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The 5 Biggest Lies in Trump’s Speech to Congress

Washington DC (teleSUR) While some suggested that Trump’s speech was more “optimistic” than usual, the U.S. president stayed true to his fear mongering “alternative facts.” While many pundits suggested that U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday was an attempt to change the “tone” of the opening months of […]

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Downplaying US Contribution to Potential Yemen Famine

Sana’a, Yemen (FAIR) For almost two years, the United States has backed—with weapons, logistics and political support—a Saudi-led war in Yemen that has left over 10,000 dead, 40,000 wounded, 2.5 million internally displaced, 2.2 million children suffering from malnutrition and over 90 percent of civilians in need of humanitarian aid. A recent UN report on […]

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Top US Commander in Middle East: More Troops Needed in Syria

Jordan (GPA) – The top US commander for operations in the Middle East has apparently told reporters that more American troops may be needed in Syria for “maintaining momentum” in the fight against the Islamic State. General Joseph L. Votel, head of CENTCOM, and therefore head of all active US military operations has said that […]

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Geopolitics Alert Podcast: US-Russia Relations Under Trump & What That Means for the Mid East

In this episode of Geopolitics Alert, Jim and Randi discuss how US-Russia relations under Trump will be pretty much just more of the same thing. What does this mean for NATO and Ukraine? Will Syria finally see peace? All of our work unless otherwise noted is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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New Military Alliance to Be Formed in Middle East

Combining available information to get the whole picture, one can see the situation in the Middle East changing drastically, especially as the US strategy is reviewed and new alliances are formed. The Trump administration is in talks with Middle East allies about forming a military alliance that would share intelligence with Israel to help counter […]

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Trump Strategy for Improving Russian Relations? Be Harder on Them

Washington (GPA) – While the mainstream media perpetuates the frenzied myth of Donald Trump being a puppet of the Kremlin, Trump himself says previous administrations were ‘too soft’ on Russia. Following the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for communicating with the Russian ambassador to the US prior to Trump’s inauguration, it now seems […]

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Russia Allegedly Violates Treaty With US by Deploying New Cruise Missiles

Washington D.C. (GPA) – Russia has allegedly finished the development of a new class of cruise missiles and deployed them in what may be a violation of a landmark arms control agreement between the Soviet Union and the US. The missiles had already been considered as a violation of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) […]

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NATO Provokes Russia in Black Sea Before Defense Ministers’ Meeting

Black Sea – (SCF) Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered snap drills to be held by the Aerospace Forces and other branches to evaluate its preparedness against potential aggression. The exercise started on February 7. Some Western media have accused Moscow of preparing to start an aggression. In reality, the action is taken in response to NATO […]

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Trump Pledges to Uphold ‘One China’ Policy After Call With Xi

Washington D.C. (GPA) – In a reversal of his previous statements, Donald Trump has reversed his thinking on ending the ‘One China’ after a call with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Trump may be evolving on the plausibility of one of his largest campaign promises, the idea of ‘getting tough’ with China. It seems that there […]

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Ayatollah Strikes Back at Trump and Slams US Foreign Policy

Tehran – (GPA) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took to Donald Trump’s preferred communication platform today to express disdain for Trump and years of US foreign policy. Two hours prior to Khamenei’s tweets, Donald Trump called Iran “#1 in terror” and criticized Obama for going through with the nuclear deal. Anyone paying attention to the wars in the Middle […]

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