BRIC Nations Speak Out Against Use of Force in Libya

Stephanie Ho | Beijing  April 14, 2011 The five BRICS nations have voiced their opposition to use of force in Libya, at a summit in the southern Chinese resort city, Sanya.   Meanwhile, leaders from the five large developing nations criticized the current dollar-dominated world monetary order and called for a broad-based international reserve currency system. … Continue reading

More attacks on Christians in Orissa India Christian leaders fear large-scale violence like that of Kandhamal in 2008. Hindu extremists have attacked Koya tribal Christians in villages in a remote area of Orissa state at least 15 times since Dec. 8, 2010

NEW DELHI, March 4 (CDN) —  Hindu extremists have attacked Koya tribal Christians in villages in a remote area of Orissa state at least 15 times since Dec. 8, 2010, Christian leaders said.   In the latest incident in Murliguda, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Malkangiri town, about 60 assailants from the Hindu extremist … Continue reading

The only Christian in Pakistan's Cabinet was murdered on Wednesday. Shahbaz Bhatti was the federal minister of minority affairs.

Pakistan (MNN) ― An advocate for Christians in Pakistan will be laid to rest today, and the government is observing three days of mourning. Even as Pakistan’s clerics and other senior leaders condemned Wednesday’s assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, Christians took to the streets in Lahore, expressing their ire. Bhatti was the federal minister of minority … Continue reading

Commentary the developing situation with CIA employee Raymond Davis in Pakistan

  by Robert Haddick   February 21, 2011 According to a just-released article in the Washington Post, U.S. officials have confirmed that Raymond Davis is a contract employee of the CIA, responsible for security at a safe house in Lahore. According to the article, a U.S. official presumed that the Pakistani government has known the nature … Continue reading

Washington Intensifies Push Into Central Asia

Stop NATO January 29, 2011 Rick Rozoff A recent editorial on the website of Voice of America reflected on last year being one in which the United States solidified relations with the five former Soviet republics in Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. One or more of the five nations border Afghanistan, Russia, … Continue reading

Arrest Warrant Issued for Pakistan's Former President Pervez Musharraf for the killing of Benazir Bhutto

February 12, 2011 by Farhan Bokhari ISLAMABAD – An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has issued a warrant for the arrest of the country’s former president, General Pervez Musharraf in connection with the 2007 killing of the late Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, in a move that potentially reopens a bitter chapter from the country’s troubled political … Continue reading

IMF calls for alternative to the Dollar on Thursday

By Ben Rooney February 10, 2011   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The International Monetary Fund issued a report Thursday on a possible replacement for the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. The IMF said Special Drawing Rights, or SDRs, could help stabilize the global financial system. SDRs represent potential claims on the currencies of IMF … Continue reading

Washington Post puts Pakistan's nuclear arsenal at more than 100

  By Karen DeYoung Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, January 31, 2011 Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal now totals more than 100 deployed weapons, a doubling of its stockpile over the past several years in one of the world’s most unstable regions, according to estimates by nongovernment analysts. The Pakistanis have significantly accelerated productionof uranium and plutonium … Continue reading

"Security and the Environment in Pakistan" report from the Congressional Research Service

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41358.pdf

The US-NATO March to War and the 21st Century "Great Game"

Part II   by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya   Part II The Conquest of Eurasia: The Multiple Fronts of the 21st Century “Great Game” The Caucasus, the Balkans, the Middle East, East Africa, Central Asia The following text is PART II of The “Great Game” and the Conquest of Eurasia. The first text gave an overview of the … Continue reading

IAEA sets up nuclear fuel reserve bank

UN nuclear watchdog sets up nuclear fuel reserve bank RIA Novosti 04:24 04/12/2010 MOSCOW, December 4 (RIA Novosti) – The Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Organization (IAEA) resolved to create an international bank of low-enriched uranium (LEU) to assist developing countries who run civilian nuclear programs, Xinhua said on Saturday. “The plan … Continue reading

India Hastily Deploys 2 Divisions to Chinese border. One is headed to Assam and the other to Nagaland. 36,271 troops in all. Most troops on Sino-Indian border since 1993 treaty.

  India to deploy 36,000 extra troops on Chinese border By Subir Bhaumik BBC News, Calcutta India has formed two new army divisions – comprising more than 36,000 men – to defend the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. The remote north-eastern state adjoins China which claims large parts of it. The 56th Division will be … Continue reading

Nationalism is dead: EU President Van Rompuy says the belief that countries can stand alone is a 'lie and an illusion' in speech at G20 in Seoul

By Daniel Martin 11th November 2010 The age of the nation state is over and the idea that countries can stand alone is an ‘illusion’ and a ‘lie’, the EU president believes. In one of the most open proclamations of the goal of a European superstate since the heyday of Jacques Delors, Herman Van Rompuy … Continue reading

Obama Backs India for Permanent UN Security Council Seat

Dan Robinson | New Delhi 08 November 2010 U.S. President Barack Obama says he supports a reformed United Nations Security Council that includes India as a permanent member. In a nod to India’s rise as a global power, Mr. Obama told India’s parliament that America seeks a United Nations that is efficient, effective, credible and … Continue reading

U.S. to expand Saudi offensive strike capacity with the largest arms sale package ever approved by the U.S. government

Posted by Robert Haddick on October 21, 2010 5:42 PM | Permalink| Print | The Obama administration has presented to Congress a $60 billion arms sale package for Saudi Arabia’s armed forces. The package, the largest ever approved by the U.S. government, will among other features, greatly expand the offensive strike capacity of the Saudi … Continue reading

Feds Confirm Mumbai Plotter Trained With Terrorists While Working for DEA

by Sebastian Rotella ProPublica, Oct. 16, 2010, 11:04 p.m. Federal officials acknowledged Saturday that David Coleman Headley, the U.S. businessman who confessed to being a terrorist scout in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was working as a DEA informant while he was training with terrorists in Pakistan. Federal officials, who spoke only on background because of … Continue reading

Asymmetrical Drone Wars

An Asymmetrical Drone War Geopolitical Monitor Paul Rogers – Aug 23, 2010 http://www.geopoliticalmonitor.com/an-asymmetrical-drone-war-1 Summary The United States and Israel see the next generation of armed drones as a potent reinforcement of their military capacity against insurgents and rogue states. But Iran and Hizbollah too are in the race.   An upsurge in paramilitary violence highlights … Continue reading

U.S. Sending The USS George Washington Supercarrier To Yellow Sea Despite Chinese Warnings

  Updated Sunday, August 8, 2010 11:35 pm TWN, By Li Xiaokun and Natalie Trusso Cafarello , China Daily Asia News Network   US aircraft carrier heads for Yellow Sea BEIJING/NEW YORK — After days of hesitation, the Pentagon has decided to send an aircraft carrier to the Yellow Sea in upcoming joint drills with the South Korea despite … Continue reading

U.S. Expands Asian NATO To Contain And Confront China

by Rick Rozoff Global Research, August 7, 2010 Stop NATO   The U.S. ended the four-day Invincible Spirit joint military exercise with South Korea on July 28, which consisted of 20 warships and submarines, 200 aircraft and 8,000 troops “in the sea, shore and the skies” [1] of South Korea and in the Sea of … Continue reading

"Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity" -VIPS- Wrote Obama On Tuesday Warning Of A Likely Israeli Attack On Iran This Month

Obama Warned Israel May Bomb Iran Tuesday 03 August 2010 by: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity  |  Consortium News | Op-Ed MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: War With Iran We write to alert you to the likelihood that Israel will attack Iran as early as this month. This would likely … Continue reading

march-april g20 meetings' final communique… -this is the global government so many of you have been hearing about-

 2 April 2009  London G-20 meetings, April 2009 -The Global Plan for Recovery and Reform-             1. We, the Leaders of the Group of Twenty, met in London on 2 April 2009.      2. We face the greatest challenge to the world economy in modern times; a crisis which has deepened since we last … Continue reading