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As Wall Street Sinks Global Markets, China’s Policies Build Independence & Immunity

Beijing (MPN) – China has been faced with — and continued to grow throughout — a previous U.S.-triggered global recession just under a decade ago. While the current condition of the markets is nothing like the end of 2008, there is still the same fear in the West that China is somehow on the brink of catastrophe. The […]

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Lavrov: US Plan is to Control and Occupy Syria

Moscow (GPA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned of the United States’ dangerous position with the Kurds and Washington’s plan to occupy Syria. Lavrov’s exact words on Tuesday were that the US is acting in “dangerous way” in Syria as indicated by their likely “course to create a quasi-state.” Lavrov was, of course, referring to the […]

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PyeongChang Olympics Show Benefits of Diplomacy Without the US

Seoul (GPA) – The PyeongChang Olympics have highlighted how effective international diplomacy can be sans the United States. From the moment the opening ceremonies of the PyeongChang Olympics in South Korea began, the United Korean Olympic Team showed the world what real substantive diplomacy between two nations without US interference can accomplish. To quickly recap: This team was […]

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Op-Ed: Syria Downs Israeli Jet, Signals Damascus is Done With Illegal Intervention

Damascus (GPA) – The war on  Syria has entered a new phase today after Syrian forces downed an Israeli jet conducting illegal airstrikes. After today’s downing of an F-16 flying deep in Syrian airspace, Tel Aviv has responded with a with a wave of further bombings inside Syria. This whole situation has unfolded in a matter of hours and […]

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China Wins Big as Trump and US Abdicate Global Leadership

Beijing (MPN) – Over the past year, much of the media in the U.S. has functioned as a nonstop rumor mill, producing a host of conspiracies centered around Donald Trump allegedly doing the bidding of Moscow. While Russia may have slightly better luck working with the U.S. under the Trump administration, that relationship has yet to pay off […]

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Israel Alarmed by Growing Ukrainian Antisemitism

Kiev (GPA) – Israel is apparently surprised by the findings of the new report showing an uptick in Ukrainian antisemitism. This year’s report on global incidents of anti-Semitic hate-crimes by the Ministry for Diaspora Affairs (MDA) has singled out Ukraine as an odd case in Eastern Europe. Ukrainian Anti-Semitism Worst In Post-Soviet Europe According to […]

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The MEK: From Revolutionary Group to Imperialist Asset

Tehran (MPN) – With the recent protests across Iran, some people are, for the first time, being exposed to a fringe group of Iranian exiles known as the Mujahideen-e-Khalq, or MEK, and their political front group, The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). While audiences of Western media may be seeing the group, they aren’t actually […]

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“Operation Olive Branch” Continues as Turkish Troops Enter Syria

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish troops began crossing the border near Afrin on Sunday as a part of a campaign deemed “Operation Olive Branch.” After over a week of cross-border shelling by Turkish artillery and then a flurry of airstrikes that allegedly took out 153 Kurdish targets, Turkey has finally begun sending ground troops across the Syrian border into […]