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US Sold $40 Billion in Weapons in 2015, Tops Global Arms Market

(teleSUR) Washington – While the global arms trade declined overall, the biggest sellers of global weapons, the United States and France, saw an increase in sales. With decades of imperialist meddling around the world and a culture defined by hyper-militarism, it’s no surprise the United States yet again topped the list of global weapons sales […]

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Trump Wants Obama to Veto UN Vote Against Israeli Settlements

(teleSUR) Palestine –  The resolution would demand Israel “immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory.” U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the Obama administration on Thursday to veto a U.N. Security Council draft resolution calling for an immediate halt to illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Netanyahu […]


Obama’s Not Closing Guantanamo Bay, He’s Renovating It

(teleSUR) Guantanamo Bay – One would be hard-pressed to conclude that the multi-billion renovations indicate a closure of the facility in the near future. The elusive promise U.S. President Barack Obama made eight years ago to shut down Guantanamo Bay remains a far-flung fantasy as the military detention facility will see billions of dollars in […]

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Just After a Memo to Send Guns to Syria, Obama Now Sending More Special Forces

(GPA) Washington – Following the liberation of Aleppo by the Syrian military, president Obama first decided to send weapons to terrorist and now he is sending a new batch of US special forces to aid “rebel” groups. Just after the Syrian army freed the majority of East Aleppo, the Obama administration has made multiple moves […]

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Hands Off Syria Coalition Slams US Policy, Corporate Media Lies

(TeleSUR) New York – Speakers repeatedly called on the U.S. to stop its regime change policy in Syria. At a press conference at the United Nations, the Hands Off Syria Coalition — an international initiative calling on the U.S. government and its Western allies to stop intervening in Syria — discussed their objectives and goals and debunked some […]

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Blaming Russia for Starting Arms Race, US Beefs Up Its Nuclear Potential

(SCF) United States – There is a lot of ballyhoo raised in the West over Russia’s effort to boost its strategic nuclear potential while the US is cutting down. A Daily Beast report serves as a good example. It says, «While the US military has been steadily cutting the number of nukes it loads on submarines and bombers and […]

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Putin to Send Enough Wheat to Venezuela to Stop Food War

(teleSUR) With the sabotage from local producers Maduro welcomed Putin’s offer to send as much wheat as needed to combat the food war. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified Tuesday their strategic alliance in economic, military and agricultural matters. Maduro said that his Russian counterpart had promised in a phone conversation […]

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After Death of TPP, China Makes Moves to Dominate Asia With New Trade Pacts

(GPA) Lima – For all the horrible chapters and faults of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), it seems President Obama was right about one thing – without the trade pact, southeast Asian countries are now looking to China for economic opportunity. This past week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru, Barrack Obama spent […]

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Fidel Castro, Leader of the Cuban Revolution Dies at 90

(TeleSUR) Havana  – The leader of the movement that won Cuban independence and champion of the Global South has died in Havana. Fidel Castro, former president and leader of the Cuban revolution, died Friday night at age 90, Cuban state television confirmed. Raul Castro, Cuba’s President and Fidel Castro’s brother, announced that Fidel would be cremated on Saturday. “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution […]

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Will Trump Tear Up the Nuclear Deal with Iran?

(SCF) Tehran – Donald Trump’s victory in the US election and the coming changes in the country’s foreign policy are still a headline story for the global media. Although there have been only cautious hints about the possibility of normalizing US-Russian relations, opponents of such a policy are already speaking up. One scenario being mentioned predicts a new […]