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Drain The Swamp? New Trump Appointee Is A Saudi Lobbyist

Washington D.C. (TFC)  – The Center For Public Integrity reported late last week that new Trump appointee, Richard Hohlt, is a current registered agent of the government of Saudi Arabia. According to Department of Justice documents uncovered in the Center’s report, the Saudi Arabian Embassy paid Holt over $430,000 between January and April of 2017. (Further payments […]

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Putin: US Routinely Meddles in Russian and Other Nations’ Elections

Moscow (SCF) – In a Showtime interview of Russian President Vladimir Putin by American film-maker Oliver Stone, which started airing on June 12th, Putin called «lies» many of the allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies, to the effect that he or his government attempted to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. He also accused the U.S. government of having actually done not only […]

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Trump continues a self-destructive U.S. policy in Syria

Washington (AMN) – On June 18, 2017, the Trump administration made a grave mistake in downing a Syrian jet south of Tabqah, which follows a string of similar events in the months prior. Faced with the decision of having to vacate Syria and abandon the garrison stationed in al-Tanf near the Jordanian border, staying in al-Tanf despite waning strategic value, or […]

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Trump to Reverse Cuba Policy, Reinstate ‘Regime Change’ Goals

Washington D.C. (teleSUR) – Trump plans to announce the policy change at a Miami theater named after Manuel Artime, a Cuban exile leader of the CIA-backed Bay of Pigs invasion. U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to fulfill his campaign promise to curtail the Obama Administration’s 2014 re-engagement deal with Havana, tightening pressure on Cuba and dashing the hopes […]

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Venezuela Opposition Leader Tries to Foment Military Uprising

Caracas (teleSUR) – As violent right-wing protests continue in Venezuela, jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez openly called for a military rebellion. Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has openly called on the military to rebel, continuing a longstanding trend of right-wing coup mongering in the South American country aimed at forcing the government of President Nicolas […]

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Forget Discussions About Peace and Stability — Washington’s Policy in the South China Sea Is Confrontational

Beijing (SCF) – The American guided missile destroyer USS Dewey was reported as having carried out a ‘freedom of navigation operation’ or FONOP in the South China Sea on May 24. According to the US Naval Institute the undertaking involved manoeuvres «within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef for about 90 minutes zig-zagging in the water near the installation. At […]

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Shifting the Blame: How US Made Iran Responsible for 9/11

New York (SCF) – The official U.S. government line is that Iran is the main country responsible for the 9/11 attacks in America. On 9 March 2016, a U.S. civil court ruled that Iran must pay to some victims of the 9/11 attacks $10.5 billion in fines, and the Obama Administration had no comment, so the U.S. press ignored the […]

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US Media’s Silence on Latest Missile Test by North Korea Shows There’s Nothing They Can Do

Pyongyang (GPA) – The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) tested another ballistic missile over the weekend and the reception among US media and government has been predictably quiet. The missile test occurs at the same time the US is preparing to carry out a missile intercept drill off the coast of California. The US exercise seems […]

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Resistance & Liberation Day: An Uplifting Follow-Up to Trump’s Tour

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanon’s Resistance and Liberation Day celebration is a powerful and optimistic follow-up to Trump’s dystopian visit to Riyadh and Israel last week. Resistance and Liberation Day takes place on May 25th. It celebrates Lebanon’s victory in 2000 when Israel was forced out of South Lebanon by Hezbollah forces. Which ultimately ended the South […]