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World War 3: why Russia and Syria are being targeted

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Contrary to popular belief, the conduct of nations on the international stage is almost never driven by moral considerations, but rather by a shadowy cocktail of money and geopolitics. As such, when you see the mouthpieces of the ruling class begin to demonize a foreign country, the first question in …

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Why Qatar is being targeted, petro-yuan dominance & the coming war on Iran

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Qatar hasn’t been playing ball with the US-approved, Saudi-led ‘isolate Iran’ program. Partly because Doha has made independence from Riyadh a hallmark of its foreign policy, but mostly because Qatar and Iran share the world’s largest natural gas field. US President Donald Trump’s speech to the assembled Gulf leaders in …

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Majority in Turkey against war with Syria: Opinion poll

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A recent opinion poll has revealed that more than 75 percent of the Turkish people are against a war with neighboring Syria. The opinion poll was conducted by Metropol, an agency close to the Turkish government, and surveyed 3,000 respondents. Analysts believe that this majority is increasing further and there …

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Rich list: 80 people with more money than 1/2 of humanity

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Since the “financial repression,” the most powerful people have only gotten more powerful. A 2013 Oxfam report found that 80 people had as much wealth as 1/2 of humanity, and a few months later Forbes said the number had dropped to 67. Many of us asked who exactly these people are, …

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American Foreign Policy: CIA-backed rebels are fighting Pentagon-backed rebels

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CIA-backed Islamic rebels are fighting against Pentagon-backed Kurish rebels in Syria. Buzzfeed notes: Officials with Syrian rebel battalions that receive covert backing from one arm of the U.S. government told BuzzFeed News that they recently began fighting rival rebels supported by another arm of the U.S. government. The infighting between American proxies is the …

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9/11 ‘truther’ leading Egyptian presidential race

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An Islamist who believes that the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States were an American conspiracy is the front-runner in Egypt’s presidential race, a new poll shows. , formerly a leading figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, led the field of 13 candidates with 32 percent of the vote in a survey …

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WikiLeaks releases more than 500k US diplomatic cables from 1979

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WikiLeaks has released more than half a million US diplomatic cables from 1979, covering numerous incidents such as the Iranian revolution, the siege of Mecca, and Saddam Hussein becoming president of Iraq. Consisting of 531,525 cables, the latest batch – known as ‘Carter Cables III’ – marks the six-year anniversary …

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Central banks selling off US debt at record pace

Central Banks selling US debt

In March, central banks from around the world dumped $17 billion in American Treasuries. Since the beginning of the year the sell-off has reached $123 billion, which is the quickest pace since 1978. China sold $7.7 billion in US debt in March, lowering its holding by $26.4 billion since last June. Russia …

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US to provide a record $38 billion in military aid to Israel

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While the US relationship with Saudi Arabia can be described, perhaps courtesy of the latter’s donations to the Clinton campaign, as one of preferential treatment when it comes to arms deals, observed most recently a month ago when the US approves the sale of 130 Abrams tanks, 20 Armored vehicles …

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Guantanamo attorney dead in apparent suicide

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An American lawyer representing detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp has been found dead in an apparent suicide. The body of Andy P. Hart, a 38-year-old US federal public defender, was found last week with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to Truthout, an investigative blog, news of the attorney’s death …

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US dollar continues to lose influence around the world

US dollar losing influence around world

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group For centuries, global reserve currencies have proven to have a shelf life of around 80 years. Us humans, living our relatively short lives, tend to overlook long-term trends. With the U.S. dollar acting as global reserve currency since the Bretton Woods conference following World War II, …

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Will the defeat of ISIS bring peace to Syria?

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The collapse of ISIS in northern and eastern Syria, as well as its impending eviction from Mosul in Iraq are celebrated by some commentators as the beginning of the end of the Syrian conflict. However, it could be argued that the impending demise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq represents merely …

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Invasion of Syria is part of a bigger agenda – Ahmadinejad

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Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says enemies seek to dominate the entire Middle East region, stressing that the Syrian issue is part of a bigger scheme. “All [nations] must be vigilant and not be fooled by the … enemy,” Ahmadinejad said in a meeting with the visiting Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan …

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Nobel Peace Prize President dropped 26,171 bombs last year

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According to an analysis of Defense Department data from the Council on Foreign Relations, a non-partisan think tank, the majority of the bombs were dropped in Iraq and Syria. The U.S. leads an international coalition fighting the Islamic State group in both countries and has carried out air operations in …

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NSA sends all intel directly to Israel

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The US National Security Agency (NSA) directly sends all of the intelligence that it gathers to the Israeli regime, a political analyst tells Press TV. “We now know that all of the NSA’s spying is going directly to Israel,” James H. Fetzer, a professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth, …

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