Backstage at the Trump vs. Deep State Cage Match

The real story behind The Fall of Michael Flynn has been confirmed by a highly informed US insider, who has previously detailed how the Trump presidency's foreign policy will unfold. According to the insider, which I named "X", "Flynn was removed because he was agitating for a strike against Iran which would have had disastrous consequences. That would …

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Af-Pak: The Next Theater for Middle Eastern War Expansion

It is true that US-Pakistan relations deteriorated after 2011. The Lad­en, Salala and Raymon­d events were responsible for that. But I ­doubt that the US has finally lost influence in Pakistan's intelligence services. I think that if the region wants peace back, ­we should let Afghan ­people decide their own political fate. If they like …

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Nagaland Unrest: Fate of “Indian Balkans”

The Indian state of Nagaland is poised to once more create a major headache for India if the unrest there doesn’t fully stabilize sometime soon, although this story is almost completely overlooked by the Mainstream Media’s blackout on the topic. The large-scale riots from earlier this month have already led to the police killing three …

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Russia, China Block Bid by Western Powers to Impose UN Sanctions on Syria

Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council proposal that would have banned the supply of helicopters to the Syrian government, and blacklisted eleven Syrian military commanders over allegations of toxic gas attacks. The proposed resolution, put forward by Britain, France and the United States, was put to the vote of the international body …

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In Afghanistan, America’s Biggest Foe Is Self-Deception

America’s war in Afghanistan is now in its 16th year, the longest foreign war in our history. The phrase “no end in sight” barely covers the situation. Prospects of victory -- if victory is defined as eliminating that country as a haven for Islamist terrorists while creating a representative government in Kabul -- are arguably …

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US Nuclear Forces Held Wide-Scale Drills in Europe

In February, US military held the most wide-scale drills of the US strategic nuclear forces for recent years, the Izvestiya newspaper reported. In the course of the exercises, servicemen worked over a scenario of an escalation of a hybrid conflict in Europe in a global nuclear war, involving the US. Experts believe that the maneuvers’ …

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Chemical Used in Antibacterial Hand Soaps May Impair Muscle Function

In recent years, our lexicon been bombarded with antibacterial products. Hand sanitizer dispensers are found all over the place, including my local YMCA. The shopping cart corral at the market usually has a canister of antibacterial wipes handy for the handle. Who knows what germs and other “ickies” infested the hands of the person who …

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