With the acquisition by Venezuela of su-30 aircraft, S-300 anti-aircraft systems, T-72 tanks of coastal batteries of Russian bastions, the Pentagon headquarters (USSOUTHCOM) in charge of Central America and the South has set up means of Technological Espionage (TECHINT-technical intelligence) to evaluate, analyze and interpret information on the combat equipment of the Venezuelan army. These are MASINT (Measurement and signature intelligence) means that receive at a distance, the (...)
Every month of last year, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the federal government of the United States spent $250 per citizen.
The citizens of the European Union, who are supposed to elect their parliament on 25 and 26 May, are getting ready to make the wrong choice. By concentrating on their immediate problems, they are hesitating between several different priorities. But on the contrary, if they were to analyse their history over a long period, they would discover the origins of their social, economic and political problems, and without any doubt, would decide differently.
Mr Chairman, Mr Xi Jinping, colleagues, It is obvious that ensuring stable and sustained economic growth and strengthening comprehensive links between countries and integration associations on the Eurasian subcontinent requires an advanced transport, energy and telecommunications infrastructure, as President Xi Jinping and Ms Lagarde have just said. I should note that Russia is currently implementing comprehensive national projects, which cover major sectors crucial for dynamic economic (...)
The sense of sacrifice moves us. War can become admirable. Recipe: (1) find a young and likeable hero (2) praise his commitment and his altruistic death (3) claim that he was defending the good guys from the bad guys (4)say nothing about the horrors we have commited. This operation is still working – over and over again.
The United States is not granting any Significant Reduction Exceptions to existing importers of Iranian oil. Maximum pressure means maximum pressure. Secretary Pompeo announced his decision not to grant any Significant Reduction Exceptions to existing importers of Iranian oil. As the Secretary has said, maximum pressure means maximum pressure. We are fulfilling our promise to get Iran's oil exports to zero and deny the regime the revenue it needs to fund terrorism and violent wars (...)
The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the Astana format: 1. Reaffirmed their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic and to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter; 2. Highlighted that these principles should be universally respected and that no actions, no matter by whom they were undertaken, should undermine them. In this regard they strongly condemned (...)
The radical opposition in Venezuela has again resorted to violent methods of confrontation. Instead of seeking to settle political disputes peacefully, it has adopted a course of escalating the conflict, provoking violations of public order and staging clashes with the involvement of the armed forces. We call on all sides to renounce the use of violence. It is important to avoid disorder and bloodshed. The problems facing Venezuela should be resolved via a responsible negotiation process (...)
Although there is no longer any reason for the jihadists to split themselves between Al-Qaïda and Daesh, the two organisations continue their war in the Greater Middle East. Paradoxically, it is now Al-Qaïda which runs a pseudo-State, the governorate of Idlib, and Daesh which organises attacks far from the battle-fields, in the Congo and Sri Lanka.
The fire of Notre-Dame Cathedral When the fire of Notre-Dame began on the evening of April 15, 2019, all the French media and many foreigners turned to the burning cathedral. Many foreign TVs have started their newspaper with this news, but not France 2. The public channel had planned to devote it to President Macron's announced speech concluding the "Great National Debate". The writing, completely sounded by the provocation provoked by this unforeseen drama, consecrated his diary, not (...)