Fifteen Things to Know about Trump’s “Pakistani Mystery Man” Imran Awan
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Fifteen Things to Know about Trump’s “Pakistani Mystery Man” Imran Awan

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/987470932989050881 The “Pakistani Mystery Man” is Imran Awan, who worked as Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s email server administrator in the House of Representatives. Nearly his entire family then joined the payroll of other Democrats, until they worked for 1 in 5 House Democrats and had – as the House inspector general called it – the…

New African Country: Everything You Need to Know about “eSwatini”
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New African Country: Everything You Need to Know about “eSwatini”

The tiny African monarchy formerly known as Swaziland officially changed its name to “eSwatini” earlier this week in order to indigenize its identity and – in the words of King Mswati III – prevent any confusion with Switzerland, and the unexpected attention that this event engendered from the global media has made many people curious…

Doctor Death from Damascus?
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Doctor Death from Damascus?

Butcher of Damascus. Gasser of children. Baby Killer of Syria. Tool of Moscow. Cruel despot. Monster. These are all names the western media and politicians routinely heap on Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad. He has now become the top Mideast villain, the man we love to hate. As a veteran Mideast watcher, I find all this…

Military Base Rumors Stoke Western Allies’ Fear of Losing the Pacific to China
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Military Base Rumors Stoke Western Allies’ Fear of Losing the Pacific to China

In early April, reports began emerging that China was seeking to build a military base in the Pacific. Are these reports “fake news,” or are we witnessing the early stages of a regional showdown between Western powers and China? The unsubstantiated rumor of a Chinese military base in the Pacific was first reported on by…