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Trump ‘Presidential’ Again—for Ramping Up War in Afghanistan

Washington (FAIR) – Donald Trump is finally “presidential” again, pundits insist, now that he is ratcheting up another US war. In a speech on August 21, the far-right US president did an about-face, announcing a surge in the 16th year of the war in Afghanistan, which he had previously harshly condemned. Trump did not reveal many specifics, but […]

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10 Civilians Including Children Killed by Somali, US Troops

Mogadishu (TeleSUR) – According to witnesses and a local governor, 10 farmers and three children under 10 years old were shot and killed by Somali and US forces. Ten Somalis, among them three children aged eight to ten, were shot and killed “one by one” in a raid on a farm by Somali and United States forces in […]

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What Reports Of Drug Use Could Mean For US Special Forces

Washington DC, (TFC)— Overseas, Trump’s administration has conjured looming clouds of unease over US military operations. As tensions mount with Russia and North Korea, US Special Operations pepper earth with raids, airstrikes, and disappearances. Increases in the frequency and intensity of their operations, however, reap reports of rampant drug abuse among operatives. As the days go […]

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UN Urges US-Led Coalition to Rein in Airstrikes in Syria’s Raqqa

Raqqa (TNA) – The United Nations called on Thursday for a humanitarian pause to allow an estimated 20,000 trapped civilians to escape the Syrian city of Raqqa, and urged the US-led coalition to rein in air strikes that have caused civilian casualties. “Boats on the Euphrates must not be attacked, people who come out cannot risk […]

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U.S.-Backed Terrorists Strike Hotel in Yemen Killing or Injuring Nearly 100

Sana’a (GPA) – The U.S.-backed coalition continued carrying out their terrorism against Yemen last night when warplanes targeted a hotel near Sana’a. Rescue teams are currently still digging through the rubble. So far at least 71 have lost their lives, with an additional 13 injured. According to Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees, the attack was […]

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North Korea Won’t Negotiate Nuclear Deal With ‘Hostile’ US

Pyongyang (TLS) – Pyongyang said “as long as the hostile U.S. policy and nuclear threat remains unchallenged,” it won’t eliminate its nuclear deterrent arsenal. North Korea, or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, DPRK, will not take its self-defensive nuclear deterrent arsenal to the negotiating table, a Pyongyang envoy has said. “The measures taken by the […]

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Afghan War: Trump Pledges 4k Troops, Taliban Promises Strong Reaction

Washington (GPA) – The Afghan war is now old enough to drive in the US and shows no signs of being over. After several years of criticism leveled at the US war in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump has finally announced a decision for the country’s future on Monday night. The new plan is Trump’s first […]

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US Fires First Salvo of Upcoming Trade War with China

Washington (SCF) – While the North Korean nuclear program and its missile tests capture the world public attention, another war is about to spark. On August 14, US President Trump launched the first salvo by authorizing an inquiry into Beijing’s alleged theft of intellectual property under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. This is the first […]

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For Media, Driving Into a Crowd of Protesters Is a ‘Clash’

New York (FAIR) – The Washington Post, Boston Globe, AOL News, The Hill, BBC and Sky News UK all chose to frame the ramming of a car into anti-fascist protesters as “clashes.” The BBC’s breaking news tweet, “One dead amid clashes between US white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville,” is an extremely odd way to describe a person driving a car into a crowd of anti-fascist […]

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Mike Pence Panama Trip Cut Short After Seeking to Isolate Venezuela

Panama City (TeleSUR) – Colombia, Argentina, and Chile told Pence they wouldn’t support U.S. military intervention against Venezuela during his Latin American tour. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has cut short his trip to Panama, the final visit of his diplomatic tour across Latin America, after attempting to seek regional support on action against Venezuela. The White House claimed he […]

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