New at Strategic Culture Foundation 14-20 April 2013: Middle East / Boston / Russia-USA / Romania-oil / Kosovo / Europe / Syria

20 April 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Mediterranean: Winds of Change (I)

20.04.2013 | 11:54 | Andrei AKULOV

…The recent discoveries of enormous oil and gas reserves in the little-explored Mediterranean Sea between Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Syria and Lebanon suggest that the region could become literally a «new Persian Gulf». But there is a reverse side of the medal. New battles over rights to resources in the Levant Basin and Aegean Sea could spark tensions and military conflicts. Turkey insists the gas must be shared, it has sent ships to back its stance. Syria and Lebanon have their own claims. Palestine, Egypt, Lebanon and Syria are also advancing claims to the “Aphrodite” gas field off Cyprus…more

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Stop NATO News: December 19, 2011

19 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Black Sea: New Flash Point For U.S./NATO Versus Russia Conflicts
  • Romania: U.S. Marines Plan Six-Month Mission In Eastern Europe
  • Romania: Pentagon Military Outpost On The Black Sea
  • Romania Again Offers Troops For Global NATO, EU Missions
  • U.S. Senate Bill Adds Arms For Georgia
  • Afghan Provincial Council Closes To Protest Deadly NATO Raid
  • Vaclav Havel: ‘Bombs Combat Evil’
  • After Libya War, NATO Focuses On Cyberwar
  • Japan To Acquire Joint Strike Fighters Against China
  • Australia Trains Marines For Bigger Global Missions

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: October 9, 2011

9 October 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Video And Text: Battle For Libya Far From Over
  • Chicago: Thousands Protest Tenth Anniversary Of Afghan War
  • ALBA Delegation In Syria To Oppose Invasion, Political Destabilization
  • Iran Criticizes Turkey For Hosting NATO Missile Radar
  • NATO Chief, Representatives, Global Partners In Romania
  • NATO And An Emergent Multi-Polar World
  • Barack Obama: Where’s the Peace?

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: October 5, 2011

5 October 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO War On Libya Attack On Africa, Venezuela Next
  • Russia, China Veto UN Resolution On Syria
  • Thirty Polish Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
  • Georgia Continues Military Build-Up On Abkhaz, South Ossetian Borders
  • Missiles, Warplanes: U.S., NATO Allies Arm Gulf States Against Iran
  • White House Plans To Further Arm Taiwan Against China
  • Kosovo: Serbs Hold Protest After Latest Deadly Attack
  • Romania Assists Armenia’s NATO Integration
  • Canadian Takes Charge Of NATO Nations Military Police
  • NATO Plans Interim Interceptor Missile Capability
  • ‘Mock’ Ground-Based Interceptor Missile Blocks Alabama Traffic

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: September 24, 2011

24 September 2011 — Stop NATO

  • EU Defense Chiefs: Learn Lessons Of Libya War For Future Operations
  • Pakistan: 52 Drone Strikes Kill 463 So Far This Year
  • U.S. To Deploy Predator Drones In Turkey: Prime Minister
  • GUAM: Azerbaijan-Georgia-Moldova-Romania Pipeline Plans
  • 42 New Warplanes: U.S. Commander Eyes ‘Interoperable’ Japanese Fighter Fleet
  • NATO Not Welcome: Russia Bolsters Arctic Forces

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: September 14, 2011

14 September 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Africa’s Shame: NATO-Serving Uncle Toms
  • Canadian Firms, NATO Allies Reap Fruit Of Libyan Bombardment
  • South Africa To Host African Union Meeting On Libya
  • U.S. Envoy Not Pleased With Brazil, India, South Africa On UNSC
  • U.S. Missiles, Hundreds More Troops Slated For Romania
  • Poland: U.S. Air Force In Exercise As Air Base Massively Expanded
  • Video: Ten Years On, NATO At War In Afghan Capital
  • Afghan Official Hints At American Bases In Country
  • NATO-Conducts 12-Nation Combat Exercise In Indiana
  • Ex-NATO Envoy: State Department Applauds Turkey’s War Against Kurds

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 17, 2011

17 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Lockheed, MEADS Unveil European Interceptor Missile Battle Manager
  • South Korea Builds Supersonic Cruise Missiles To Strike Aircraft Carriers
  • South Korea To Deploy Powerful Anti-Submarine Missiles On Aegis Class Destroyers
  • Warfighting Capabilities: U.S. Applies Afghan, Iraqi Combat Experience In Massive South Korean War Games
  • Raytheon, Rafael Market U.S.-Compatible Israeli Missile Shield
  • U.S. Shelling Injures Nine Afghan Civilians, Including Seven Girls
  • Obama Dispatches AFRICOM Commander To Nigeria For Gulf Of Guinea Counterinsurgency
  • Italy: U.S. Army Africa Commander Meets With Angolan Counterpart
  • Czech Soldiers Decorated For NATO Missions In Afghanistan, Kosovo
  • Romania: Israeli Air Force Resumes Joint Training
  • Saudi Arabia, Israel: Germany Multiplies Weapons Sales In Middle East
  • Looking More Like Mussolini Every Day

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 5, 2011

5 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Plans Campaign In Syria, Tightens Noose Around Iran: Rogozin
  • NATO Bombardment Of Libyan Capital Causes Ten Powerful Explosions
  • Libya: NATO Conducts Deadly Bombing In Zlitan
  • Libyan Mother, Children Buried After NATO Raids
  • Washington: U.S. To Hand Libyan Embassy Over To Rebels
  • Kosovo: Crisis Spot Again
  • Russian Ambassador: NATO Assists Warmongering Kosovo Separatists
  • Kosovo: NATO Blockade Of Medicines Threatens Lives Of Roma, Serbs
  • Russian Church Condemns Attacks On Orthodox Churches, Monasteries In Kosovo
  • Ukraine: U.S. Furthers NATO Integration Of Former Soviet, Yugoslav Republics
  • U.S. Air Force Completes Joint Aerial Combat Training In Romania
  • U.S. Son Of Star Wars Costs As Much As Apollo Program
  • Precedent-Setting: Canada Deploys First Arctic Drones For Military Exercise
  • U.S., Danish Military Vessels Join Canadian Arctic Exercise

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 4, 2011

4 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Bankrupt U.S. Buys $23 Billion Worth Of Global Hawk Drones
  • KLA’s Thaci Inciting Warfare In Kosovo: Serbian Minister
  • U.S./NATO-Backed Kosovo Speaks Of War With Serbia
  • NATO Troops Torture, Kill Afghan Clergyman
  • Three NATO Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
  • U.S. Domestic Politicking Affects Afghan War, World Security
  • NATO Fuel Trucks Destroyed In Balochistan
  • Romania: Over 1,000 Troops In U.S. Marine-Led Amphibious Assault Exercise
  • U.S. Army Secretary Inspects NATO Partnership Exercises In Ukraine
  • Africa’s Stolen Land Lies In Western Hands
  • U.S. Marines Build Asian NATO Interoperabiliy In Mongolian Military Drills
  • Ex-Australian Military Commander Fears U.S. Cluster Bomb Stockpile

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In Past Ten Years U.S. Has Expanded Military Network Throughout The World By Rick Rozoff

22 July 2011 — Stop NATO

The unprecedented expansion of American military presence throughout the world in the last decade, in support of and consolidated by attacks and invasions in Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Pakistan, Yemen and Libya, has been marked by the Pentagon securing new bases in several continents and Oceania.

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Libya Newslinks 8 June 2011

8 June 2011 —

SCF: China calls for prompt ceasefire in Libya

North Africa NATO Plans for Libya Without Gadhafi Voice of America
NATO says it is committed to its military campaign against forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and is preparing for a Libya without the authoritarian leader. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday after a meeting of …

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: June 7, 2011

7 June 2011 — Stop NATO

  • 81-Day War Against Libya: Over 10,000 NATO Sorties
  • Video And Text: NATO Intensifies Bombing Of Tripoli
  • Eurasian Heartland: U.S. Breathes Life Into New Cold War
  • Strait Of Malacca: U.S. To Establish New Base In Singapore
  • U.S. To Expand Military Presence In Asia: Gates
  • Largest-Ever U.S.-India Military Deal
  • Indian Ocean: The Focus Of New Rivalries
  • Australian Defence Minister To Attend NATO/ISAF Defense Chiefs Meeting
  • U.S. Warship Docks In Romania For NATO Missile Shield System
  • Romania: U.S. Marines Conduct Drone Training For Combat Zone Use
  • Estonia: 300 Experts Attend NATO Cyber Conflict Conference
  • British Defence Official Discusses Georgia’s NATO Integration
  • Britain To Assign Security Adviser To Georgian Military
  • Azerbaijan’s Defense Chief To Attend NATO’s Afghan War Council
  • SIPRI: Nuclear Threat Still High Despite Weapons Cuts

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: June 4, 2011

4 June 2011 — Stop NATO

  • “Big Players In NATO”: Canada Plans International Bases
  • First German Ground Combat Since World War II: Four Soldiers Killed, 12 Injured In Afghanistan Recently
  • Oklahoma: National Guard Units Headed To Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait And Horn Of Africa
  • Romania: 24 U.S. F-16s Could Be Added To 24 Interceptor Missiles
  • Romania: U.S. Marines Integrate Armed Forces Of 12 Black Sea, Balkans And Caucasus Nations
  • Romania: U.S. Marines Train Macedonian Troops For Afghan War
  • Operations In Northern Regions: U.S. Leads NATO War Games In Iceland
  • U.S. Drone Strike Kills Seven In Pakistan

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Stop NATO News: 20 May, 2011

20 May 2011 — Stop NATO

Updates on Libyan war: May 20

Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

  • U.S. Missile System In Europe Real Threat To Russia: Generals
  • Russian Chief Of Staff: Nuclear Parity With U.S. Could Be Disrupted
  • Missile Shield: Security Sphere Can Be Rolled Back To Reagan Era – Russian President
  • U.S. Interceptor Missiles Pose Threat To Russian Nuclear Deterrent
  • Ukraine To Hold Talks With U.S. Romania On NATO Missile Shield
  • Russian General Staff: No Iranian, North Korean Missile Threats To US, NATO Nations
  • NATO To Move Central Asian Office To Kyrgyzstan
  • U.S. Kills At Least 225 Pakistanis In 31 Drone Strikes This Year
  • Pakistani Opposition Party To Block NATO Supplies Over Drone Killings
  • Anti-NATO Protest Staged In Another Afghan Province
  • France Backs Further NATO Integration Of United Arab Emirates

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Stop NATO News: 3 May, 2011

3 May 2011 — Stop NATO

Updates on Libyan war: May 3, 2011

  • NATO Headquarters: Military Chiefs Of 54 States Meet On Libyan, Afghan Wars
  • NATO Expansion Architect Asmus Dies
  • U.S. To Base Interceptor Missiles, Troops In Romania
  • U.S. To Base Interceptor Missiles Across Black Sea From Russia
  • Next-Generation Satellite To Advance U.S. Star Wars Capabilities
  • NATO Air Strike Kills Eight Afghan Security Guards
  • Afghan War: Romanian Troops Injured In Attack On Tank
  • Ivory Coast: Pro-Western Forces Launch “Final Assault” Against Rivals
  • Australia Promises U.S., NATO To Keep 1,550 Troops In Afghanistan
  • U.S. Marines, NATO Allies Observe South Korean Artillery Drills

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