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Gorbachev Warns Ukraine Could Ignite World War III

By Niles Williamson 31 January, 2015 WSWS.org Mikhail Gorbachev, the last president of the Soviet Union, accused the United States Thursday of initiating a new Cold War with Russia and expressed fears that the conflict could escalate into a nuclear Third World War. Gorbachev made his comments as fighting escalated …

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Dear Syria: From One Refugee To Another

By Ramzy Baroud 29 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org Whenever the word ‘refugee’ is uttered, I think of my mother. When Zionist militias began their systematic onslaught and ‘cleansing’ of the Palestinian Arab population of historic Palestine in 1948, she, along with her family, ran away from the once peaceful village of …

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Greek election outcome

Greek election outcome a revolt against the IMF and World Bank’s global economic tyranny Shoks Mnisi Mzolo – Cii News | 06 Rabi uth Thani 1436/28 January 2015 Socialists have taken over in the troubled Greece, where capitalist policies have worsened poverty levels and drove joblessness up. Syriza, a socialist movement, …

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The French have no one to blame but themselves

  Opinion | Guest Contributor | 2015.01.26   I could never condone the attacks on Charlie Hebdo. As a Muslim I am against a kangaroo court justice system and individuals are not allowed to take matters into their own hands. However, I do believe the editor and cartoonist are certainly …

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British Have Invaded 193 Countries

Make  26 January ( Australia Day, Invasion Day) British Invasion Day By Dr Gideon Polya 23 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org In the last 2 millennia the British have invaded 193 out of 203 present-day countries (195 UN-recognized nations and 8 non-UN-recognized self-governing countries) as compared to the French 80,  the US …

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Lessons That Hollande Failed To Learn From W. Bush’s Plunders

By Ramzy Baroud 23 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org Francois Hollande is not a popular president. No matter how hard the ‘socialist’ leader tries to impress, there never seems to be a no solid constituency that backs him. He attempted to mask his initial lack of experience in foreign affairs with a …

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Close Guantánamo

By Dr. Ludwig Watzal 26 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org 13 years of torture and lawlessness at Guantánamo should be enough for the self-proclaimed flagship democracy. This military camp has made a mockery of the US jurisdiction, which has lost its credibility. For the rest of the world, American democracy is no …

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Middle East News

15 slain at Egypt protests on uprising anniversary REUTERS Published — Monday 26 January 2015M CAIRO: At least 15 people were killed at pro-democracy protests in Egypt on Sunday, the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security sources said. In the bloodiest day of protests since …

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Charlie Shootings – Points to Consider

BEFORE READING THIS POST: KNOW THAT I DO NOT SANCTION OR ENDORSE, ENABLE, OR ENCOURAGE ANY VIOLENCE OR EXTRA-JUDICIAL ACT THAT HARMS ANYONE IN ANY JURISDICTION IN THE WORLD. THIS MUCH SHOULD BE CLEAR FROM THE FOLLOWING TRACT, BUT I’M WRITING IT IN HERE VERY CLEARLY BECAUSE READING COMPREHENSION LEVELS …

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