Asia South China Sea

US Sails Warship Through Contested Area of South China Sea

(GPA) Washington – Today the pentagon announced they have sailed past a set of islands claimed by China in the latest “freedom of navigation” drill since July. The destroyer USS Decatur passed near the Paracel Islands which the Chinese government claims as Chinese territory. This is the fourth “freedom of navigation” operation through the contested […]

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Amid Claims of Manipulating Election, Russia Offers to Monitor US Election

(GPA) – After weeks of Hillary Clinton accusing Russia of interfering in US elections; Russia has offered to send election monitors to polling places to safeguard from fraud. After several releases of tens of thousands of leaked emails, Hillary Clinton will not stop trying to put the focus on who the source of the emails […]

Middle East Palestine

Netanyahu Warns Settlers to be on Best Behavior Until After US Election

(GPA) Israel – After condemnation by the United States earlier this month, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned settlers to be on their best behavior until after the election of the next US president. During a meeting with activists from Likud (Netanyahu’s right wing political party) that included settlers from Ofra (an illegal settlement […]

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Study Estimates Cost Of The Iraq War Around Five Trillion Dollars

(GPA) – This week, researchers at Brown University published the results of a study that calculated just how much the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan had cost the country since 2001. The researchers estimate the price of US intervention and the war on terror to currently be around $3.7 trillion. The researchers factored […]

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Russia Intercepts US “Routine Observation” Mission in Black Sea

(GPA) Black Sea – U.S. officials are outraged again after another military operation in the Black Sea has been intercepted by Russian jets. This follows the interception and buzzing of the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea in April. This time a US Navy P-8 Poseidon was flying a “routine operation” in international airspace over […]