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The ‘Human Rights’ War on Syria

Damascus (AHT) – The perfidious role of ‘human rights’ organizations in the war on Syria has been exposed again with the Amnesty International report on Syria for 2017/18, followed by an equally tendentious article in the Melbourne ‘Age’ newspaper by Claire Mallinson, Amnesty’s national director for Australia. In the name of human rights, these organizations […]

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US-Saudi Terror Attacks in Yemen Continue Targeting Homes, Farms Killing 15+

Sana’a (GPA) – The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen carried out several terror attacks on civilian areas this weekend. Airstrikes continued targeting homes and farms killing several including women and children. U.S.-supported warplanes launched a series of air raids in Taiz province on Sunday. These bombs struck a home killing an entire family of 12 — […]

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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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Israel Executed Civilians, Vows to Do It Again, and The World Still Bows

Gaza (AHT) – “Defense” Minister of the Israeli regime, Avigdor Lieberman, has just announced that Israel’s policy of targeting and executing Palestinian protesters will not change. Last Friday (30th March), one hundred Israeli snipers were ordered by the military, to set up camp along the Gaza border, awaiting the emergence of what became 30,000+ peaceful […]

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A Disturbing War Crime: Saudi Coalition Bombs Yemen Refugee Camp Killing Many Children

Sana’a (GPA) – The Saudi coalition carried out a particularly disturbing terror attack this week: targeting a Yemen refugee camp with airstrikes. Geopolitics Alert does not typically post photos of Yemeni airstrike victims out of respect. This time, however, we feel readers need to see the heinous activities their governments support. (Provided readers live in most Western countries.) Warplanes […]

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The Dangerous Combination of Bolton and Boris

London (SCF) – There are currently several characters of a clownish tendency on the stage of international affairs, with others waiting in the wings for an opportunity to prance forward and perform their antics. The most recent addition to the Western cast is the new National Security Adviser to President Trump, John Bolton, who isn’t so much a […]

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Trade War: China puts Retaliatory Tariffs on US Products

Beijing (GPA) – The new tariffs are a sign that China is prepared for Trump’s trade war despite not wanting it. In the weeks following several changes in US trade policy aimed at China such as new tariffs on steel imports (which only affect .01% of China’s GDP) and an attack on solar panels (a market where […]

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Turkey Only a Few Mistakes Away from Confrontation with NATO Allies

Ankara (GPA) –  With Turkish threats to move on US positions near Manbij and France contemplating deploying more soldiers to aid Kurdish forces in Northern Syria, there is a growing likelihood Turkey may end up confronting one or both NATO allies. The situation on the ground in Syria may always be changing rapidly but this week has been […]

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US Blocks UN Statement for Investigation into Israeli Use of Live Fire in Gaza

Al-Quds (GPA) – Israeli forces responded to several thousand Palestinian protestors in Gaza with live fire this weekend: killing 17 and injuring over 1,400. The United Nations and European Union urged a “transparent and independent” investigation into Israel’s Gaza massacre. The United States has already blocked a UN statement on the matter. About 30,000 Palestinians […]

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US Drone Strikes Target House in Libya With Alleged al-Qaeda Militants

ISIS IN ACTION There were no ISIS-related developments reported this week. WESTERN RESPONSE On 24 March, the US military undertook drone strikes targeting a house near Ubari, allegedly killing two militants that belonged to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) according to a spokeswoman for U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). Contradicting the US statement, local Libyan […]

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