Bigoted Americans Far More Supportive of War Against Syria

On April 23rd, the U.S. mega-corporate and government-funded National Public Radio network, NPR, interviewed voters about their views on President Trump’s achievements so far; and a typical respondent, the 33-year-old Jamie Ruppert, of White Haven, Pennsylvania, said, «I don't think he's been terrible. I mean, he definitely stepped up when the people of Syria kind of …

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PM Narendra Modi with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. Reuters

Panama Papers Scandal: Why India is Hoping Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif Survives in Power

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is leading only the second elected civilian government in the 70-year-old history of the country to complete its tenure, received temporary relief on Thursday (April 20) when a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court cited "insufficient evidence" to disqualify the former in the Panama Papers scandal and ordered an …

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Middle East: The Obliteration of Innocent Civilian Arabs by the Pentagon

The saying “Your lies insult my intelligence” by the main character of the popular American film “The Godfather” can also be addressed to the Pentagon for its gruesome bombing of the Iraqi city of Mosul. These targeted bombing attacks have led to a large number of civilian casualties, a fact that has already provoked a …

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Al-Qaeda Admits to Being a US Ally in Yemen

The current leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Qasim al-Rimi, announced this week that the Sunni terrorist organization frequently fights right alongside US and Saudi-backed forces. Here at Geopolitics Alert, we’ve always stressed the fact that al-Qaeda is a de facto US-ally in Yemen and AQAP leader Qasim al-Rimi seems to agree with us. Al-Rimi escaped …

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The Empire Expands: Not the American One, But Trump’s

President Trump, his children and their spouses, aren’t just using the Oval Office to augment their political legacy or secure future riches. Okay, they certainly are doing that, but that’s not the most useful way to think about what’s happening at the moment. Everything will make more sense if you reimagine the White House as …

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Intelligence – Why it is Not Understood and What is it Really?

Like me, you’ve surely heard it at some time in your life how somebody has been regarded as intelligent with comments like: “He she must have a high IQ…” However, to describe intelligence as IQ (intelligence quotient) is like telling a troglodyte i.e. someone who’s never seen a house before that a house is a …

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