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US Sanctions Symptomatic of a Failing Empire

Washington D.C. (NEO) – On 26 July 2017 the US Congress overwhelmingly approved a Bill providing for fresh sanctions against North Korea, Russia and Iran. The passage of this Bill, and its level of support in the US Congress is instructive on a number of levels. The first point is that the US, or more accurately […]

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Julian Assange Asks Why US Said Nothing When Obama Backed Ukrainian Neo-Nazis

Kiev (DRN) – Julian Assange sees the bigger picture behind Americans hypocrisy and double-standards. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has sent a series of highly apposite Tweets regarding the recent right wing versus left wing protests in Charlottesville that have resulting in one death and multiple injuries. The new face of America is eerily familiar. pic.twitter.com/xpAcHo7gHH — […]

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Ukraine Hosts US Military to Be Permanently Stationed on Its Soil

Kiev (SCF) – United States Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Seabees (C.B. – construction battalion), of the Naval Construction Force held a groundbreaking ceremony for a maritime operations center on Ochakov Naval Base, Ukraine, July 25. According to the Navy.mil, the official website of the US Navy, the maritime operations center is one of three projects that are currently […]

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US Senators, Head of Anti-Iran MKO Terror Group Meet in Albania

Tirana (TNA) – A senior delegation of US senators held a meeting with the head of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), Maryam Rajavi, in the Albanian capital, Tirana. The delegation, Senators Roy Blunt, Vice President of the Republican Conference, and member of the Appropriation, Select Intelligence, Rules and Administration, and Commerce, Science, and Transportation […]

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Venezuela Seeks Dialogue with US, But Ready to Defend Itself

Caracas (GPA) – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza told McClenny that come dialogue or aggression, Venezuela will “defend our country.” The Venezuelan government, having proceeded with its National Constituent Assembly to peacefully resolve months of political unrest, reiterated its position to maintain a healthy dialogue with the United States based on international law, mutual respect, […]

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Op-Ed: Why Maduro is Right to Resist the Venezuelan Opposition

Caracas (GPA) – In the wake of the the historic vote to form a Constituent Assembly, there has been a steady stream of complaints from the Venezuelan opposition to President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro dismisses most of the concerns and attacks by the opposition, and he has good reason to. The US corporate media has spent months championing […]

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30 Dead After US-Coalition Allegedly Strikes Raqqa Hospital With Phosphorus Bombs

Raqqa (AHT) – The US-led coalition has allegedly struck a hospital in Syria’s Raqqa with phosphorus bombs, Sana news agency reported citing the deputy head of the local branch of the Red Crescent. Deputy Director of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent “SARC” Branch in Raqqa Dina al-Asa’ad said as cited by Sana that the shelling of the National Hospital in Raqqa by the coalition with phosphorus […]

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US Sanctions Venezuelan Constituent Assembly Members

Caracas (TeleSUR) – The United States continues reprisals against Venezuela for holding elections for the ANC on July 30 and swearing in constituent assembly members five days later. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has authorized new sanctions on six members of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly for being “involved in organizing or otherwise […]

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Remembering the Gulf of Tonkin, and the Consequences of Wanting to Believe

New York (FAIR) – “American Planes Hit North Vietnam After Second Attack on Our Destroyers; Move Taken to Halt New Aggression,” was the Washington Post headline some 53 years ago, on August 5, 1964. The front page of that day’s New York Times reported: “President Johnson has ordered retaliatory action against gunboats and ‘certain supporting facilities in North Vietnam’ after renewed attacks […]

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Polls: US Is ‘the Greatest Threat to Peace in the World Today’

Washington D.C. (SCF) – It has happened again: yet another international poll finds that the US is viewed by peoples around the world to be the greatest threat to peace in the world. But, to start, let’s summarize the first-ever poll that had been done on this, back in 2013, which was the only prior poll […]

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