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Trump’s INF Treaty Game

Trump ugly

The INF treaty covers intermediate range nuclear forces – but Trump’s handling might result in wide range and long term consequences, trading US political interests for short term gains of their arms industry.

Two of the many problems analysts face with US president Trump’s political moves are, that the gap between announcement and factual decision and the life cycle of a decision are not really predictable. This bulk of trouble is overshadowed by the fact, that this US president is used to see any of his moves in the light of two permanent campaigns he is working for: public relations in general and re-election specifically. The mere mentioning of these criteria implicates what everybody can see easily: Trump is simply not the type of person for serious long-term planning, programming and...

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Washington plans a coup in Iran

Deployment of a nuclear-capable US fleet in the Mediterranean Sea speaks a clear language, too.

The Islamic revolution in Iran would not have been possible without US support: Its leader Ayatollah Khomeini would never have made it into the flight from Paris to Tehran without CIA consent. This costly decision came under pressure: Had Khomeini not stepped in, a communist takeover was the likely alternative – and to Washington: anathema. But Khomeini never planned to become Washington’s errand boy and brazenly took apart the very commanding system, which Washington had installed in Tehran: a huge embassy compound covering a full block, from where all important Shah decisions were prepared and controlled...

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Syria solidarity video message to HE Mr. President Dr. Bashar al-Assad and the people of Syria

Excellency, dear Mr. President Dr. Bashar Al-Assad, dear people of Syria!
Please rest assured, that there are forces and many people in Germany ready to change direction of policies completely, to establish irrevocable friendship between our peoples and fruitful co-operation to the mutual benefit.
Return of all Syrian refugees back home to Syria, in security, well-being and dignity, is part of our effort to support reconstruction in Syria.
Please accept our deep-felt apology for the terrible crimes committed against our dear Syrian people during the last more than six years.
Please accept our best wishes and regards,
yours sincerely,
Christoph R. Hörstel
Federal Chairman German Center

The Federal Chairman of the new political force in Germany: German Center in this solidarity video messa...

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