NAM summit: 'Nations and Notions / Iran's diplomatic triumph' [News Analysis © PressTV]
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Stephen Landman, Omar Nashabi and Paul Craig Roberts.
The Non Aligned Movement consists of some 120 members and 17 observer members. Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, in 1979 defined the purpose of the Non Aligned Movement as "the national independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and security of non-aligned countries" in their "struggle against imperialism colonialism, neo-colonialism, racism and all forms of foreign aggression." Lots of revolutionary ideas but how close is NAM to this vision will be looked at on this News Analysis. We will also take a look at the original purpose of this organization and what has or has not been accomplished by it since its inception in 1961.