Nepali Maoists Protégé: Int’l Community

By Maila Baje — All in all, within his first 100 days in office, Dahal had met with the leaders of China, India and the United States, the three principal drivers of the country’s destiny. Civil society leaders sung paeans to the purity of the Maoists’ pursuit of violence in

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Aggressive Chinese Moves in South China Sea Conflict

By Joshua Philipp — An announcement by the Chinese regime on June 16 about its island building in the South China Sea is less than meets the eye. While the regime claimed its programs to build new islands in the disputed South China Sea are nearly complete, in fact it’s

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Destroying Syria to Make It Safe for American Values

If Hugo were alive today, he might well have used the same haunting lines to describe the smoking wreckage of the Mideast.  Except this time it was the  United States, France and Britain who wrought havoc in the Arab world, assisted by modern Turkey. By Eric Margolis “The Turks have

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CIA’s Hidden Hand in ‘Democracy’ Groups

By Robert Parry Freedom House and the National Endowment for Democracy stress their commitment to freedom of thought and democracy, but both cooperated with a CIA-organized propaganda operation in the 1980s, according to documents released by Ronald Reagan’s presidential library. One document showed senior Freedom House official Leo Cherne clearing a

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New York Times: Enemy of Truth

By Stephen Lendman The Times is America’s leading establishment publication. Its longstanding history is unprincipled.  Supporting wealth, power and privilege. At the expense of populist interests. Functioning as a quasi-official propaganda ministry. Offering a daily diet of managed news misinformation rubbish. On issues mattering most. No nation in world history committed

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China’s Nepal Policy: Review the Past

By Deepak Gajurel — It is high time that Beijing should consider correcting its past policies, if not for Nepal’s interests, for the sake of China’s itself. This was in pursuance of two aspects, first, obliterating any recurrence of West European conflict, and second, containing the Soviet Union from penetrating

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The US Senate Torture Report: “Crime Without Punishment”

Democrats and Republicans largely in Lockstep By Stephen Lendman Longstanding US policy reflects business as usual. Ruthless and then some. With bipartisan support. Democrats and Republicans largely in lockstep. Rhetoric alone separating them. Supporting permanent wars of aggression. State terror at home and abroad. Abrogation of fundamental democratic principles. Systematic

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Can China Fall Peacefully?

By Andy Morimoto The idea that China cannot rise peacefully has become something of an international-relations truism. The story here is simple: as China’s economy grows, its military will follow, and just as other great powers have used force to achieve their foreign-policy goals, so, too, will China. Yet while

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Russia and China to form Asia-Pacific collective security system

Russia and China are concerned over US attempts to strengthen its military and political clout in the Asia-Pacific Region By TASS Defense ministries of Russia and China seek to form a regional collective security system in the Asia-Pacific region, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Tuesday after talks with

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Pivoting back the US in Asia

Despite troubles elsewhere, opportunity beckons for America in Asia By Ian Bremmer, president, Eurasia Group Who would have thought Barack Obama would become a foreign-policy president? It’s not what he was elected for, but crises abroad and gridlock at home have forced him to focus on foreign policy—with mixed results. 

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The American Crimes against Humanity. Thirteen Unspoken Truths

By Dave Harrison When Osama bin Laden was killed in cold blood in Pakistan and many demanded to see his death-photos for verification, President Obama refused and said, “That’s not who we are,” which begs the question: Who are the Americans?  Are Americans [namely the US government] the ones who: 

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