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US "War on Drugs" ruined Mexico even worse than it did Afghanistan

By Rebecca Gordon | (Tomdispatch.com) –<p>They behead people by the hundreds. They heap headless, handless bodies along roadsides as warnings to those …

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Efforts to arrest Sudan president foiled by UN veto

The Rise of the Chinese Navy

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>25 years ago, the Chinese Navy or the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) as it is officially known as, was virtually a military branch …

Russia

Gagauzia: A new stumbling block for Moldova | DW | 23.03.2015

For Gagauzia, Europe is a distant and unappealing concept. This was evident in a referendum carried out early last year: 98 percent of the population …

Russia

Russia has more right to Crimea than Britain to Falkands, says Russian MP

Head of the Duma’s foreign affairs committee, Alexei Pushkov, responds to British foreign secretary’s attack on Crimea’s annexation<p>Russia has more claim to Crimea than Britain has to the Falkland Islands, a senior Russian lawmaker insisted Sunday as London again denounced Moscow’s “illegal …

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