Syria Newslinks 22-23 March 2012

23 March 2012 13:35:55 —

Maybe updated as the day wears on…

Medvedev against solving problems by force
Voice of Russia, News Today at 12:51
Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev believes that threats of using force against any country are very dangerous. He said this at an international conference on security in Europe and the Atlantic region, which is currently under way in Moscow. “;Some people want to make Syria ‘a modern democracy’ as soon as possible,”; Mr. Medvedev said.

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A different kind of Europe By Trevor Evans

22 March 2012 — Red Pepper

Trevor Evans outlines the basis for a progressive pan-European response to the euro crisis

The growth of private international financial institutions since the 1970s has seriously curtailed the ability of national governments to exercise democratic control over economic policy. This was vividly demonstrated early in the 1980s, when capital flight forced the French government to abandon its programme of progressive economic reforms. Since then, finance has become much stronger, and the constraints are especially severe for smaller countries.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 22 March 2012: Israel’s Willing Executioners: AIPAC Invades Washington

22 March 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

PCHR Weekly: “Army Conducts 56 Invasions Into W. Bank, 1 In Gaza”
IMEMC – The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), based in Gaza, published its weekly report on Israeli violations against the Palestinians in the occupied territory for the period between March 15-21, 2012, revealing that Israeli soldiers carried out 56 invasions into West Bank communities and a limited invasion into Gaza; injuries and damages were reported. (Link to Comprehensive Report in English included at the end of this report) …

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