Category: Politics

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s West Bank plans will leave Palestinians very little

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s West Bank plans will leave Palestinians very little

The Israeli-Palestinian peace talks beginning in Jerusalem proceed within a framework of assumptions that merit careful thought. By Noam Chomsky, Special to CNN One prevailing assumption is that there are two options: either a two-state settlement will be reached, or there will be a “shift to a nearly inevitable outcome of the one remaining reality — a state ‘from the […]

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The Kosovization of Greece

The Kosovization of Greece

“The manic attempt to keep Greece in the eurozone under conditions that are not sustainable is turning the country into a sort of Kosovo, an EU protectorate that produces little but surplus labour” By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard “Nothing as devastating as this has ever been seen in my country before,” said Prof Yanis Varoufakis from Athens University. “The spirit of the Greek […]

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Lukyanov: Snowden is a Protagonist in a tragicomedy

Lukyanov: Snowden is a Protagonist in a tragicomedy

Edward Snowden’s story started out as a spy thriller, went on to become a farce, and is about to turn into a drama laced with elements of human tragedy. The genre of tragedy is increasingly applicable to Snowden as a lead character: Having taken a stand for personal freedom and dignity, he clearly had not anticipated what would happen to […]

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EU: Salafi Fighters in Syria Not Allowed to Return to Homelands in Europe

EU: Salafi Fighters in Syria Not Allowed to Return to Homelands in Europe

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency – FNA) – The European Intelligence Service (EIS) decided in a recent meeting not to allow the Salafi fighters who have flown to Syria to join the terrorist groups to return to Europe again. “The EIS studied the issue of Salafi fighters who enjoy European nationalities in its recent meeting on July 24 and decided that […]

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