30 May 2014 17:42:37 — williambowles.info
29 May 2014 — Asia Times
THE ROVING EYE
The unipolar model of the world order has failed.
– Vladimir Putin, St Petersburg, May 22
In more ways than one, last week heralded the birth of a Eurasian century. Of course, the US$400 billion Russia-China gas deal was clinched only at the last minute in Shanghai, on Wednesday (a complement to the June 2013, 25-year, $270 billion oil deal between Rosneft and China’s CNPC.)
29 May 2014 — VTJP
International Middle East Media Center
Communities Demand An End to Ethnic Cleansing in Jordan Valley
IMEMC – Palestinians protested Wednesday in front of the United Nations office in Ramallah against the latest wave of home demolitions and displacement of the Palestinian Bedouin community in the village of Abu al Jaj. The community was evicted on May 21, 2014, rendering 71 Palestinians homeless. …
28 May 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation
On May 26 the Kiev junta abruptly intensified the combat actions as the punitive operation against Donbass proceeded. It was the first time when front-line aviation and artillery delivered strikes to destroy houses in the populated areas of the Donetsk region. The fighting was raging during the whole day near the city’s airport.
30 May 2014 — WSWS
Since February, Germany’s second public television channel, the ZDF, has been broadcasting the political satire show “Die Anstalt” (the German word is used for a TV station as well as for a mental asylum) at regular intervals. Featuring 46-year-old Max Uthoff and 36-year-old Claus von Wagner, a younger generation of comedians has taken over from Urban Priol and Frank-Markus Barwasser, who headed the predecessor “News from the Anstalt”.
30 May 2014 — New Eastern Outlook
Jeffrey Silverman, an investigative journalist in the Republic of Georgia and US Army veteran, was once stationed at a chemical weapons storage site in the United States, the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky, during his service. He has long alleged that a US biological research facility near Tbilisi International Airport not only is involved in the transit of poison gases and other agents used in the world’s conflicts but also develops new viruses and allegedly infects livestock with them, thus introducing to see whether unsuspecting Georgians can withstand them and their potential use for military applications.