by Jeffrey Steinberg
As of midnight Feb. 15, a fragile ceasefire went into force in eastern Ukraine, in a deal that was hammered out among the leaders of Russia, Germany, France, and Ukraine—without the direct involvement of the U.S. and U.K. governments—after 17 hours of negotiations in Minsk. The immediate danger lies with the neo-Nazi militias which are an integral part of the Kiev government. Those Nazis are acting as protected assets of the Obama Administration, specifically his Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland.
Sen. Jim Inhofe released a set of photos Feb. 11 purporting to show “Russians troops” in armored vehicles entering eastern Ukraine. In fact, the truth was quite different.
by Jack Matlock
Jack Matlock, who served as U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1987-91, was the featured speaker at the National Press Club on Feb. 11. “We have an autistic foreign policy,” he said.
While most European leaders continue to follow the dictates of the financial oligarchy, the Greek government has asserted that it will accept no compromise between national survival and self-destruction. Therefore, Greece is calling for a European Debt Conference, a New Deal, and collaboration with the BRICS for a new economic paradigm.
The Schiller Institute in Paris hosted the first in a series of seminars on what Indian Prime Minister Modi called “the mass movement for development” of the BRICS countries.
by Jayshree Sengupta
Indian economist Jayshree Sengupta sent this message to the Feb. 10 Schiller Institute BRICS Conference in Paris.
by Hussein Askary
The warm welcome offered to Russian President Putin by President el-Sisi, and the people of Egypt, during his Feb. 9-10 visit to Cairo, and the bilateral agreements reached during the visit, demonstrate Egypt’s determination to remain a sovereign nation-state with great ambitions for progress and for securing its realm.
by Michael Billington
South Korea has given a resounding “No” to President Obama and the British puppets at the UN who are trying desperately to start a war in Asia, ostensibly over North Korea, although everyone in Asia knows that the target is actually China.
One hundred and fifty people gathered at the Schiller Institute conference in Manhattan Feb. 14, to discuss how to build a mass movement for development, and avoid the imminent threat of thermonuclear confrontation with Russia. The three-and-a-half-hour event, keynoted by Schiller Institute founder Helga Zepp-LaRouche, also featured presentations on subjects ranging from the strategic situation, to the scientific and economic perspective needed to raise mankind to the level required to launch a new creative era.
by Helga Zepp-LaRouche
Keynote speech to the Presidents’ Day conference of the Schiller Institute.
by Theodore Katsanevas
The founder of the Greek Drachma Five party and former Member of Parliament delivered a video-recorded message to the Schiller Institute conference in New York City on Feb. 14.
by Nancy Spannaus
There are now 13 co-sponsors for H. Res. 14.