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Fri Aug 8, 2014, 05:32 AM

NATO is desperate for war


NATO is desperate for war
By Pepe Escobar
Aug 8, '14

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is desperate; it is itching for a war in battlefield Ukraine at any cost.

Let's start with Pentagon supremo, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who has waxed lyrical over the Russian Bear's "threat": "When you see the build-up of Russian troops and the sophistication of those troops, the training of those troops, the heavy military equipment that's being put along that border, of course it's a reality, it's a threat, it's a possibility - absolutely."

NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu could not elaborate if it was "threat" or "reality", absolutely or not, but she saw it all: "We're not going to guess what's on Russia's mind, but we can see what Russia is doing on the ground - and that is of great concern. Russia has amassed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine's eastern border."


According to the UN itself, at least 285,000 people have become refugees in eastern Ukraine. Kiev insists the number of internal refugees is "only" 117,000; the UN doubts it. Moscow maintains that a staggering 730,000 Ukrainians have fled into Russia; the UN High Commission for Refugees agrees. Some of these refugees, fleeing Semenivka, in Sloviansk, have detailed Kiev's use of N-17, an even deadlier version of white phosphorus.

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Fri Aug 8, 2014, 06:16 AM

1. Come on. That article is pathetic.

Poroshenko is a "certified oligarch" and "Andrey Parubiy - who is the most likely candidate for having ordered the hit last month on the MH17 civilian aircraft".

Sensationalism, silly nick-names and speculation touted as fact.

How are we supposed to take that article seriously? Exchange some words and it reads like a rant on a right-wing conspiracy-site.

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