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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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Afghanistan Saw Record Civilian Casualties Last Year, Trump Keeps up Pace

Helmand, Afghanistan – (GPA) Civilian casualties hit record numbers in Afghanistan in 2016. 18 civilians lost their lives just last week. Could the international community’s disdain for President Trump finally force the US to be held accountable for war crimes and civilian deaths? Maybe not, but at least mainstream media is reporting on it. Civilian […]

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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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US Lawmakers Call on Trump to Impose New Sanctions on Venezuela

Caracas (TeleSUR) – The congresspeople also want to boost funding for right-wing opposition groups operating within the country. A bipartisan group of 34 U.S. lawmakers urged President Donald Trump to apply new sanctions against Venezuela’s Bolivarian government, alleging that it supports corruption, human rights abuses, and “terrorism.” Cuban-American right-wing congresspeople Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Florida, and Sen. Robert Menendez, […]

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NYT: Unlike Russian Wars, US Wars ‘Promote Freedom and Democracy’

New York (FAIR) – The New York Times, in its recent rebuff of comments President Donald Trump made about Russia, seems not to have evolved its understanding of US geopolitics past an 8th grade level. Trump had been asked by Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly (2/5/17) why he wouldn’t condemn Vladimir Putin, whom O’Reilly called a “killer.” “You […]

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Yemen Says No to US Troops, Trump Says Yes to Saudi Arms Sales

Washington D.C. (GPA) – In the past twenty four hours, the Yemeni government has allegedly withdrawn permission for the US to conduct ground operations in the country and President Trump has approved sales of more weapons to Saudi Arabia. According to the New York Times, some US officials are apparently saying that the Yemeni government […]

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Muslim Ban: Trump’s Order Faces Challenges as Resistance Continues

Dearborn – United States (MEE) Muslim ban is facing growing protests and legal battles as Americans of different backgrounds say ‘no’ to Trump. President Donald Trump’s executive order that has become known as a ‘Muslim ban’ is facing legal and political challenges, as opposition voices grow louder, protests continue and lawsuits pile up. The presidential […]

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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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Russian Air Defense Systems Protect American Military

Dubai – (SCF) The United Arab Emirates has deployed the AN/TPY-2 radar along with its THAAD battery operating near the coast. In 2011, the UAE became the first international customer to procure the advanced missile defense system designed to intercept short-range, medium-range, and some intermediate-range ballistic missiles from the United States. The initial contract included 48 missiles, 9 transporter erector […]