City of Corpses: 100s of Bodies Under Rubble in Mosul, Many Women & Children
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City of Corpses: 100s of Bodies Under Rubble in Mosul, Many Women & Children

A large number of bodies, many of them women and children, are still buried under the rubble in Mosul after the months-long operation to retake the city. RT’s Murad Gazdiev saw the gruesome aftermath of the battle declared a major success by the US-led coalition. Multiple corpses of suspected Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants…

Chinese Foreign Ministry Stands Behind Pakistan, Criticises Trump and SLAMS India
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Chinese Foreign Ministry Stands Behind Pakistan, Criticises Trump and SLAMS India

According to China, India is “slapping its own face” with its provocative actions along the Chinese border. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying has held a press conference where she discussed recent events while taking questions from journalists. The overall weight of her remarks speak to the fact that China is getting increasingly fed up with…

With a Little Help from His Friends, Trump Comes to Believe in a Military Victory in Afghanistan
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With a Little Help from His Friends, Trump Comes to Believe in a Military Victory in Afghanistan

Never did I imagine that I would endorse anything said by former White House chief schemer Stephen Bannon who was dismissed by President Trump on 18 August. Bannon had advised the president to cease immersion in the hideous shambles in Afghanistan and refrain from committing more troops to a country that is terminally corrupt and whose war…

‘US Doesn’t Want Afghanistan War to End – It’s Cash Cow for Pentagon, Contractors’
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‘US Doesn’t Want Afghanistan War to End – It’s Cash Cow for Pentagon, Contractors’

The US is alarmed Pakistan decided Russia has the best chance of being a stabilizing force for a peaceful outcome in Afghanistan: the US doesn’t want to end the war which is a cash cow, says Brian Becker from the anti-war ANSWER coalition. During Donald Trump’s speech on Monday, where he presented the new Afghanistan…