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Trump Now Increases ‘Defense’ Budget 37% Above Obama’s

Eric Zuesse The Washington Post headlined on January 26th, “Trump plans to ask for $716 billion for national defense in 2019 — a major increase”, and reported that when President Trump had entered the White House in January 2017, the … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Secretly Is Allied With America’s Enemies

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org [NOTE: On the morning of 11 December 2016, German Economic News headlined “Brutal Power Struggle in the U.S.: CIA Is Targeting Donald Trump” (“Brutaler Machtkampf in den USA: CIA nimmt Donald Trump ins Visier”), … Continue reading

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Regional, World War Possible As Israel Continues To Provoke Full Scale Confrontation With Syria

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com The war in Syria is heating up yet again with signs that the conflict may soon be about to take greater international dimensions. This is all due to greater Israeli participation and aggression in Syria … Continue reading

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Iranians’ Opinions of ISIS, of U.S., & of U.S. People

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Iranians hold in extremely low regard: the U.S. government, ISIS, Osama bin Laden, the Taliban, and international terrorism, but their opinions of the American people are remarkably higher than their opinions of the American … Continue reading

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Russia Now Runs the Peace Process to End Syria’s War: Part 3

Part Three of Three Parts (Part Two is here.) Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org AFTER RUSSIA TOOK OVER THE NEGOTIATIONS The conclusion of the first round of post-U.S.-involvement Syrian peace talks took place in Astana Kazakhstan and ended on … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Apparently Heading For War As Iran Dumps U.S. Dollar,

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com While many were hoping against all odds that a Trump administration would live up to some of its campaign rhetoric and begin to back away from imperialistic foreign adventures, it seems those hopes are being … Continue reading

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Trump’s National Security Adviser Puts Iran “On Notice;” Foreshadowing Of War

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com The new boss is now starting to look extremely similar to the old boss. Today, February 2, Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor, rabid anti-Iran warmonger, Michael Flynn, delivered a stern and open warning to Iran, … Continue reading

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Trump Announces New “Missile Defense System” Against Iran And North Korea

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com Only minutes after being sworn in to office, President Donald Trump announced that his administration will develop a “state of the art” missile defense system to protect Americans against attacks from North Korea and Iran. … Continue reading

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Trump Team Targets Iran

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Saudi Arabia dominates above all other nations as a supplier of suicide bombers, and its royal family dominates as the world’s top financial backer of Al Qaeda and other jihadist groups, but incoming President … Continue reading

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How Trump Knows that Continued Global Warming Will Make Earth Uninhabitable 100 Years From Now

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org He knows it because his chief strategist, Stephen Bannon — a polymath — was personally involved in proving it. Bannon was brought into a major scientific experiment in 1994 as its “Acting CEO” to … Continue reading

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Putin & Assad Have Liberated Syria from the U.S.-&-Jihadist Alliance

Eric Zuesse It has been an alliance between the leaderships of U.S., Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and UAE; but, regardless of whether it’s called “the U.S. alliance” or “the Saudi alliance,” or even (possibly) “the Turkish alliance” (and it could … Continue reading

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America’s Arab Allies Debate Need for Genocide Against ‘Infidels’

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Two key allies of the United States are the fundamentalist-Sunni governments of Qatar and Saudi Arabia — two fundamentalist Sunni countries whose ruling families are (like the U.S. Government) hostile to countries that are … Continue reading

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Obama’s Invasion Plan of Syria Was Drawn Up by Kim Roosevelt in 1957

Eric Zuesse The same person, Teddy Roosevelt’s grandson, who planned and headed the CIA coup to overthrow Iran’s progressive secular democratic anti-communist Prime Minister Mohammed Mosaddegh in 1953, and to replace him with the brutal dictator Shah Reza Pahlevi, so … Continue reading

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Can OPEC Strike A Deal On Cutting Production Tomorrow?

OPEC is set to convene its twice-a-year meeting in Vienna, and a growing number of the group’s members are clamoring for production cuts in order to boost oil prices. The problem is a collective one. Sure, everyone agrees production should … Continue reading

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Could The Syrian Conflict Irrevocably Change Global Geopolitics?

Few meetings ever started with dimmer prospects for success than the recent meeting between Presidents Obama and Putin. The real call for the meeting stemmed from the EU refugee crisis. With a human catastrophe brewing in Europe and the Middle … Continue reading

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Obama Lied When He Said This

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Obama’s central case against Syria’s Bashar al-Assad (and his central argument against Assad’s supporter Russia on that matter) is that Assad was behind the sarin gas attack in Ghouta Syria on 21 August 2013 — but … Continue reading

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More Iranian Oil Could Hit The Market Now That Iran Deal Is Assured

U.S. President Barack Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative – the historic nuclear deal with Iran – appears poised to fend off Congressional opposition. After several Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. Senate came out in support of the Iran deal in … Continue reading

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The Mirage Of An Iranian Oil Bonanza

The P5+1 agreement with Iran on Iran’s nuclear program has generated (sometimes fevered) anticipation of an Iranian oil bonanza at the end of the nuclear agreement rainbow, both in terms of the increase in Iranian crude output and the business … Continue reading

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Iran’s First Post-Shah President Says Iran’s Theocracy Is ‘Despotic’

Eric Zuesse — Bani-Sadr says Iran was trying for a nuclear bomb until 2003 — He says “mismanagement and corruption” plague the country — He calls current government “despotic” — He says winners in nuclear deal are “Israel, Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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How Democratic & Republican Party Chiefs Work to Deceive the U.S. Public

Eric Zuesse An organization that typically promotes the Republican propaganda agenda received information from the Democratic Obama Administration, and they publicized information from it that concerned the 2012 Benghazi attack, which was a failure by the State Department — something … Continue reading

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