(SCF) Washington – As the entire system of arms control is eroding, a war in the orbit appears to be a not so distant future. The US has just taken a big step forward to unleash an arms race in space. On December 23, President Obama signed the National Defense AuthorizationContinue Reading

(SCF) The two previous articles have focused on the various geopolitical theories, their translations into modern concepts, and practical actions that the United States has taken in recent decades to aspire to global dominance. This segment will describe how Iran, China and Russia have over the years adopted a variety of economic andContinue Reading

(teleSUR) A media watchdog said while the number of media staff killed is lower than in 2015, threats against reports are reaching worrying levels all over the world. At least 93 journalists and media staff were killed in 2016 around the world as a direct result of their work, theContinue Reading

(teleSUR) Moscow – A new report suggested the former right-wing secretary of state could play a lead role in the normalization of ties between Moscow and Washington. Russia would welcome U.S. war criminal Henry Kissinger to intervene in thawing Russia-U.S. relations, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday. His commentsContinue Reading

(SCF) Kiev – This past year of 2016 set a new record for the export history of Gazprom, Russia’s biggest gas company. Its chairman, Alexey Miller, has claimed that by the end of the year Gazprom will have shipped a total of 180 billion cubic meters to non-CIS countries. GazpromContinue Reading

(teleSUR) Jerusalem – Despite the decision to cancel the vote, Israeli Occupation Forces demolished several Palestinian-owned facilities Tuesday night. Jerusalem’s city officials have decided to cancel a vote that would have looked into approving some 618 illegal settlements in the Israeli-occupied side of East Jerusalem. The vote would have beenContinue Reading

(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 theContinue Reading

(teleSUR)  Moscow – The world-renowned Alexandrov Ensemble, or Red Army Choir, is considered one of the remaining symbols of the Soviet era in Russia. Russian officials have confirmed that 64 members of the world-renowned Red Army Choir are among the 92 people dead after their TU-154 military aircraft headed forContinue Reading

turkey's terrorism probe

(teleSUR) Ankara – Turkey’s terrorism probe and authoritarian crackdown has only increased since the July coup attempt in the country. Since the coup attempt in July of this year, Turkey’s terrorism probe and crackdown on its citizens and President Tayyip Erdogan’s power-flexing continue on. In its latest clampdown, Turkey isContinue Reading

(SCF) Cairo – The news that Palmyra had once again succumbed to an onslaught launched by Islamic State (IS) militants arrived along with notification of the bloody terrorist attack, injuring dozens, at a church near the cathedral housing the seat of the Coptic Church in Cairo. Palmyra is an ancientContinue Reading