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NATO’s Wish List: de-Finlandization in Europe

NATO’s Wish List: de-Finlandization in Europe

NATO is currently working hard to make Finland and Sweden join the military bloc. De-Finlandization is clearly high on the agenda.

25 May 2016

by Normunds Grostins

Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike

Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike

NATO forces are increasingly being deployed in battle zones to support Afghan forces fighting the Taliban.

22 May 2016

Croatia and Erdogan – Deus ex machina

Croatia and Erdogan – Deus ex machina

Erdogan’s visit to Croatia was an unqualified success for Turkey’s soft power. At the same time, Croatia will continue to be as poor as ever, if it keeps on waiting on investments Deus ex machina while being lulled by blind faith in the invisible hand of the market.
BRITISH GENERAL SAYS A NUCLEAR WAR WITH RUSSIA IN 2017 IS “ENTIRELY PLAUSIBLE”

BRITISH GENERAL SAYS A NUCLEAR WAR WITH RUSSIA IN 2017 IS “ENTIRELY PLAUSIBLE”

With tensions between Russia and the West at post-cold war highs, a former NATO deputy military chief is now saying that a nuclear war with Russia over the Baltic nations in 2017 is "entirely plausible" according to RT

19 May 2016

Montenegro: end of the one man era?

Montenegro: end of the one man era?

In modern history, there are few politicians who have remained in power for two decades and most of them shared a ruinous end. Montenegrin PM, Milo Djukanovic, has reigned over the smallest former Yugoslav country (Montenegro) for more than twenty years.

19 May 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

“B & B” model strikes back

“B & B” model strikes back

In Serbia, former US general Petreaus is in charge of the project to buy large State companies and control the television media: bombing is always good for business

16 May 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

US, NATO Activate Missile Defense Site in Romania

US, NATO Activate Missile Defense Site in Romania

The U.S. has switched on an $800 million (700 million euro) missile defense site in southern Romania Thursday, a move that has infuriated Moscow.

12 May 2016

Serbian elections: how long can Belgrade keep the balance?

Serbian elections: how long can Belgrade keep the balance?

Brussels and Washington are keen on finishing their “independent Kosovo project” – rounding up the secession of the province from Serbia, which they have been masterminding for the last two decades.

23 April 2016

by Aleksandar Mitic

Polish minister says Russia preparing aggression against NATO

Polish minister says Russia preparing aggression against NATO

“It's time to talk about it openly"

19 April 2016

US warship dangerously close to Russian coast?

US warship dangerously close to Russian coast?

A little context always puts things into better perspective, so here we go. Grab an atlas.

18 April 2016

by Danielle Ryan

Kerry says US Navy destroyer could have shot down Russian warplanes

Kerry says US Navy destroyer could have shot down Russian warplanes

"People need to understand that this is serious business…”

15 April 2016

Can Trump Beat Cruz?  Why Trump Needs A Latina Sarah Palin

Can Trump Beat Cruz? Why Trump Needs A Latina Sarah Palin

Trump must start working one-on-one with delegates now and must start working to get the Latino vote.

10 April 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

What are European Values and What Do They Mean?

What are European Values and What Do They Mean?

Our values – usually called "European values" – were a staple of discussions in the 1990s.

04 April 2016

by Patrick Armstrong

U.N. tribunal acquits Serbian firebrand Seselj of war crimes

U.N. tribunal acquits Serbian firebrand Seselj of war crimes

Serbian ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj has been found not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity over the Balkan wars in the 1990s

31 March 2016

‘No to NATO’ protest in Serbia marks the dark anniversary of the 1999 bombing

‘No to NATO’ protest in Serbia marks the dark anniversary of the 1999 bombing

A large-scale anti-NATO rally just took place in Belgrade, Serbia on the 27th of March. The rally was held under the slogan: "For a free and sovereign Serbia!"
Belgian police arrest seven suspects; France prevents another act of terrorism

Belgian police arrest seven suspects; France prevents another act of terrorism

"At this stage, there is no tangible evidence that links this plot to the attacks in Paris and Brussels"

25 March 2016

Brussels suicide bombers 'were known to US security officials' ahead of attack

Brussels suicide bombers 'were known to US security officials' ahead of attack

The latest reports confirmed at least 31 people dead and over 200 injured in Brussels attacks on Tuesday

25 March 2016

Trump’s closing argument

Trump’s closing argument

Donald Trump speaks in favor of US rethinking its involvement in NATO and supports Cuba

22 March 2016

Russian hostility 'partly caused by west', claims former US defense head

Russian hostility 'partly caused by west', claims former US defense head

William Perry is sure that US contempt toward Russia as ‘third-rate power’ after end of Cold War played a big role in decline of their relationship

10 March 2016

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LITHUANIA: WHERE THE GOVERNMENT AGREES (IN PART) WITH NEO-NAZI MARCHERS

LITHUANIA: WHERE THE GOVERNMENT AGREES (IN PART) WITH NEO-NAZI MARCHERS

Instead of “Juden raus” or “Poles and Russians go home” these city-center marches on cherished independence days just glorify local Holocaust collaborators

07 March 2016

by Dovid Katz

Toward a Deeper Understanding of Imperialism's War with Russia

Toward a Deeper Understanding of Imperialism's War with Russia

The system is now in an intractable crisis that threatens to spark a World War III scenario.

05 March 2016

by Danny Haiphong

War for Syria: Foresight on Future Security Architecture

War for Syria: Foresight on Future Security Architecture

Let’s face it: NATO is not able to support its ally in what is coming in the War for Syria.

04 March 2016

by Theodore Karasik

Libya: The Re-Intervention

Libya: The Re-Intervention

What is the main mission of the UN? To bless NATO bombs?

26 February 2016

by Navid Nasr

In Serbia thousands protest against NATO

In Serbia thousands protest against NATO

Serbians remember how they were bombed.

24 February 2016

by Radostina Schivatcheva

How Russia is Losing the Information Warfare Thanks to RT

How Russia is Losing the Information Warfare Thanks to RT

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” —Proverbs 18

23 February 2016

by Scott Bennett

Weaponising the Refugee Crisis

Weaponising the Refugee Crisis

NATO and its accomplices are benefitting from the refugee crisis, either economically or militarily.

23 February 2016

by Maram Susli

Belgrade furious at controversial sentence  of moderate Kosovo Serb leader

Belgrade furious at controversial sentence  of moderate Kosovo Serb leader

The Serb president compared the sentence of Oliver Ivanović by an EU-monitored Kosovo court to nine years in prison for alleged 1999 war crimes to the 1804 Turkish beheadings of Serb rebel leaders

02 February 2016

by Aleksandar Mitic

FSA: Free Syrian Army or Fruitcake Salafi Army?

FSA: Free Syrian Army or Fruitcake Salafi Army?

Some of the biggest lies repeatedly told, and repeatedly debunked, over the course of the past several years include "the Assad regime's" supposed propensity for using chemical/biological agents on "ITS OWN PEOPLE!!!"

22 January 2016

by Navid Nasr

NATO on the Baltic beach

NATO on the Baltic beach

The expansion of NATO to the Baltic countries in the early 2000s brought the alliance closer than ever to Russia, within 130 kilometers (80 miles) of St. Petersburg.

18 January 2016

by Normunds Grostins

Bosnia 2016: The Fate of Republika Srpska is the Fate of Serbia and Russia

Bosnia 2016: The Fate of Republika Srpska is the Fate of Serbia and Russia

No matter what other explosive geopolitical pivots and conflicts draw the attention of the mainstream media and the information war, the Balkans always remain a crucial point on the map and in the strategies of geopolitical actors.

11 January 2016

by Jafe Arnold

Greece and the Euro: A Marriage Made in Hell. Part 1

Greece and the Euro: A Marriage Made in Hell. Part 1

The initial mythology regarding Greece’s entry into the then named EEC (European Economic Community), was that Greece would develop economically and become like the advanced countries of Northern Europe.

10 January 2016

by Van Gelis

Protesters fight police, set fire to Kosovo government headquarters

Protesters fight police, set fire to Kosovo government headquarters

Demonstrators in Kosovo fought running battles with police and set fire to the government's headquarters on Saturday as anger simmers in the young Balkan country over an accord with Serbia.

10 January 2016

The “Polish question” at a crossroad

The “Polish question” at a crossroad

Part 1. Over the past several months, the geopolitical role of Poland in relation to the war in Ukraine and Eurasian and European integration projects has once again become an increasingly frequently visited topic.

07 December 2015

by Jafe Arnold

Replacing President Erdogan: The Coming Military Coup D’etat in Turkey

Replacing President Erdogan: The Coming Military Coup D’etat in Turkey

As the old saying goes, “What’s good for the goose, is good for the gander.”

06 December 2015

by Scott Bennett

Turkey funding ISIS: Evidence does not convince those who believe what they want to believe

Turkey funding ISIS: Evidence does not convince those who believe what they want to believe

Russian evidence is in the eye of the Western beholder

04 December 2015

by Danielle Ryan

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Stevan Gajic

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Lithuania

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Greece

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