US empire
Americas North America United States

US Sanctions Symptomatic of a Failing Empire

Washington D.C. (NEO) – On 26 July 2017 the US Congress overwhelmingly approved a Bill providing for fresh sanctions against North Korea, Russia and Iran. The passage of this Bill, and its level of support in the US Congress is instructive on a number of levels. The first point is that the US, or more accurately […]

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Americas Europe North America Ukraine United States

Julian Assange Asks Why US Said Nothing When Obama Backed Ukrainian Neo-Nazis

Kiev (DRN) – Julian Assange sees the bigger picture behind Americans hypocrisy and double-standards. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has sent a series of highly apposite Tweets regarding the recent right wing versus left wing protests in Charlottesville that have resulting in one death and multiple injuries. The new face of America is eerily familiar. — […]

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Ukraine United States

Ukraine Hosts US Military to Be Permanently Stationed on Its Soil

Kiev (SCF) – United States Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Seabees (C.B. – construction battalion), of the Naval Construction Force held a groundbreaking ceremony for a maritime operations center on Ochakov Naval Base, Ukraine, July 25. According to the, the official website of the US Navy, the maritime operations center is one of three projects that are currently […]

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Saudi State TV Justifies Shooting Down of Qatari Airliners

Doha (MEE) – Al-Arabiya video shows missile attack on Qatar Airways jet, claiming ‘international law’ allows destruction of flights violating airspace. A Saudi state TV channel has produced a video showing the potential consequences of a Qatari passenger jet entering Riyadh’s airspace – being shot out of the sky. In a short animation published on Al-Arabiya TV a […]

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Middle East Saudi Arabia

WikiLeaks: Riyadh Flirts with Tel Aviv through Normalization

Riyadh (MEMO) – A “highly classified” press release by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which was published by WikiLeaks, reveals the level of rapprochement between Riyadh and Tel Aviv. Saudi Arabia initiated discussions on the issue of normalization with Israel and the 2002 Saudi peace initiative that was adopted by the Arab League at […]

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Albania Americas Iran Middle East North America United States

US Senators, Head of Anti-Iran MKO Terror Group Meet in Albania

Tirana (TNA) – A senior delegation of US senators held a meeting with the head of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), Maryam Rajavi, in the Albanian capital, Tirana. The delegation, Senators Roy Blunt, Vice President of the Republican Conference, and member of the Appropriation, Select Intelligence, Rules and Administration, and Commerce, Science, and Transportation […]

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Americas North America South America United States Venezuela

Venezuela Seeks Dialogue with US, But Ready to Defend Itself

Caracas (GPA) – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza told McClenny that come dialogue or aggression, Venezuela will “defend our country.” The Venezuelan government, having proceeded with its National Constituent Assembly to peacefully resolve months of political unrest, reiterated its position to maintain a healthy dialogue with the United States based on international law, mutual respect, […]

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Middle East Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: 14 Shia at Risk of Imminent Execution

Riyadh (HRW) – Saudi Arabia Executions Increase Since Leadership Change Fourteen members of the Saudi Shia community are at imminent risk of execution after Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court in mid-July 2017 upheld their death sentences from an unfair trial for protest-related crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. Courts convicted the 14 based on confessions they had repudiated […]

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Africa Kenya

Observers Give Kenya Vote Thumbs Up amid Protests and Violent Crackdown

Nairobi (TNA) – International observers on Thursday praised the handling of Kenya’s presidential election, with the European Union mission saying it had seen no sign of manipulation despite opposition complaints and scattered protests. Police fired tear gas at rock-throwing opposition supporters in one Nairobi neighborhood, residents said, but most of the capital and the rest of […]