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The Tribunal deplores the failure of international institutions to punish the State of Israel for its crimes and its total lack of respect of International Law and the institutions of the United Nations.
The White House was tight-lipped about Iran's almost immediate retaliatory missile attack on two US bases in Iraq. That story is unwinding to indicate something very different, with various media reporting multiple casualties, and statements from US Central Command contradicting Trump's statements.
The first period was characterized by US military intervention in Europe, the second by a concern to confine the Communist bloc and to prevent the emergence of pro-communist regimes elsewhere in the world, and the third, focused on gaining control over the former Soviet republics and the oil-rich Middle East.
China is ringed by at least 400 of these bases stretching from northern Australia, up through the Pacific, across eastern and central Asia. This encirclement of China involving warships, submarines and bombers, was implemented by president Obama following his announcement in late 2011 of a “pivot” towards Asia.