The Truth About Russian-Taliban Ties Is as Intriguing as the Fake News About Them
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The Truth About Russian-Taliban Ties Is as Intriguing as the Fake News About Them

Russia doesn’t exploit the Taliban as a proxy for killing Americans, but seeks to nurture equally close relations with it along the lines of the ones that it presently enjoys with Pakistan. Moscow seems to believe that the group will likely return to power one of these days (ideally through peaceful means), so it makes…

Conflict in Libya Intensifies
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Conflict in Libya Intensifies

Despite international community’s efforts to resolve the Libyan conflict via peaceful means, it is intensifying and new participants are becoming embroiled in it. On June 21, while inspecting Egyptian Armed Forces of Western Military Region stationed in the Sidi Barrani air base, located near the border with Libya, President of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi told…

Economic Crisis Does Little to Dampen Mohammed bin Salman’s Pricey Ambitions
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Economic Crisis Does Little to Dampen Mohammed bin Salman’s Pricey Ambitions

The hiring by Saudi Arabia of an international public relations firm to counter doubts about Mohammed bin Salman’s $500 billion USD dream of a futuristic city on the Red Sea suggests that the kingdom’s economic and financial crisis has not dampened his penchant for big ticket, high-profile projects. When Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan announced…

Learning From the Past: History Provides Clues into Israel’s West Bank Annexation
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Learning From the Past: History Provides Clues into Israel’s West Bank Annexation

Palestine has been annexed, occupied, stolen, and Palestinians have been dispossessed, exiled, caged, detained, subjected to an apartheid regime, and killed by the state of Israel for over seven decades. Every few years the world wakes up to protest some aspect of Israeli apartheid, occupation, or a massacre, and then it returns safely to its…

Why The US Empire Works So Hard To Control The International Narrative About Russia
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Why The US Empire Works So Hard To Control The International Narrative About Russia

On a December 2010 episode of Fox News’ Freedom Watch, John Bolton and the show’s host Andrew Napolitano were debating about recent WikiLeaks publications, and naturally the subject of government secrecy came up. “Now I want to make the case for secrecy in government when it comes to the conduct of national security affairs, and possibly for…