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Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe on Monday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the NATO military alliance’s representatives to the Nazi SS.
In a tortuous column published in Cuban state media, the father of the island’s communist revolution also attacked US Senator John McCain over United States policy in the Middle East, calling him “Israel’s most unconditional ally.”
“The world has seen no respite in recent years, particularly since the European Economic Community, under the strict and unconditional leadership of the United States, decided the time had come to settle scores with what was left of two great nations (Russia and China) that… had carried out the heroic deed of putting an end to the imperialist colonial order imposed on the world by Europe and the United States,” said the 88-year-old leader.
He accused the West of “cynicism” and said the trait had become “a symbol of imperialist policy.”
He singled out McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential candidate, saying he had supported Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency and “participated together with that service in the creation of the Islamic State, which today controls a considerable and vital portion of Iraq and reportedly one-third of Syria as well.”
Turning to NATO, Castro said the alliance’s representatives were reminiscent of Nazi Germany’s feared SS.
“Many people are astonished when they hear the statements made by some European spokesmen for NATO when they speak with the style and face of the Nazi SS,” he said.
“Adolf Hitler’s greed-based empire went down in history with no more glory than the encouragement provided to NATO’s aggressive and bourgeois governments, which makes them the laughing stock of Europe and the world.”
Castro handed power to his younger brother Raul in 2006 amid a health crisis, and has since devoted his time to writing books and articles and receiving foreign dignitaries.
Russia has “effectively severed its partnership” with Europe and wants to establish a new order, German President Joachim Gauck said Monday.
“We want partnership and good neighbourly relations (with Russia)” but on the condition that Moscow changes its policies and that there is a “return to respect for the rights of nations”, Gauck said at a ceremony in Gdansk to mark the 75th anniversary of Germany’s invasion of Poland that set off World War II.
Evoking the “miracle” of post-war reconciliation between Germans and Poles, Gauck said he was disappointed with the turn of events in Russia.
“We believed and wanted to believe that Russia too, the country of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, could be part of Europe.”
“It was a shock when we were confronted with a new conflict on Europe’s borders.
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Through late July of last year, small teams of “young individuals” combed through neighborhoods in Austin knocking on doors, according to the alert. When someone answered, the canvassers explained they worked for a fundraising group that helps students master public speaking.
As part of their training—the teams explained—they needed to learn about the professions of the people they spoke with.
The canvassers were then awarded points based on the job of the person they talked to.