Selected Articles: G20 Summit. Towards a Peace Settlement or Just Another “Lip Service”?

7 July 2017 — Global Research

In the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, Donald Trump stands in an awkward position as he meets for the very first time Vladimir Putin.  He also gets the chance to confront Angela Merkel who previously announced strong political and economic ties with China, another powerful opponent of the US. Will this conference result to a peaceful settlement to all unrelenting differences or will it just fan the flame of animosity and indifference? Read our compilation below.

US President Donald Trump set the tone for a summit of bitter and open confrontation by preceding his arrival in Germany with a trip to Poland, which has been sharply at odds with Germany’s rise as the new hegemon in Europe. (Bill Van Auken)

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The G20: Is the West Governed by Psychopaths?

By Peter Koenig, July 08, 2017

 “Welcome to Hell!” is the slogan with which G20 protesters greet the self-appointed leaders of the world to their summit on 7 and 8 July 2017 in Hamburg, Germany, under Madame Merkel’s auspices to discuss the calamities of our globe and how to resolve them. Never mind that the distress of Mother Earth has been mostly caused by those who represent the West, and now pretend to fix it.

Breaking, Video: Trump Meets Putin at G20, Ceasefire in Syria is Announced

By Global Research News, July 08, 2017


Putin’s Assessment of Trump at the G-20 Will Determine Our Future

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 07, 2017

The backdrops to the Putin/Trump meeting are the aspirations of Israel and the neoconservatives. It is these aspirations that drive US foreign policy.

Geostrategic Insights Into the Joint Polish-Croatian “Three Seas Initiative”

By Andrew Korybko, July 07, 2017

The joint Polish-Croatian initiative aims to bring together three distinct blocs of countries occupying the strategic space between several of Europe’s seas, which will ultimately work out to the US and China’s benefit while negatively impacting on Russia and the EU..

Trump Speech in Poland Fans Conflict with Germany, Russia

By Patrick Martin, July 07, 2017

The most important passages in the speech, drafted for Trump by his foreign policy team and delivered without any obvious deviations, declared sympathy for the plight of Poland, trapped geographically between more powerful nations, Germany and Russia, sometimes partitioned or overrun by them.

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