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Three US Aircraft Carriers Enter South Korea in Joint Drills

Seoul (TNA) – Three US aircraft carriers joined an ongoing exercise with the South Korean Navy in the East Sea on Sunday in an unprecedented show of force against a provocative North Korea. The three flattops — USS Ronald Reagan, USS Nimitz, and USS Theodore Roosevelt — entered the operational area, called the Korea Theater […]

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Ret. US General: US Could Lose War With North Korea

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – A retired US General has a warning for the Trump regime: The US could lose a war with North Korea. Over the weekend, retired General Jan-Marc Jouas issued an ominous warning to the Trump regime concerning their escalating rhetoric with Pyongyang. Unlike a lot of other instances of ‘establishment’ figures telling President Trump, he […]

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Venezuela Reaches Deal with Russia on Debt Restructuring

Caracas (TeleSUR) – President Maduro: We have reached an agreement to refinance and restructure the debt with Russia. “We have complied with all our international commitments,” the Venezuelan leader recalled. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced this Sunday that the government had reached an agreement to refinance and restructure the Venezuelan debt with Russia. “We have reached an agreement […]

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NYT Laments ‘Forever Wars’ Its Editorials Helped Create

New York (FAIR) – Corporate media have a long history of lamenting wars they themselves helped sell the American public, but it’s rare so many wars and so much hypocrisy are distilled into one editorial. On Monday, the New York Times (10/22/17) lamented the expansion of America’s “forever wars” overseas, without once noting that every war mentioned is one the […]

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Bin Salman ‘Bribed’ Trump, Saudi Twitter Whistleblower Claims

Riyadh (MEE) – Mujtahidd alleges that boat linked to Trump’s organization was filled with $1bn in cash as a personal gift from bin Salman. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally bribed Donald Trump with $1bn during the US president’s visit to Riyadh in May, an anonymous Saudi commentator, who uses the Twitter handle […]

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US Threatens to Pull Out of UNSC Unless it Ends Criticism of Israel

New York (MEMO) – US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has warned the UN Human Rights Council that the US is ready to pull out of the inter-governmental body unless it changes its attitude towards Israel. Speaking over the weekend at the annual Washington conference of the Israeli American Council, Haley once again struck out at the […]

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Millennium Challenge: When the US Navy Lost a Simulated War With Iran

Washington (GPA) – In 2002 the US Navy carried out war games with one team acting as Iran in a hypothetical conflict. The Navy exercise, known as Millennium Challenge 2002 (MC02), was meant to simulate a war between the US (the ‘Blue’ team) and an unnamed middle eastern nation (the ‘Red’ team) presumed to be […]

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Uzbekistan: A Breeding Ground for Terrorism?

Tashkent (EAN) – A mass killing in New York perpetrated by a citizen of Uzbekistan is reviving fevered speculation about the dangers of Islamist-inspired terrorism spilling out of Central Asia. People who study the region have long warned, however, against rushing to weave simplistic narratives about religiously motivated violence. The biography of the man that police have identified […]

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China isn’t ‘Cheating’: The Difference Between US and Chinese Investment

United States (GPA) -Maybe Washington’s problem isn’t that Beijing is “cheating,” but rather that Chinese investment is just more appealing than that offered by the US. When you think of economic opinions in the US when it comes to China, the first thing you’re likely to think of is the countless accusations of Beijing somehow playing unfairly […]

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Financing Terrorism: US Must Look at Relationship with Saudi Arabia

Riyadh (AHT) – There appears to be no more quixotic endeavor these days than the pursuit of a lasting peace in the Middle East. A likely reason is that peace is not profitable to the forces now hard at work in the region. Enter Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, under whose stewardship ExxonMobil operated with […]