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Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
THE United Nations is expected to pass a new convention banning nuclear weapons on Friday after the final draft was released on Monday.
The third and final draft circulated at the three-week conference at the UN headquarters in New York stated that the only way to guarantee the tools...
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
NATO will pour 3,000 more troops into the 16-year Afghan war — but it was unclear yesterday where they would come from.
Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg announced the troop surge yesterday morning before the start of a defence ministers’ summit in Brussels.
Friday 30th Jun 2017
THE Taliban vowed yesterday that there would be no peace in Afghanistan until the Nato occupation ends.
In a message released ahead of the Eid-al-Fir holiday marking the end of Ramadan, Taliban leader Maulvi Haibatullah Akhunzadah said: “The occupation is the main obstacle in the...
Saturday 24th Jun 2017
THE latest terrorist outrage in London should be the cause for magnifying the debate on Britain and the West’s foreign policy in the “Greater Middle East,” not closing it down.
The term itself derives from US strategic reports in the 1980s which set out common...
Monday 5th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s election campaign speech over the weekend confirmed that fractures have widened in the Western alliance of leading imperialist powers.
Over the past few days, the G7 and Nato summits have exposed significant differences of emphasis and perhaps...
Tuesday 30th May 2017
Alliance leaders stand in silence as US president lectures them
Friday 26th May 2017
NATO’s secretary-general confirmed yesterday that the Western military alliance would join the US-led bombing coalition in Syria and Iraq.
Speaking at the Nato summit in Brussels, Jens Stoltenberg confirmed anonymous reports from the day before that the alliance would join...
THERESA MAY has told her Nato allies that the lesson of the Manchester bomb attack is that the alliance must spend more on arms to raise its game against “terrorism.”
Her comment exposes the Prime Minister’s inability to examine the causes of jihadist extremism or to...
PEACE campaigners warned yesterday against Nato expansion into the Balkans as Montenegro attended the alliance’s Brussels summit.
The former Yugoslav republic is set to join Nato next month, in the first eastward expansion of the Western alliance in eight years.