Prabir Purkayastha, May 2, 2013
Syria using chemical weapons and crossing of a “red line” painted by Obama is now being used to justify possible military intervention, or if not, at least direct weapons supplies to the Syrian rebels.
Newsclick Production, February 22, 2013
Syria has seen some changes recently. The Head of Syria’s main opposition coalition, Mouaz Alkhatib, says he is ready to talk with representatives of President Bashar al-Assad’s government and for the first time has not made the pre-condition that Assad has to go. Do the recent developments reflect a realisation that there could be no military resolution to the Syrian conflict?
Ronda Hauben, February 4, 2013
Benghazi attack on the US Consulate on September 11, 2012 "offers a relatively rare window into the on the ground actions of the US government’s clandestine operations.
Arnav, Newsclick, January 22, 2013
The French military cannot seem to stay away from Africa. Two years ago, French helicopter gunships entered the standoff in Ivory Coast and French aircraft pummelled the Libyan army.
Vijay Prashad, Newsclick, January 22, 2013
“In other days France was the name of a country. We should take care that in 1961 it does not become the name of a nervous disease.”
Courtesy: Moon of Alabama, October 30, 2012
Military intervention in foreign countries always leads to unintended consequences.
Vijay Prashad, Courtesy: Asia Times, September 26, 2012
"How would you cry when the spears of the enemies are broken on your waist?
Jen Marlowe, Courtesy: TomDispatch.com, September 19,2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was unequivocal in her condemnation. “We have confronted the Russians about stopping their continued arms shipments to Syria,” she said in remarks earlier this year. “
As'ad AbuKhalil, Courtesy: Al Akhbar, September 17, 2012
Yet again, Western governments and media are shocked. A group of fanatic Salafi and Ikhwan types attacked the US embassy in Cairo and the US consulate in Benghazi, and the US ambassador was killed.
Newsclick Production, July 23, 2012
Victor Kamyshanov, President of the International Federation for Peace and Conciliation, discusses Russia’s increasingly vital role in world politics and its views on global issues such as energy and nuclear disarmament. In addition, he talks of Russia’s improving relations with its neighbors, BRICS countries, and its stance on Iran and Syria in opposition to the United States. Kamyshanov was in New Delhi recently to attend the meeting of Peace Organizations of BRICS Countries, hosted by the All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation (AIPSO).