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Fri Aug 8, 2014, 06:32 AM

NATO is desperate for war

http://atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/CEN-01-080814.html



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."

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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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DetlefK Aug 2014 #1

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Fri Aug 8, 2014, 07:16 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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