America Denying Daesh in Central Asia will Only Strengthen the Golden Ring
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America Denying Daesh in Central Asia will Only Strengthen the Golden Ring

The US rejected Russia’s warnings that Daesh is assembling in northern Afghanistan and getting ready to pose a threat to Central Asia. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov drew attention to this threat during a speech in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe earlier this month at the “Countering Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism” two-day conference,…

After Years of US-Led ‘Nation-Building’, Afghanistan Faces a Human Rights Disaster
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After Years of US-Led ‘Nation-Building’, Afghanistan Faces a Human Rights Disaster

After over sixteen years of foreign military occupation, Afghanistan, the fourth most corrupt country in the world, continues to be battered and blasted by war. Its citizens are victims of suicide attacks by insane savages and, according to the magazine Stars and Stripes, the number of US bombs dropped on Afghanistan in March 2018 “was the highest for…

Iran is Fighting Tooth and Nail for Its Positions in Iraq and Syria
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Iran is Fighting Tooth and Nail for Its Positions in Iraq and Syria

The fact a couple Russian military advisors together with dozens of Syrian soldiers have recently perished in the Deir ez-Zor area indicates the United States together with its allies carries on with preparations to cast a decisive blow in southwest Syria, aimed at cutting off Iranian forces from their allies. Damascus has this far been…

Will Putin’s Policy of Concession Succeed?
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Will Putin’s Policy of Concession Succeed?

Russian president Vladimir Putin’s speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Conference last weekend shows the Russian government’s ensnarement by neoliberal economic policy. Putin defended globalism and free trade, and he warned that crisis will result from the breakup of the global system. In fact, crisis is the result of globalism and neoliberal economics. For…

Under Trump, the Israel Lobby is a Hydra with Many Heads
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Under Trump, the Israel Lobby is a Hydra with Many Heads

The Trump administration’s recent steps in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict should surely lay to rest any doubts about the enormous, and dangerous, power of the Israel lobby in Washington. Under Trump, the lobby has shown it can wield unprecedented influence – even by its usual standards – in flagrant disregard for all apparent US interests. First,…