Monthly Archives: October 2015

Using Refugees: Merkel’s Turkish Gambit | Binoy Kampmark


(Counterpunch, October 20, 2015) The frontline in Europe’s refugee movement is shifting. In some cases, there is more of the same: the Hungarian approach entailing closures, followed by a brief easing and more closures. Closing the border with Croatia saw … Continue reading

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The Return of the Syrian Army | Robert Fisk


(Counterpunch, October 20, 2015) While the world still rages on at Russia’s presumption in the Middle East – to intervene in Syria instead of letting the Americans decide which dictators should survive or die – we’ve all been forgetting the … Continue reading

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