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How the US War on Yugoslavia Laid the Groundwork for Modern NATO Imperialism

Washington (GPA) – The American-led destruction of Yugoslavia happened over 20 years ago but laid the foundations of NATO’s post-Cold War imperialism that carries on to this day. The handful of small nations in the Balkans that used to comprise the former Yugoslav Federation may not seem to be a high priority of western foreign […]

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Saudi Arabia Grilled Over Human Rights Record at UN Review

Geneva (MEE) – Saudi Arabia has insisted that its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will be “fair”, amid a barrage of criticism at a United Nations meeting on Monday. The half-day public debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva came just over than a month after the Saudi insider-turned-critic was murdered in the Saudi consulate […]

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US Turns World War III Ambitions Towards Ukraine as Syria Plans Unravel

Moscow (SCF) – The United States Government is now treating Ukraine as if it were a NATO member, and on September 27th donated to Ukraine two warships for use against Russia. This is the latest indication that the U.S. is switching to Ukraine as the locale to start World War III, and from which the nuclear war is to […]

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Staying with the West? Turkey and Germany Seek to Repair Relations

Berlin (GPA) – Despite some predictions that tensions between Ankara and Washington would cause Turkey to turn east for help, Erdogan’s visit to Germany tells another story. After a several-year-long fallout with Germany, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a recent visit to several cities in the European country in an attempt to repair relations. Historically, Turkey’s […]

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UK Labour to Debate Palestine and Arms Embargo on Israel at Conference

London (MEE) – Labour delegates have voted for a debate on Palestine at the party’s annual conference, the first for many years, which will include a motion for a UK arms embargo against Israel. A debate on Palestine was backed on Sunday by 188,000 votes from local party members, putting it in the top four issues to be discussed […]

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Spain U-Turns on Ending Bomb Contract with Saudis After Jobs Threat

Madrid (MEE) – Spain is resuming the sale of bombs to the Saudis despite an announcement last week to the contrary, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell confirmed on Thursday. He said, however, that the bombs have “extraordinary precision” and claimed they would not cause collateral damage. Last Tuesday, the Spanish Defence Ministry said it was planning to cancel the sale […]

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Spain’s Sanchez Urges Dialogue On Catalonia’s Self-Governance

Madrid (TSN) – Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is in support of dialoguing with Catalonia about a referendum for an independent self-government, the head of government said Monday. “We want to dialogue and resolve a political crisis, the final event must be a vote,” the prime minister Sanchez told Ser Network news adding that the lack of […]

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Corbyn and Netanyahu Exchange Barbs over Wreath-Laying Ceremony

London (MEE) – Jeremy Corbyn attended a wreath-laying ceremony in 2014 for the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich Olympics attack, the UK Labour leader said on Monday, but added that he did not actively participate in laying a wreath down himself. “I was present when it was laid. I don’t think I was actually involved in it,” Corbyn […]

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French President Macron Cancels Israel Visit Again

Paris (MEMO) – President of France Emmanuel Macron has taken the highly unusual decision of canceling a trip to Israel for the second time. Last year Macron said he had planned to visit Israel and the Palestinian Authority in spring 2018 to voice French support for the continuation of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The trip was postponed to […]

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US Threats Show Key Weakness in Turkish Defense Industry

Ankara (GPA) – The rising tensions between Ankara and Washington may freeze some big sales for the Turkish defense industry. The Turkish defense industry, which is heavily entangled within the structure of NATO, has run into some problems in the last few days. This all started after Washington placed sanctions on two Turkish ministers involved in the […]

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