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Biden losing friends and gaining enemies

Posted by seumasach on April 27, 2021

Biden’s unforced errors are killing America in the grand geopolitical game of the 21st century

Biden appears to represent Trumpism without Trump: the key here may be that all the Joints Chiefs of Staff are Trump appointees and remain at their posts under Biden. Behind all the smoke and mirrors lies the realist current within the USA and nothing could be more realistic than ending America’s extensive network of bases, alliances, covert operations, client states etc., in short ending America’s informal empire. This is necessary work as this empire’s raison d’être, global hegemony, the New World Order is now, more than ever, clearly a chimera. Since retreat from empire contradicts America’s special status it must be carried through covertly, unannounced creating facts on the ground which open the doors to a multipolar world order

Brandon J.Weichert

Asia Times

27th April, 2021

US President Joseph R Biden rose to power promising to restore America’s purportedly ailing alliances. Allies are needed to assist the United States in curbing the rise of China, Russian aggression, and Iranian revanchism. Yet in the last several weeks, the Biden administration has gone out of its way to alienate potential allies across the world. 

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Russia trumps US in Ukraine poker game

Posted by seumasach on December 18, 2013


Indian Punchline

18th December, 2013

Russia may have made its most significant foreign-policy gain in the entire post-cold war era when the Kremlin decisively moved in on Tuesday to offer a rescue package for the beleagured Ukrainian economy and may have taken a leap forward in leading that country into the Eurasian Union, which Moscow is planning as the umbrella organization bringing together the former Soviet republics.

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Turkey becomes SCO partner

Posted by seumasach on May 4, 2013

Turkey becomes partner of China, Russia-led security bloc


26th April, 2013

ALMATY (Reuters) – NATO member Turkey signed up on Friday to became a “dialogue partner” of a security bloc dominated by China and Russia, and declared that its destiny is in Asia.

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NATO in crisis: Uncertain future for the Atlantic Alliance

Posted by seumasach on May 18, 2012

Dirk Adriaensens

Global Research

18th May, 2012

May 20 and 21 the NATO-circus calls at Chicago for the biggest summit in NATO’s history, according to its secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Stakes are high, Rasmussen said, for very important decisions are to be made about NATO’s future.

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Sticker shock: NATO mulls shrinking pricey Afghan military

Posted by seumasach on February 4, 2012

NATO Suggests Other Countries Start Paying for It

Jason Ditz

Every time NATO DMs meet on Afghanistan it’s a good bet that the plan is going to involve making the Afghan military even bigger. It has been a safe strategy, with the argument that it is making Afghanistan handle their own security woes.

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Merkel’s Government to Seek Withdrawal of U.S. Nuclear Weapons

Posted by alfied on October 24, 2009

By Patrick Donahue and Tony Czuczka

Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s incoming second-term government plans to hold talks with the U.S. on the removal of American-made nuclear weapons from the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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German FM to US: Remove Nukes

Posted by alfied on April 25, 2009

German FM to US: Remove Nukes
Making Europe a Nuclear Free Zone Means Taking US Nukes From Germany
by Jason Ditz, April 24, 2009

In the lower house of the Bundestag, German Foreign Minister and Vice-Chancellor Frank-Walter Steinmeier today called for the United States to remove its nuclear arsenal from German soil. Read the rest of this entry »

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EU foreign ministers to send observers to Georgia

Posted by alfied on August 13, 2008

“a madman who went and bombed a town in the middle of the night”

Russia Today

European Union foreign ministers have announced they are prepared to send observers to Georgia in a bid to maintain stability. It comes as they are meeting in Brussels to discuss their response to the situation of Georgia and South Ossetia. Read the rest of this entry »

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