Libya is in focus in the UN Security Council as two separate resolutions were adopted today calling for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire and extending the UN Mission, UNSMIL, until September 15. This, in a country living at peace and in prosperity until Messrs. Obama and chief poodles Cameron and Sarkozy went on an imperialistic venture.
The military operation in Yemen bypasses existing norms of international law. This is a very dangerous precedent not only for the Middle East, but also for the entire system of international security. Any sort of foreign military operations in Yemen is very dangerous, the invasion will trigger a large-scale guerrilla warfare
Instead of fighting in Ukraine, Russia should lead the international coalition to conduct a ground operation against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. This would be a very beneficial move for Putin. Russia may return to the Group of Eight, the West would lift sanctions, and Putin will rehabilitate himself in the eyes of the West
The war that everyone fears we are moving inexorably toward could not be a protracted war of attrition as WWII was. It would rapidly escalate into a brutal exchange of missiles, of aerial battles between US and Russian jet fighters, of US-NATO aircraft carriers and battleships sending sorties to fire rockets and drop bombs on Russia, Iran and Syria
Russia's Ambassador to Denmark, Mikhail Vanin, was not fired after he said that Denmark's decision to join the US missile defense system would automatically make the country a target for Russian nuclear missiles. The fact that the ambassador is still on his position means that he expressed a point of view of the Russian administration
And now, ladies and gentlemen, prize for wacko rag of the week goes to Newsweek Magazine, more specifically its edition of March 27, whose central pages are dedicated to the piece called "Crimea One year on". The six-page piece by one Marc Bennetts includes references from Putin's "little green men" to references to "missing persons".
The Europeans, Americans, and Palestinians, who have had extensive experience with him throughout the peace process, fully recognize his duplicity. He has lost every grain of credibility and no one will trust that he will negotiate in good faith in the future. What does Netanyahu think the Palestinians will do now that he has revealed his bigotry?
Pravda.Ru conducted an extensive interview with Takis Fotopoulos, a political philosopher and economist, founder of Inclusive Democracy. In the interview, we talked about the current political and economic situation in Greece and EU's currenct stance on Russia
The Arab and Muslim world is turning into complete political cruelty and quagmire. Man killing fellow man, all killing all, and reason not to be questioned. The leaders and people appear to be on the same page of bloodbath, insecurity and breathing oxygen in a conflicting time zone falling apart into the unknown
Islamic State is fighting on five fronts at the same time. Noam Chomsky claims that while the importance of Islamic State began with the invasion of Iraq, the group will become more and more violent as the conflict continues. Synopsis of the piece by David Barsamian (Jacobin), Opera Mundi.
It is easy to severely criticize the state of many things in the US: the US President and Congress bowing to the demands of the national security community to exempt their $ 1 trillion spending from sequestration mandates. The demise of Detroit, Michigan and another round of water shut-offs scheduled for April that will affect nearly 100,000
The Americans have been taking advantage of Russia's military reforms of recent decades. Those reforms were all about disarmament. Looking at our military-technical retreat, the opposing party is obliged to go on offensive, which they did. If they launch nuclear warheads at Russia - practically all of them will land on the Russian territory