China-Pakistan Economic Corridor vs. The Big Dig: How the US Gave Up on Megaprojects

In peacetime, one can always judge the confidence and creative genius of a superpower by how well it is able to design and pull off, so-called megaprojects. A megaproject is simply defined as “a very large, expensive, or ambitious business project”. It is these projects which can help to define regions and entire nations for …

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Can India Offer its Neighbors an Alternative to China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’?

As China continues to develop its ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative (OBOR), its main competitor in the region, India, is working on its own international infrastructure projects. These are aimed at strengthening India’s influence in the region and providing an alternative to OBOR, which India does not wish to be a part of. India is not …

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U.S. Murders 100 Syrian Soldiers, Claims “Self-Defense” in Country America Invaded and Occupies

In the latest instance of American war criminality, the United States launched an air attack against the Syrian military on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. This brazen aggression against the sovereign government of Syria has resulted in the death of at least one hundred “forces aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad” according to U.S. military officials. …

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U.S. May Have Arranged “Self Defense” Attack on Syrian Government Forces

Last night the illegal U.S. occupation force in north-east Syria attacked a group of Syrian government aligned troops and their Russian support. The incident happened north-east of Deir Ezzor city on the east side of the Euphrates. The U.S. claims that it killed some 100 Syrian soldiers that were allegedly attacking its proxy forces in …

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Washington Threatens America and the World

When I look at news reports from whichever country, I see no awareness of the two most ominous developments in US history. One is the conspiracy between US security agencies, the US Department of Justice, the Democratic Party and the American print and TV media to overthrow the democratically elected president of the United States. …

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Maldives Crisis: US-Indian Strategic Alliance Forming

Developments in Maldives have begun unfolding according to script. India, the United States and Britain are spearheading the demand that Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen comply with the order by his country’s Supreme Court to release his political opponents from prison and reinstate 12 former lawmakers as members of Parliament. The script has a striking resemblance …

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Turkey Accused of Recruiting Ex-ISIS Fighters to Attack Kurds in Syria

Turkey is recruiting and retraining ISIS fighters to lead its invasion of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, according to an ex-ISIS source. “Most of those who are fighting in Afrin against the YPG [People’s Protection Units] are ISIS, though Turkey has trained them to change their assault tactics,” said Faraj, a former …

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US and Israel Escalate War on Syria

Both countries pursue regime change, wanting pro-Western puppet governance replacing Assad. Endless war rages despite all-out Russian efforts for diplomatic conflict resolution. It’s nowhere in sight, war likely to continue as long as Assad remains Syrian president – even if he’s reelected in an internationally monitored open, free and fair election like in June 2014, …

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Nahuel Huapi National Park in Patagonia during his Latin America tour, in Bariloche, Argentina February 3, 2018 © Enrique Marcarian / Reuters

Rex Tillerson’s Excellent Adventure in Latin America: Don’t Blame the Monroe Doctrine

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s tour of Latin America is a textbook example of what’s been wrong with American hemispheric policy for decades. It’s a policy that can be summed up in two words: neglect and threats. First, the neglect. Any sensible ‘America First’ foreign policy would begin with our immediate neighborhood. The Western …

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