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Op-Ed: Weekend of Failure: Trump Regime Snubs Partners He Needs Most

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – In the days prior to North Korea’s first test of a hydrogen bomb, the Trump regime spent their time destroying relations with every nation that could potentially help return stability to Southeast Asia. This weekend, several agencies from the countries surrounding the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea), recorded unusual […]

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Talks on Syria to be Held in Astana on September 14-15

Astana (TNA) – Kazakhstan’s capital city of Astana will host another international meeting on the Syrian settlement on September 14-15, the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said on Friday. “The high-level international meeting is expected to review a number of documents regulating the activities of de-escalation control forces and continue efforts to agree […]

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Russian FM: Rebels Planning to Use Chemical Weapons in Daraa

Damascus (GPA) – Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova claims Syrian intelligence shows rebels preparing to use chemical weapons in southern Syria. Maria Zakharova issued a statement today at a Moscow press conference, saying rebels are preparing a chemical attack in residential areas of Daraa. According to her, Russian intelligence has found that the group […]

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New Senate Bill Targets Wikileaks, Russia, Independent Press, and First Amendment

Washington D.C. (MPN) – With the Russian meddling narrative serving as a pretext, the U.S. Senate, embracing the “Pompeo Doctrine,” is moving to stifle and criminalize WikiLeaks and, by extension, any such “dangerous,” transparency-providing entities that threaten to cast doubt upon Washington’s “official stories.” The Senate Intelligence Committee is pushing Congress to label WikiLeaks a “non-state […]

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Azerbaijan, Without Explanation, Drops Out of NATO Exercises

Baku (EAN) – When NATO military exercises kick off in Georgia next week, they will include troops from the United States, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, and Armenia. But they won’t include Azerbaijan, an unexpected, last-minute dropout. Azerbaijan also didn’t participate in another set of recently concluded NATO-affiliated drills in Romania, although in past years they had […]

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Vladimir Putin, at Wit’s End with Washington, Opts for Poker over Chess

Moscow (SCF) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a calculated bet that the embattled Trump administration will interpret his expulsion of hundreds of US diplomats from Russia as more of a friendly warning than an overtly hostile act. As US lawmakers on the weekend sent to President Trump’s desk a bill that would make […]

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Why Trump Must Sign the New Russia Sanctions Bill

Washington, D.C. (Duran) – The neo-con establishment has deprived the president of foreign policy authority, locking in sanctions by act of congress. Despite the White House’s apparent opposition, the US congress has passed a new sanctions package against Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Donald Trump seems destined to sign the legislation – and in fact, he has little […]

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Russia Expelling US Diplomats as Response to Latest Sanctions

Moscow (GPA) – Triggered by a new round of sanctions, Russia expelling US diplomats comes as the predictable – though long delayed – response to one of Obama’s last geopolitical moves. Following Congress’ passage of new sanctions targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea, Russia has responded by issuing an order to the US, and several other countries, […]