CENTCOM Is Taking S-CPEC+ Real Seriously
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CENTCOM Is Taking S-CPEC+ Real Seriously

The Commander of US Central Command (CENTCOM) told the House Armed Services Committee just how “concerned” he is about China projecting its Silk Road influence from Gwadar to Africa through S-CPEC+ and consequently establishing a permanent naval presence in the western end of the Afro-Asian Ocean. CPEC is increasingly being appreciated as the game-changing geostrategic…

For 4 Years Mullah Omar Hid Right Next to a 1000-Man US Military Base in Afghanistan
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For 4 Years Mullah Omar Hid Right Next to a 1000-Man US Military Base in Afghanistan

All the while the Americans claimed the ex-Taliban leader, whom they had a $10 million reward out on, was in Pakistan. As military engineers built the base, Mullah Omar decided it was time to move. With Ustaz’s help, he and Jabbar Omari relocated to Siuray, a district around twenty miles southeast of Qalat. After 2001,…

Removing “Arab” from the Syrian Arab Republic Would “Balkanize” the Country
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Removing “Arab” from the Syrian Arab Republic Would “Balkanize” the Country

The Syrian Kurds are committed to changing their country’s name. One of the group’s representatives told Sputnik that they insist on changing the constitutional name of the Syrian Arab Republic to the “Syrian Republic” so as to supposedly make the post-war country more inclusive for minorities, implying credence to the pre-war smears that the ruling Baath…

“Lights Out!” Did Trump and His Neocons Recycle Bush-Era Plan to Knock Out Venezuela’s Power Grid?
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“Lights Out!” Did Trump and His Neocons Recycle Bush-Era Plan to Knock Out Venezuela’s Power Grid?

For nearly four days, much of Venezuela has been without power, bringing the country’s embattled economy to a near standstill. Though power is now returning, the outage saw U.S. officials and politicians blame the Venezuelan government for the crisis while officials in Caracas accused the U.S. of conducting “sabotage” and launching cyberattacks that targeted its…