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Corbett: Only Russia able to prevent Libya-style repeat in Syria

Posted by seumasach on August 20, 2011

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D-Day for Damascus?

Posted by seumasach on August 19, 2011

Justin Raimondo

Antiwar.com

19th August, 2011

Amid the outcry over the Syrian government’s crackdown on protesters, and now President Obama’s demand that dictator Bashar al-Assad step down, the “world community” is not in the mood for nuance. Yet nuance is precisely what is needed in what has to be one of the most delicate – and complex – socio-political landscapes in the Middle East.

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Nuclear Chicken in Poland

Posted by smeddum on August 24, 2008

Nuclear Chicken in Poland
Putin Can’t Afford to Back Down

By Mike Whitney

“Don’t blame the mirror if your face is crooked.” Vladimir Putin quoting Russian proverb

24/08/08 “ICH” — – If the Bush administration proceeds with its plan to deploy its Missile Defense System in Poland, Russian Prime Minister Putin will be forced to remove it militarily. He has no other option. The proposed system integrates the the entire US nuclear arsenal into one operational-unit a mere 115 miles from the Russian border. It’s no different than Khrushchev’s plan to deploy nuclear missiles in Cuba in the 1960s. Read the rest of this entry »

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