Posted by seumasach on March 24, 2014
23rd March, 2014
Neocons hoped the Ukraine-Crimea crisis, which they encouraged, would drive a spike into the Obama-Putin collaboration and restore neocon dreams of a U.S. military attack on Iran. But the scheme could instead push Russia and Iran closer together, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar explains.
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Posted by seumasach on February 17, 2012
One thoughtful Indian daily even wondered if the Israelis aren’t doing this to themselves in a supreme act of theatrics
Gradually but inexorably we are moving towards a new world, one in which the skulduggery of the Anglo-American-Israeli axis is butt of quiet humour.
The Indian establishment’s nerves didn’t give way on Iran after two major assaults this week. There have been hardly any worthwhile takers in Delhi — except the famous Friends of Israel brigade in our media — for the smear campaign that Tehran’s agents are scurrying around the world pasting plastic bombs on Israeli diplomats. One thoughtful Indian daily even wondered if the Israelis aren’t doing this to themselves in a supreme act of theatrics, which intelligence agencies all over undertake in certain situations. (Which by no means can be ruled out, since as Home Minister P Chidambaram said, these are ’sophisticated’ devices.)
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