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Pre-Emptive Attack Iran Bill Active in US House

Washington – (RPI) You will often see potentially important pieces of legislation languish in the US House. A bill will remain active, meaning that it can be brought to the Floor at any time. But it flies just under the radar. Other times the language floats around Washington for years until a “crisis” necessitates its […]

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Trump Heats Up War in Yemen

Sana’a – (GPA) In the first few weeks of his term, President Trump increases United States’ involvement in the war in Yemen. The Obama administration contributed nothing to Yemen beyond war and chaos. In fact at the beginning of his first term, Obama started secretly funding, supplying, and training Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi government forces. Which ended up […]

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Kurd-led Syrian Militia Says Trump Sent Them Armoured Vehicles

Kobanî – (MEE) Syrian Democratic Forces say its has received first shipment of armour from US, and that Trump had promised ‘extra support’ for the group A Kurdish-led militia fighting the Islamic State group in northern Syria said on Tuesday it had received armoured vehicles from the Donald Trump administration, claiming them to be the […]

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Israeli PM to Lobby Trump for Sanctions on Iran in US Visit

Washington – (teleSUR) The prime minister will visit Washington next month and call on President Trump to renew sanctions against Tehran while France tries to save nuclear deal. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he planned to push U.S. President Donald Trump to renew sanctions against Iran during a visit to Washington next month, […]

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Trumps Talks ‘Fighting Terror’ With Two Countries Most Responsible

(GPA) Washington, D.C.  – President Donald Trump took phone calls over the weekend from two key US allies to discuss the future of his administration’s Middle East policy. Trump took calls from two of the major terror exporters this weekend, King Salman of Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed of […]

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Ash Carter: More US Troops Won’t Help Syria, Iraq

Washington D.C., (TFC) — Two major events occurred within days of one another inside Washington’s newly terraformed halls. First, ex-Defense Secretary Ash Carter confessed that more US fighters in Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere won’t improve anything. Second, a massive airstrike was reported in Syria allegedly killing over 100 “al-Qaeda militants”. Carter made two compelling arguments against […]

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Trump Considering Sending More Troops Into Afghanistan

(ANTIMEDIA) — Although in rhetoric Trump appears to differ somewhat from his predecessor regarding his positions on foreign policy, he has already begun continuing some of Barack Obama’s most disastrous policies. In his first weekend after the inauguration, the military pounded Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, with drone strikes. Now, it has been reported that […]

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China Moves New ICBMs to Region Closest to US

(GPA) Beijing – In a rare move, Chinese media publicly announced the movement of several nuclear missiles to the northeastern most region of Heilongjiang. On Tuesday the English language Chinese media outlet Global Times, typically used to test the waters for the Communist Party’s politics, released photos of Chinese intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) allegedly being […]

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Trump Revives Clinton Plan For Safe Zones in Syria

(GPA) Washington, D.C. – After months of statements in his presidential campaign that “safe zones” for refugees in Syria proposed by Hillary Clinton were likely to start World War Three, Donald Trump has apparently revived the idea. In an extended interview with ABC News this week, President Donald Trump said he “will absolutely do safe […]