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Drain the Swamp? Two of Trump’s Top Picks Label Russia as ‘Major Threat’

(GPA) Washington – Today, in a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone paying attention, two of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks continued the American military and intelligence tradition of labeling Russia among the top threats to The United States. In hearings on Capitol Hill today, critical opinions on US Russian relations were voiced by both Mike […]

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WaPo’s Factcheck of WikiLeaks Highlights Paper’s Strange View of Facts

(FAIR) Washington – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Fox News, 1/3/17) again denied that the leaked e-mails he published during the election came from Russia—an assertion contradicted by many anonymous US intelligence officials. “We can say, we have said repeatedly over the last two months, that our source is not the Russian government, and it is not […]

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Misreading Trump, Putin and US-Russian Relations

(SCF) Washington – The ongoing biases against Russia lead to new matters to refute. Matching the gross one-sidedness of her Washington Post (WaPo) employer, Kathleen Parker’s January 6 essay «If Obama Is a Muslim, Is Trump a Russian Spy?», overlooks some damning points running counter to her faulty slant. Donald Trump has taken back his […]

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Instead of Speculating on Trump’s Future War Crimes, Let’s Look at Obama’s

(GPA) Washington – In the final year of President, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama’s term in office, the US dropped a record number of bombs in seven different countries. While the US has been obsessing over what kind of war criminal incoming President Donald Trump will be, the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) […]

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In Syria, Western Media Cheer Al Qaeda

(FAIR) Aleppo- The Syrian government– a dictatorship known for imprisoning, torturing and disappearing dissidents—is easy to vilify. And over the last five years of Syria’s civil war, it has committed its share of atrocities. But there is more than one side to every story, and US media coverage has mainly reflected one side—that of the rebels—without regard […]

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US Refuses to Provide Evidence to Back Russian Meddling Claims

(teleSUR) Washington – According to the U.S., intelligence agencies should decide what information the public needs. According to the U.S. State Department, it is up to that country’s intelligence community to decide when and what information to release to the public. State Department spokesperson John Kirby suggested as much Monday when explaining why they don’t have to […]

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How America’s Support for Israel Helps Daesh Find New Recruits

(SCF) Tel Aviv – Place yourself in the mind of a Palestinian. You have just been told by the Secretary of State of the outgoing US Administration in Washington that your people should have «a future of freedom and dignity» and «the Israeli Government’s program of establishing civilian settlements in the occupied territory is inconsistent with international law». […]

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Top 5 News Stories This Week

(GPA) Detroit – While the US media has spent all week panicking about alleged ‘Russian hacking,’ there have been multiple major stories that they’ve missed. As we come to another week’s end, here are some key news stories that broke this week.   Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on Russian Hacking Yesterday the US senate […]

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Key Takeaways From the Senate Hearing on ‘Russian Hacking’

(GPA) Washington D.C. – Today the Senate Armed Services Committee hosted hearings on the accusations of Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election. While no concrete conclusions were reached, a lot of accusations were thrown around. Most noticeable from this morning’s hearings the major differences between president-elect Donald Trump and other members of the Republican […]