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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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Western Powers Escalate the Syrian War

Damascus (WW) – At the end of 2017, millions around the world celebrated the near defeat of Daesh (ISIS/ISIL/IS) by the Syrian Arab Army and its allies as heralding the end of the genocidal U.S.-led war against Syria. It certainly was a turning point in the war, but many feared that the imperialist powers and their allies couldn’t […]

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Dutch Lies Over Putin’s ‘Aggression’ Expose NATO War Agenda

Amsterdam (SCF) – Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte was this week forced to bear a parliamentary vote of no confidence after his foreign minister finally came clean over a dangerous lie he has been telling for two years concerning Russian President Vladimir Putin. Halbe Zijlstra quit in shame on Monday as the country’s foreign minister after admitting that a story […]

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Afghan Civilians Keep Paying the Price for the “War on Terror”

Kabul (AHT) – One of the stated objectives of coalition forces led by the U.S. to invade Afghanistan in 2001 was to overthrow the Taliban from power and help Afghans form a democratic and relatively stable government. The main objective of getting rid of the extremist group – the Taliban, was to defeat terrorism spearheaded […]

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Op-Ed: Operation Olive Branch: Latest Evolution of US Designs for Syria

Ankara (GPA) – On January 19th, while shelling Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)-occupied Afrin district, Turkey announced the beginning of Operation Olive Branch. The ironically named operation is an open-ended aggression on Syrian territory with broad aims to take land from the US-backed SDF. Turkey claims the SDF, and their leading Kurdish force the YPG, pose […]

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Erdogan: Won’t Extradite Terrorists to US Until Gulen is Returned

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish President Recep Erdogan has said he will no longer extradite terrorists to the US until the exiled cleric is returned. Erdogan announced his new policy yesterday at a meeting of local administrative officials at the presidential palace in Ankara. The move is meant to step up the pressure for the US to return ex-Erdogan […]

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What’s Driving Turkey’s Recent Emergence as a Middle East Power?

Ankara (MPN) – Many observers believed Erdogan wouldn’t be able to maintain his authoritarian political machine as well as maintain this economic growth, but the foreign policy of Turkey has countered these projections, leading Ankara to expand opportunities by partnering with everyone from Iran to the U.K. Over the last decade or so, the West […]

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NATO Rolls Out Offensive Cyberweapons

Washington (NEO) – NATO members including the US, UK, Germany, Norway, Spain, Denmark and the Netherlands have begun taking public steps in defining guidelines regarding the deployment of offensive cyberweapons. Reuters in its article, “NATO mulls ‘offensive defense’ with cyber warfare rules,” would state: A group of NATO allies are considering a more muscular response to state-sponsored computer […]

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Trump Snubs Russia Approving Arms Sales for Ukraine

Washington (GPA) – In a move likely to further erode US-Russian relations, the Trump regime has approved weapons sales to Ukraine. While Trump apologists spent last week pretending the US President was finally making good on his promise “to improve relations with Russia” by helping foil a terror attack, behind the scenes a much more […]

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What Did Washington Achieve in its Six Year War on Syria?

Washington (RPI) – Now that the defeat of ISIS in Syria appears imminent, with the Syrian army clearing out some of the last ISIS strongholds in the east, Washington’s interventionists are searching for new excuses to maintain the illegal US military presence in the country. Their original rationale for intervention has long been exposed as another lie. Remember […]

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