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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 …

Efforts to arrest Sudan president foiled by UN veto

International Criminal Court is weakened by the UN Security Council<p>Sun, Mar 22, 2015, 16:04<p>The relationship between the United Nations Security …

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 …

The Putin paradox: anti-fascist, fascist Russia

In an exhibition of absurdity, the Holiday Inn located in St. Petersburg, Russia hosted a far-right gathering - the Russian International …

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

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 annexation” of the peninsula.<p>“Attention London: Crimea has far more reason to be in Russia than the Falklands have to be part of Great …