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April 4, 2019, 3:11 p.m.
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Love it!

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov branded as arrogant the US statements that nations external to the Western Hemisphere should not have any interests there.

"What do they mean by insolent remarks that the countries external the Western Hemisphere are not allowed to have any interests there? But what is the United States doing? Take a look at the map of the US military bases: the entire world is dotted with red spots and each of them poses rather serious risks,"

http://tass.com/world/1051990

April 30, 2019, 10:34 a.m.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_JRY0m_F8I

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/01/message-from-caracas/

“.....with a malevolent fascist swine atop its titular apex, the pitiful wounded beast of a rotten, spiritually dead American Superpower is careening towards epic barbarism while pushing the species dangerously to the tipping points of extinction.”


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May 1, 2019, 11:01 p.m.
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As with Cuba, long a target of American economic warfare, the people of Venezuela know who is making their lives miserable, and that it is the same imperial power across the Caribbean that just attempted to steal their elected government and impose one subservient to its own interests.

And it looks like they have once again foiled Washington’s attempt to accomplish this. 

If any foreign powers come out looking good in this farce of a coup it is Russia and Cuba, both of which stood by Venezuela despite threats from the US. 

Those two countries (are) certainly a lot better than the 50 governments — puppets all — that bowed to US pressure and recognized the pathetic unelected Guaidó as the “legitimate president” of Venezuela and that now look like fools and stooges.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/01/it-looks-like-another-failed-us-coup-in-venezuela/

Canada? Hellooooooooo, Canada?

May 1, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
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Posted by: tungsten

As with Cuba, long a target of American economic warfare, the people of Venezuela know who is making their lives miserable, and that it is the same imperial power across the Caribbean that just attempted to steal their elected government and impose one subservient to its own interests.

And it looks like they have once again foiled Washington’s attempt to accomplish this. 

If any foreign powers come out looking good in this farce of a coup it is Russia and Cuba, both of which stood by Venezuela despite threats from the US. 

Those two countries (are) certainly a lot better than the 50 governments — puppets all — that bowed to US pressure and recognized the pathetic unelected Guaidó as the “legitimate president” of Venezuela and that now look like fools and stooges.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/01/it-looks-like-another-failed-us-coup-in-venezuela/

Canada? Hellooooooooo, Canada?

Do you still think Putin is awesome?

May 2, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
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Oh look.  A pro-Russia CP article.  Quelle surprise!!!

Regardless of foreign intervention, Venezuela's shitty existence can be blamed on Venezuela.

May 2, 2019, 1:26 p.m.
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Posted by: ReductiMat

Posted by: tungsten

As with Cuba, long a target of American economic warfare, the people of Venezuela know who is making their lives miserable, and that it is the same imperial power across the Caribbean that just attempted to steal their elected government and impose one subservient to its own interests.

And it looks like they have once again foiled Washington’s attempt to accomplish this.

If any foreign powers come out looking good in this farce of a coup it is Russia and Cuba, both of which stood by Venezuela despite threats from the US.

Those two countries (are) certainly a lot better than the 50 governments — puppets all — that bowed to US pressure and recognized the pathetic unelected Guaidó as the “legitimate president” of Venezuela and that now look like fools and stooges.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/01/it-looks-like-another-failed-us-coup-in-venezuela/

Canada? Hellooooooooo, Canada?

Do you still think Putin is awesome?

It wasn't Putin that queered the INF was it.

https://qz.com/1610133/the-us-has-started-a-new-nuclear-arms-race/

I think Canada is craven.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/02/notes-from-venezuela/


 Last edited by: tungsten on May 2, 2019, 1:28 p.m., edited 1 time in total.
May 3, 2019, 10:03 a.m.
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Posted by: tungsten

It wasn't Putin that queered the INF was it.

https://qz.com/1610133/the-us-has-started-a-new-nuclear-arms-race/

PUTIN: It would be of great value to us, if other countries followed Russia and the United States. Here’s what we have: the naive former Russian leadership went ahead and eliminated intermediate-range land-based missiles. The Americans eliminated their Pershing missiles, while we scrapped the SS-20 missiles. There was a tragic event associated with this when the chief designer of these systems committed suicide believing that it was a betrayal of national interests and unilateral disarmament.

Why unilateral? Because under that treaty we eliminated our ground complex, but the treaty did not include medium-range sea- and air-based missiles. Air- and sea-based missiles were not affected by it. The Soviet Union simply did not have them, while the United States kept them in service.

What we ultimately got was a clear imbalance: the United States has kept its medium-range missiles. It does not matter whether they are based at sea, in the air, or on land; however, the Soviet Union was simply left without this type of weapons. Almost all of our neighbours make such weapons, including the countries to the east of our borders, and Middle Eastern countries as well, whereas none of the countries sharing borders with the United States, neither Canada nor Mexico, manufacture such weapons. So, for us it is a special test, but nevertheless we believe it is necessary to honour this treaty. All the more so since, as you may be aware, we now also have medium-range sea- and air-based missiles.

May 3, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
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Pre-dates you... https://www.counterpunch.org/2007/02/24/missile-defense-redux/

May 13, 2019, 1:50 p.m.
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Would it surprise you to learn that Canada’s minister of defence is an arms pusher?....As he did the last three years, Sajjan is set to speak at the CANSEC arms bazar in Ottawa later this month. For more than two decades the annual Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) conference has brought together representatives of arms companies, DND, Canadian Forces (CF), various other arms of the federal governmentand dozens of foreign governments. In 2018 more than 11,000 people attended the two-day conference, including 16 MPs and senators and many generals and admirals.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/13/canadas-minister-of-defence-is-an-arms-pusher/print/

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/13/us-press-reaches-all-time-low-on-venezuela-coverage/print/


 Last edited by: tungsten on May 13, 2019, 1:56 p.m., edited 1 time in total.
May 15, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
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Your coverage of Venezuela has also gone down considerably.  Maybe not much has happened since Guaido tried to get the military to defect.  

One thing that I find interesting is that we know the Russians are there as well as the Chinese, but no Imperial Stormtroopers of Amerika.  What gives?  Shouldn't Guaido have had air support or a fleet of unmarked Humvees?  If that was a Western-orchestrated coup, America has lost her touch.

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