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SYRIZA’s European New Deal

It is not only geography that is destiny as Napoleon claimed. The historical tradition of a given community has a role to play as well. And so, just like two and a half thousand years ago, Greece is once again in the position to revolutionize Europe and provide it with the possibility of a new… » read more

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“Montenegro should be a force for peace and solidarity in the world, and not a small cog in the machine of the new Crusades”. In an interview with the Montenegrin National News Agency (MINA), published 10 January 2015, the Chairman of the Movement for Neutrality of Montenegro (MNMNE), Professor Filip Kovacevic, stated that, in the… » read more

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The crucial geopolitical belief held by the US ruling oligarchy, elaborated by Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor and Barack Obama’s university mentor, in his 1997 book The Grand Chessboard is that U.S. could hold the entire world at checkmate by establishing control over the network of strategically located territories. As one of the… » read more

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After his surprise meeting with the French president François Hollande at a Moscow airport, Putin held an unscripted press conference which lasted a little less than six minutes.[1] From the way he smiled when he took the first question, it was clear that, from his point of view, the meeting went extremely well. And it… » read more

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On December 2, the same day that the Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a surprising gas deal during a press conference with the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, the foreign ministers of NATO countries met in Brussels. The main points of their discussion included the working-out of the so-called ‘Readiness Action Plan’, which… » read more

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China and the Balkans

The presence of China in the Balkans is not new. During the years of the Cold War, China closely cooperated first with Albania and then with Yugoslavia. In fact, Albania was one of the key initiators of the UN resolution 2758 which led to the UN recognition of the People’s Republic of China in 1971.[1]… » read more

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Taking part in the protests against poverty and war held during the NATO Summit in Chicago in May 2012, Vietnam war veteran Ron McSheffery stated: “I am in total support of stopping NATO and stopping the slaughter of innocent civilians. If we took the money we spent on bombs and put it into green energy,… » read more

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