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​Why the rise of fascism is again the issue
The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our consciousness.

26.02.2015 14:41

‘US-Israel divide: Unlike Israel, Washington feels no threat from Iran’
The US sees no homeland security threat from Iran and is not willing to undertake military action against Tehran, especially after the trauma of Iraq and Afghanistan, Prof. Zachi Shalom, from the Institute for National Security Studies, Israel, told RT.

25.02.2015 13:54

‘US policymakers’ arrogance over Ukraine astounding’
The US has bases in 100 countries around the world, is escalating its involvement in the Mid-East and meddling in Ukraine’s affairs yet taking a moral stand against Russia trying to influence other countries, the Answer Coalition’s Richard Becker told RT.

25.02.2015 11:25

UK soldiers killed in Helmand by friendly fire ordered by Danes – inquest
Two UK commandos were killed in “friendly fire” when they were hit by an anti-tank missile ordered by their Danish counterparts in Afghanistan, an inquest heard.

24.02.2015 15:05

​US wants to slow down Afghanistan troop withdrawal
Washington is considering shifting the deadline for troop its withdrawal from Afghanistan to make sure the “progress” from over 13 years of US operations in the country “sticks,” the new US Defense Secretary said during a surprise visit to Kabul.

22.02.2015 00:42

​Egypt is calling the West’s bluff over its phony war on ISIS
Western states are trumpeting ISIS as the latest threat to civilisation, claiming total commitment to their defeat, and using the group’s conquests in Syria and Iraq as a pretext for deepening their own military involvement in the Middle East.

19.02.2015 13:36

‘Obama lying to public does nothing to deal with the underlying causes of ISIS & terrorism’
There are two things President Obama has to deal with to stop terrorism: expose those behind funding and coordinating ISIS and help the development of Middle East economies, Lawrence Freeman from Executive Intelligence Review Magazine, told RT.

19.02.2015 12:20

UK media demonizing Russia as ‘guilty’ of daring to resist US Empire
The demonization of Vladimir Putin and Russia by the British political establishment and media has never been as intense as in the wake of the recent Ukraine peace talks in Minsk.

18.02.2015 14:04

Big mediator: China offers to broker stalled Afghan talks with Taliban
China has offered its help to the Afghan government in mediating the long-stalled efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the militant Taliban group.

13.02.2015 02:48

Death count doubles: Red Cross retrieved 1,300+ fighters' bodies in Afghanistan in 2014
The year 2014 failed to see less bloodshed in Afghanistan, despite the majority of foreign forces ending their missions in the country. The ICRC said it removed twice as many dead bodies from the battlefields in 2014, as compared to the previous year.

09.02.2015 20:30

Deputy head of ISIS in Afghanistan killed in drone strike - Helmand police chief
The deputy head of the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in Afghanistan was killed after a drone strike targeted his car, according to reports from the region.

09.02.2015 10:29

Court presses US govt to act on withheld photos of post-9/11 detainee abuse
A federal court insists it wants the Department of Defense to supplement the 2,100 pictures showing US military abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan with an individual reason for not making each of them public.

05.02.2015 05:28