Following the war in Afghanistan, which continues to this day, Germany has only indirectly taken part in the wars in Iraq, Libya and other countries, which have destroyed large areas of the region, killing and displacing millions. Now it is rushing headlong into a criminal war, which threatens to provoke a global conflict between nuclear-armed powers.
Everyone knows full well that the sending of reconnaissance aircraft, a frigate and up to 1,200 troops is only the beginning. Foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has spoken of military engagement lasting more than a decade, while the editor of Die Welt, Stefan Aust, spoke of “a thirty-year war”.
Iraqi President demands the immediate withdrawal of Turkish troops from northern Iraq ~ link ~ Also see ~ link ~
Iraqi President Fuad Masum has called on the Turkish authorities to withdraw troops from his country in order to avoid the deterioration of bilateral relations, a presidential statement obtained by Sputnik said Saturday.
NATO warships enter the Black Sea ~ link ~
Three NATO frigates and a US guided missile destroyer have entered the Black Sea in what the US naval command described as part of an ongoing effort to enhance regional stability and a sign of support for NATO member-states, Russian media reported on Friday.
The American guided missile destroyer USS Ross is accompanied by three missile frigates, Francis Almejida (Portugal), Blas de Lezo (Spain) and Winnipeg (Canada).
Up to 3 persons injured in 'terrorist' stabbing attack in London ~ link ~
Three people reported injured after a stabbing attack at Leytonstone tube station, Metropolitan Police treating the incident as an act of terrorism.
List of how MPs voted on War "against ISIS" ~ link
Sponsors of State Terrorism ~ link ~
Is there a sinister connection between Washington’s wars in the Middle East and the migrant crisis in Europe? Are refugees being “deliberately manufactured”?
Don't let the mainstream media fool you - Protests still matters ~ link ~
Thirty-eight (38) American cities exceeded 1,000 CPM this week; that’s up 6 cities since last week – YRTW No 32. Another eleven (11) cities are clustered between 900 and 999 CPM. Stay Alert and take all appropriate precautions. The most prevalent isotope, Cesium 137, takes a daunting 600 years to decay to infinitesimal levels and it is not even particularly long-lived radiation. The Cesium will remain for 600 years.
Poland: New government moves quickly to disempower the Constitutional Court ~ link ~
On December 2 the parliamentary majority of the Law and Justice (PiS) party appointed five new judges to Poland’s highest court, the Constitutional Tribunal. The action is an integral part of the new PiS government’s campaign to introduce an authoritarian state in Poland.
UK Police funding cuts cause theft to be increasinly treated as a civil matter ~ link ~ Always money for war but not for the "little things"! Stirling