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The End of the American Century

22/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 50 εμφανίσεις

What the life of Richard Holbrooke tells us about the decay of Pax Americana Bernard Bisson / Sygma / Getty; Luca Bruno; David Brauchli; AP GEORGE PACKER  MAY 2019 ISSUE THE ATLANTIC What’s called the American century was really just a little more than half a century, and that was the span of Richard Holbrooke’s life….

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Greece: A “No-Go” Zone in Athens?

20/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 113 εμφανίσεις

by Maria Polizoidou April 20, 2019 at 5:00 am “[T]he neighborhood has… platoons, companies, battalions, Kalashnikovs. I don’t know any more if we, as a police force, have the political mandate to clear the area. This region is a matter for the army now.” — Stavros Balaskas, vice president of the Greek Federation of…

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Beyond Incirlik

20/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 80 εμφανίσεις

The Turkish air base has become a point of contention in negotiations between Washington and Ankara. U.S.-Turkish relations are strained. Turkey is frustrated over U.S. support for Kurdish groups in Syria. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is still incensed that Fethullah Gulen, the cleric who Erdogan believes orchestrated the 2016 coup attempt, remains ensconced in the Poconos. The…

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Les dix secrets de Notre-Dame de Paris

16/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 66 εμφανίσεις

À l’heure où la cathédrale parisienne a été dévastée par le feu, retour sur l’histoire d’une vieille dame de plus de 850 ans. 1 – Un fondateur modeste L’évêque Maurice de Sully, qui lance la construction en 1163, est le fils d’un tâcheron et d’une bûcheronne. Élevé chez les moines près de Sully, il est envoyé…

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Guerre au Yémen : la note embarrassante du renseignement militaire français

16/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 50 εμφανίσεις

  À Sanaa, après un raid aérien, probablement conduit par l’Arabie saoudite. Le média Disclose a eu accès à une note « confidentiel défense » sur les armes françaises déployées au Yémen par l’Arabie saoudite et les Émirats arabes unis. Le nouveau média d’investigation en ligne Disclose a publié lundi matin une enquête révélant l’utilisation d’armes françaises dans le conflit…

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Ce que l’on sait de l’incendie de Notre-Dame de Paris

16/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 56 εμφανίσεις

L’incendie serait d’origine accidentelle et s’est propagé extrêmement vite. Une enquête a été ouverte pour « destruction involontaire par incendie ». Les pompiers ont annoncé tôt mardi que l’incendie était “complètement maîtrisé” et “partiellement éteint”. Seuls des “foyers résiduels” demeuraient actifs. Le feu est parti des combles L’incendie a pris vers 18 h 50 à Notre-Dame de Paris. « J’étais pas loin, j’ai…

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The New Islamist Lobby

15/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 112 εμφανίσεις

by Oren LitwinAmerican ThinkerApril 8, 2019  On April 1st and 2nd, the United States Coalition of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) descended on Congress for its fifth annual National Muslim Advocacy Day. USCMO is a national umbrella group for a veritable Who’s Who of Islamist organizationssuch as the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Muslim-American Society (MAS), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), and…

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17+1: Exo Pame Kala

14/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 129 εμφανίσεις

By Plamen Tonchev PHOTO BY: FLICKR/-EZEK/CC BY-ND 2.0 COSCO’s investment in the Greek port of Piraeus is a flagship project under the Belt and Road Initiative. There’s a common saying in Greek, exo pame kala – “we are doing well abroad”. The phrase is attributed to a former prime minister and president of Greece, Constantinos Karamanlis (1907-1998), and is used nowadays…

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Marine Le Pen/Marion Maréchal : la guerre par médias interposés

13/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 89 εμφανίσεις

Dans un entretien à paraître dimanche dans « Le Parisien », la patronne du RN pourrait répondre à sa nièce, qui l’a égratignée dans « Valeurs actuelles ». Les attaques sont de plus en plus violentes entre la nièce et la tante.Retrait ou pas de la vie politique, les couteaux sont toujours tirés et le…

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Russia in Review: April 4 – 11, 2019

12/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 98 εμφανίσεις

Russia in Review is a weekly intelligence summary (INTSUM) produced by the Institute for the Study of War (ISW). This ISW INTSUM series sheds light on key trends and developments related to the Russian government’s objectives and its efforts to secure them. Receive future Russia in Review INTSUM products via-email by signing up for the ISW mailing list.Reporting…

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The U.S. must stand up to Erdogan and his politically motivated detentions

11/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 81 εμφανίσεις

By Roger Wicker The Washington Post. April 9 at 5:50 PM Roger Wicker, a Republican, represents Mississippi in the U.S. Senate. He is also co-chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission. Last fall, Americans rejoiced as the pastor Andrew Brunson, a North Carolina native, returned home after spending more than two years in Turkish prisons on baseless terrorism and espionage charges. A…

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A New EastMed Friendship, with US Support

10/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 106 εμφανίσεις

By Dr. George N. TzogopoulosApril 10, 2019 Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, photo via Wikipedia BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,137, April 10, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The prospective EastMed pipeline would be the flagship project of the Cypriot-Greek-Israeli collaboration, a developing friendship that enjoys deep foundations. The…

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Israel Election 2019: Right-wing Bloc in Clear Lead, Netanyahu Promises to Form Government ‘Swiftly’Netanyahu makes

10/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 132 εμφανίσεις

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has all but secured a 5th term on Wednesday morning, after more than 95 percent of the votes gave the right-wing bloc a 10-seat lead over the left. Netanyahu’s Likud tied with Benny Gantz’s Kahol Lavan party with 35 seats each. Both leaders made victory speeches after the exit polls, vowing…

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A U.S. Fighter Jet or a Russian Missile System. Not Both.

9/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 105 εμφανίσεις

The New York Times. If Turkey accepts delivery of a Russian S-400 missile system, it will be sanctioned as required by American law. By Jim Inhofe, Jack Reed, Jim Risch and Bob Menendez Mr. Inhofe and Mr. Reed are the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Mr. Risch and Mr. Menendez are the chairman and ranking…

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Putin hosts Turkey’s leader to discuss weapons deal, Syria

9/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 163 εμφανίσεις

The Washington Post Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, April 8, 2019. The talks are expected to focus on the situation in Syria, where the two countries have closely coordinated their steps. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo…

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Who is Libyan National Army leader Khalifa Hifter?

8/4/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 87 εμφανίσεις

By Emily Tamkinbill  April 6 The Washington Post Forces led by Khalifa Hifter, known as the Libyan National Army, pushed west toward Tripoli on Friday, after Hifter announced his intention to seize the city. Tripoli is controlled by the Presidential Council and Government of National Accord, which is backed by the United Nations. Militia groups that support…

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    20/4/19 | (1 σχόλια)
    ΣΤΕΦΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΣΙΜΑΤΗΣ  19.04.2019 : 21:05 Οχι ότι περίμενα να το δω σε έγγραφο της ΕΥΠ, με την υπογραφή του διοικητή της από κάτω, για να πεισθώ ότι το περιβόητο σχέδιο «Πυθία», για τη δολοφονία του Κώστα Καραμανλή του Ακάματου, ήταν ...

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