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Turkish Jets Hit Menagh Airbase Used by US to Supply Arms to Kurds

More than 70 Turkish military aircraft that have been engaged in Ankara's Olive Branch operation in northern Syria against the Kurdish troop, according to Turkey' General Staff. The Turkish Air Force attacked the Menagh Military Airbase in northwestern Syria, which the US used for supplying weapons to Kurdish armed forces, the Hurriyet newspaper reported citing military sources. The …

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Turkey Launches Operation Against Kurdish Militia in Syria

Turkey on Saturday launched a new air and ground operation to oust Kurdish militia from a northern Syrian enclave, defying US warnings that the action risked destabilising the area. Turkey had in recent days sent dozens of military vehicles to the border area and readied pro-Ankara Syria rebels in preparation for the operation against the …

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New US Defense Strategy: Return to Global Dominance, Slimming Down Pentagon

After nearly two decades of focus on terrorism, the US military establishment is seeking to pivot back to great-power competition with Russia and China, preserving global dominance while rebuilding the “eroding” force. “Inter-state strategic competition, not terrorism, is now the primary concern in US national security,” says the new National Defense Strategy, published by the …

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The US Syria ‘Strategy’ – Recipe for Continued Disaster Even for the US

Most media covering the speech that US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, gave at the Hoover Institution on January 17, 2018 merely points out that he said that the United States would stay in Syria – open-ended – in the future and until President Bashar al-Assad has left the scene. Read the full speech here. Reuters even …

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Complex Power Play in Libya

The fighting around the vicinity of Tripoli’s Mitiga airport continues with the airport still closed, in flames. As previously reported, seasoned US State Department man, Jeffery Feltman, now with the UN, recently visited Libya followed on the heels of the French Foreign Minister Le Drain, to persuade all parties to adhere the the LPA agreement …

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Martin Luther King Opposed Everything Liberal America Represents

There is nothing quite so nauseating as liberal America associating itself with the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr., a man who stood against everything it stands for and represents, such as cozying up to Wall Street and the rich at home while unleashing war without end overseas. That Martin Luther King Day is …

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Covfefe, Little Rocket Man and ‘Stable Genius’: A Year of Trumpisms

The ‘fire and fury’ of US President Donald Trump has translated into many memorable phrases that have baffled, amused or infuriated observers. RT looks at the top quotes from the first year of his presidency. January 2017: 'You are fake news' Trump had famously sparred with the media throughout his campaign. He reserved his ire …

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America’s Deceitful Secret Support of Al Qaeda

In a recent article, I documented that “US Again Supports Al Qaeda in Syria”. In a prior article, I had documented that since 2012 the US Government has cooperated with the Sauds’ plan to install in Syria a fundamentalist-Sunni government to replace Syria’s existing secular Government, and that the fundamentalist-Sunni organization Al Qaeda has been the US …

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