Exclusive: Opposition Leaders on the Strange Collapse of Venezuela’s Protest Movement

The Associated Press by BEN KEW14 Oct 2017542 Just a few months ago, amid a worsening humanitarian crisis and the prospect of an illegal power grab, Venezuela’s anti-government protests had reached a tipping point. In April, the opposition coalition announced daily protests against the socialist government led by Nicolás Maduro, leading to street movements unparalleled in size. Daily marches took place to call…

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Fixing Fallujah: City tests Iraq’s ability to bounce back

Feature Fixing Fallujah: City tests Iraq’s ability to bounce back Sofia Barbarani/IRIN In-depth Beyond Mosul: Iraq’s longer-term obstacles to peace  This article is part of our in-depth coverage. Read more like this… FALLUJAH, 2 October 201 Sofia Barbarani IRIN contributor Midday in Fallujah and the searing sun beats down on the dust-caked roads. The salmon-hued…

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KING OF SPAIN ENRAGED AT ‘DISLOYAL’ CATALONIANS WHO ‘SYSTEMATICALLY UNDERMINED’ RULES

Published: October 3, 2017 Share | Print This TeilenTwitterFacebookGoogle+StumbleUponEmailPinterestReddit  SOURCE: I BANK COIN King Felipe of Spain lashed out against Catalan authorities on Tuesday in a rare televised statement, following the protest of a police crackdown on citizens following a hotly contested independence referendum. “With their decisions, they have systematically undermined the rules approved legally and legitimately, showing an…

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EU Attacks Brutalised Catalan Voters for Mounting ‘Nationalistic Coup Against Europe’

380 David Ramos/Getty Images by JACK MONTGOMERY2 Oct 2017521 The EU has broken its silence on the violent suppression of Catalonia’s independence referendum, with the Commission backing Madrid and the Vice-president of the European Parliament branding the vote a “nationalistic coup against Europe”. “Today we have witnessed a nationalistic propaganda act, undemocratic; a coup attempt against…

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China stages 1st live fire drills at overseas base in Djibouti

Published time: 26 Sep, 2017 04:00Edited time: 26 Sep, 2017 04:59 Get short URL FILE PHOTO © Zha Chunming / Global Look Press   13 Chinese servicemen have held their first military drills at China’s first overseas base in the Horn of Africa in Djibouti. Less than two months after officially inaugurating their first foreign…

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Deep State Admits They’ve Finally “Gotten a Grip on Trump” Liken Him to George W. Bush

The neocon of neocons went on MSNBC this week to announce that the deep state has a “grip on Trump” and he now looks like George W. Bush. Source: Deep State Admits They’ve Finally “Gotten a Grip on Trump” Liken Him to George W. Bush

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The American Military Uncontained

Out Everywhere and Winning Nowhere By William J. Astore Global Research, September 14, 2017 TomDispatch 12 September 2017 Region: USA Theme: Media Disinformation, Militarization and WMD, US NATO War Agenda When it comes to the “world’s greatest military,” the news has been shocking. Two fast U.S. Navy ships colliding with slow-moving commercial vessels with tragic loss of life. An Air Force that has…

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Double Standards? Europe’s Five “Undeclared Nuclear Weapons States”. Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Turkey

Are Turkey, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands and Italy Nuclear Powers? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, September 17, 2017 Global Research 12 February 2010 Region: Europe Theme: Militarization and WMD, US NATO War Agenda In-depth Report: Nuclear War Author’s Note This article was originally published by Global Research  in February 2010 under the title:Europe’s Five “Undeclared Nuclear Weapons States” The…

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The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists

83 COMMENTS TAGS U.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy 09/14/2017Ryan McMaken In recent years, I’ve increasingly suspected that when it comes to foreign policy, the realists offer some of the most sane observations. These suspicions were confirmed earlier this year when after the election of Donald Trump, John Mearsheimer, one of modern realism’s current standard bearers, wrote in The…

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HOW CHINA AND INDIA CAN KEEP THE PEACE IN UKRAINE

As the 2018 World Cup looms in Russia, the need for a peacekeeping force in the Donbass grows evermore urgent. Beijing should recognise the irony in coming to the aid of both the West and the former Soviet bloc BY IRVIN STUDIN 21 SEP 2017 South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President…

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