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Destabilizing Venezuela: Washington v. Chavismo

February 18, 2014 0

By Stephen Lendman Destabilizing Venezuela is longstanding US policy. Chavez denounced it many times. President Nicolas Maduro does now. After his April 2013 election, he accused opposition candidate Henrique Capriles of coup plotting against him. […]

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Global Opium And Heroin Production Explodes

February 18, 2014 0

Source: Voltaire Network Poppy cultivation reached an unprecedented historical peak in 2013, surpassing the record of 2007-08, said Yuri Fedotov, director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). 375 tons came from […]

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Syria: Whose sarin?

February 13, 2014 0

By Seymour M. Hersh In August-September 2013, Barack Obama, David Cameron and François Hollande accused Syria of killing 1,400 opponents in the suburbs of Damascus. Denouncing that a red line had been crossed, they threatened […]

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What about apologizing to Ukraine, Mrs. Nuland?

February 12, 2014 0

Source: Voltaire Network Yesterday’s leak of the flagrant telephone talk between the US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and the US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt has already hit the international media headlines. […]

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Iran Dispatches Warships to US Maritime Border

February 12, 2014 0

Source: RT Ships from the Iranian army’s naval fleet are headed towards the United States maritime borders as part of a longstanding protest against US vessels in the Persian Gulf, Fars News Agency reports. “The […]

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War crimes in Syria

February 7, 2014 0

Source: Voltaire Network Two Turkish groups have released a report on the war crimes perpetrated against the Syrian people. According to them, the events started in Deraa on the “Day of Wrath” against the neoliberal […]

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Crisis in Ukraine: Blood on the Maidan

February 6, 2014 0

by Mark Hackard Peaceful protesters in Kyiv preparing another assault on Berkut police units. Ukraine is teetering on the verge of civil war, and as usual Western media haven’t been particularly helpful in shedding light […]

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