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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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Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya

Brussels (FAIR) – Twenty-first-century slave markets. Human beings sold for a few hundred dollars. Massive protests throughout the world. The American and British media have awakened to the grim reality in Libya, where African refugees are for sale in open-air slave markets. Yet a crucial detail in this scandal has been downplayed or even ignored in many corporate […]

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Georgia: Trump Administration Boosting Military Aid

Tblisi (EAN) – The United States is stepping up its military aid to Georgia as Washington searches for new ways to encourage Georgians to continue on their pro-Western path in spite of ever-receding hopes of joining NATO. Starting next spring, US Army officers will train Georgian soldiers on defensive tactics. The new initiative, to be called the Georgia […]

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Erdogan Aide Suggests Turkey Should Reconsider NATO Membership

Ankara (GPA) – One of Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s top aides has said the country should consider leaving the Atlantic bloc. Late last week, Turkey withdrew forty of their troops from a NATO exercise in Norway. The withdrawal was the result of both Erdogan and the founder of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s names being listed […]

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Turkey Withdraws from Drill Over Insult, NATO Apologizes

Brussels (GPA) – The head of NATO has apologized to Turkey after “mistakenly” referring to Turks as enemies during a joint drill. NATO’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg has apologized today, following the withdrawal of 40 Turkish soldiers from military drills in Norway. Ankara ordered the troops to leave the exercises following the discovery by Turkey that their President, Recep […]

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Migrants Sold into Slavery in Libya for as Little as $400

Tripoli (TeleSUR) – The country, which formerly had the highest standard of living on the African continent, is now in ruins and housing a major slave market. An exclusive CNN report has brought Libya’s growing slave trade to light. As migrants fleeing war and terror or simply looking for greater economic opportunities, flow through the Libyan border to […]

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Turkey Faces Threats for Inking Landmark Arms Deal with Russia

Ankara (SCF) – The long awaited deal has taken place. A deposit has already been paid. Turkey has finally signed the $2.5bn (£1.9bn) contract with Russia to buy S-400 advanced missile defense system. With a range of 400 kilometers (248 miles), the system can shoot down up to 80 targets simultaneously, aiming two missiles at […]

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