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December 10, 2019Headline, News

Dumbocrats And Repulsivcans Can Agree On War!

WASHINGTON – The Armed Services Committees of the US Senate and the House of Representatives reached an agreement on Monday to finance the country’s defense spending for the 2020 fiscal year in the amount of $738 billion, a statement published by the committees said....

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December 9, 2019Headline, News

US Navy’s New Deadly And Expensive Attack Sub

As one might expect for a big multimission attack submarine, the Virginia Block V is mind-bogglingly expensive. With a total value of the program sitting at $35 billion when government furnished equipment is added, each sub will cost in excess of $3.5 billion per hull, should the Navy...

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December 2, 2019Headline, News

Tulsi Gabbard: Wake Up and Smell Our $6.4 Trillion Wars

Meanwhile, her fellow Democrats appear abysmally unconcerned about the human and financial toll.   The Democratic establishment is increasingly irritated. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, long-shot candidate for president, is attacking her own party for promoting the “deeply...

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December 1, 2019Headline, News, Revisited

The New York Times’ Long History of Endorsing US-Backed Coups

The New York Times Editorial Board, it seems, rarely meets a coup backed by the US government that it doesn’t approve of. Bolivian President Evo Morales was overthrown in a U.S.-backed military coup d’état earlier this month after Bolivian army generals appeared on television demanding...

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November 29, 2019Headline, News

The Mainstream Narrative Of The Syria Conflict Has Imploded

Max Abrahms – A mainstream media and academic expert this week issued a rare admission: that pretty much everything the establishment has fed the public on Syria is false or distorted; but it remains that after tragic eight-year long war is slowly coming to a close, new...

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November 29, 2019Headline, News

Trump Is First to Use PATRIOT Act to Detain a Man Forever

Never in 18 years has the government used Section 412 of the PATRIOT Act, which permits indefinite detention of resident aliens on national-security grounds. Until now. For the 18-year lifespan of the war on terrorism, an obscure provision of the PATRIOT Act permitting the indefinite...

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November 26, 2019Headline, News

Hot Spots That Could Start World War III

Key point: These hot spots represent some of the most intractable geopolitical problems. The world has avoided war between major power war since 1945, even if the United States and the Soviet Union came quite close on several occasions during the Cold War. In the first two decades...

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November 19, 2019Headline, News

Veterans to Congress: End Forever Wars

While the U.S. House of Representatives played domestic politics with the first open impeachment inquiry hearing last Wednesday, a new veteran’s organization, Bring Our Troops Home, held its first conference in Washington, DC. After a series of panels and speeches, 120 veterans traveled...

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November 19, 2019Headline, News

Police Surround Last Holdouts At Hong Kong Campus Protest

HONG KONG (AP) — A small band of anti-government protesters, their numbers diminished by surrenders and failed escape attempts, remained holed up at a Hong Kong university early Wednesday as they braced for the endgame in a police siege of the campus. Full Coverage: Hong Kong Police were...

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November 18, 2019Headline, News

An Explosion Of Protest, A Howl Of Rage In Latin American

From Chile to Ecuador and Bolivia to Haiti police and protesters are clashing on the streets, but what are the common threads and will they lead to change? Tanks on the streets in Chile. Barricades and bloodshed in Bolivia. Weeks of unrest that have pushed Haiti to the brink and forced...

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November 18, 2019Headline, News

Iran’s Protests Reach 100 Cities

Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who attacked public property during demonstrations “thugs” and signaling that a potential crackdown loomed. The government shut...

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November 18, 2019Headline, News

Campus Under Siege As Hong Kong Police Battle Protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — As night fell on Hong Kong, police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters were trapped in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semi-autonomous city. The Asian financial center’s work...

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November 14, 2019Headline, News

US To Test New Ballistic Missile

WASHINGTON — The U.S. may be set to test a new ground-launched ballistic missile in the coming weeks, the first test of that particular weapon since the country withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier this year. In March, Pentagon officials told reporters that...

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