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Afghanistan, Russia, and US hypocrisy on a breath-taking, cosmic-scale

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  11 Comments

When did the US worry about violating international law when it supplied $3 billion worth of weapons and other support for Afghan rebels to over-throw the Soviet-aligned government in Kabul?

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Must hear radio: Radio NZ interviews a neo-con Hawk

By   /  April 15, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

Washington neo-con hawk, Ambassador Dan Fried, promoting the American imperial hegemonic efforts against Russia and Syria and why expansion of NATO into former Soviet states is a “good thing”.

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Trumpwatch: The Drum(pf)s of War

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  55 Comments

Not since Bush launched a propaganda war against three nations (Iran, Iraq, and North Korea) with his jingoistic “Axis of Evil” rhetoric in 2002, has a U.S. president so successfully instigated Cold War II on so many fronts.

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‪Just because the Russians were glad Hillary lost doesn’t mean Iraq has WMDs – deny that drum beat for war at every step

By   /  January 8, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

I watched my generation get conned into the bullshit war in Iraq over weapons of mass destruction that never existed, we should resist this latest drum beat for war with Russia. I say that as someone who recognises that Putin is a thug and Russia an authoritarian regime, but conning us into declaring some proxy war based on fake intelligence is not a way forward.

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Trump escalates, Putin congratulates

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  28 Comments

With 115 characters, Donald Trump declared a return to a global nuclear arms race.

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Protestors condemn Russian involvement in atrocities in Aleppo

By   /  December 19, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  58 Comments

Wellington, NZ, 16 December – About three dozen people attended a rapidly organised protest outside the Russian Federation’s sprawling embassy in Messines Rd, Wellington.

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The Sweet’n’Sour Deliciousness of Irony: Russia accused of meddling in US Election

By   /  December 18, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

It is unsurprising that most of the world looks upon American grievances of (alleged) Russian “meddling” with risable scorn. Whether true or not – and most probably harbour a secret hope that it is true – the Americans richly deserve what they have been meting out to other nations throughout the 20th, and first decade of, the 21st century.

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Bear-Baiting: What Ukraine can learn from Guatemala.

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  19 Comments

THE US SECRETARY OF STATE, John Kerry, has condemned the turmoil currently gripping eastern Ukraine as the work of Russian agents provocateurs.

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