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Eid Mubarak

Arabic: Urdu: Farsi: عيد مبارك Arabic: تقبل الله مناومنكم Arabic: عيد سعيد Turkish: Bayramınız Kutlu Olsun Bosnian: Bajram Šerif mubarek olsun Zazaki - Eastern Turkey: Roşanê Şima Bimbarek Bo Indonesia: Selamat Hari Raya Idul Fitri Egyptian: كل سنة وانتوا طيبين Chinese: 开斋节快乐 Albanian: Gëzuar Bajramin Pashto: اختر دی مبارک سه Kurdish: Cejna we pîroz be …

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House of Saudi Cards: The Inside Story

Just when geopolitical practitioners were betting on regime change in Qatar – orchestrated by a desperate House of Saud – regime change ended up happening in Riyadh, orchestrated by Warrior Prince, Destroyer of Yemen and Blockader of Qatar, Mohammad bin Salman (MBS). Considering the impenetrability of that desert petrodollar family oligarchy impersonating a nation it’s up to …

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Israeli Warplanes Target 2 Syrian Tanks Over Spillover Cross-Border Fire

The Israeli Defense Force has attacked two Syrian army tanks after a dozen spillover projectiles landed in the Israel-controlled part of the Golan Heights from Syrian territory. The Israeli military said several projectiles fired from Syria “hit an open area” in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported. Calling the incident an “unacceptable violation …

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Has Washington Lost the Middle East after Qatar?

There is a hidden thin red thread connecting the recent US Congress’ sanctions against Iran and now the Russian Federation, with the decision of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf monarchies to sanction Qatar. That red thread has nothing to do with a fight against terrorism and everything to do with who will control the largest …

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Deep History of America’s Deep State

Everybody seems to be talking about the Deep State these days. Although the term appears to have entered the lexicon in the late 1990s, for years it referred only to shady foreign governments, certainly not to our own “indispensable nation.” Does the sudden presence of an American Deep State – loosely defined as an unelected …

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Afghanistan: The World’s Largest Opium Producer

Opium is used to produce heroin and other illicit opioids. In his book titled “The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade,” Alfred McCoy documented CIA and US government complicity in drugs trafficking at the highest official levels. It continues today in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, South and Central America, facilitating …

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