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A Lament for Aylan Kurdi: No child is somebody’s child

When I first saw the picture of little Aylan Kurdi lying face down on the sand, I thought for a moment he was sleeping. A friend had shared it on Facebook and the accompanying caption was in Greek, so I … Continue reading

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Three Russians arrested in Uzbekistan for creating religious sect

MOSCOW, March 20 (RAPSI) – Uzbek police have arrested three Russians for creating and maintaining a religious sect, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, citing a spokesman of the Uzbek Interior Ministry. The police closed down the sect called the “House … Continue reading

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Stephen Cohen on the Ukraine crisis, his “unpatriotic” views and Henry Kissinger

Originally posted on Stop Making Sense:
Editor’s Note: This interview was recorded on Wednesday, before the ceasefire agreement in Minsk. Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He…

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Dalai Lama: ‘Muslim Practitioners Must Extend Love Towards Entire Creation of Allah’

Originally posted on TIME:
Hours after Thursday’s annual National Prayer Breakfast, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with a much smaller, and far less publicized, religious gathering in Washington. Around a hundred American Muslims and American Buddhists gathered in the…

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“Priestess of Fire” (true story)

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China Supplies Air Defense Systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Uzbekistan

Originally posted on militarytechcooperations:
China has supplied its new generation medium- to long-range HQ-9 air defense systems and its percussion unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Pterodactyl (Yilong-1) to Uzbekistan; similar deliveries have been made to Turkmenistan.   MOSCOW, February 2 (Sputnik)…

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Gorbachev: US Dragging Russia Into New Cold War, Which Might Grow Into Armed Conflict

Originally posted on EMerging Equity:
Mikhail Gorbachev has accused the US of dragging Russia into a new Cold War. The former Soviet president fears the chill in relations could eventually spur an armed conflict. “Plainly speaking, the US has already…

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Past and Present in France: Don’t Give Them What They Want

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Putin against Soros: Russia going after the EU Billions for Ukraine

Originally posted on the real Syrian Free Press:
Just a few days after Angela Merkel cleared the way for 1.8 billion Euros of taxpayer money in credit for Arseny “Yats” Yatsenyuk, Russia has put forward its interest in the money:…

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The West’s Help to Islamic Jihadists

Originally posted on sentinelblog:
From Consortium News, by William Blum, January 20, 2015 Though Western leaders now lock arms in disgust over Islamic fundamentalism, the West’s actions – from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama – have often promoted the interests…

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