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Bob Rigg's take on the refugee crisis

Monday, 5 October 2015, 3:59 pm | Bob Rigg

Towards the end of 2014 the EU adopted a Tony Abbott solution to the problem, then mainly affecting Italy, with refugees mainly arriving in droves via Nth Africa: restrict the budget for rescue operations. That is, as the Germans would say, im Klartext, ... More >>

Iran’s nuclear deal reconsidered

Saturday, 8 August 2015, 10:56 am | Bob Rigg

US President Eisenhower was carried away by the prospect of the widespread international use of peaceful nuclear energy and, in December 1953, proclaimed an international programme called Atoms for Peace with two major declared objectives: encouraging ... More >>

In Ukraine NATO Ceases To Be Instrument Of US Foreign Policy

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 9:16 am | Bob Rigg

In Ukraine, NATO Has Ceased To Be An Instrument Of US Foreign Policy By Bob Rigg 21 January 2015 Also Published by Open Democracy More >>

Obama’s dysfunctional coalition of the unwilling

Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:04 pm | Bob Rigg

Initial statements by President Obama, John Kerry and Chuck Hagel revealed that they saw a great need for a US-led military intervention in Iraq that would go beyond weapons supplies, advisers and airstrikes, and would hopefully include other people’s ... More >>

NZ’s UN Security Council bid hangs by a nuclear thread

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 4:10 pm | Bob Rigg

New Zealand’s UN Security Council bid hangs by a nuclear thread By Bob Rigg 27 August, 2014 More >>

Ebola: between public health and private profit

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 3:50 pm | Bob Rigg

Known to the international community since 1976, why has the world dragged its feet for decades to find a vaccine for ebola–and where has the money gone for public health research? More >>

US ineptitude leaves chemical weapon option for ISIS in Iraq

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 4:05 pm | Bob Rigg

After the 1990-1991 Gulf War inspectors with a UN mandate located and destroyed large quantities of chemical weapons on Iraqi territory. But the US and the UK kept on insisting that Iraq was still concealing nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons ... More >>

Disunited nations undercut flotilla enquiry

Monday, 6 September 2010, 1:29 pm | Bob Rigg

In the dawn of 31 May 2010 Israeli soldiers rappelled down onto the deck of a former Istanbul passenger ferry called the Mavi Marmara, one of a small international flotilla aiming to penetrate the Israeli naval blockade of the Gaza strip. The flotilla had ... More >>

 

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