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NATO Secretary General Targets ‘Rising China’: Why Cold War Newspeak Never Went Away
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NATO Secretary General Targets ‘Rising China’: Why Cold War Newspeak Never Went Away
December 11, 2019

We need to grow up, and grow up fast. We cannot afford to be led by childish stories of the boogeyman and be governed by fear so easily any longer.

Netanyahu-Pompeo Meeting Solidifies War Plan on Iran
December 10, 2019

The hastily arranged meeting last week between Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had the hallmarks of a war-plan summit amid a peak in renewed media provocation against Iran.

Netanyahu-Pompeo Meeting Solidifies War Plan on Iran
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Trump’s Monroe Doctrine 2.0
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Trump’s Monroe Doctrine 2.0
December 10, 2019

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.

Why the Results of the Normandy Four Summit Were Predetermined… Almost
December 10, 2019

The Russians absolutely cannot back down, The EU would like to, and Trump’s Washington just simply doesn’t care about snow monkeys who have no oil, Tim Kirby writes.

Why the Results of the Normandy Four Summit Were Predetermined… Almost
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Trade and Peaceful Cooperation Will Beat the Warmongers
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Trade and Peaceful Cooperation Will Beat the Warmongers
December 10, 2019

Much of the European Union beckons with enthusiasm that is entirely contrary to the drum-thumping rhetoric of Nato.

Score One for Tulsi
December 9, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard’s demolition job on poor Kamala shows why a well-aimed ideological thrust is more important than any number of silly opinion polls telling experts what they want to hear.

Score One for Tulsi
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Preparing the Stage: A Flawed Prospectus for War, This Time With Iran
World
Preparing the Stage: A Flawed Prospectus for War, This Time With Iran
December 9, 2019

The new type of warfare is using economic pressure to trigger popular protest and then to leverage the economic grievances of the ordinary populace.

Senile, Demented and Incontinent: NATO at 70
December 8, 2019

The London Summit made it clear to the whole world: NATO at 70 has become a global joke.

Senile, Demented and Incontinent: NATO at 70
Security
As Winter Comes Pipeline Wars Heat Up
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As Winter Comes Pipeline Wars Heat Up
December 8, 2019

There is real fear that Gazprom will walk away from the talks with Ukraine and will wait out the completion of Nordstream 2.

‘I am Fidel’ – the Cuban Response to US Hopes of Destabilising Cuba
December 7, 2019

The US might have harboured the intention that Fidel’s departure would facilitate the process for a counter-revolutionary period in Cuba. However, the Cuban Revolution was always bigger than Fidel.

‘I am Fidel’ – the Cuban Response to US Hopes of Destabilising Cuba
World
Macron’s Great Leap East Revives the Spirit of De Gaulle
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Macron’s Great Leap East Revives the Spirit of De Gaulle
December 7, 2019

Will Macron continue on his Gaullist path or will those imperial fascists who overthrew De Gaulle’s vision in 1969 succeed once more?

Finally a Foreign War Close to Home
December 6, 2019

A US military intervention in Mexico would mean three very important things for America’s near future, Tim Kirby writes.

Finally a Foreign War Close to Home
World

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What awaits Rojava? The only thing that can save it would be the recognition of the sovereignty of Damascus within its borders.
Legend has it that Kurds will never be united because they’d rather be bickering among themselves; Kurds taught me that, in Turkey, Iraq and Syria. The Americans have been manipulating Iraqi Kurds at will since 1991. Now the top instrumentalizer/demonizer of Kurdish hopes and dreams – across the Turkey/Syria front – is neo-Ottoman Sultan Erdogan.
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Sociopaths on the Left and Sociopaths on the Right Work to Break Potential US-China Alliance
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Sociopaths on the Left and Sociopaths on the Right Work to Break Potential US-China Alliance
December 6, 2019

Many Taiwanese leaders are stuck in a Cold War mindset and still see their life’s mission through the outdated lens of their Kuomintang forebears.

NATO Splits Reveal Alliance is Redundant
December 6, 2019

The 70th anniversary summit-turned-circus this week would seem to be a portent for NATO’s overdue redundancy.

NATO Splits Reveal Alliance is Redundant
Editorial
Hillary Clinton on Sunset Boulevard
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Hillary Clinton on Sunset Boulevard
December 5, 2019

Trump’s Original Sin Can Never Be Expunged: He was meant to go down to Humiliating Landslide Defeat in the Coronation of the Great Queen Spider Empress Herself. Instead, he carried 30 out of 50 states.

Obama on Mount Rushmore: Move Over Guys, Room for One More Con Artist
December 5, 2019

Obama ran for president promising to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He then authorized the spending of $1 trillion to upgrade US nuclear arsenal.

Obama on Mount Rushmore: Move Over Guys, Room for One More Con Artist
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Bolivia’s Lithium Is Fair Game in a World Ruled by Spheres of Influence
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Bolivia’s Lithium Is Fair Game in a World Ruled by Spheres of Influence
December 4, 2019

The US approach to overthrowing governments in Latin America and the trail of tears and blood it left in its wake will no doubt be highly motivating to the broad masses of Latin Americans who will support the coming Latin American bloc.

Americans Have No Responsibilities (Meme Breakdown #1)
December 4, 2019

When we live in a society founded on the idea of the government not forcing people into various duties (other than punishing violations of the law) why should we expect people to be responsible?

Americans Have No Responsibilities (Meme Breakdown #1)
Society
From Russia With Sense: Putin Says ‘Nyet’ to PC Radicals Replacing ‘Mothers’ and ‘Fathers’
Society
From Russia With Sense: Putin Says ‘Nyet’ to PC Radicals Replacing ‘Mothers’ and ‘Fathers’
December 4, 2019

Meanwhile the West is facing demons of its own making as victims of ‘sexual reassignment surgery’ want to change back to their original selves.

Thanksgiving Reflections on the Cruel Hegemon
December 3, 2019

The visible physical decline of the hegemonic empire has impacted its demeanor in the direction of unfettered nastiness, practiced externally and internally, in all its relations and dealings.

Thanksgiving Reflections on the Cruel Hegemon
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