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Turkish Snap Elections Set for June as Erdogan Looks to Secure Power

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish snap elections have been agreed to by President Recep Erdogan and his coalition partners as he seeks to make his final move to secure the new executive powers recently awarded his office.. Turkish President Recep Erdogan announced Wednesday that Presidential and Parliamentary elections originally slated for 2019 will now be moved to June […]

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As US-Turkey Relations Simmer, Reza Zarrab’s Strange Case Adds Fuel to the Fire

Ankara (MPN) – The intriguing case of Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab triggered massive waves in Turkey’s domestic politics, waves so large they are being felt in the United States. There is currently a case making its way through the U.S. federal courts that is playing a significant role in increasing tension between Washington and Ankara. Federal prosecutors […]

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Trump Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’ After Illegally Bombing Syria

Washington (GPA) – US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to declare mission accomplished in after bombing Syria over spurious chemical weapons claims. Following days of heightening tensions as a result of numerous threats from Trump, primarily via Twitter, the US President finally issued details of a joint US, UK, and French attack on Syria. Trump announced these […]

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Turkey S-400 Delivery Moved up Despite Possible US Sanctions

Ankara (GPA) – Turkey has moved the delivery date for the Russian missile systems forward, despite concerns that the purchase could violate US sanctions. The delivery of the Russian-made air-defense system was originally scheduled for the first quarter of 2020 but has now been moved up to July of 2019. The deal signed in December of last year marks […]

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Trade War: China puts Retaliatory Tariffs on US Products

Beijing (GPA) – The new tariffs are a sign that China is prepared for Trump’s trade war despite not wanting it. In the weeks following several changes in US trade policy aimed at China such as new tariffs on steel imports (which only affect .01% of China’s GDP) and an attack on solar panels (a market where […]

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Turkey Only a Few Mistakes Away from Confrontation with NATO Allies

Ankara (GPA) –  With Turkish threats to move on US positions near Manbij and France contemplating deploying more soldiers to aid Kurdish forces in Northern Syria, there is a growing likelihood Turkey may end up confronting one or both NATO allies. The situation on the ground in Syria may always be changing rapidly but this week has been […]

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Turkey Breaks with NATO, Refuses to Expel Russians

Ankara (GPA) – Turkey has broken with their NATO allies and decided not to expel Russian diplomats at the behest of the UK. Following the alleged March 4th Russian poisoning of Sergei Skripal, an ex-double agent in the UK, several European countries and the US have begun ejecting Russian diplomats from their countries. With both […]

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Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un Meet in Beijing

Beijing (GPA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with Kim Jong Un in a surprise meeting that took place in Beijing yesterday. In his first trip abroad Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) paid a surprise visit to Beijing in preparation for upcoming negotiations with South Korea and the […]

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The Bloody History of John Bolton: A Legacy of War

Washington (GPA) – Infamous war-hawk John Bolton has been tapped to be the next National Security Adviser for the Trump Regime. Here’s why the world should worry. US President Donald Trump announced last week that he’d be replacing his National Security Adviser, General H.R. McMaster – a hawk; but a pragmatic hawk – with notorious bloodthirsty lunatic, John Bolton. Bolton […]

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Exonerating the Empire in Venezuela

Caracas (FAIR) – The United States has for years undermined the Venezuelan economy with economic sanctions, but US media coverage of Venezuela’s financial crisis has gone out of its way to obscure this. The intent of the sanctions is clear: to inflict maximum pain on Venezuela so as to encourage the people of the country to overthrow the […]

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