The ‘White Helmets’ Controversy

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The “White Helmets” symbol, expropriating the name of “Syria Civil Defense.” EDITOR’S CHOICE | 25.10.2016 Across the mainstream Western media, the “White Helmets” are hailed as heroic first responders rescuing injured civilians in rebel-controlled parts of Syria. The U.K. Guardian and The Independent urged the Nobel Committee to award this year’s Nobel Peace Prize to …

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From US Unipolar Domination to New Multipolar Reality


Washington’s Struggle: Remaining Relevant FEDERICO PIERACCINI | 25.10.2016 | WORLD The most important event of the past 70 years is the change in the international order, from a US unipolar domination to a new multipolar reality. The fundamental question lies in understanding how this transition is taking place, its consequences and root causes The transition …

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West is Gunning for Russian Media Ban FINIAN CUNNINGHAM


13.10.2016 | OPINION West is Gunning for Russian Media Ban It would be monumental, but Western states seem to be moving, ineluctably, towards banning Russian news media channels from satellite platforms and the internet. That outcome – albeit with enormous ethical and political implications – seems to be a logical conclusion of the increasingly frenzied …

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Why the New Silk Roads Terrify Washington by Pepe Escobar

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Pepe Escobar is the author of Globalistan: How the Globalized World is Dissolving into Liquid War (Nimble Books, 2007), Red Zone Blues: a snapshot of Baghdad during the surge and Obama does Globalistan (Nimble Books, 2009). His latest book is Empire of Chaos   11.10.2016 Almost six years ago, President Putin proposed to Germany ‘the creation of …

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US Loses Major Allies in Asia Pacific ALEX GORKA


| 10.10.2016 | WORLD US Loses Major Allies in Asia Pacific The friendly relationship between the Philippines and the United States has been one of the pillars of Washington’s strategic military rebalance to Asia under President Barack Obama. This alliance is under stain now as the Philippines has announced it will pursue a much more …

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