Defend Democracy Press (Delphi Initiative)

2020 Nov 30 - 3:29pm
By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Nov. 29, 2020 There are not many people in the world who doubt that Israeli secret services are responsible for the assassination of the prominent Iranian physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the “father” of the Iranian nuclear program. Without openly admitting it, the Israelis did nothing to amuse such impressions, instead they “anonymously” admitted their responsibility to the New York Times. The assassination of the...
Tags: junktag (ignore), Middle East, Saloni_Home, Iran, israel, Konstantakopoulos Dimitris
2020 Nov 30 - 3:21pm
By Bill Van Auken 28 November 2020 The brutal assassination Friday of top Iranian nuclear physicist Moshen Fakhrizadeh marks a major escalation of the US-Israeli campaign to provoke a war with Iran in the less than two months before the scheduled end of Donald Trump’s presidency. The Iranian scientist was ambushed by a team of assassins Friday morning in Absard, an eastern suburb of Tehran. His vehicle was attacked with automatic weapons fire...
Tags: Middle East, Nuclear Weapons/War, Saloni_Home, Fakhrizadeh Mohsen, Iran, Iranian nuclear program
2020 Nov 30 - 2:30pm
American political leaders display a widening disconnect from reality intended to mask their complicity in the seizure of power by global corporations and billionaires By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost November 23, 2020 Original illustration by Mr. Fish Joe Biden’s victory instantly obliterated the Democratic Party’s longstanding charge that Russia was hijacking and compromising US elections. The Biden victory, the Democratic Party...
Tags: junktag (ignore), Hedges Chris, Media, US Politics
2020 Nov 30 - 2:20pm
22 September 2020 Faced with a global pandemic that has infected millions, killed thousands, forced borders to close, upended economies, and drastically changed lives, the world today needs the United Nations today as much as it did 75 years ago, the President of Cuba underlined on Tuesday. Addressing the UN General Assembly’s annual general debate, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez said that while the coronavirus pandemic hit all...
Tags: junktag (ignore), coronavirus, Cuba, Latin America
2020 Nov 30 - 2:00pm
By JOHN KIFNER On the eve of World War I, there were two million Armenians in the declining Ottoman Empire. By 1922, there were fewer than 400,000. The others — some 1.5 million — were killed in what historians consider a genocide. As David Fromkin put it in his widely praised history of World War I and its aftermath, “A Peace to End All Peace”: “Rape and beating were commonplace. Those who were not killed at once were driven through mountains...
Tags: ex-USSR, Middle East, Armenia, Armenian Genocide, turkey
2020 Nov 30 - 12:10pm
19 Novembre 2020 La Nouvelle Calédonie constitue une exception politique en Mélanésie, un ensemble d’îles situé dans l’océan Pacifique, proche de l’Australie et constitué de cinq entités indépendantes les unes des autres en raison de leur éloignement mais liées par une même identité culturelle, quatre d’entre elles étant autonomes. Le 4 novembre 2018, 56,4% des électeurs de la Nouvelle-Calédonie avaient répondu  NON à la question : “Voulez...
Tags: Europe, junktag (ignore), Colonialism, France New Caledonia, nation-state, pACIFIC
2020 Nov 30 - 5:07am
By Sarah Lawton Nov. 23, 2020 Following their three-day virtual party conference, Germany’s Greens have a new basic programme, including a commitment to the Paris Climate targets to limit the Earth’s warming to 1.5 degrees, which is described as “the central basis for the Greens’ policy,” and reasserting their demands for 100% renewable energy in the country and the phasing out of fossil fuels. Intended to guide the party for the next 15 to 20...
Tags: Ecology, Europe, Genetic Engineering, Germany, Greens
2020 Nov 29 - 8:32am
Nov. 28, 2020 The United States is moving its USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and other warships into the Persian Gulf to support the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, CNN reported on Saturday, adding that the decision was made before the assassination of Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. The broadcaster is citing an unnamed US defence official, who confirmed that the move was decided before the report about the killing of...
Tags: Middle East, Nuclear Weapons/War, Fakhrizadeh Mohsen, Iran, Iranian nuclear program, israel
2020 Nov 29 - 8:26am
Germany failing EU leadership test, Greek foreign minister says By Nektaria Stamouli November 28, 2020 ATHENS — Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias accused Germany of failing to live up to its leadership role in the EU by rejecting pleas from Athens to impose an arms embargo on Turkey. “I really fail to understand Germany’s reluctance to use the enormous power of its economy to set a clear example to countries that they must obey international...
Tags: Debate on EU, Europe, Greek Crisis, Middle East, Saloni_Home, Aegean Sea
2020 Nov 29 - 8:22am
Tens of thousands demonstrate nationwide against security legislation that would restrict sharing images of police. 28 Nov 2020 Police and demonstrators have clashed in Paris as tens of thousands took the streets to protest against new security legislation, a controversy intensified by the beating and racial abuse of a Black man by officers that shocked France. The demonstrations against the security law – which would restrict the police...
Tags: democracy, Europe, Censorship, France, Macron Emmanuel, Media
2020 Nov 29 - 8:20am
Trump remains quiet on suspected Israeli assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh By Caitlin McFall Nov. 27, 2020 Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency John Brennan condemned the killing of an Iranian scientist believed to be linked to Tehran’s nuclear program Friday, calling it “criminal” and “highly reckless.” Details on the attack remain slim, but local outlets have reported that Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed after a truck full of...
Tags: Middle East, Brennan John, CIA, Iran, israel, US-Israel
2020 Nov 29 - 8:03am
Israel’s Netanyahu called for strikes on uranium facilities during Neom meeting with ‘very nervous’ Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi sources say By David Hearst 27 November 2020 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was reluctant to accede to demands from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to agree to an attack on Iran when they met last Sunday in Neom, Saudi sources with knowledge of the meeting told Middle East Eye. Bin...
Tags: Middle East, Iran, israel, Saudi Arabia, turkey

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