Posts Tagged ‘escalation’

Escalation Alert: Is NATO Fighting in Ukraine Right Now?

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Polish President Andrzej Duda on March 1, 2022. Photo by Janek Skarzynski/AFP via Getty Images Even some of the most virulent foreign policy hawks you’ll ever meet have acknowledged that we are in the throes of the world’s “most dangerous moment” since the Cuban Missile Crisis. The risk of […]

Escalation In Armed Confrontations With US In Syria & Iraq

The US Biden administration’s failure to revive the Iran Nuclear Deal and de-escalate tensions in both Syria and Iraq, has led to a new round of violence which rests solely on a stagnant Middle East policy maintained by hardliners in Washington. Last year saw 7 rounds of indirect negotiations between Iran and the United States […]

Russia Withdraws 10,000 Troops From “Drills” Near Ukraine In Christmas De-escalation

For weeks Kiev officials and many corners of Western media and the Washington national security establishment have hyped the Russian troop build-up in regions of Russia that are within 400km of Ukraine’s border, accusing the Kremlin of planning an invasion of Donbass sometime in January. This month started, for example, with The Washington Post citing […]

Street Clashes in Sudan, Protesters Vow Escalation After 15 Shot Dead in Khartoum

Protesters in Sudan have vowed to escalate demonstrations after the deadliest day since a military coup deposed the country’s civilian-led transitional government last month. Street clashes again shook Khartoum as internet services returned to Sudan on Thursday, a day after 15 protesters were killed in the bloodiest violence since the country’s October 25 coup. At least 39 […]

Where is the Escalation of the Conflict between Algeria and Morocco Leading?

Relations between Algeria and Morocco have been tense for decades, with the border between the countries closed since 1994. One of the reasons for the tensions is disagreement over Western Sahara: Algeria has supported the Polisario Front for decades insisting on the establishment of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), while Morocco considers the territory its own. […]

The risk of a violent escalation in the occupied territories, as a result of one or more prisoners dying in Israeli custody, is growing every day.

Nov 7, 2021 “Administrative detention, in the way that the Israelis practice it, is fundamentally a violation of the Geneva conventions,” says Samidoun’s International Coordinator, Charlotte Kates, when asked to comment on the legality of the detention of six long-term hunger-striking Palestinian political prisoners, two of which could die at any moment. On October 22, […]

Japanese FM discusses de-escalation with Iranian officials

The Iranian president met Sunday with Japan’s foreign minister in the capital of Tehran and the two discussed de-escalation of tensions in the region, Iranian news agencies reported. The president’s official website said that Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi discussed bilateral, regional and international issues with President Ebrahim Raisi. The two-day visit is the first […]

Recent escalation in Palestine has opened a wide door for a new intifada: senior Hamas official

Recent escalation in Palestine has opened a wide door for a new intifada: senior Hamas official – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A former senior Palestinian official says the recent developments in Jerusalem and other areas in Palestine have created an opportunity for a new uprising (intifada). “The recent escalation opened a wide door in front of […]

Overview of Israeli escalation in occupied Palestine, 13 May 2021

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U.S. official Hady Amr lands in Tel Aviv to meet with Israeli, Palestinian leaders amid Gaza escalation

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ICC Prosecutor: Escalation of Violence Could Constitute a Crime under Rome Statute

Posted on May 12, 2021 by martyrashrakat May 12, 2021 International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said today that the escalation of violence in the Palestinian territories could constitute crimes under the Rome Statute. “I note with great concern the escalation of violence in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, as well as in […]

Israel-Gaza conflict: How this escalation compares with previous rounds

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Israel believed Hamas didn’t want escalation. And then it happened

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Blinken Urges De-Escalation Between Israel and Palestinians, Immediate Halt to Rocket Attacks

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks during a NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 23, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool i24News – The US State Secretary Antony Blinken called for de-escalation from both Israel and Palestinians on Tuesday amid the ongoing Gaza flare-up. “All sides need to de-escalate, reduce […]

Israel-Palestine: EU urges de-escalation after 200 wounded in Jerusalem clashes

The European Union urged calm on Saturday after Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, leaving more than 200 wounded. “The European Union calls on the authorities to act urgently to de-escalate the current tensions in Jerusalem. Acts of incitement around the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif must be avoided and […]

The Martinez Perspective (May 5, 2021): Escalation in Anti-White Rhetoric, SPLC’s Anti-White Psychopathy & Questions

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Hamas, Islamic Jihad not seeking escalation with Israel, Gazan official says

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Israel-linked attack on Iranian ship seems like a deliberate escalation

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US seeks ‘fallback’ Saudi bases in case of Iranian escalation

The US military is looking for fallback bases in Saudi Arabia to prevent its troops deployed there from becoming obvious targets in the event of tensions with Iran, a senior US military official said Thursday. “We are not looking for new bases. I want to be clear on that,” said General Kenneth McKenzie, head of […]

For De-Escalation on India-China Border, Government Needs Wider Support of the Opposition

In difficult times one good news that has emerged recently relates to some progress on de-escalation on India-China borders. As several knowledgeable observers have pointed out, we should not hasten to celebrate peace too soon as there are several uncertainties. Nevertheless any turn for the better in de-escalation is certainly welcome , and both the […]

Iraqi FM heads to Iran amid regional de-escalation drive

TEHRAN – The chief Iraqi diplomat visited Tehran on Wednesday to discuss a range of issues in what appeared to be the latest in a series of regional diplomatic efforts to cool tensions in the Persian Gulf region. Upon his arrival in Tehran, Fuad Hussein met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iran’s […]

Amid Fears of Escalation, Iran Puts Maritime Forces in Persian Gulf on Higher Alert: Report

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks a news conference, in Tehran, Iran, Aug. 5, 2019. Photo: Nazanin Tabatabaee / WANA (West Asia News Agency) via Reuters. Iranian maritime forces in the Persian Gulf have raised readiness levels in recent days, CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr tweeted Friday, citing a US official. “Not clear if […]

New Jersey adopts new use-of-force policy to focus on de-escalation

Nationwide reckoning: The policy changes come eight months after George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis sparked sustained protests in New Jersey and across the U.S. against police brutality and a launched nationwide reckoning with the way law enforcement interacts with Black communities. Grewal said his office “did not begin this hard […]

‘Serious escalation’: Pompeo claims Iran would be closer to nuclear WEAPONS with new uranium enrichment bill

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned that Iran could be a step closer to obtaining nukes if it enriches uranium at a higher purity and continues to frustrate international efforts to search its nuclear sites. “A reduction in Iran’s cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) or enrichment to the 20 percent […]

Graduate Workers Condemn Saturday Police Escalation

Above photo: A sign from Friday’s action, a collaboration between NUGW and NU Community Not Cops. Emily Sakai. NOTE: CBS News reports on the police violence: A few hundred students, nearly all from Northwestern, turned out for the event organized by a group called NU Community Not Cops. It started peacefully, but as the march […]

Covid and the Escalation of Medical Tyranny, from The Mises Institute

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC By all means, let’s socialize medicine and give government complete control over our health and well being. From the Mises Institute at mises.org: The coronavirus crisis has served as a powerful tool in highlighting many of the faults that previously existed in society. It exposed which politicians have an inherent need to […]

Hamas announces Qatar-brokered deal to avoid escalation with Israel

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Hamas announces Qatar-brokered deal to avoid escalation with Israel

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Gaza tensions: Hamas doesn’t seek escalation, but won’t make do with restoring calm

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In bid to prevent escalation, Israel avoids harsh response to Gaza balloon bombs

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