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"What about Crimea?" - Latest narrative from Canada's foreign minister

by Roger Annis

A news compilation on New Cold War.org on March 8, 2017 reported the controversy that has broken out in Canada surrounding the family history of Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. 1,932 more words

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VIDEO: R2P or How the Left Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace Wars of Imperial Aggression

If the last three years have taught us anything, it is that the so-called anti-war liberal left can be made to become cheerleaders for the same war agenda that they pretended to deride during the Bush Administration. 21 more words

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Global Laundromat update: "Bank did bank things with famous person"

Perhaps this is the beginning of a new series for the Guardian? Maybe in the future we can expect stories entitled “Man who voted Brexit regularly beats wife” and “Angela Merkel lives in the same city Adolf Hitler called home”. 513 more words

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"There is no American Deep State...it just looks like there is"

by Kit

Last week the New Yorker, and yesterday Salon magazine, published editorials arguing against the very existence of an “American Deep State”. The arguments presented are very…interesting. 2,436 more words

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1950s Moscow

Screen shot from a fascinating photo essay at RFERL.com. It’s Moscow in the 1950s, in color.

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"Global Laundromat" has the Guardian in a Spin

by Kit

The latest “breaking” story from the Guardian and Luke Harding is hitting the headlines. Almost exactly 1 year after the explosive anti-climax that was “The Panama Papers”, Harding and the coterie of NGOs for which he acts as de-facto spokesperson have a big announcement to make: Banks launder money, and some of it is Russian. 1,996 more words

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History might not repeat itself...But it Rhymes

by Frank

In his masterpiece, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon identified the irreversible tendencies which gave rise to the end of the Roman Empire, these were, 1. 2,239 more words

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