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Crowdfunding with the enemy

... allies for the escalation of violence in Syria and elsewhere, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told participants at the Munich Security Conference-- itself a relic of the Cold War designed to promote defense spending-- that “all sides in Syria ... ... operational because it is just talk, social conversation. Iran will never agree to align with its enemy Saudi Arabia and its ally, the United States. After the hype Brent Crude on February 16th fell 4% in value. You can click this link to find a graphic example ...

16.02.2016

The smog of war

President Barack Obama, seeking to shape his legacy, said that COP 21 makes the United States, which did not ratify the earlier Kyoto Protocol, “the world leader in fighting climate change.” But Obama will not be around to lead the COP 21 fight, which is not scheduled to start until 2020. By that time another U.S. president will be campaigning for reelection. Adding drama to the conversation, U.S. secretary of state John Kerry calls climate change “an existential ...

23.01.2016

The Syrian Refugee Crisis. Can Brazil really afford to take 50,000 syrian refugees?

While Brazil's “strategic allies” --Germany and France-- are now turning away Syrians and other refugees Brazil has already provided asylum to 2,900 people presumed to be Syrian nationals fleeing the bloody civil war. The United States, which open sources indicate is spending billions of dollars to provide asylum to refugees from many nations, including Syria, operates sophisticated screening operations to examine the backgrounds of asylum seekers. As seen by the refugee program launched by U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry, it can take four or five years from the time an applicant is processed until approval is granted, after which there can be more wait time. The recent ...

14.11.2015

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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