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Friday, September 04, 2015   2:45 GMT



Europe Invaded Mostly by Regime Change Refugees
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, 3 Sep (IPS) - The military conflicts and political instability driving hundreds of thousands of refugees into Europe were triggered largely by U.S. and Western military interventions for regime change specifically in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria (a regime change in-the-making).
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Despite Treaty, Conventional Arms Fuel Ongoing Conflicts
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, 1 Sep (IPS) - Despite last years Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), the proliferation of conventional weapons, both legally and illegally, continues to help fuel military conflicts in several countries in the Middle East and Africa, including Syria, Iraq, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen.
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U.S. Provides Cover for Use of Banned Weapons in Yemen
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, 21 Aug (IPS) - The United States is providing a thinly-veiled cover virtually legitimising the use of cluster bombs banned by an international convention by Saudi Arabia and its allies in their heavy fighting against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
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Opinion
Kerry Going Back Home
Joaquin Roy
BARCELONA, 13 Aug (IPS) - Recovering from a broken femur following a bicycle accident suffered in Switzerland, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry former senator and former presidential candidate is anxious to accelerate his convalescence and will visit Cuba on Friday Aug. 14, where he will hoist the Stars and Stripes flag over the emblematic U.S. embassy building in Havana.
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Mideast Arms Build-up Negative Fallout from Iran Nuclear Deal
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, 23 Jul (IPS) - The nuclear agreement concluded last week between Iran and six big powers, the United States, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany, is threatening to trigger a new Middle East military build-up not with nuclear weapons but with conventional arms, including fighter planes, combat helicopters, warships, missiles, battle tanks and heavy artillery.
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Despite ISIS Ascendancy, U.S. Public Wary of War
Kitty Stapp
NEW YORK, 23 Jul (IPS) - As the Islamic State, known variously as ISIS, ISIL and Daesh, consolidates its hold over parts of Iraq and Syria to the degree that it has in many ways become a functioning state, the U.S. public remains divided over any intervention involving ground troops, a new survey shows.
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Security Council Defies U.S. Lawmakers by Voting on Iran Nuke Deal
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, 20 Jul (IPS) - When all 15 members of the Security Council raised their collective hands to unanimously vote in favour of the recently-concluded nuclear agreement with Iran, they were also defying a cabal of right-wing conservative U.S. politicians who wanted the United Nations to defer its vote until the U.S. Congress makes its own decision on the pact.
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Opinion
Iran Deal Has Far-Reaching Potential to Remake International Relations
Arul Louis
NEW YORK, 20 Jul (IPS) - The Vienna agreement between Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council acting in concert with Germany has the potential to remake international relations beyond the immediate goal of stopping Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
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Nuclear Deal Takes U.S.-Iran Ties Out of Deep Freeze Partly, at Least
Jasmin Ramsey
WASHINGTON, 14 Jul (IPS) - A final deal was reached on Irans controversial nuclear programme in the early morning hours of July 14 in Vienna, over a decade after talks between Iran and world powers began.
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Syrian Refugees Face Hunger Amidst Humanitarian Funding Crisis
Zhai Yun Tan
WASHINGTON, 2 Jul (IPS) - The United Nations food aid organisation, the World Food Programme (WFP), said on Jul. 1 that up to 440,000 refugees from war-torn Syria might have to go hungry if no additional funds are received by August.
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