATO News: March 15, 2012

15 March 2012 – Stop NATO

  • Netherlands Enlists In U.S.-NATO Interceptor Missile System
  • Complete Interoperability: U.S., Turkish Warplanes Drill For Increased “Lethality”
  • Strengthening Alliances: Clinton Says U.S. Will Remain Asian Power
  • Top NATO Commander: Montenegro On Way To NATO Membership
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  • U.S. Senator Introduces NATO Enlargement Bill
  • Pentagon Chief Visits Georgian Base In Afghanistan
  • Georgia Hides Military Preparations Behind Drug Claims: South Ossetia
  • Armenia Gives Latest Account To NATO
  • U.S. To Lead 15-Nation Military Exercise In Ukraine

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Stop NATO news: March 7, 2012

7 March 2012 – 012

  • Six British Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
  • NATO Headquarters: Armenia’s Integration Into Bloc Proceeds
  • Marines In U.S.-Led NATO War Games In Baltic
  • Three-Nation Baltic Exercise To Practice Hosting U.S., NATO Forces
  • Baltic-Nordic Military Cooperation Aimed At Russia

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Stop NATO news: March 2, 2012: US Strongest Military In The World: After Iraqi, Afghan, Libyan “Successes,” Pentagon To Maintain Might, Expand Global

2 March 2012 – Stop NATO News

  • Strongest Military In The World: After Iraqi, Afghan, Libyan “Successes,” Pentagon To Maintain Might, Expand Global Partnerships
  • Libyan War And Beyond: NATO Praises Qatar As Key Ally
  • NATO Shelling Critically Wounds Six In Pakistan
  • Armenia: NATO Delegation Oversees Further Integration
  • NATO Summit To Continue”Open-Door Policy” With Georgia

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Stop NATO News: February 29, 2012: “Nightmare For Invader”: Georgia Is NATO States’ Window To Caucasus

29 February 2012 – Stop NATO

  • Attacks On Syria, Iran Would Overwhelm Armenia With Refugees
  • Russian Expert: Azerbaijan’s Territory May Be Used To Strike Iran
  • “Nightmare For Invader”: Georgia Is NATO States’ Window To Caucasus
  • Georgian Foreign Minister In Israel To Discuss “Regional Security Issues”
  • Saakashvili: NATO Afghan Operation Provides Training For Local Conflicts
  • Labor Party Calls On Opposition To Demand Georgia’s Afghan Withdrawal

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Stop NATO news: February 28, 2012: China And Russia Slam West Over Syria

28 February 2012 – Stop NATO News

  • China And Russia Slam West Over Syria
  • Libya “Close To Disintegration: Prime Minister
  • Turkey: U.S. Military Running NATO Interceptor Missile Site
  • Israeli Arms Shipments To Azerbaijan: Against Iran Or Armenia?
  • NATO’s Special Operations Network “Steadily Growing”
  • Mediterranean: Canadian Warship Participates In NATO Anti-Submarine Warfare Drills
  • U.S. Guided Missile Destroyer Headed To Arabian Sea
  • NATO Wants Azerbaijan As Wedge Between Russia And Iran

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Stop NATO News: February 15, 2012: Russia To Counter U.S. Interceptor Missile Ships Off Coasts

15 February 2012012

  • Russia To Counter U.S. Interceptor Missile Ships Off Coasts
  • U.S. Aircraft Carrier Passes Through Strait Of Hormuz
  • NATO Holds High Level Consultations With Four Gulf Countries
  • Russian Foreign Minister: West Preparing Replay Of Libyan Model In Syria
  • NATO Representative: Georgia’s Full Membership Is Decided Issue
  • Germany Supports Macedonia’s Full NATO Membership
  • War Zone Deployments: U.S. European Command Director Solidifies Ties With Armenia

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Stop NATO news: February 14, 2012: Pentagon: Obama Asks Congress For $613 Billion Defense Budget

14 February 2012012

  • Pentagon: Obama Asks Congress For $613 Billion Defense Budget
  • U.S. Special Operations Command Wants Operations In Asia, Africa, Latin America
  • Russia To Deploy New Air Defense Systems On Border
  • China Opposed To Expanding U.S. Military Presence In Asia-Pacific
  • NATO Strengthens Ties With Armenia
  • Venezuela Slams NATO Powers For Pushing Syrian Government Overthrow
  • Georgia’s Saakashvili: U.S. Visit ‘Strategic Breakthrough’
  • Afghanistan: Georgian Foreign Ministers Meets With Top NATO Commander
  • Pakistan Summons U.S. Ambassador Over Balochistan Interference
  • U.S. Air Forces In Europe Commander Visits Turkish Air Base

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 29 January – 4 February 2012

4 February 2012Strategic Culture Foundation

Iran against West: Air Defense Chance of Success

04.02.2012 | 00:00 | Dmitri TYMCHUK
There are two possible options on the table in case Israel and the West attack Iran. One envisages a missile strike launched by Tel Aviv followed by an adequate Iranian response. Then Nato steps in playing its favorite role of a “peacekeeper”. The other presupposes a clash between the US 5th operational Fleet and Iranian Navy in the Hormuz Strait. In both cases it’s missiles and aircraft that will strike Iran. It means air defense will bare brunt of the burden repelling the attack…
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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: October 22, 2011

21 October 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Pentagon Chief Praises NATO For Libyan War Role
  • Russian Foreign Minister: West Plans To Effect Libyan Scenario In Syria
  • Libya: Canada’s Latest War
  • Obama Praises NATO Ally Norway For African, Asian War Efforts
  • Russian Foreign Minister Rebuffs McCain Over Gaddafi Fate For Putin Remark
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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 28, 2011

28 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO’s Asian, African Wars: Italy Extends Funding For Afghan, Libyan Missions
  • NATO Troops Slay Pregnant Afghan Woman, Child, Young Man
  • Kosovo: More Attacks On NATO Forces
  • Kosovo Separatists Flex Muscles, Russia Concerned
  • Canada Spends $3.3 Billion For Arctic Patrol Ships Against Russia
  • Canadian Defence Chief Meets Troops Ahead Of Arctic Military Exercise
  • NATO Integrates Armenia For Global War Zone Deployments
  • Afghan War: French, Georgian Troops Conduct Artillery Training
  • Pakistan: NATO Oil Tanker Blown Up
  • NATO Gives Swedish Military ‘Unbelievably High Marks’

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Strategic culture foundation online magazine latest publications from 15-21 August, 2010

21 August, 2010 — Strategic Culture Foundation

2010-08-15
Pyotr ISKENDEROV
Renaissance of Ethnic Separatism In “United Europe”
“New serious inter-ethnic conflicts are brewing in Europe as it battles the global economic crisis. Typically they are deeply rooted in history, but the very fact that the renaissance of ethnic separatism in Europe is taking place in the epoch of European integration is noteworthy. Obviously, the enlargement of NATO and the EU neither brought stability to the continent nor precluded the recurrence of the phenomena commonplace in the XIX century but totally unexpected in the united Europe boasting a common currency…”
http://en.fondsk.ru/article.php?id=3210

2010-08-18
Andrei ARESHEV
Russia-Armenia: improvement of relations amid information attacks
“Months before the official visit of President Dmitry Medvedev to Armenia scheduled for August 19-21, experts in both countries focused on bilateral relations between Moscow and Yerevan, a thing which proves the following: like the whole post-Soviet territory, the Caucasus remains a place where Russia, the West (U.S. and the EU), Turkey, Iran and some other countries are playing a complicated geopolitical game… The situation in Central Asia and the Caucasus shows that the West has been sequentially implementing its tasks in Russia’s geopolitical area, trying to weaken its authority there and separating it from its geopolitical partners…”
http://en.fondsk.ru/article.php?id=3212

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