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The Bloody Legacy of H.W. Bush That No One’s Talking About

Washington (GPA) – George H. W. Bush may be dead but his legacy from his many years at the highest levels of US government lives on. Former President George H.W. Bush has passed on, but much like any political figure who squirms their way to the top of the D.C. ranks, the elder Bush committed […]

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Turkey’s Hour of Reckoning in Syria

Ankara (SCF) – During a Pentagon briefing last weekend, Secretary of Defence James Mattis dropped a bombshell by innocuously slipping in that the US military intends to set up a string of observation posts on the Syrian-Turkish border. Mattis implied that Turkey was on board and that the idea was for the two militaries to […]

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Iran: New American Sanctions, and How Iran May Respond

Tehran (NEO) – Barely a day passes without an outburst of angry words and threats from the US President directed at Iran at its people. If we believe the section of the US media that is loyal to -or controlled by – the White House, there is no more dangerous country than Iran. This raises […]

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EU Reassures Iran of Commitment to JCPOA

Tehran (TNA) – European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, after a meeting with Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi, reiterated the bloc’s resolve to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. “They equally expressed their determination to preserve the nuclear agreement as a matter of respecting […]

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How the US Uses the “Leftist” MEK Group for Soft Aggression Against Iran

Tehran (GPA) – Washington’s pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal and subsequently renewed sanctions come as US National Security Advisor appointee John Bolton’s existential objective to destroy Iran by any means necessary even if it means leveraging the soft power of a cultish death squad. US President Donald Trump ramped up the threat with […]

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Khashoggi Effect: Erdogan Inverts the Paradigm, whilst Gulf & Allies Sink in Quagmire

Ankara (SCF) – It seems that the quartet (US, Israel, UAE and MbS himself, naturally), acting in the cause of ‘exonerating MbS’, think they have got their ‘coup’ with Trump’s “maybe he did, but maybe he didn’t”, exculpation. They are probably quite pleased with themselves. MbS may stay for now, and embarrass everyone at the […]

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US: Sanctions on Russia, Iran to Curb Oil Shipments to Syria

Damascus (TLS) – The U.S. Department of the Treasury sanctioned companies and citizens of Iran and Russia for allegedly being linked to an international oil shipment network to Syria. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said on Tuesday that the U.S. is targeting Russian and Iranian companies and citizens that would […]

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Afghanistan Takes Center Stage in the New Great Game

Kabul (SCF) – Moscow hosted talks last week to promote peace in Afghanistan as neighbors and regional heavyweights eye the rewards of stability in the long-troubled land. In the “graveyard of empires,” Afghanistan never ceases to deliver geopolitical and historical twists. Last week in Moscow, another crucial chapter in this epic story was written when Russia pledged […]

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Tehran Slams Renewed “Cruel” Sanctions as US Split With EU Allies Remains Apparent

Washington D.C. (MPN) – The renewed sanctions only serve to further isolate the U.S. from the international community and bring economic hardship home in the form of higher oil prices. n Monday, Washington re-imposed sanctions against Iran. Touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the “strongest we’ve ever imposed,” the renewed sanctions expand the restrictions in effect […]

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The US Pretends to Support The Independence of Syria and Iraq

Washington D.C. (AHT) – During the International Institute for Strategic Studies 14thdialogue in the Bahraini Capital Manama, Bert McGurk, the US envoy for the global coalition to defeat the Islamic State group (ISIS), took leave of his designated function by expressing unusual solicitude for Syria when he said it is “necessary for the Iran-Backed militias to leave […]

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