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Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with Life News television and Izvestia daily

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with Life News television and Izvestia daily

My Catbird Seat October 30, 2014 1

"Ukraine needs a government that will think how the nation should regain unity. It needs a government to guarantee an equal status to all Ukrainian citizens irrespective of the language they speak and political

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Is Latin America’s ‘Pink Tide’ Ebbing?

Is Latin America’s ‘Pink Tide’ Ebbing?

My Catbird Seat October 29, 2014 0

Despite some erosion of support, most electoral results indicate that the region’s leftist evolution over the past 15 years is being validated, not repudiated

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Whitlam and Australia’s forgotten coup

Whitlam and Australia’s forgotten coup

My Catbird Seat October 29, 2014 7

John Pilger marks the death of former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam with the one story missing from the 'tributes' to a man whose extraordinary political demise is one of America's dirtiest secrets

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Iraq divided: The fight against ISIL

Iraq divided: The fight against ISIL

My Catbird Seat October 29, 2014 0

As the US strikes ISIL targets in Iraq, we report from Erbil on the consequences of the latest foreign intervention

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Ukraine — Voting to divide

Ukraine — Voting to divide

My Catbird Seat October 27, 2014 0

Holding early elections is supposed to legitimize central authority after the February coup

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China launches new World Bank rival in Asia

China launches new World Bank rival in Asia

My Catbird Seat October 26, 2014 4

China and India are backing a 21 country $100 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to challenge to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank

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Russell Brand exposes 9/11 in must watch BBC interview

Russell Brand exposes 9/11 in must watch BBC interview

My Catbird Seat October 26, 2014 3

Brand exposes corrupt governments, corporations, media and even delving into 9/11 WTC B7 being a controlled demolition which he writes about in his book.

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Brazil under CIA Pressure

Brazil under CIA Pressure

My Catbird Seat October 25, 2014 4

Over two thousand Brazilian political activists, intellectuals, people of art and culture signed a manifest on October 26 highlighting the hostile actions of Washington aimed at prevention of Dilma Rousseff election victory

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Bolivia expels US ambassador Philip Goldberg

Bolivia expels US ambassador Philip Goldberg

My Catbird Seat October 24, 2014 4

I have no regrets - in fact, I am pleased to have expelled the US ambassador. Now, without a US ambassador, there is less conspiracy, and more political stability and social stability. Without the

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US, Turkey part ways over Syria

US, Turkey part ways over Syria

My Catbird Seat October 21, 2014 0

It is only Iran that could provide that non-existent political element kickstarting a political settlement in Syria — not Turkey, not Saudi Arabia, not even Russia. The recent Iranian statements at different levels of

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Russia hunkers down vis-a-vis West

Russia hunkers down vis-a-vis West

My Catbird Seat October 19, 2014 1

Prior to his departure from Moscow, Putin made some scathing references to the US policies toward Russia calling them “blackmail” and warning that the global “strategic stability” will be imperiled unless the West made

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Tables turned — Israel on the run

Tables turned — Israel on the run

My Catbird Seat October 18, 2014 41

With support for the BDS Movement growing globally from organised labour, the potential economic threat to the Zionist regime is staggering

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Fateful week for US-Iran talks

Fateful week for US-Iran talks

My Catbird Seat October 16, 2014 1

The signs are that Iran’s Supreme Leader has authorized the Iranian negotiators to clinch a deal. The Iran Daily newspaper, which is identified with the Supreme leader’s office has showered fulsome praise on Rouhani’s

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A Historic Vote on Palestine in the British Parliament

A Historic Vote on Palestine in the British Parliament

My Catbird Seat October 13, 2014 1

The idea of Israel is changing in the minds of its allies. It is no longer a cause. It is becoming heavy baggage

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NATO slouches toward Syria, Iran draws red line

NATO slouches toward Syria, Iran draws red line

My Catbird Seat October 11, 2014 1

Erdogan may have overreached. Within Turkey, too, opposition is building up against the despatch of Turkish troops to Syria, including even within the Islamist camp

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