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‘Unreliable partner’: Is US hurting EU with Trump’s stance on Iran nuclear deal?

‘Unreliable partner’: Is US hurting EU with Trump’s stance on Iran nuclear deal?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticized Washington’s “lack of commitment” to the historic multinational nuclear deal, one of his first moves since being re-elected. Widely considered as one of the greatest achievements of former US leader Barack Obama, his successor has clearly shown opposition to the pact. Trump admin slaps Iran with new sanctions despite […]

UK Navy losing ability to deal with potential threats: MPs

UK Navy losing ability to deal with potential threats: MPs

  This undated file photo shows the UK Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan arriving in Cardiff, Wales. The Royal Navy has a “woefully low” number of warships, a group of British lawmakers say, warning that the force would soon lose its ability to deal with future threats. The UK Parliament’s defense select committee released […]

Obama tours Europe to soothe fears over Trump’s stance on NATO, TTIP deal

Obama tours Europe to soothe fears over Trump’s stance on NATO, TTIP deal

Barack Obama has arrived in Greece on the first stop of his farewell foreign tour as president. As the trip comes days after the surprise election of Donald Trump, Obama hopes to reassure the US’ allies that their existing strategic relationships are safe. US Air Force One touched down in Athens on Tuesday morning after […]

Thatcher held secret Saudi talks to win huge arms deal, archives show

Thatcher held secret Saudi talks to win huge arms deal, archives show

When Thatcher took power in 1979 Britain was only 7th or 8th largest arms exporter in the world. By the time she left office in 1991, we were second only to the US of Arms in arms exports. Thatcher destroyed British industry and replaced it with an arms industry – that is why Britain has been involved in one conflict or another since 1991, that is why we are friends with any rotten, evil regime who will pony up the cash for our cluster bombs, land mines and other ‘goodies’.

What is the secret deal over Syria?

What is the secret deal over Syria?

Why has Russia only done enough to keep Syria afloat? The presence of Russian aircraft at Tartus and the air strikes they have carried out are little more than a show of strength, they have had little real effect on the overall situation on the ground – the opposition seems as strong as ever, the suburbs of Damascus are still in the hands of militants, as are a laundry list of Syrian cities from Aleppo to Deir-Ez-Zur.

Armenia ratifies deal with Russia on joint air defense in CSTO’s Caucasian region

Armenia ratifies deal with Russia on joint air defense in CSTO’s Caucasian region

YEREVAN, June 30. /TASS/. The Armenian parliament has ratified an agreement with Russia on establishing a united air defense system in the post-Soviet security bloc’s Caucasian region. The agreement on joint air defense in the Caucasian region of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) was supported by 102 Armenian MPs with eight votes against it […]

Will Canada Follow Through With Its $15 Billion Saudi Arms Deal?

Will Canada Follow Through With Its $15 Billion Saudi Arms Deal?

In 2014, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government signed a controversial $15 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Two years later, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals are in charge, but have so far refused to cancel the contract. Now, observers suggest that the issue might be the first real test of Trudeau’s foreign policy mettle. MPs Call […]

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