Russia’s Military Deal with the Congo Republic Completes Its African “Corridor of Influence”
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Russia’s Military Deal with the Congo Republic Completes Its African “Corridor of Influence”

Russia’s dispatch of specialists to the Congo Republic (Congo-Brazzaville) in order to maintain military equipment completes Moscow’s plan of creating a corridor of influence across the continent from the Sudanese Red Sea coast to the Congolese Atlantic one via the Central African Republic, which therefore greatly increases the chances that it’ll ultimately succeed with its…

Inside the Yellow Vests: What the Western Media Will Not Report
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Inside the Yellow Vests: What the Western Media Will Not Report

Background When the words “Yellow Vests”/“Yellow Jackets”/“Gilets Jaunes” are heard or read by someone who is more inclined to read sources of information that cannot be described as mainstream/corporate media, they most likely will say “Ah yes, I know who they are/what it is!” and recount what they heard or saw in the past when…

Is the Liberal Hour Ending in the West?
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Is the Liberal Hour Ending in the West?

Hillary Clinton called them “the deplorables.” Barack Obama called them losers who “cling” to their Bibles, bigotries and guns. To President Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission, they are “these populist, nationalists, stupid nationalists… in love with their own countries.” Well, “stupid” they may be, and, yes, they do love their countries, but last week…

The US-China Decoupling
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The US-China Decoupling

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is swiftly taking a decisive turn for the worse. Step by step, each measure prompting retaliation, a spat so far limited to tariff increases, now threatens to transform the bilateral relationship into one of managed hostility extending well beyond economic issues. Should Washington and Beijing define each other…

The Western Media Is Key to Syria Deceptions
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The Western Media Is Key to Syria Deceptions

By any reckoning, the claim made this week by al-Qaeda-linked fighters that they were targeted with chemical weapons by the Syrian government in Idlib province — their final holdout in Syria — should have been treated by the western media with a high degree of scepticism. That the US and other western governments enthusiastically picked up those claims should…