Mar 19, 2015 Alexey Khlebnikov RD Interview: Walter Schwimmer, a prominent Austrian politician and Secretary General of the Council of Europe from 1999-2004, shares his views on what Russia should do next in order to find common ground with the nations of Europe. Russian President Vladimir Putin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois […]Read more "There is no Europe without Russia and no Russia without Europe"
By Pepe Escobar / TomDispatch February 22, 2015 BEIJING — Seen from the Chinese capital as the Year of the Sheep starts, the malaise affecting the West seems like a mirage in a galaxy far, far away. On the other hand, the China that surrounds you looks all too solid and nothing like the embattled nation […]Read more "Is China Going to Be the World’s Superpower Within a Few Short Decades?"
A reporter’s journey to My Lai and the secrets of the past. BY SEYMOUR M. HERSH There is a long ditch in the village of My Lai. On the morning of March 16, 1968, it was crowded with the bodies of the dead—dozens of women, children, and old people, all gunned down by young American […]Read more "The Scene of the Crime"
Russia decided to apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said on Saturday. “I would like to inform you about the decision to participate in the AIIB,” which was made by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Shuvalov said at the Boao Forum for Asia. Shuvalov added […]Read more "Russia to apply for China-led infrastructure bank AIIB – Deputy PM"