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Hell Hath No Fury Like a Teflon Sultan

  0 comments   |     by Pepe Escobar

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Teflon Sultan By Pepe Escobar July 18, 2016 "Information Clearing House" - "Sputnik" - When Turkish President/aspiring Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport early Saturday morning, he declared the attempted coup against his government a failure, and a “gift from God.” God apparently uses Face Time. It was via that iconic iPhone footage

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Behind The CIA Desperate Turkey Coup Attempt

  0 comments   |     by F. William Engdahl

Behind The CIA Desperate Turkey Coup Attempt By F. William Engdahl On the evening of July 15, a group of Turkish army officers announced that they had staged a military coup d’etat and had assumed control of the country. They claimed that Erdogan was in a desperate flight for his life and that they were now i

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Kashmir: Trouble in Paradise - India has become its own worst enemy.

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

So much for Ban Ki-moon’s heart and possibly even more so his soul.  One can only recall the quote in Matthew and the betrayal of Jesus, “When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves."  The Unite

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KASHMIR A GLOBAL PROBLEM

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KASHMIR A GLOBAL PROBLEM Comment The violence and unrest in Indian Held Kashmir (IHL) continues, as the strike enters another day. Indian officials openly admitted that they were “not expecting such a reaction” to the killing of militant leader Burhan Wani – but what could have been expected was another war of words between Pakistan and India, and we saw that a

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The New Great Game - Implementation of the trade-Munir Akram

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

THE recent India-Iran-Afghanistan agreement to develop a trade route from Chabahar to Central Asia has been portrayed by Indian commentators as having changed the historical ‘Great Game’ for control of the connection between South and Central Asia through Afghanistan. It has been claimed that the agreement will end India’s ‘isolation’ from Central Asia and Pakistan

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The problem of Secret Tax Havens By Dickshit Sengupta

  0 comments   |     by Dickshit Sengupta

Panama is a tax haven, but Mauritius is one with which India has a comprehensive double tax treaty. This complicates matters more. In popular Indian imagination, a tax haven is generally associated with Switzerland and its numbered bank accounts. But tax havens are

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ISIS Under Bombs: Battered But Not Defeated by Patrick Cockburn

  0 comments   |     by Patrick Cockburn

In northern Syria carnage alternates with ceasefires as the Syrian air force pounds the rebel-held eastern side of Aleppo in a bid to drive out the remaining civilians. Rebel artillery replies in kind against government areas in the west of the city, but cannot match the firepower used against their enclave. Airstrikes on Thursday killed at least 28 people in a refugee camp close to the Turkish

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Masters of Mankind: The cost of Violence by Noam Chomsky

  0 comments   |     by Noam Chomsky

[This piece, the second of two parts, is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).] In brief, the Global War on Terror sledgehammer strategy has spread jihadi terror from a t

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British Dream Now a Reality for London’s Muslim Mayor

  3 comments   |     by Parveen Akhtar

In London, the son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver is in charge. He has become Europe’s most powerful Muslim politician. Sadiq Khan’s victory has shown us that the British dream can become a reality.   Sadiq Khan has emerged as one of the most powerful Muslim politician in Europe. (Photo by Policy Exchange, Creative Commons License) I

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The Unpeople Rohingya: Expose The Duplicity Of Aung San Suu Kyi

  0 comments   |     by Mary Scully

Aung San Suu Kyi has finally her laid her cards on the table. No more bewilderment about why the holder of the Nobel Peace Prize (a worthless honorific most often awarded war criminals), the democracy icon known as "the Mandela of Asia," the holder of dozens of international honorifics as a champion of human rights has remained dead silent on the genocide against Rohingya Musli

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