The Russian Military Warns: a Major War in Syria Is Imminent
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The Russian Military Warns: a Major War in Syria Is Imminent

On March 17, the Russian General Staff warned about an imminent attack on Syria. The statement did not elaborate. Of course, some information is classified but an independent and impartial analysis of publicly available information leads one to the same conclusion. Let’s look at the facts. There are warships deployed by US Navy in the Red Sea,…

The Illusion of War Without Casualties
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The Illusion of War Without Casualties

Last Sunday’s Oscar Awards were interrupted by an incongruous propaganda exercise featuring a Native American actor and Vietnam vet, featuring a montage of clips from Hollywood war movies. The actor, Wes Studi, said that he “fought for freedom” in Vietnam. But anyone with even a rudimentary understanding of that war, including for instance the millions of viewers who…

To Secure Rise to Power, Saudi Crown Prince Locked up His Own Mother
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To Secure Rise to Power, Saudi Crown Prince Locked up His Own Mother

In his craze for business deals, President Donald Trump chose Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip. He was treated like a celebrity and he loved it. He was gifted with a military sales deal of about US$110 billion – effective immediately – plus another US$350 billion over the next 10 years when he visited Saudi Arabia last year. Trump…

Turkey ‘To Launch Wider Offensive Against Kurds’ After Taking Afrin
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Turkey ‘To Launch Wider Offensive Against Kurds’ After Taking Afrin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is threatening to follow up the capture of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin by launching an across-the-board military offensive against the remaining Kurdish-held areas in northern Syria and the main Yazidi population centre in the Sinjar region of Iraqi Kurdistan. He claimed that the next target of Turkish troops would…