Moratorium on US oil sanctions to open talks with Iran M.K. Bhadrakumar

2 September 2019 — Indian Punchline

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani telephoned French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday to resume decisions on JCPOA

The diplomatic manoeuvrings over the situation around Iran are entering a crucial phase with an Iranian delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi leaving from Tehran for Paris today to pick up the threads of the 3-way discussions involving France, Iran and the United States at Biarritz a week ago on the sidelines of the G7 summit.

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West’s “Humanitarian” Claims Struggle as Syrian War Nears Endgame By Tony Cartalucci

2 September 2019 — New Eastern Outlook


Headlines emanating from the West regarding Syria’s ongoing war have a common theme – allegations of Syria and Russia’s “ruthless barrage” of the northern region of Idlib.

So often – however – has the US and its allies falsely invoked “humanitarian concern” that these headlines fall on informed and discerning ears who not only reject it, but have cemented in their minds a familiarity with this ploy that will make it all but impossible to use it again on whatever battlefield the US shifts its foreign policy to next.
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How Israel’s religious right is now in the driving seat

2 September 2019 — Jonathan Cook

Next month’s election is not a contest between the right and centre-left. It’s a battle between different nationalist camps

Middle East Eye – 9 August 2019

The real fight in Israel’s re-run election next month is not between the right wing and a so-called “centre-left” but between two rival camps within the nationalist right, according to analysts.

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Brexit – The Trajectory To A Public Uprising

2 September 2019 — True Publica

Brexit - The Trajectory To A Public Uprising
TruePublica Editor: Eight months have passed this year and in that time the government petitions website has seen eighteen dedicated just to fighting for or against Brexit. Eleven have been against Britain leaving the EU in its various forms with a collective sum of signatures (as at 01/09/ – 0600 hrs) at 9,037,911 and seven for Britain leaving (or defending the vote to leave) the EU at 937,462.  It’s 10:1 against ratio verses a referendum result of 52:48 is just a hint of where Brexit is really going.

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The real reason Johnson prorogued parliament

2 September 2019 — True Publica

TruePublica Editor: Just as I predicted last year, the Conservative party is now in its implosion stage.

Dec 2018:  “David Cameron, advised by pro-Brexit think tanks has brought a type of political chaos in Britain one could only imagine in some far-off banana republic. Remarkably, the Tories have not just divided the country, they have placed the country into a no-win position and quite possibly done so for a very long time to come. They have not just failed Brexit and the electorate but have created a toxic political environment leading to the economic detriment to all those except those that can afford it. They have principally done little but to divide society and make everyone poorer, whilst making a mockery of democracy. The Conservative party is finished all bar a miracle of some sort.”

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China News Links 1-2 September 2019

2 September 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

United States Withdraws from INF Treaty, Torpedoing Global Arms-Control Structure

The Chinese, Japanese and South Korean Foreign Ministers Meet in Beijing

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United States Withdraws from INF Treaty, Torpedoing Global Arms-Control Structure

2 September 2019 — Global Research

Russia and China Call Security Council Meeting to Confront New Threats to International Peace and Security

By Carla Stea

Ambassador Matjila, South Africa:

“It is indeed deeply troubling that a long-established arms control instrument such as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty has unraveled, placing not only the region of Europe but the whole world at risk of a nuclear war and catastrophe.”

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