U.S. National security advisor condoleezza rice calls on europeans to fight iran and north korea and to stand shoulder to shoulder with the u.S
Condoleezza rice, the white house security adviser, in a speech at the international institute for strategic studies in london, urged europeans to finally get behind the u.S. In the case of north korea and iran to rid the world of weapons of mass destruction – when they are in the hands of the wrong people. Like before the iraq war, she threatened the us to go it alone if the europeans did not, not ruling out military action. With a clear hint to france, it embodied the idea of a multipolar world order: unity is required.
Rice was allowed to be a "vanguard" the u.S. Government with its speech not only wants to test the reaction of europeans, but also to warn north korea, iran and other possible rogue states that, as in the case of iraq, if necessary militarily and even alone, the security interests of the u.S. Will be enforced. Europeans should hold back, american power "keep in check", but prefer to act decisively with the u.S. Against threats to global security.
Prosecutor’s office and police have searched for volkswagen and the car supplier continental today on wednesday, various locations. This is associated with investigations with the shut-off systems used by volkswagen in the exhaust gas purification of a diesel engine, shared the car supplier in hannover. Volkswagen also confirmed the raid.
Continantal cooperates with the resist
According to continental, the investigators were presented in hanover, frankfurt and regensburg. The company work "full circumferential with the agents" together. Continental does not take care of the stand of the procedure.
However, continental crafted his position from fruheren exams: "we have not delivered any of our customers software for the purpose of manipulating output values." rather, the "in the relevant period of valid exhaust gas limits".
British military lab claims to have identified only nerve agent, british government points to broader basis, russia demands apology
The finding of the military laboratory in porton down is an embarrassment for the british government, especially before the opcw meeting. But the same is true for the other countries, such as germany, whose governments, based on mere allegations by theresa may, have not made their "unrestricted solidarity" had declared. The british government had initially spoken of high probability that russia was behind the poison attack on double agent skripal and his daughter. Then this was claimed as a certainty.
The basis was simply that the military laboratory interpreted the found samples as novichok, a group of very dangerous chemical warfare agents, which are said to have been first developed in russia. The government claimed that only russia had developed them, arguing only on supposedly plausible cui bono grounds that one may or may not follow. The main argument, after all, as a government handout indicates, was this: "without a shadow of a doubt, russia is responsible for us. No country but russia has the combined capacity, intent and motive. There is no plausible alternative explanation."