Mexico’s corruption problems are still among the world’s deepest

Javier Duarte, former governor of the Mexican state Veracruz, after his arrest. EPA/Esteban Biba

Constantino Grasso (TC) : Mexico has struggled with corruption for a long, long time, but recent events indicate that the situation is now at a truly intolerable pitch. Javier Duarte, former governor of the Mexican state Veracruz, after his arrest. EPA/Esteban Biba This spring, two fugitive state governors were arrested in a joint operation by Interpol More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl has died: The misrepresented German-European

nsnbc : Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl has died at his home in Ludwigshaven, on Friday, at the age of 87. Kohl will mainly be remembered for the accession of East Germany (GDR) into the Federal Republic of More...

We, the Supreme Court Justices, hereby rule that we are innocent and did not violate any Banana Republic standards.
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Venezuela’s Supreme Court dismissed Attorney General’s demand to remove and indict Justices

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Judges at Venezuela’s Supreme Court, politically appointed by the PSUV administration of President Nicolas Maduro in December 2915, apparently ruled that they were innocent when More...

Attorney General Ortega - Being outspoken now criminal?
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Venezuela’s Attorney General demands removal and indictment of Supreme Court Judges

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz called for the removal of 33 Supreme Court justices for irregularities and for stripping eight of their immunity and for putting them More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, June 12th, 2017

PLO releases report on Israel’s transgressions: Silence at the Security Council and security cooperation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) released a report detailing Israel’s aggression and transgressions in Palestine and against Palestinians from January 1 through May 31, More...

President Maduro obsessing about the presence of  denounces the presence of “traitors” everywhere. It's not a coup, when we do it it's called a revolution? (Prensa Presidencial)
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Date set for election of Venezuela’s constituent assembly: Constitutinal coup under left cover?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : After the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the drafting of a new constitution, a date was set for the elections to the National Constituent Assembly. he opposition MUD, holding a More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

US Air Strike in al-Shahima, Syria: Regressing into lawlesness under UN cover?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Syrian military sources reported that the U.S.-led coalition carried out an attack on Syrian military forces near the Al-Tanf road in al-Shahima on Tuesday. The term de-conflicting zones More...

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By Anis H. Bajrektarevic On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

The post-Christian West and post-Western World

Anis H. Bajrektarevic (nsnbc) : While the Western world is increasingly post-Christian and cosmopolitan, its Eastern sibling is trapped in a post-ideological bubble: strikingly entrenched and enveloped in its neo-religionism. More...

Moshe Dayan (L) in 1967. Tom Pearlman, Jr. via Wikimedia Commons
By nsnbc On Monday, June 5th, 2017

Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War was a model of wartime media strategy

James Rodgers (TC) : Reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the ultimate challenge in international news. It demands a thick skin. In no other field of international diplomacy are journalists’ words More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Norwegian special forces in Syria for “Self Defense”: Defense Ministry

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : After being contacted about the presence of Norwegian special forces in Southern Syria last week, the Norwegian Defense Ministry stated that it cannot disclose operational details about More...