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Instead of Speculating on Trump’s Future War Crimes, Let’s Look at Obama’s

(GPA) Washington – In the final year of President, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama’s term in office, the US dropped a record number of bombs in seven different countries. While the US has been obsessing over what kind of war criminal incoming President Donald Trump will be, the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) […]

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Middle East Syria

IS Destroys Natural Gas Facility, Leaves Millions of Syrians Without Heat

(GPA) Damascus – The Islamic State released video of militants detonating bombs inside a crucial Hayyan gas facility over the weekend, effectively leaving millions of Syrians without heat for the winter. The gas facility was located in the eastern countryside of the Homs governorate, northeast of Damascus. The video released Sunday, showed IS militants wiring […]

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Top 5 News Stories This Week

(GPA) Detroit – While the US media has spent all week panicking about alleged ‘Russian hacking,’ there have been multiple major stories that they’ve missed. As we come to another week’s end, here are some key news stories that broke this week.   Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on Russian Hacking Yesterday the US senate […]

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Key Takeaways From the Senate Hearing on ‘Russian Hacking’

(GPA) Washington D.C. – Today the Senate Armed Services Committee hosted hearings on the accusations of Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election. While no concrete conclusions were reached, a lot of accusations were thrown around. Most noticeable from this morning’s hearings the major differences between president-elect Donald Trump and other members of the Republican […]

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After First Indian ICBM Test, China Pledges Help for Pakistan

(GPA) Beijing – Following India’s first test of their first inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Agni-V, China has pledged more support to Pakistan in building their own nuclear deterrents. An op-ed was published yesterday in the Global Times, an English-language, Chinese publication aligned with the communist party of China that warns India to “cool it’s […]

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Book Review: The Syrian Jihad

(GPA) – The ongoing conflict in Syria can be extremely confusing and many find it nearly impossible to identify all the actors involved on the ground. If you find yourself in this group, The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, The Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency by Charles R. Lister is a good place to […]

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Iraqi VP: Saudis Responsible for Terrorism, Iran is True Ally

(GPA) Tehran – In a recent meeting with Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to the Iranian ayatollah, Iraqi Vice President and former Prime Minister Nouri al-Malaki thanked Iran for their assistance in fighting jihadists and criticized the Gulf States for colluding with these groups. Maliki praised the Islamic Republic of Iran during a visit […]