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Arctic Russian icebreakers – Kerfuffle over numbers, role and expectations

Vineyard of the Saker - Tue, 2019-06-11 00:25
by by Nat South for The Saker Blog (Part 1) I’d like to tackle the subject of Arctic icebreakers, by firstly looking at the Bloomberg article, “Putin’s Arctic Plans Are

Sudan’s Path Forward; Advice to the Protest Movement in Light of National Security Concerns

Vineyard of the Saker - Tue, 2019-06-11 00:05
by Aspelta for The Saker Blog Several months of mass protests in Sudan have succeeded in ousting the thirty-year presidency of Omar Al Bashir and gaining significant international attention, with

Canada’s leading apologist for Israeli war crimes disrupted

Engler, Yves - Mon, 2019-06-10 21:16
Last week members of Quebec Movement for Peace disrupted a speech by Irwin Cotler on “Canada as a Human Rights leader” (at the last-minute ‘deputy’ foreign minister, Rob Oliphant, canceled his participation). With “Free Palestine” signs in hand, filmmaker Malcolm … Continue reading →

Germany Was Defeated On The Eastern Front, Not Normandy

Oriental Review - Mon, 2019-06-10 20:07
In 1940, the German Wehrmacht was modern history’s supreme fighting machine. But only four years later, the Wehrmacht was broken. Most Americans, British and Canadians believe that D-Day was the decisive stroke that ended WWII in Europe. But this is not true. Germany’s mighty Wehrmacht, which included the Luftwaffe, was destroyed by Stalin’s Soviet Union.