Trump About to Really Mess Up in the Middle East

There he was talking of the 'ultimate deal' between Israel and the Palestinians – as if peace was just a commodity to be bought or sold In Riyadh, Trump couldn’t mention where most of the the 9/11 hijackers came from or whose Sunni cult-faith was the inspiration for Isis – nor which country chopped off heads with …

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Philippines Crisis: Martial Law on Mindanao in Face of ISIS-Linked Onslaught

Militants affiliated with Islamic State are vying for control of the city of Marawi in the Philippines. President Rodrigo Duterte put the island of Mindanao under martial law, ordered in special forces and cut short his state visit to Russia. Islamist-extremist insurgents from the Maute group are engaging government forces in firefights and the area, …

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Libya – Massacre at Brak al-Shatti may Trigger Larger Civil War

Egypt, the UN and Arab governments try to mediated between the two governments in Libya. A massacre at an air base interrupted the process and threatens to intensify the civil war. Nobody has their eye on Libya with all "western" media preoccupied with DC machinations, Russiaphobia and the first overseas trip of President Trump. What …

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Ukraine’s Closer Bonding with the US-NATO Military Alliance

According to the Headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, its «two official languages are English and French», although it makes selected press releases available in other languages, which is pragmatic and understandable in some circumstances. But when the subject of an official NATO notification is «NATO Secretary General to address the European Parliament» and the languages used to …

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Trump’s Art of the Deal in the Middle East: Selling Wars and Terrorism

It would be funny if it were not so sickening. US President Donald Trump’s whirlwind tour through the Middle East was a “triumph” of make-believe rhetoric over reality. Donald “the peace-maker” is sowing decades of further violence in the war-torn region. The horrific repercussions of American foreign policy are all around us, from the illegal …

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Independent Journalists Reveal America’s Sinister War in Syria

Syria is not experiencing a “civil war.” It is being targeted by both proxy and direct military force organized by the United States and its allies for the explicit purpose of dividing and destroying yet another Middle Eastern nation. Worse than that, the United States is employing tactics to transform Syria’s heterogeneous multi-ethnic and religious …

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