As the US-unleashed Grim Reaper continues to cull Iraqis in ever rising numbers, this month of the twenty third anniversary of the 1991 US led onslaught on Iraq and just weeks away from the eleventh woeful wake for the 2003 illegal invasion, yet another atrocity in a litany of those under the illegal US-UK occupation has come to light.
While little of substance seemed to come from the Geneva 2 peace conference and the dirty war against Syria seems set to continue, this does not mean the process has not advanced. Kerry still mouths the 2011 mantra 'Assad must go', but it is much less convincing. Tens of thousands of foreign-backed sectarian fighters still assail Syria's cities.
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The Geneva II peace conference in Switzerland is attended by forty States, including the Vatican. The purpose? To provide a venue for the Syrian people and the factions dividing them to solve their differences over a conference table, using diplomacy instead of arms? No, anything but. It is a microscope on an emasculated UNO, controlled by the USA.
The same perpetrators of hundreds if not thousands of the most horrific scenes of torture in the illegal invasion of Iraq are now expressing horror at stories of human rights abuse in Syria, where the same perpetrators have been cavorting with terrorists, fomenting a civil war, then complaining when the authorities fight back.
In Russia yesterday, January 19th, we celebrated Christ's Baptism called Theophany. Many Russians freely renewed their baptism by dunking themselves in the freezing water last weekend. Cities helped by drilling holes in the ice so many had access to their renewal. Unlike the West, Putin has allowed the Russian government in the past to help the...
According to the UNO, there are up to six thousand child soldiers in operation in the Central African Republic, where half the population has been seriously affected by the fighting, where a "mega-tragedy" is forecast and to which the international community has donated 6 per cent of the funds needed by humanitarian agencies.
The challenge to Putin on the eve of the Winter Games in Sochi Another chapter of global terrorism was written, once more terrorists attacked Russia in the city of Volgograd, this city that carries the past as Stalingrad because it was the scene of most heroic battle of WWII causing Nazi Germany to start to retreat and eventually be defeated.
The alleged recovery took a direct hit from a recent payroll jobs report. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy created 74,000 net new jobs in December. Wholesale and retail trade accounted for 70,700 of these jobs or 95.5%. It is likely that the December wholesale and retail hires were temporary for the Christmas shopping season...
Cristiano Ronaldo has one problem, or perhaps ten problems: he is a contemporary of one Lionel Messi, two years his junior, who plays in a tiki-taka Barcelona team where ten players play for one objective: Messi. Despite this, the Real Madrid Number 7 has won his second Ballon D'Or, crowning him the best soccer player in 2013.
As Israel buried Ariel Sharon amid eulogies from world figures, Tony Blair, a Butcher of Baghdad, paid a tribute to the Butcher of Beirut which included the line that Sharon: "didn't think of peace as a dreamer, but did dream of peace."
A "devastating" two hundred and fifty page document: "The Responsibility of UK Officials for War Crimes Involving Systematic Detainee Abuse in Iraq from 2003-2008", has been "presented to the International Criminal Court, and could result in some of Britain's leading defence figures facing prosecution for "systematic" war crimes"