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Trump riding high and set to roll the dice for a summit with Putin

Posted by seumasach on June 25, 2018


Asia Times

22nd June, 2018

If the Trump White House had let it be known a couple of months ago that it was working with the Kremlin to schedule a summit meeting between the two presidents, all hell would have broken loose in the Washington Beltway. But that isn’t happening. There is an eerie calm in Washington, as if Trump’s detractors have run out of ammunition.

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The USA and Russia become allies in Syria

Posted by seumasach on February 15, 2016

Thierry Meyssan


15th February, 2016

The meeting of the International Syria Support Group seems to have marked the takeover of the Syrian situation by the White House, to the detriment of the « neo-conservatives » and the « liberal hawks ». The final declaration imposes supervision of the UNO by the US and Russia, which removes Jeffrey Feltman from his prerogatives. It imposes free circulation of humanitarian aid and the end of hostilities. The formula chosen legitimises Russian military action, not only against the al-Nusra Front and Daesh, but also against Ahrar el-Sham and Jaysh el-Islam. However, the declaration does not mention the Franco-British project for the creation of a pseudo-Kurdistan.

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US-Russia relations need a return to reason

Posted by seumasach on May 1, 2014

Edward Lozansky, President of the American University in Moscow

Martin Sieff,Senior Fellow of the American University in Moscow


30th April, 2014

The second wave of US sanctions against Russian officials and the heated rhetoric exchange between the leaders of both countries, with each side blaming the other, show without a doubt that US-Russia relations have bottomed out.

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Putin warns US citizens about the consequences of their government’s policies

Posted by seumasach on September 25, 2013

Thierry Meyssan


20th September, 2013

While Washington and Paris announced – without a mandate from the Security Council – that they were preparing to attack a sovereign state and member of the United Nations, Moscow chose first of all to open a diplomatic dialogue, and then to address the people of the United States directly. This unprecedented approach is the best way to avoid rising tension. So what were the Russian President’s arguments?

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Obama reaches out to Putin

Posted by seumasach on May 1, 2013


Indian Punchline

30th April, 2013

The United States President Barack Obama’s second telephone conversation in successive weeks with President Vladimir Putin on Monday underscores the criticality of Russia’s cooperation at the present juncture for Washington on the foreign policy front.

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Medvedev jumps the gun on Iran

Posted by seumasach on September 30, 2009

M K Bhadrakumar

Asia Times

29th September, 2009

“Medvedev-watching” graduated from pure science to applied science during the four-day visit by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to New York and Pittsburgh last week.

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“Moving AMD from Eastern Europe to South logical”

Posted by seumasach on August 30, 2009

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