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Facing total economic meltdown at home US/UK, spear-heading NATO, have chosen the path of confrontation with the rest of the world, a path which will lead us to the brink of war with Russia and China

Turkey’s drift from NATO

Posted by seumasach on March 23, 2015

New York Times

13th March, 2015

The website of Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs acknowledges that NATO has played a “central role” in the country’s security and insists that Turkey, which became a member in 1952, “attaches utmost importance” to it. Yet Turkey’s commitment to the alliance has never seemed more ambivalent than it does now.

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US removes Iran and Hezbollah from list of terror threats

Posted by seumasach on March 19, 2015

Middle East Monitor

18th March, 2015

An annual security report submitted recently to the US Senate by James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, removed both Iran and Hezbollah from the list of terrorism threats to the United States for the first time in years.

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Time to respect Iran’s independence

Posted by seumasach on March 11, 2015

Asia Times

11th March, 2015

A great deal of drama has been recently evident in the global media portraying a “personal” rift between the US president and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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European Commission chief urges ‘joint EU army’

Posted by seumasach on March 9, 2015

The big Russian scare is also a useful pretext for sidelining NATO and furthering European integration and independence


8th March, 2015

The European Commission chief has called for the creation of an “EU joint army” that would “react credibly” to any external threat and defend the bloc’s “values.” While the UK and France are wary it could undermine NATO, Germany has backed the idea.

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US-Iran talks reaching Ides of March

Posted by seumasach on March 9, 2015


Indian Punchline

5th March, 2015

The US-Iran negotiations have successfully crossed the boulder that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threw in the way via his outreach to the American lawmakers. The conclusion can be safely drawn after Netanyahu’s speech that neither do the US lawmakers feel emboldened to enact new legislation intended to complicate the US-Iran talks nor is President Barack Obama feeling browbeaten to backtrack on his policy toward Iran.

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Renzi meets Putin in Moscow

Posted by seumasach on March 8, 2015

Italy’s Prime Minister Renzi Meets Putin in Moscow

Wall Street Journal

5th March, 2015

MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized economic ties Thursday as he welcomed Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, the first major European leader to make an official visit to Moscow since Russia annexed Crimea a year ago.

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Russia should be France’s ally

Posted by seumasach on February 21, 2015

Jacques Attali

Russia Insider

20th February, 2015

This article originally appeared at L’Express. It was translated by Micheal S. Rozeff at Lew

Once again, we can be dragged into an absurd war against those who should be our allies in other infinitely more important fights.

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Obama trying to marginalize the intransigent anti-Syrians

Posted by seumasach on February 16, 2015

Thierry Meyssan


16th February, 2015

After long hesitating, the Obama administration has adopted its new defense doctrine. For the Levant, it is no longer a question of “reshaping the broader Middle East”, nor of overthrowing President Bashar Assad, but only of “reducing” the Islamic Emirate. The White House hopes to put its military machine in order and running. To do this, President Obama is trying to get the support of Congress.

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Russia and Iran sign defense deal

Posted by seumasach on January 22, 2015

.. ‘may resolve’ S300 missile delivery issue


20th January, 2015

Moscow and Tehran have signed military cooperation deal that implies wider collaboration in personnRead moreel training and counter-terrorism activities. It may also resolve the situation concerning the delivery of Russian S300 missiles, Iranian media reported.

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Russia fires Ukraine as natural gas transit for Europe

Posted by seumasach on January 17, 2015

Op-ed News

15th January, 2015

Russia executed a bold move on January 14, one that was largely unanticipated. It shows the level of disgust with both the coup-based Ukraine government and the European Union leaders and their small state followers.

Ukraine is finished as a supply route for Russian natural gas headed for European Union countries. EU countries get 25% to 30% of their natural gas from the Ukraine pipeline. The gas transiting Ukraine will be diverted to the recently announced Russia-Turkey pipeline. The Turks will create a portal at the Greek border where Europeans can purchase natural gas. The pipeline will be complete in 2017.

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Saudi reset with Iran is unavoidable

Posted by seumasach on January 15, 2015


Indian Punchline

15th January, 2015

The terrorist strike last week on the Saudi border post facing the Iraqi province of Anbar — known to be the Islamic State’s first assault on the kingdom — could be the proverbial straw on the camel’s back, forcing Riyadh into a profound rethink of its regional strategies imbued with the rivalries involving Iran.

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