Archive for Dezember 24th, 2012

24. Dezember 2012

[Guardian] Russian military presence in

[Guardian]
Russian military presence in Syria poses challenge to US-led intervention
The depth and complexity of Syria’s anti-aircraft defences mean that any direct western campaign, in support of a no-fly zone or in the form of punitive air strikes against the leadership, would be costly, protracted and risky. The possibility of Russian military casualties in such a campaign could have unpredictable geopolitical consequences. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/dec/23/syria-crisis-russian-military-presence

24. Dezember 2012

[Ria Novosti] Russland warnt vor blutige

[Ria Novosti]
Russland warnt vor blutigem Chaos in Syrien
Lawrow wirft dem Westen Heuchelei vor. „Wenn sie alle bei der Behauptung, dass die Beendigung des Blutvergießens und die Rettung möglichst vieler Menschenleben an vorderster Stelle stehen, die Wahrheit sagen würden, dann sollten sie eigentlich die Assad-Frage beiseite schieben und einen Waffenstillstand ausrufen.“ http://de.rian.ru/zeitungen/20121224/265210543.html

24. Dezember 2012

Stop leaking secrets to the press IDF co

Stop leaking secrets to the press
IDF commander writes letter after Israeli media outlets publish information regarding Sayeret Matkal’s (General Staff Reconnaissance Unit) secret activities, including past assassinations and fatal training accidents.
The commander of the Israel Defense Forces‘ secretive and elite Sayeret Matkal (General Staff Reconnaissance Unit) has posted a message asking all former members of the unit to stop sharing classified information with the press. Lt. Col. G. asked the former commandos to „return to a policy of discretion regarding the unit’s confidential operations and keep the unit away from the media.“ http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=6607

24. Dezember 2012

[Ansa.it] Syria: Orthodox Patriarch urge

[Ansa.it]
Syria: Orthodox Patriarch urges Christians to remain
It is estimated that the Orthodox community in Syria numbers some 1.8 million people.
https://www.ansa.it/ansamed/en/news/nations/syria/2012/12/24/Syria-Orthodox-Patriarch-urges-Christians-remain_7996372.html

24. Dezember 2012

(RIA Novosti) Lawrow: Westen sollte Terr

(RIA Novosti) Lawrow: Westen sollte Terroristen in Syrien nicht in schlechte und akzeptable unterteilen http://de.rian.ru/politics/20121221/265198487.html

24. Dezember 2012

[The Japan Times] Abe hints at scrapping

[The Japan Times]
Abe hints at scrapping reactor ban
TABUSE, Yamaguchi Pref. — The head of the Liberal Democratic Party repeated Saturday that he will consider revoking the ban on construction of new nuclear reactors after he takes office this week. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20121223a1.html

24. Dezember 2012

[The Japan Times] Abe pauses on Senkakus

[The Japan Times]
Abe pauses on Senkakus postings
NAGATO, Yamaguchi Pref. — Incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decided Saturday not to station officials on the Senkaku Islands to avoid further aggravating ties with China, at least for the time being. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20121223a2.html

24. Dezember 2012

Revealed: U.S. carried out 333 drone str

Revealed: U.S. carried out 333 drone strikes in Afghanistan this year alone – more than the entire drone strikes in Pakistan over the past eight years COMBINED http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2251418/Revealed-U-S-carried-333-drone-strikes-Afghanistan-year–entire-drone-strikes-Pakistan-past-years-COMBINED.html

24. Dezember 2012

Erklärung gegen Kürzungspolitik – Auf In

Erklärung gegen Kürzungspolitik – Auf Initiative von Tony Benn, Politiker aus Großbritannien, sowie Mikis Theodorakis und Manolis Glezos aus Griechenland entstand in diesem Jahr eine europäische Koalition des Widerstands. http://koalition-des-widerstands.de/