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Countering Western Disinformation on Russia and Other Nations Opposing the American Empire
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THE ARTICLES


Trump Trying to Force Putin to Capitulate

The Trump Administration is demanding Russian President Vladimir Putin to abandon support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and has blocked at the United Nations an investigation-team's being sent to the alleged site of the alleged sarin-gas attack that the Trump ...
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The Frightening Pro-War Twist Of The Democrats ‘Resistance’

By James W. Carden | April 24, 2017 MINT PRESS NEWS The anti-Trump “#Resistance” has become a movement to defend the Democratic establishment’s pro-war policies, to purge anti-war Democrats, and even to embrace Donald Trump’s attack on Syria The Resistance, ...
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First Transgender President: Trump Becomes Hillary

Editor's Note: They say that extremes sometimes touch in moments of crisis. That they may even join hands. They also say that traditional labels are vanishing; that they do not hold water any more, that "left", "center", and "right" are no ...
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The Democratic Party’s Anti-Bernie Elites Have a Huge Stake in Blaming Russia

by NORMAN SOLOMON  After Hillary Clinton’s devastating loss nearly six months ago, her most powerful Democratic allies feared losing control of the party. Efforts to lip-synch economic populism while remaining closely tied to Wall Street had led to a catastrophic ...
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CBS This Morning: the daily brainwash

  DEFINITELY NOT JOURNALISM 101 Here's CBS again doing its usual job of disinforming and under-reporting by using severely compromised, scandalously biased or ignorant sources, while never offering their huge megaphone to anyone with a scintilla of "dissident truth" or ...
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Russia announces tests of hypersonic Zircon anti-ship missile in warning to US

ABOVE IMAGE: The Russian Zircon, hypersonic missile. ALEXANDER MERCOURIS Russia announces test of hypersonic Zircon anti-ship missile as warning to US following US navy deployments against Syria and North Korea. It is probably no coincidence that as international tensions have ...
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Hubris and Dysfunction in Trumpland

by JOHN WIGHT In decades to come historians will identify this past week as one of the most seminal in post war history, placing particular emphasis when they do on the actions of one of the most unstable, unpredictable and ...
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Bernie Sanders, the Company Man

Photo by AFGE | CC BY 2.0 As I pointed out back in July of 2015, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (“I”-VT)  is not the independent left politician many progressives claim he is.  He’s a Democratic Party company man. That has ...
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World Reassured: US Conducts Successful Field Test Of New (More Accurate) Nuclear Bomb

by Tyler Durden } Apr 14, 2017 | ZeroHedge With the world still abuzz over the first ever deployment of the GBU-43/B "Mother Of All Bombs" in Afghanistan, where it reportedly killed some 36 ISIS fighters, in a less noticed statement the ...
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Is Trump threatening an attack on North Korea? (Part 2)

Dispatch from Beijing With Jeff J. Brown  US imperialist saber-rattling—once again— is pushing the Korean peninsula—and the world— to the brink of nuclear war. Here's the latest relevant news, as seen by our Beijing correspondent, all presenting aspects of what our analysts ...
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Delegating Power to Generals? Trump’s Historic Cowardice and Abrogation of Presidential Responsibility

OpEds } By Rob Kall, Editor in Chief, OpedNews Trump has made it clear that he has handed decision-making over to his generals. His supporters probably frame this as the hallmark of a strong leader and great manager. But military ...
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Rex Tillerson meets with Foreign Minister Lavrov and President Putin

THE SAKER  } DATELINE APRIL 11, 2017  | WITH SELECT COMMENTS FROM ORIGINAL THREADS Finally, they met.  Rex Tillerson spent several hours speaking with Foreign Minister Lavrov and, after that, with President Putin.  Tillerson  and Lavrov then held a rather bizarre joint ...
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