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Chinese Warships Enter Baltic Sea — For Drills With Russia

As NATO exercises in the Black Sea Russia welcomes the Chinese navy RI Staff A Chinese naval squadron has sailed into the Baltic ...
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With New D.C. Policy Group, Dems Continue to Rehabilitate and Unify With Bush-Era Neocons

Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept ONE OF THE most under-discussed yet consequential changes in the American political landscape is the reunion between ...
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Oil, Qatar, China & The Global Conflict

Oil prices remain below $50 per barrel. Saudi Arabia and its longtime ally Qatar are now clashing. The situation on ...
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The Massacre of Mosul: More Than 40,000 Civilians Feared DeadAs

by PATRICK COCKBURN, Counterpunch.org As costly to the host body as exterminating a cancer. Photo by DVIDSHUB | CC BY ...
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Poll shows 76 percent of Americans fear a major war

By  Bill Van Auken, Senior Editor, wsws.org Amid escalating militarism The widening chasm that separates the US ruling establishment—including its ...
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Book Reviews: Kingdom of Olives & Ashes—Writers Confront the Occupation

Kingdom of Olives and Ashes - Writers Confront the Occupation. Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman, Ed. HarperCollins Publishers, Toronto. 2017. A ...
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The “Deep State” Then and Now

“…since grasping the present from within is the most problematic task the mind can face.”         — Frederic Jameson ...
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Please Just Fucking Die Already

Filthy Neocon warmonger John McCain alive and kicking at 80, and still influential, is definitive proof that God does not ...
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Time for the “International Left” to Take a Stand on Venezuela

by GREGORY WILPERT Venezuela is heading towards an increasingly dangerous situation, in which open civil war could become a real ...
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U.S. vet fights for Donetsk People’s Republic

‘Lucky Man’ By Mike Kuhlenbeck | Source: workers.org Russell Bonner Bentley was born in the United States and is now an “Information ...
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Trump’s Embrace of the Saudi Crown Prince, and a Qatar Nightmare Scenario

by GARY LEUPP The failure of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in four-day talks with the Qatari emir Sheikh Tamim ...
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Russiagate Exposed: It’s a Fraud The Truth that’s Being Hidden from the Public

Russiagate Exposed: It’s a Fraud The Truth that's Being Hidden from the Public It has now been incontrovertibly proven that ...
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