The Return of Empires (V) By Dmitry MININ

13 March 2013 – Strategic Culture Foundation

Modern-day empires in the East

A peculiarity of the formation of «larger spaces», or modern-day empires in the East, is that some of them were themselves, until quite recently, objects of colonial ambition. Other imperial projects, meanwhile, are part of even larger schemes and are being built into an intricate system of hierarchical relations and vassal dependencies, over which the shadow of Washington is discernible. 

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ICH 21 January 2013: Bomber in Chief: 20,000 Airstrikes in the President’s First Term

21 January 2013 – Information Clearing House

 

Algeria Hostage Crisis:

Most Weapons Used in Attack Came From Libya

By Mélanie Matarese, Algiers

The Islamists wore the same type of outfits that Qatar provided to Libyan National Transitional Council rebels by Qatar – The also employed 60mm gun-mortars used by France and Libyan rebels.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33673.htm

 

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Stop NATO News: March 25, 2012

25 March 2012 – Stop NATO

  • Ottawa: First Joint Meeting Of U.S., Canadian, Mexican Defense Leaders
  • Clinton Approves $1.3 Billion In Military Aid To Egyptian Junta
  • Three NATO Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
  • Italian Soldier Killed, Five Injured In Afghanistan
  • NATO Helicopter Violates Pakistani Air Space
  • U.S. Ambassador-Designate: Georgia To Join NATO, U.S. To Upgrade Military
  • U.S. Marine Corps Commander Meets Georgian Military Chief, Troops
  • Eastern Partnership: Georgia Pushes “International Community” To Expel Russian Troops From Abkhazia And South Ossetia
  • Abkhazia Concerned Over Georgia Creating New Paramilitary Groups
  • French Defense Delegation Visits Georgia, Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijan Doubled Military Production Last Year
  • NATO MPs In Qatar “Discuss Regional Security”
  • Turkey To Host “Friends Of Syria” Meeting
  • Syria: Armenians Fear Results Of Regime Change
  • EU Foreign Ministers Slap More Sanctions On Belarus, Iran, Syria And Extend Horn Of Africa Naval Deployment

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 17-24 March 2012: Internet / Egypt / Azerbaijan / Latin America-Cuba / Afghanistan / Libya / UK

24 March 2012Strategic Culture Foundation

Cyber security: new threats, new opportunities

24.03.2012 | 00:00 | Andrey NOVATSKY

Speaking about the stronger cyber threats the US government mentions a new symbolic “Axis of Evil”: China – Russia – North Korea. The US claims that most of the cyber attacks on informational infrastructure of the US and other Western countries are carried out from those three countries. China is the most dangerous of the three and in official reports of the US agencies it looks more like the SPECTRE organization from James Bond movies than a real state. The US sees “attempts of Chinese hackers to weaken defense capabilities of the US” almost behind any failure in its information networks. However, partly, these concerns are grounded…

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Stop NATO News: March 16, 2012: Argentina To Sue Over British Oil Exploration Near Falklands

16 March 2012 – Stop NATO

  1. NATO Arctic War Games: Norwegian Military Aircraft Goes Missing
  2. NATO Attack Kills Pakistani Civilian; Four Others Arrested
  3. NATO Enhances Interceptor Missile System From One End Of Europe To The Other
  4. Georgia: U.S. Marines Lead Two-Week War Games
  5. Afghanistan: Pentagon Chief Inspects Georgian Cohorts
  6. Georgian Fatalities In Afghan War: NATO Cannon Fodder
  7. German Foreign Minister In Tbilisi: Georgia To Join NATO
  8. Gulf Cooperation Council Monarchies Close Embassies In Syria
  9. Argentina To Sue Over British Oil Exploration Near Falklands
  10. U.S., Azerbaijan, Kuwait Discuss “Global Energy Security”
  11. Eastern Mediterranean: NATO Naval Group Practices Low And High Intensity Warfare
  12. After Libyan War: Canadian Warship Charlottetown In NATO Mediterranean Maneuvers
  13. NATO Maritime Group Conducts Joint Operation In Morocco
  14. NATO Member Latvia’s Capital Hosts Waffen SS March

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Stop NATO News: March 9, 2012: NATO Announces Largest-Ever Cyber Warfare Spending

9 March 2012 – Stop NATO

  • Russia To Block Any UN Syrian Action Implying Use Of Force
  • Syrian, Iranian Neighbor: U.S. In Joint Air Exercise In Turkey
  • NATO Signs New Cooperation Agreement With Georgia
  • Bloc’s Caucasus Envoy: Georgia Getting Closer To NATO
  • Saakashvili: Future Of Georgia, Azerbaijan Is In NATO And EU
  • U.S., Philippines To Hold Large-Scale War Games Near Spratlys
  • Sixth Aircraft Carrier: U.S. Shifting More Military Muscle To Pacific
  • NATO Announces Largest-Ever Cyber Warfare Spending
  • Canada Conducts Another Arctic Military Exercise
  • U.S. Navy Pursues “Road Map To The Arctic

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GR Week in Review 1 March 2012: Nuclear Hype, Enemies of Syria and Infiltration in Occupy

1 March, 2012 – Global Research

WAR PLAN IRAN: Dispelling the Lies, Telling the Truth about Western Aggression in the Persian Gulf

GR ONLINE NEWS READER
- by Finian Cunningham, Michel Chossudovsky2012-03-16
GR ONLINE NEWS READER. The region is on a hair-trigger for a conflagration that would involve nuclear weapons and the collision of global powers… Continue reading this...

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 11, 2012: Russia Urges Arab League To Investigate Foreign Troops In Syria

11 February 2012Stop NATO

  • Russia Urges Arab League To Investigate Foreign Troops In Syria
  • Russian Parliament: War In Syria Disaster For Whole Region
  • Big Plans For Turkey In NATO’s Drive East
  • NATO Caucasus, Central Asia Envoy Visits South Caucasus Ahead Of Summit
  • NATO Representative: Azerbaijan Reliable Ally
  • Global Reach: First NATO Military Delegation Visit To China
  • Pakistani MP: Protect Us From U.S. Drones Or Free Us
  • NATO Evaluates Israel’s Warship Offer
  • NATO Ships Drop Anchor In Tunisia

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Stop NATO News: February 9, 2012: British MPs: NATO Death Toll In Libya ‘Cannot Be Counted’

9 February 2012Stop NATO

  • British MPs: NATO Death Toll In Libya ‘Cannot Be Counted’
  • Video And Text: CIA Drone Carnage Targets Pakistani Civilians
  • NATO Warplanes To Continue Baltic Patrols To 2018
  • Argentina To Appeal To UN Against British Military Buildup
  • Deputy Prime Minister: Russia Needs Compact, Mobile, Armed-To-Teeth Military
  • As Mideast Crisis Mounts, Azerbaijan Mulls New Caucasus War
  • Azerbaijan Most Militarized Nation In South Caucasus, 15th In World
  • U.S. To Deliver Second Ship To Philippines

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Stop NATO news: January 6, 2012

6 January 2012 — Stop NATO

  • Five NATO Soldiers Killed In Southern Afghanistan
  • Azeri Role In Afghan War: Trade-Off For NATO Support In Caucasus
  • Canadian Warship In NATO Mission In Mediterranean. Strait Of Hormuz?
  • U.S., Israel To Hold Unprecedented Interceptor Missile Exercise
  • ‘Peacekeeping’ In Thailand: Swedish NATO Officer Dies In Crash

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Stop NATO News: December 27, 2011

27 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • U.S. Buildup In Central Asia To Counter Russia, China
  • Royal Canadian Air Force Mulls Major Arctic Base Expansion
  • Georgia Defense Delegation Returns From Consultations In U.S.
  • Raytheon Wins MDA Contract For Standard Missile Interceptors
  • Azerbaijan-Turkey Pipeline Supplants Russia In Southeast Europe

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