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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 11

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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Palestine’s Moral Force Needs Diplomatic Power

Palestine’s Moral Force Needs Diplomatic Power

My Catbird Seat October 2, 2014 1

The Palestinian leadership should have turned to international legal forums years ago in order to pressure Israel by harnessing the power of international public opinion through sanctions and boycotts, just as was the case

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The AngloZionist Empire is at War with Russia

The AngloZionist Empire is at War with Russia

My Catbird Seat September 29, 2014 1

It is an open question whether Russia will succeed in her goals. In theory, a successful Junta attack on Novorussia could force Russia to intervene. Likewise, there is always the possibility of

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Sergey Lavrov: Russia Won’t Cry Uncle to U.S. Sanctions (VIDEO)

Sergey Lavrov: Russia Won’t Cry Uncle to U.S. Sanctions (VIDEO)

My Catbird Seat September 28, 2014 2

Lavrov: Nobody can pretend that he or she has the monopoly on the Truth

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India’s Modi gets rock star reception in New York

India’s Modi gets rock star reception in New York

My Catbird Seat September 28, 2014 1

May the force be with you, says Modi@ New York's Central Park

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Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative?

Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative?

My Catbird Seat September 27, 2014 4

Which is “the cancer of violent extremism”--ISIS which cut off the heads of four journalists, or Washington which has bombed seven countries in the 21st century murdering hundreds of thousands of civilians and displacing

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An Invitation to ‘Make in India’

An Invitation to ‘Make in India’

My Catbird Seat September 27, 2014 1

With 800 million people under age 35, we are a nation ready for rapid, responsible economic development.

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West beats retreat in Ukraine

West beats retreat in Ukraine

My Catbird Seat September 25, 2014 7

Quite possibly, the ice will be broken regarding Syria today at the meeting between Sergey Lavrov and John Kerry in New York. The New Cold war, which started with a bang, might be ending

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India’s Modi seeks to crown global sales pitch with U.S. tour

India’s Modi seeks to crown global sales pitch with U.S. tour

My Catbird Seat September 24, 2014 0

The Obama administration sees India not only as a land of huge potential for expanded business and trade but also as a strategic partner in the face of an increasingly assertive China, whose leader

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Blocking a ‘Realist’ Strategy on the Mideast

Blocking a ‘Realist’ Strategy on the Mideast

My Catbird Seat September 21, 2014 3

Official Washington’s influential neocons appear back in the driver’s seat steering U.S. policy in the Middle East toward a wider conflict in Syria and away from a “realist” alternative that sought a Putin-Obama collaboration

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