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Diplomatic Crisis between Kuwait and Iran

The regional stage: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have announced breaking off diplomatic relations with Qatar; Qatar is now relying on the support of Iran and Turkey. Enter a new diplomatic crisis between Kuwait and Iran. Show More Summary

Israel's position: the supply of any aid and food falls within the definition of “humanitarian”

Tsahal has revealed part of the “Good neighbour” operation that it has been leading in Syria for the past six years. According to the Jewish News Service, the Israeli Defence Forces have brought aid to more than 4,000 Syrians that have been injured, more than 500 of which are children. Show More Summary

Riyadh: No secret that the Nayef clan is losing control of state security

The coup in the palace got rid of the clan of Prince Mohammed ben Nayef, Riyadh's heir to the throne. However, the latter still believes that he is in charge of the Ministry of Home Affairs which has in fact been transferred to the son-in-law of the deposed prince. Show More Summary

Washington has terminated all support for jihadists

According to the Washington Post, President Trump has terminated all CIA programmes providing support to jihadists in Syria. According to the daily, this decision was probably taken during a meeting with CIA's Director, Mike Pompeo, and the National Security Adviser, General H.R. Show More Summary

US and French Occupation of Northern Syria

The Turkish press agency, Anadolu, has published a map of US and French military bases in Syria as of 17 June 2017. Turkey is now trying to emphasise Washington's and Paris's support for the Kurds belonging to the PKK/PYD. The zone shaded...Show More Summary

The Biggest Theft Committed by One Sovereign State against Another, by Jorge Wejebe Cobo

In 1959, the first year of the Cuban Revolution, the Agrarian Reform was announced. This was pursuant to a strategy adopted by the new leaders navigating the Cuban ship, notably, the Cuban leader Fidel Castro, to dismantle the structures that the neo-colonial model had put in place. Show More Summary

The New UN Treaty on Nuclear Weapons, by Manlio Dinucci

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (hereinafter, “The Treaty”), adopted by the vast majority of the United Nations, on 7 July, is a landmark event, clearing out of our minds any debris of denial that a nuclear war would have catastrophic consequences for the whole of humanity. Show More Summary

President Kadyrov wants to filter out the gay gene from the Chechen gene pool

In an interview with the US sports journalist Bryant Gumbel (HBO) on combat sports, the President of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, has declared: “If there are gays [in Chechnya], take them to Canada. Please God take them, just so long as they are not here. Show More Summary

The media and polar bears

Commenting on a scientific study, Polar bear attacks on humans: Implications of a changing climate, the international media have set off the alarm: pushed by a climate that is getting warmer, polar bears would attack humans.. However, this is not the meaning of this study which actually weighs in on animal behaviour and not climate change. Show More Summary

Billions of dollars' worth of arms against Syria, by Thierry Meyssan

Over the last seven years, several billion dollars' worth of armament has been illegally introduced into Syria – a fact which in itself is enough to disprove the myth according to which this war is a democratic revolution. Numerous documents...Show More Summary

Donald Trump faced with security problems at Paris

The Secret Service (the service in charge, inter alia, with protecting the US President) is on red alert after NBC News broadcast a documentary about preparations being made for a “No Trump Zone” when Donald Trump's visit Paris (13-14 July 2017). Show More Summary

The Media and the Antarctica

A giant iceberg, covering an area of 5 800 km2, has freed itself from the Antarctica between 10 – 12 July 2017. Similar observations were made in 1995 and 2002. According to the New York Times, this news confirms the prediction of the US researcher John H. Show More Summary

Peace in Syria for the benefit of Israël and Turkey?, by Thierry Meyssan

As we approach the end of the war against Syria, none of the initial goals of the Anglo-Saxons have been clearly reached. Not only has the Muslim Brotherhood failed to triumph via the Arab Springs, but they seem to be losing all over the region, apart from in Qatar and Turkey. Show More Summary

Leaks from the former Director of the FBI

The former Director of the FBI, James Comey, whose testimony before Congress should have enabled President Trump to be pinned with the charge of high treason for conspiring with Russia, is now himself under investigation. Twice during...Show More Summary

Just who is organizing the leaks against Donald Trump?

The Republican majority of the Senate Committee for Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs denounces the disastrous consequences of the current leaks involving the Trump Administration. This phenomenon, which was very rare under President George Bush Jr. Show More Summary

Hamas bans two-wheelers for women

Police in Gaza (the Palestinian territory governed by Hamas) have banned women from riding two-wheelers. Till now, women driving bikes and mopeds was indeed a rare sight; but female passenger, perched behind the driver of a two-wheeler, was fairly commonplace. Show More Summary

The UN fails to acknowledge the occupation of Cyprus

The United Nations (actually, the Director of Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman) organized a peace conference for Cyprus at Crans-Montana (Switzerland). On 6 July 2017, this conference came to an end, a clear failure as the Cypriot party rejected the “agreement”. Show More Summary

The US flag covers Three Seas in Europe, by Manlio Dinucci

What a triumph it will be for President Trump, when he arrives on an official visit to Warsaw on 6 July! Poland, assures the White House, is a “loyal Nato ally, and one of the US's closest friends”. As it happens, Poland is the launching pad for the US/Nato strategy that has dragged Europe yet again into a Cold War against Russia. Show More Summary

G20 Hamburg Action Plan

1. Overview and Economic Context The Hamburg Action Plan sets out the G20's strategy for achieving strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth. We believe that closer partnership and action by G20 members will boost confidence and contribute to shared prosperity. Show More Summary

G20 Action Plan on Countering Terrorism

We, the Leaders of the G20, strongly condemn all terrorist attacks worldwide and stand united and firm in the fight against terrorism and its financing. These atrocious acts have strengthened our resolve to cooperate to enhance our security and protect our citizens. Show More Summary

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