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Monday, December 22, 2014   13:26 GMT



What the U.S. Should Learn from Russias Collapse
Miriam Pemberton
WASHINGTON, 20 Dec (IPS) - After months of whispered warnings, Russias economic troubles made global headlines when its currency collapsed halfway through December. Amid the tumbling price of oil, the ruble has fallen to record lows, bringing the country to its most serious economic crisis since the late 1990s.
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The Day Anti-Castro Forces Tried to Bomb the U.N.
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, 19 Dec (IPS) - When the politically-charismatic Ernesto Che Guevera, once second-in-command to Cuban leader Fidel Castro, was at the United Nations to address the General Assembly sessions back in 1964, the U.N. headquarters came under attack - literally.
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U.S. Flag Can Be Seen Again in Cuba
Patricia Grogg
HAVANA, 18 Dec (IPS) - The announcement that the United States and Cuba would reestablish diplomatic relations took most Cubans by surprise. Over half of the population was born after the severing of ties in 1961 and the start of the embargo that has marked their lives.
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After 53 Years, Obama to Normalise Ties with Cuba
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 18 Dec (IPS) - In perhaps his boldest foreign-policy move during his presidency, Barack Obama Wednesday announced that he intends to establish full diplomatic relations with Cuba.
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Release of Senate Torture Report Insufficient, Say Rights Groups
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 10 Dec (IPS) - Tuesdays release by the Senate Intelligence Committee of its long-awaited report on the torture by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of detainees in the so-called war on terror does not go far enough, according to major U.S. human rights groups.
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Mubarak Acquitted as Egypts Counterrevolution Thrives
Emile Nakhleh
WASHINGTON, 3 Dec (IPS) - The acquittal of former Egyptian President Muhammad Hosni Mubarak is not a legal or political surprise. Yet it carries serious ramifications for Arab autocrats who are leading the counterrevolutionary charge, as well as the United States.
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Pro-Israel Hawks Take Wing over Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 25 Nov (IPS) - Buoyed by the failure of the U.S. and five other powers to reach a comprehensive agreement with Iran over its nuclear programme after a week of intensive talks, pro-Israel and Republican hawks are calling for Washington to ramp up economic pressure on Tehran even while talks continue, and to give Congress a veto on any final accord.
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OPINION
How Ebola Could End the Cuban Embargo
Arturo Lopez-Levy
DENVER, Colorado, 24 Nov (IPS) - When was the last time in recent memory a top U.S. official praised Cuba publicly? And since when has Cubas leadership offered to cooperate with Americans?
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Iranians Keep Hope Alive for Final Nuclear Deal
Jasmin Ramsey
WASHINGTON, 18 Nov (IPS) - In the United States, the negotiations aimed at a final deal between world powers and Iran over its nuclear programmein a crucial phase this weekare far from the minds of average people. But for many Iranians, the talks hold the promise of a better future.
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OPINION
Why Israel Opposes a Final Nuclear Deal with Iran and What to Do About It
Robert E. Hunter
WASHINGTON, 18 Nov (IPS) - Nov. 24 is the deadline for six world powers and Iran to reach a final deal over its nuclear programme. If there is no deal, then the talks are likely to be extended, not abandoned.
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