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“Aleppo Atrocities” – The Western Mainstream Media’s Latest Psy-Op

The recent barrage of reports alleging that the Syrian Arab Army is committing “atrocities” against the liberated people of Aleppo stems from unsubstantiated Twitter accounts and melodramatic YouTube videos. The glorious liberation of Aleppo by the victorious Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has finally arrived, yet the Mainstream Media is predictably doing its utmost to cast a dark pallor …

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South China Sea: Failing to Find Asian Allies, US Invites UK to Meddle

Parroting the US State Department’s rhetoric, almost verbatim to justify the decision, a UK envoy vowed to fly warplanes over, and sail warships through the South China Sea over “concerns” regarding “freedom of navigation there.” Reuters in its article, “British fighters to overfly South China Sea; carriers in Pacific after 2020: envoy,” would report: The …

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Banned by 119 Countries, U.S. Cluster Bombs Continue to Orphan Yemeni Children

On the morning of October 5, Ali Mohammed “Jubahi” Medarij set out early from his family home in al-Hayma, a coastal fishing village on the Red Sea in western Yemen. Every day, the 34-year-old fisherman traveled 9 miles to a local market — not to sell his catch, but to look for work. The father …

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While ISIS Tied Up with Palmyra, Kurds Advance in Raqqa

Syrian Kurds launched a series of strokes on surroundings of Raqqa and managed to liberate five villages in its vicinity from the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. The Reuters news agency reported that the evacuation of militants from the eastern districts of Aleppo has been suspended. Perhaps, for the first time during the last time …

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Making Russia ‘The Enemy’

The rising hysteria about Russia is best understood as fulfilling two needs for Official Washington: the Military Industrial Complex’s transitioning from the “war on terror” to a more lucrative “new cold war” – and blunting the threat that a President Trump poses to the neoconservative/liberal-interventionist foreign-policy establishment. By hyping the Russian “threat,” the neocons and …

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‘Like a Prostitute’: 91% of French Respondents say the Media Lies in a Twitter Poll

A French journalist created a stir on Twitter after launching an open poll which asks if people think the media lies. At least 91 percent of the respondents said ‘yes,’ adding that the media hides information, and even comparing journalism to prostitution. The poll was launched by French journalist Jean-Jacques Bourdin, editor-in-chief of RMC radio, …

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Cash is No Longer King: Currency Wars, The Phasing Out of Physical Money has Begun

As physical currency around the world is increasingly phased out, the era where “cash is king” seems to be coming to an end. Countries like India and South Korea have chosen to limit access to physical money by law, and others are beginning to test digital blockchains for their central banks. The war on cash isn’t going to be waged overnight, …

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Minute by Minute Diagram Reveals the Health Concerns Red Bull Causes Your Body

Despite all the health warnings against energy drinks, it seems appreciation for Red Bull has not wavered. Whether it's a boost for work, an energy-kick while driving, or a caffeine high mixed with spirits, millions of people guzzle the canned beverage on a daily basis. But do we actually know what it is doing to …

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