The new President of Afghanistan Ghani Ahmadzai has paved the way for US troops to stay in the country. He has signed a security deal with the US, which will see just under 10,000 American soldiers present, to help train and assist Afghan forces.
World War 1 began with an attack on Serbia by Austro-Hungary in 1914. Today’s ongoing World War 3 – of which the current US-led air strikes on Iraq and Syria are only the latest instalment – began with NATO’s attack on Serbia/Yugoslavia in 1999.
As the British parliament votes for yet another catastrophic war in the Middle East, it feels like all of the lessons that were apparently never learned after the disastrous occupations of Iraq, and Afghanistan, are set to be repeated.
The security crisis in the European Union was not caused by the crisis in Ukraine, but the events in Ukraine reflect the contradictions within the Euro-Atlantic region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters at the UN.
PM David Cameron has insisted that high-grade weapons make Britain essential in the US-led air strikes against Islamic State. But a former Air Force chief has warned that cuts to the RAF may render any air campaign ineffective in the long run.
Air bombardments in Syria without any authorization from Syrian President Bashar Assad demonstrate the escalation of the US and NATO militarism under Obama Administration, editor of Pan-African news wire Abayomi Azikiwe told RT.
Europeans’ anger with their governments over US-led sanctions against Russia can go “quite far” as they are fed up with US business influence helping arms exporters and NATO, but not average Europeans, former British diplomat William Mallinson told RT.
Massive influx of Syrian-Kurd refugees to Turkey is “fallout” of Ankara’s policies as it facilitates “death squads” going into Syria to overthrow the sovereign government in Damascus, journalist and activist Sukant Chandan told RT.
President Obama seems poised to declare war on the world. American policy in 2014 has taken on a “zombie-like” feverishness aimed at war. Terror has been turned into a horror gag reel these days, as Washington acts out some fetish for chaos in our world.