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Trump Regime Considers Supplying Weapons to Ukraine

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – After finalizing a deal to export US coal to Ukraine, it now seems the pentagon is also considering adding weapons to that order. Following a new round of sanctions on Russia passed by the US Congress, Trump is considering moves that will escalate tensions with Russia. If the sanctions weren’t causing […]

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What Mark Esper’s Nomination Tells Us About Trump’s Administration

Washington D.C. (AMN) – The revolving door between the private military sector and the public military sector gives a clear insight into the business-friendly practices of Trump’s defense strategy, which is more accurately a siphoning of public funds to wealthy business executives. The Trump administration has had a tough time filling key vacancies, notably in the defense […]

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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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Jeff Bezos Escapes Scrutiny From His Own Paper—and Its Rivals

Washington (FAIR) – The three most prominent US newspapers haven’t run a critical investigative piece on Jeff Bezos’ company Amazon in almost two years, a FAIR survey finds. A review of 190 articles from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Bezos-owned Washington Post over the past year paints a picture of almost uniformly uncritical–ofttimes boosterish–coverage. None of the articles were investigative exposes, […]

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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, […]

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US Congress: Israel First–First Amendment Second

Washington D.C. (DN) – Senators and Representatives in the US Congress are attempting to pass legislation which would criminalize the boycotting of Israel and also criminalize the advocacy of such boycotts. The legislation is clearly unconstitutional, yet this hasn’t stopped many in Congress from advocating for new restrictive laws. In March of 2017, bills were […]

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How Media Spread CIA’s Sectarian, Anti-Iran ‘Mideast Cold War’ Narrative

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – A new Vox video (7/17/17) is the latest addition to a media onslaught that propagates numerous misleading talking points to demonize Iran—just as the US government, under Donald Trump’s vehemently anti-Iran administration, is ratcheting up aggression against that country. The 10-minute film, titled “The Middle East’s Cold War, Explained,” is a textbook example […]

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US Ends CIA Program in Syria but Continues Preparations for Big War

Washington D.C. (SCF) – The news hits headlines. The Washington Post (WP) reports that President Trump has decided to discontinue the CIA program in Syria to covert program to arm and train «moderate» Syrian rebels battling the government of Bashar al-Assad, according to US officials. The CIA program in Syria was authorized by  Trump’s predecessor in 2013. […]

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Iran Rejects ‘Interfering’ White House Statement on Prisoners

Tehran (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed as “interfering and threatening” a statement made by the White House that has demanded the release of American convicts being held in Iran, stressing that Iran’s Judiciary is an independent body dealing with the violations of national security. “As usual, the White House’s comments are an example of interference in the […]

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Syria Requests US Compensation Over Destruction Wrought by War

Damascus (Duran) – America’s illegal presence in Syria and the loss of civilian life which has resulted from it, has led Syria to request compensation at the United Nations. The government of the Syrian Arab Republic has written to the United Nations demanding that the international body compensate Syria for its human and material loses which resulted from […]

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