How Iran Decided to Bomb US Bases and How Trump Avoided an All-Out War
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How Iran Decided to Bomb US Bases and How Trump Avoided an All-Out War

On the third of January, after midnight, news about the assassination of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, Brigadier General Hussein pour Jaafari, Colonel Shahroud Muzaffari Nia, Major Hadi Tameri and Captain Wahid Zamaniam reached the Iranian Embassy in Baghdad. Officers at the embassy were in contact with the convoy, and suddenly the communication was interrupted….

Erdogan’s Outburst Against Russia Reveals Frustration
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Erdogan’s Outburst Against Russia Reveals Frustration

Back in November 2015, a Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M near the Syria–Turkey border on the allegations that the Russian warplane had violated Turkish airspace for 17 seconds – an interesting casus belli considering that Turkey violates Greek airspace thousands of times a year, occupies large swathes of northern Syria in defiance of international law, and…

Ding Dong the EU Is Gone. Britain Finally Brexits into an Uncertain Future
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Ding Dong the EU Is Gone. Britain Finally Brexits into an Uncertain Future

Sing Hallelujah! The wicked witch is dead. The anti-democratic super-state, into which we were taken in 1973 (fittingly, without a vote being cast) thanks to Labour rebels providing Tory PM Ted Heath with his majority, is no more. At least for us. Though I doubt we will be the last to leave the failing fading…

The Online Bomb Hoaxes Against Russia Are Clear Cases of Cyber Terrorism
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The Online Bomb Hoaxes Against Russia Are Clear Cases of Cyber Terrorism

Russians have been terrorized for the past several months by online bomb hoaxes spread throughout the country by anonymous email services based abroad, which represent a cutting-edge threat to the modern world’s way of life and thus necessitates a concerted response by the international community if this scourge is to ever be fully defeated. ***…