New at Strategic Culture Foundation 16-22 June 2013: Iran / Syria / Turkey / Obama’s Nukes / Glass-Steagall? / Colombia-Venezuela / Israel / Georgia

22 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The East is a Delicate Matter: Iran Goes against All Predictions

22.06.2013 | 00:00 | Dmitry MININ

Admittedly, nobody in the world, not even Iran, was able to predict the victory in the presidential elections, a victory even more decisive since Hassan Rouhani, the «reformers’ protégé», had not even been reckoned a favourite. It really is true that «Persia is a country of miracles». Now that the initial delight of pro-Western liberals and the sprinkling of ashes on turbans among Iranian conservatives («principalists») has died down, the time has come to take stock. So was it the defeat of the ruling regime, as had been desired in the West, or in many ways a brilliant manoeuvre by the country’s Supreme Leader («rahbar») Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?..

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New at SCF: 15-22 September 2012: Georgia / Syria / NWO / Obama / Libya / Canada-Iran / Middle East-US / Iraq

22 September 2012Strategic Culture Foundation

Abuse Video from Gldani Prison a Pivotal Point in Georgia’s Race to Parliament

22.09.2012 | 08:33 | Vladimir IVANOV

The huge scandal which erupted in Georgia following the release of a video showing inmates abused in Tbilisi’s Gldani N8 Prison highlighted the obvious: as always, the post-Soviet republic’s chances to hold elections in a healthy atmosphere are nonexistent… Continue reading

Black Agenda Report July 4 2012: GOP Healthcare In Effect / GA Prison Strike / Frisco Stop-and-Frisk

4 July 2012Black Agenda Report – News, commentary and analysis from the black left

Obama Bound for Mount Rushmore?

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

President Obama‘s healthcare plan, now vetted by the U.S. Supreme Court, is the spawn of Republican reactionaries, “based on the principle that people should pay for their own bodily maintenance.” It bears no resemblance to world-class healthcare systems, “expanding the healthcare compact only for those who are destitute, while turning everyone else into profit-centers for corporations.” Obama has locked in the past, and put up a roadblock to the future – just as the right-wingers that invented the “individual mandate” intended.

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BA_Report 27 June 2012: Re-Open Cointelpro / ATL Plantation Politics / Race Talk Taboo

26 June 2012 — Black Agenda Report News, commentary and analysis from the black left

Black On The Old Plantation

A Black Agenda Radio Commentary by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon
Metro Atlanta is now the second largest concentration of African-descended people in North America. But with civil rights organizations firmly in corporate pockets, it’s still a spot where the racist corporations like Southern Companies feel free and unashamed to celebrate their history of theft and plunder and future prospects of the same. What does that say about the state of black leadership, about all of us?

Stop NATO News: March 25, 2012

25 March 2012 — Stop NATO

  • Ottawa: First Joint Meeting Of U.S., Canadian, Mexican Defense Leaders
  • Clinton Approves $1.3 Billion In Military Aid To Egyptian Junta
  • Three NATO Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
  • Italian Soldier Killed, Five Injured In Afghanistan
  • NATO Helicopter Violates Pakistani Air Space
  • U.S. Ambassador-Designate: Georgia To Join NATO, U.S. To Upgrade Military
  • U.S. Marine Corps Commander Meets Georgian Military Chief, Troops
  • Eastern Partnership: Georgia Pushes “International Community” To Expel Russian Troops From Abkhazia And South Ossetia
  • Abkhazia Concerned Over Georgia Creating New Paramilitary Groups
  • French Defense Delegation Visits Georgia, Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijan Doubled Military Production Last Year
  • NATO MPs In Qatar “Discuss Regional Security”
  • Turkey To Host “Friends Of Syria” Meeting
  • Syria: Armenians Fear Results Of Regime Change
  • EU Foreign Ministers Slap More Sanctions On Belarus, Iran, Syria And Extend Horn Of Africa Naval Deployment

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Stop NATO News: March 16, 2012: Argentina To Sue Over British Oil Exploration Near Falklands

16 March 2012 — Stop NATO

  1. NATO Arctic War Games: Norwegian Military Aircraft Goes Missing
  2. NATO Attack Kills Pakistani Civilian; Four Others Arrested
  3. NATO Enhances Interceptor Missile System From One End Of Europe To The Other
  4. Georgia: U.S. Marines Lead Two-Week War Games
  5. Afghanistan: Pentagon Chief Inspects Georgian Cohorts
  6. Georgian Fatalities In Afghan War: NATO Cannon Fodder
  7. German Foreign Minister In Tbilisi: Georgia To Join NATO
  8. Gulf Cooperation Council Monarchies Close Embassies In Syria
  9. Argentina To Sue Over British Oil Exploration Near Falklands
  10. U.S., Azerbaijan, Kuwait Discuss “Global Energy Security”
  11. Eastern Mediterranean: NATO Naval Group Practices Low And High Intensity Warfare
  12. After Libyan War: Canadian Warship Charlottetown In NATO Mediterranean Maneuvers
  13. NATO Maritime Group Conducts Joint Operation In Morocco
  14. NATO Member Latvia’s Capital Hosts Waffen SS March

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Stop NATO News: March 15, 2012

15 March 2012 — Stop NATO

  • Netherlands Enlists In U.S.-NATO Interceptor Missile System
  • Complete Interoperability: U.S., Turkish Warplanes Drill For Increased “Lethality”
  • Strengthening Alliances: Clinton Says U.S. Will Remain Asian Power
  • Top NATO Commander: Montenegro On Way To NATO Membership
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  • U.S. Senator Introduces NATO Enlargement Bill
  • Pentagon Chief Visits Georgian Base In Afghanistan
  • Georgia Hides Military Preparations Behind Drug Claims: South Ossetia
  • Armenia Gives Latest Account To NATO
  • U.S. To Lead 15-Nation Military Exercise In Ukraine

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Stop NATO news: March 11, 2012: Military Chief: U.S. “Preparing Military Options” Against Syria, Iran

11 March 2012 — Stop NATO News

  • Military Chief: U.S. “Preparing Military Options” Against Syria, Iran
  • NATO Helicopter Attack Kills Three Afghan Civilians, Wounds Two
  • U.S. NATO Enlargement Bill: Bosnia, Georgia, Macedonia, Montenegro
  • Bosnia Slated For “Full-Fledged NATO Membership”
  • Turkey: Opposition Deputies Protest Against NATO Missile Radar
  • Turkey: U.S. Air Force Exercises For Possible Syria, Iran Actions
  • New Ivorian Regime Pushes African Standby Force Military Intervention In Mali
  • Pentagon To Resume Military Aid, Training For Yemen
  • Pentagon Seeks Military Base In Breakaway Balochistan: Pakistani Protesters
  • U.S. Drone Attack Kills Thirteen In Northwest Pakistan
  • U.S. Air Forces Africa Inaugurates African Partnership Flight
  • NATO Headquarters: Danish Crown Prince Honors War NATO Dead
  • NATO Continues Surge Operations In Eastern Mediterranean
  • Mediterranean Dialogue: NATO Maritime Group Visits Morocco

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Stop NATO News: March 9, 2012: NATO Announces Largest-Ever Cyber Warfare Spending

9 March 2012 — Stop NATO

  • Russia To Block Any UN Syrian Action Implying Use Of Force
  • Syrian, Iranian Neighbor: U.S. In Joint Air Exercise In Turkey
  • NATO Signs New Cooperation Agreement With Georgia
  • Bloc’s Caucasus Envoy: Georgia Getting Closer To NATO
  • Saakashvili: Future Of Georgia, Azerbaijan Is In NATO And EU
  • U.S., Philippines To Hold Large-Scale War Games Near Spratlys
  • Sixth Aircraft Carrier: U.S. Shifting More Military Muscle To Pacific
  • NATO Announces Largest-Ever Cyber Warfare Spending
  • Canada Conducts Another Arctic Military Exercise
  • U.S. Navy Pursues “Road Map To The Arctic

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