NATO Newslinks 1 July 2013

1 July 2013 —

NATO Warns Georgia Against Political Persecution of Ex-Officials

The Moscow Times

Reuters. TBILISI — NATO urged Georgia’s government on Thursday to avoid selective justice in its prosecution of former officials who served under President Mikheil Saakashvili. Dozens of officials, including a former prime minister, have been arrested …


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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 9-15 June 2013: Golan / Syria / Energy / Africa / NSA / Finance / Afghanistan-Pakistan / US-China / Turkey / Venezuela

15 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation 

UNDOF in Pinch, Russia Lends Helping Hand
15.06.2013 | 00:00 | Andrei AKULOV

The peacekeeping story is a proof Russia plays by the rules. The country has no reputation of international law abuser and can be trusted… What is important – Russia has good relations with Israel, Syria and a moderate part of Syrian opposition, which has visited Moscow to hold talks with Russian leadership. With all contributors having withdrawn or on the verge of taking a similar decision, Russian peacekeepers appear be the only hope for peace in the Golan Heights area.

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ICH 10 June 2013: Exposed: Obama’s Turnkey Tyranny

10 June 2013 – Information Clearing House

From The Trojan Horse To The Golden Calf-The Power Of Deceit

By William A. Cook

We may weep for the innocents slaughtered in the fulfillment of the Zionist dream that took America to war against Iraq, and Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and Syria, and the ultimate goal of Israel, Iran.


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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 2-8 June 2013: Iran / Gold / Afghanistan-Pakistan / India-Nukes / Brics / Finland / Russia

8 June 2013 – Strategic Culture Foundation

Hydropolitics Propel Balkanization

08.06.2013 | 00:00 | Wayne MADSEN

Wherever there are reports of melting glaciers and a future of diminished water resources, there is an increasing Balkanization of nation-states. Those who manipulate world events for maximum profit understand that it is much easier to control water resources if one is dealing with a multitude of warring and jealous mini-states than it is to deal with a regional power… Continue reading this...

New at Strategic Culture Foundation 26 May – 1 June 2013: War on Terror / Afghanistan-Pakistan / Syria-EU-US / Boston

1 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Pentagon Increases Authority Over Use of Force in CONUS

01.06.2013 | 00:00 | Andrei AKULOV

Worried about the legality of the armed drone program and some covert missions in places not covered by the text of the 2001 measure, US Senators are mulling over the prospects for either a new resolution or an update to the existing one. On May 13 the US Senate debated an expansion of the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF) so the U.S. can essentially engage any area in the world in the war on terror, including the territory of US itself. Assistant Secretary of Defense Michael Sheehan told Congress that the AUMF authorized the US military to operate on a worldwide battlefield from Boston to Pakistan…

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ICH 24 May 2013: The Real Reason For US Drone Attacks

24 May 2013 – Information Clearing House

Syria: Opposition’s Booby Trap Blueprint for Qusayr

By Radwan Mortada

“The battle will be long and Qusayr is completely booby-trapped and will turn into a ball of fire as soon as Nasrallah’s men step inside.” He concludes, “We succeeded in luring Hezbollah’s fighters and Assad’s army to where we wanted.”


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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 12-18 May 2013: Syria / Venezuela-US / Libya / Gold / Pakistan

18 May 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Can There be Rapprochement in Syria? (II)

18.05.2013 | 12:04 | Najmuddin A. SHAIKH

New routes for supplying the Syrian opposition with arms have now been opened through Jordan. Qatar is said to have expended $3 billion for providing arms to the opposition and assistance to the Syrian refugees. Now Saudi Arabia is apparently taking the lead in the supply of arms through this new route.More carnage lies ahead and therefore any and every effort to find a solution no matter how hopeless it may seem must be pursued… more

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WikiLeaks / Bradley Manning Newslinks 12 May 2013

12 May 2013 —


WikiLeaks: NSA Menon apprised US about PM Singh’s frustration over Pakistan


WikiLeaks reveal that National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon told US embassy that PM Manmohan Singh was confused and frustrated on how to deal with Pakistan. “Menon confirmed that, fundamentally, the PM was frustrated and confused about who …


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