Turkey’s Erdoğan Threatens to Send Troops Into Libya
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Turkey’s Erdoğan Threatens to Send Troops Into Libya

Turkey is prepared to send troops into Libya should the war-ravaged north African nation’s besieged government in Tripoli ask for Ankara’s aid, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan warned Tuesday. The threat of intervention came as the Libyan capital, a metropolitan area comprising some two million inhabitants, appeared to be on the brink of an all-out battle…

U.S. Efforts to Force Iran Out of European Energy Markets Has Failed
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U.S. Efforts to Force Iran Out of European Energy Markets Has Failed

Despite the European Union attempts to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which saw Iran reduce its low-enriched uranium by 98% and eliminate its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium in return for economic relief, JCPOA is hanging by a thread because of Washington’s withdrawal from the deal in October 2017. The European Statistical Office revealed…

Trump’s Monroe Doctrine 2.0
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Trump’s Monroe Doctrine 2.0

Donald John Trump has turned back the clock in the Western Hemisphere to an era that saw coups and political unrest as the order of the day. Trump and his administration of far-right anti-socialists and pro-fascists have already overthrown the democratically-elected government of President Evo Morales of Bolivia. Trump has announced a policy of turning…

US Weaponizing Space in Bid to Launch Arms Race
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US Weaponizing Space in Bid to Launch Arms Race

While the spats between President Trump and other NATO leaders at the rancorous 70th summit garnered most media attention, barely noticed was the alliance’s announcement to make “space an operational domain”. The move represents a grave assault on existing treaties forbidding the weaponization of space. The NATO announcement is doubly insidious because it gives the…

The US’ New Stance On ‘Israeli’ Settlements Doesn’t Change Anything At All
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The US’ New Stance On ‘Israeli’ Settlements Doesn’t Change Anything At All

The US’ new stance on “Israeli” settlements is condemnable from both the legal and ethical standpoints, but it doesn’t change the reality that Tel Aviv’s colonial policy won’t be curtailed unless the international community summons the political will to impose real costs upon the self-professed “Jewish State”, which doesn’t appear likely anytime soon. *** There’s…