26 August 2017 — Global Research
By Marwan Salamah, August 26, 2017
From a geopolitical aspect, this means ever closer relations with Russia and China, which together with a couple more anti-western South American countries, could result in a ‘backyard’ full of pickles! Will it be allowed to happen, or are we about to witness another ‘North Korean’ drama, but this time in South America?
By Moon of Alabama, August 25, 2017
The usual NATO propaganda outlets are retching up fear over an upcoming Russian maneuver.
In this “big picture” interview, Michel Chossudovsky concentrates on the broader global crisis including North and South Korea; the 2001 Nuclear Posture Review overhauling US nuclear doctrine, tactical nukes reclassified as conventional; horrors of the Korean War; Korean reunification; sanctions and naval blockade of Qatar; Qatari and Iranian jointly owned natural gas fields the largest worldwide; pipelines; Turkey in Qatar; major realignments of the Middle East chessboard…
By Stephen Lendman, August 25, 2017
Washington wants control over northern Syria and whatever other territory it can grab. Russia, Iran and Hezbollah support the country’s sovereign independence and territorial integrity.
By Jason Ditz, August 25, 2017
Earlier this week, at least 100 civilians were killed in a span on 48 hours in Raqqa. Observers put the figure at 168 in the past 10 days, and 458 in US airstrikes against the city since June, including 134 children.
By Goran Lompar, August 24, 2017
Today thirteen American military bio-labs operate in Ukraine, The International Mass Media Agency reports. They employ only American specialists being entirely funded from the budget of the Department of Defense. Local authorities have pledged not to interfere in their work. These military labs are reported to be mainly involved in the study and production of disease-causing agents of smallpox, anthrax and botulism.
By Keith Jones, August 24, 2017
Rattled by Washington’s threats, Islamabad has turned to Beijing for support, further heightening tensions in a region where India and China are engaged in their most serious border stand-off since their 1962 border war, and Indian and Pakistani troops routinely exchange fatal artillery barrages across the Line of Control that separates Indian- and Pakistani-controlled Kashmir.
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