Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

Turkey | Turkey vote campaign conducted on ‘unlevel playing field’ – OECE, PACE

Turkey voted on Sunday in a referendum on granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extra powers that was won by the ‘Yes’ camp but disputed by the opposition.

“The referendum took place on an unlevel playing field and the two sides of the campaign did not have equal opportunities,” said Cezar Florin Preda of the joint mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Color Revolutions As Weapons Of Mass Destruction

by S.V. Siparov

War is a means of imposing one’s will on another state with help of weapons and murder of people. Its objectives are political and economic advantages that the aggressor state acquires in case of victory. In particular, economic benefits include seizure of territories and minerals, as well as of production and working-age population. Political advantages ensure the legality of economic capture and formalize the result in a socially acceptable form through the media within the country and through diplomatic efforts in the international community.

USA | Labor Fightback Network Calls U.S. Out of Syria

US Labor Fightback Network calls Trump’s administration to take hands off Syria. Their statement says:

On April 6, 2017, President Donald John Trump ordered a massive missile barrage on the Shayrat Air Base in Syria’s Homs province. It was an act of war, for which there can be no justification. The Syrian Arab Republic is no threat to the security of the American people. The President did not even bother to claim that it is.