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  • Crude Awakening (Axis of Oil)

    10/15/2006 4:12:36 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 13 replies · 830+ views
    New Republic ^ | Sep 25, 2006 | Joshua Kurlantzick
    ...Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in China--and quickly made himself at home. The occasion was a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional group linking China, Russia, and Central Asia... He posed, arms linked, with Russian and Chinese officials, who said nothing as he called for "impartial and independent experts" to investigate whether the Holocaust happened. He delivered a major address broadcast on Chinese state television. He touted Moscow, Tehran, and Beijing's "identical" views on world issues. And he proposed making "the SCO into a strong and influential economic, political, and trade institution [to] thwart the threat of...
  • North Korea Reported to Have Tested Nuclear Weapons (U.S. Official Confirms N. Korean Nuclear Test)

    10/08/2006 7:43:33 PM PDT · by Ragnar Danneskjold · 617 replies · 23,905+ views
    CNBC Asia, South Korea Wire Services Reporting
  • Russia Signs Deal To Produce Kamaz Trucks In Iran - Report

    10/07/2006 5:45:23 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 21 replies · 1,248+ views
    News NASDAQ ^ | Oct. 7, 2006
    Russia Signs Deal To Produce Kamaz Trucks In Iran - Report TEHRAN -(Dow Jones)- Iran and Russia have signed a EUR300 million contract for the production of Russian trucks in Iran, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported Saturday. The managing director of Iran's Rakhsh-Khodro Diesel Co., Akbar Mirza- Husseini, said Iran has purchased the license to produce three models of Russian Kamaz trucks. "This is the largest industrial contract signed between Iran and Russia," said Mirza-Husseini, adding the assembly plant will be commissioned officially later this month. The production of the trucks, which will have a base price tag of...
  • Russia is legally free to deliver nuclear fuel to Iran - official

    10/03/2006 8:37:07 PM PDT · by Flavius · 12 replies · 415+ views
    itar-tass ^ | 5/3/06 | na
    WASHINGTON, October 4 (Itar-Tass) – As for to day Russia “has no Iegal obstacles to deliver nuclear fuel to Iran,” Nikolai Spassky, deputy head of the Russian Rosatom nuclear agency told reporters on Tuesday. “We normally work in the framework of international law which is international agreements signed by Russia and resolutions of the UN Security Council,” Spassky said noting that today there are no such resolutions limiting nuclear fuel deliveries to Iran. However if the United States adopts a law limiting partnership relations with countries cooperating with Iran and if this law affects relations between the two countries in...
  • Russia Reweaponizes Psychiatry

    10/03/2006 5:13:26 AM PDT · by Renfield · 7 replies · 811+ views
    Publius Pundit ^ | 10-02-06 | Kim Zigfeld
    If chills did not run down your spine when you heard the tune for the Soviet national anthem, written to glorify the mass-murdering dictator Joseph Stalin, playing for Russia at the Winter Olympics this year in Italy, if you do not shiver every time you hear about Russian people favoring Vladimir Putin, a proud KGB spy, with 70%-plus approval in opinion polls, then perhaps you are ready for this: Russia is re-weaponizing psychiatry as a method of dealing with anti-Kremlin dissent, just as in Soviet times. Two major articles from leading newspapers have documented the early stages of the phenomenon....
  • Russia-China partnership helps to ensure security in region

    10/01/2006 5:35:18 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 5 replies · 463+ views
    itar-tass.com ^ | 01.10.2006
    MOSCOW, October 1 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin sent Chinese President Hu Jintao a message of congratulations on the occasion of the Chinese national holiday – the 57th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, the presidential press service reported on Sunday. The message of the Russian head of state says, inter alia, as follows: “The real breakthrough in key economic sectors and impressive successes in the social and humanitarian spheres, achieved by Chinese people over these years, evoke sincere respect. The rise in international prestige and influence of the People’s Republic of China and its contribution to strengthening...
  • News Release: NORAD intercepts Russian aircraft

    09/29/2006 6:14:53 PM PDT · by Clive · 159 replies · 4,209+ views
    DND/Canadian Forces ^ | 2006-09-29 | (press release)
    News Release NORAD intercepts Russian aircraft NORAD - September 29, 2006 WINNIPEG, MAN. – North American Aerospace Defense Command launched three pairs of fighters Thursday evening from the command's Canadian NORAD Region (CANR) and the Alaskan NORAD Region (ANR) in response to Russian aircraft that penetrated North America’s Air Defense Identification Zone, according to NORAD officials. “While the Russian air assets at no time violated Canadian or U.S. airspace, integrated air defense assets in and around CANR and ANR were able to detect, intercept and identify a number of the Russian Tu-95 Bear heavy bombers participating in an annual Russian...
  • The Thailand Coup – Creating A New World Order

    09/29/2006 5:08:38 PM PDT · by Salem · 27 replies · 1,136+ views
    SalemTheSoldier.us ^ | 28 September, 2006 | David J. Jonsson
    The Thailand Coup – Creating A New World Order David J. Jonsson September 28, 2006   The Sword of Islam may not take on the form of war and or terrorism, but take the form of political action, bloodless coups, finance and media propaganda. The actions are to achieve the same goal—the establishment of the Islamic Kingdom of God on Earth and implementation of Shariah law. In the case of Thailand it was a ‘bloodless’ coup led by Muslim Gen. Sonthi Boonyaratkalin ostensibly to remove a corrupt democratically elected government. As Time Magazine (Asia) on September 25 reported Gen....
  • Russia worried by NATO expansion

    09/29/2006 4:34:51 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 31 replies · 936+ views
    rian.ru ^ | 29/ 09/ 2006
    PORTOROZ (Slovenia), September 29 (RIA Novosti) - Russia is concerned about the expansion of NATO's infrastructure in the new member states of the northern alliance, Russia's defense minister said. Sergei Ivanov, who is also deputy prime minister, said at a session of the Russia-NATO Council: "We are worried by the reconfiguration of NATO's infrastructure without prospects for the ratification of the Adapted Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe [CFE]." The CFE treaty establishes limits on military hardware and troop numbers for all countries from the Atlantic to the Urals, and aims to establish a military balance on the European...
  • Russian fighters to be sold to Mexico & Brazil, pilots trained in Venezuela

    09/28/2006 6:27:55 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 38 replies · 4,079+ views
    Ria Novosti,Russia ^ | 28/ 09/ 2006
    Jets to be sold to Mexico, Brazil, pilots trained in Venezuela 11:46 | 28/ 09/ 2006 BUENOS-AIRES, September 28 (RIA Novosti) - Russia's state-owned arms exporter said Thursday it will soon sign deals to export Sukhoi warplanes to Mexico and Brazil, and will open helicopter maintenance and pilot training centers in Venezuela. Rosoboronexport's regional department head, Sergei Ladygin, said: "We hope that Sukhoi planes will soon appear in Latin American countries." Speaking on the sidelines of a military exhibition in Argentina, SINPRODE-2006, Ladygin said Rosoboronexport will also offer a modernized version of the Mig-29 Fulcrum fighter to Mexico and Brazil....
  • The New Cold War

    09/28/2006 6:43:25 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 7 replies · 561+ views
    NRO ^ | 28 Sept 06 | Mario Loyola
    Hugo Chávez and the Non-Aligned Movement. By Mario Loyola Behind the spectacle of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez’s insults against the West lurks something more sinister than meets the eye. Chávez seeks to lead the Non-Aligned Movement in a new cold war of race, class, and nationalism, to be fought everywhere on earth, chiefly against the United States. And before he’s done, he may hurt his people and ours more than he can imagine. In the 1950s, from the ashes of Europe’s colonial empires, there arose a wave of new “nations,” soon to be called the “third world.” Usually defined by...
  • Russian nuclear official to visit Iran in early Dec.

    09/27/2006 3:51:29 AM PDT · by Flavius · 3 replies · 198+ views
    iranmania ^ | September 27, 2006 | na
    LONDON, September 27 (IranMania) - Head of Russian Federal Energy Agency Sergei Kiriyenko will pay a visit to Tehran in early December to discuss with Iranian officials issues related to mutual cooperation, IRNA reported. Deputy Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) for International Affairs Mohammad Saeedi told reporters in Moscow on Tuesday that the it is hoped that the visit would help the two sides reach agreement on speedy commissioning of Bushehr nuclear power plant. Saeedi said that based on an agreement signed by Tehran and Moscow on Tuesday, Bushehr nuclear power plant will become operational by...
  • Chavez: New arms deals to make Venezuela 'impregnable fortress'

    09/20/2006 8:40:52 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 60 replies · 1,546+ views
    DPA ^ | Sep 20, 2006
    Caracas - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced further purchases of Russian weapons, saying his country is to become 'an impregnable fortress.' Venezuela has ordered Antonov airplanes and 14 gunship helicopters, the nationalist-leftist told the air force academy in a speech Tuesday night in the central city of Maracay. 'If you want peace, prepare for war, and that is what we are doing,' he said, adding that he wanted to significantly raise the level of the entire 'anti-imperialist armed forces.' 'We have to safeguard our national sovereignty against the aggressors of always,' said the president who has had an antagonistic relationship...
  • CHAVEZ CALLS BUSH 'THE DEVIL'

    09/20/2006 8:38:35 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 407 replies · 17,606+ views
    DRUDGE ^ | 9/20/06
    'THE DEVIL CAME TO THE UN YESTERDAY... Bush, I have the feeling you are going to live the rest of your days as a nightmare... We need a psychologist to analyze Bush... YANKEE IMPERIALISTS GO HOME'...
  • No talk of 9/11 anniversary at anti-U.S. summit (Sweathogs avoid further alienation)

    09/11/2006 12:06:11 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 11 replies · 618+ views
    Reuters ^ | 9/11/06 | Anthony Boadle
    The Non-Aligned Movement of developing nations began a summit in Cuba on Monday with speeches that made no reference to the fifth anniversary of the September 11 attacks in a sign of animosity to the United States. Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque called on the movement's 116 members to close ranks in the face of the threat of military strikes by the world's most powerful nations. The six-day summit, labeled by critics as a left-over of the Cold War with little diplomatic relevance, is expected to denounce the Bush administration for assuming the role of global policeman in its...
  • Nonaligned Movement's Final Declaration

    09/16/2006 8:57:42 PM PDT · by SmithL · 37 replies · 1,173+ views
    AP ^ | 9/16/6
    Some highlights from the Nonaligned Movement summit's final declaration. TERRORISM: Denounces the brutalization of peoples under foreign occupation as the gravest form of terrorism. Asks that terrorism not be associated with any religion, nationality or ethnic group and that it be recognized that the struggle of peoples under colonial or alien domination does not constitute terrorism. MIDEAST CONFLICTS: Strongly condemns "the relentless Israeli aggression launched against Lebanon." Promotes a revival of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Supports the Palestinian people's "inalienable right to self-determination in their independent and sovereign State of Palestine, with East Jerusalem as its capital." NUCLEAR IRAN: Defends...
  • The Kremlin's Fashion For Independence Votes

    09/16/2006 5:46:43 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 14 replies · 390+ views
    rferl.org ^ | September 15, 2006 | Victor Yasmann
    There are many reasons to expect Moscow's deteriorating ties with the West will continue their downward trend this autumn. But the key one may be growing differences over the breakaway regions of Transdniester, Abkhazia, and South Ossetia and their stated desire to proclaim independence from Moldova and Georgia. The issue pushing the frozen conflicts to the fore are two independence referendums -- one in Transdniester on September 17, the second in South Ossetia on November 12. Russia, which has acted as a long-term booster for the separatist regions, is looking at the plebescites in two ways: a chance to bring...
  • Leftist Convention in Mexico City Names Lopez Obrador "Legitimate President" of Mexico (Translation)

    09/16/2006 5:00:32 PM PDT · by StJacques · 65 replies · 1,098+ views
    eluniversal.com.mx ^ | September 16, 2006 | eluniversal.com.mx redaction ( translated by self )
    Convention Names AMLO "Legitimate President" After voting on this convention's proposals, the delegates agreed that they will not recognize Felipe Calderon as President-Elect nor the government which he heads 6:27 p.m. The resolutions of the Democratic National Convention designated Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as "Legitimate President." After voting on this convention's proposals, the delegates agreed that they will not recognize Felipe Calderon as President Elect nor the government which he heads. In the midst of shouts of acceptance, the sympathizers await the arrival of Lopez Obrador, as reported [on the radio program] Formato 21. More information shortly
  • Russia-Islam conference condemns US domination

    09/01/2006 2:10:01 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 45 replies · 842+ views
    zeenews.com ^ | Aug 31, 2006
    Kazan(Russia), Aug 31: Officials and religious figures from Russia and more than a dozen Islamic countries kicked off a conference here that organizers said was aimed at deepening their dialogue and defending a "multipolar" world in the face of US power. "Values cannot be imposed by force," Mintimer Shaimiyev, President of Russia`s mainly Muslim republic of Tatarstan where the three-day conference was being held, said in an opening address to delegates. "The example of Iraq has shown that democracy can only be the result of internal development. Liberal values can`t be exported like cars. A multipolar world without a system...
  • Russia's interest in Africa is another step to end USA's global domination (Pravda article)

    09/10/2006 10:58:56 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 25 replies · 491+ views
    Pvrada ^ | September 9, 2006 | Vladimir Anokhin
    High-tech cooperation will give Russia an opportunity to enter the African market through South Africa. Moscow tries to retrieve its erstwhile influence on the African continent, preparing to face tough competition with world's leading countries. President Vladimir Putin arrived in Cape Town to solve these issues. The visit to Africa, which Putin started Tuesday, was initiated with the development of the global economic system, from which Russia was gradually falling out during the recent decade. The Russian administration started formulating its geopolitical interests openly only a short time ago. Slowly but surely the existence of the unipolar world is drawing...