Monthly Archives: May 2010

Russia, how to be a nobody, on the world stage (Gaza)

Do this: Make a powerful navy, give it the best, electronics, guns, missiles (offense, defense), anchor a fleet, in the Black Sea. Do this: Switch on the TV, learn about a Gaza Freedom Flotilla, moblizing, in Antalya Turkey and Greece, to rendezvous off Cyprus (9 ships, 800 activists, 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian supplies, 20 media […]

Russia, China, OK seizure of Iran’s oil, gas, petrochemical revenues, assets

The Security Council, … “PP 15: Recognizing that access to diverse, reliable energy is critical for sustainable growth and development, while noting the potential connection between Iran’s revenues derived from its energy sector and the funding of Iran’s proliferation sensitive nuclear activities, and further noting that chemical process equipment and materials required for the petrochemical […]

No guts, no glory (LibDems, U.K. election)

U.K. voters threw-out the ruling Labour Party (Gordon Brown, leader), at the U.K. general election (Thursday May 6 2010). But, they did not hand power to anybody else. U.K. voters do not embrace, do not trust, the Tories (Conservative Party, David Cameron, leader). They produced a parliament with no party in control (a “hung parliament”). […]