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Former IRA Fighter-Turned-Peacemaker McGuinness Dead at 66

Belfast N. Ireland (teleSUR) McGuinness forged an unlikely partnership-turned-friendship with Ian Paisley, when the Democratic Unionist Party was pushed to form a power-sharing alliance with his Sinn Fein republican party. Martin McGuinness, a former Irish Republican Army (IRA) commander, succumbed to the effects of a genetic disorder. He was diagnosed with a rare heart disease […]

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Thousands of Soldiers Leave the British Army as Morale Hits Historic Low

London (TFC) – More than 15,000 soldiers have quit the British Army last year due to declining morale within the ranks. Britain’s army shrinking is nothing new, however, this figure represents almost one-fifth of the just over 80,000 soldiers serving in the British Army leaving in the past year, and is thought to be the largest […]

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Europe Mulls Acquiring Its Own Nuclear Deterrent

Berlin (SCF) With Donald Trump leading the United States, Europe seems to be losing trust in the American nuclear umbrella. As the EU focuses on the need to have its own military, the issue of European nuclear deterrent comes to the fore. The debate has been triggered. This issue is intensively discussed in Germany. The nuclear […]

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Canada Extend Mission in Ukraine for Additional Two Years

Ottawa (GPA) – The Canadian government has officially announced the extension of their military training mission in Ukraine until 2019, despite some Russophobes warning of possible future interference. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced yesterday that Canada was officially extending the timeline of their military’s presence in Ukraine until March of 2019. Freeland told […]

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Donbas Rebels Seize Businesses in Response to Rail Blockade

Donetsk (GPA) – After over a month of rail lines out of eastern Ukraine being blocked by right wing paramilitaries and pro-Kiev veterans, the Donbas rebels have issued an ultimatum to Ukraine’s government. Tension has been ratcheting up in eastern Ukraine since late January when former members of ‘volunteer battalions,’ and backed by right wing members […]

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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 […]