All Blog Posts Tagged 'Cold' (9)

How Ping-Pong Changed the World

The opening of relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China was perhaps one of the top three most important moments in Cold War history. Ranking behind perhaps only the Cuban Missile Crisis and the fall of the Berlin Wall, the opening of relations between the two massive countries redefined global politics with a relationship that lasts to this day. This process began with “ping-pong diplomacy,” when in 1971 Chinese ping-pong world champion Zhuang Zedong handed US…


Added by Joshua Peacock on February 10, 2013 at 10:36pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - The Globalization of War: The "Military Roadmap" to World War III


The Globalization of War

The "Military Roadmap" to World War III

Michel Chossudovsky and Finian Cunningham (Editors)



Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on January 18, 2012 at 8:14pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Bilderberg 2011: The Rockfeller World Order and the "High Priests of Globalisation" -Andrew Gavin Marshall

Bilderberg 2011: The Rockefeller World Order and the "High Priests of Globalization"


Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on June 18, 2011 at 5:27pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Remembering Ndeh Ntumuzah -African Freedom Fighter

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A former leader of liberation movement, the Union of the Peoples of Cameroon, Ndeh Ntumuzah was a freedom fighter who devoted his life to the struggle for African independence and emancipation. Horace Campbell pays tribute to a ‘remarkable…

Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on June 11, 2011 at 11:29pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Arundhati Roy - Fault Lines - Al- Jazeera




In 1997, Arundhati Roy's first novel The God of Small Things made her the first Indian woman to win the prestigious Booker Prize. More than six million copies of the book were sold worldwide.

Since then, she has turned her pen to politics. During the Bush…


Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on May 10, 2011 at 9:47pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Background of Events in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Seeded from Red Diary - Ahmad Khan


Located in central Africa, the Congo is one of the largest, most populous countries in the continent. Strategically located it borders nine countries; Angola, the Congo-Brazzaville, the Central African Republic, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Zambia. Economically, the Congo is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of resources, with the western Capitalist countries obtaining seven percent of their tin, nine percent…


Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on April 10, 2011 at 1:14am — No Comments

At the death of Richard Holbrooke

At the death of U.S. diplomat Richard Holbrooke, there is no end to the praise. Obama, CNN and Wesley Clarke are out of all proportions. Tiny fact like these are left aside:

1) Holbrooke gave the green light for the Kwangju massacre on South Korean students 1980.

2) He undermined non-violent Dr. Rugova in Kosovo by helping the murky US -defined terrorists of the Kosovo Liberation Army to take over.

3) He was a prime mover in the expansion of NATO after the Cold…


Added by Jan Oberg on December 14, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Letter to the Christian Science Monitor - on Russia & Georgia

I find it increasingly important to challenge the conflict reporting of mainstream media. One, they are often not professional or fair; two, in their implications they legitimize animosity and war much more than the opposite.

The general Western media coverage - text as well as pictures - of the Georgia crisis has been particularly disturbing, coming as it did after so much coverage of Iraq that shold - should - have been a cause for self-reflection and caution throughout the…

Added by Jan Oberg on September 12, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

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