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Trump Boosts Most Wasteful Department, Reduces All Others

Eric Zuesse On February 27th, Reuters headlined “Trump seeks ‘historic’ increase of 9 percent in U.S. military’s budget” and reported that “Trump will ask Congress to boost Pentagon spending in the next fiscal year by $54 billion in his first budget proposal … Continue reading

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Gallup: Americans’ Hostility to Russia Soared After Obama’s 2012 Re-Election

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The Gallup organization samples Americans’ approval-disapproval of Russia in February of each year, and the approval-figure for this year is only slightly more than half as high as it had been back in 2012 … Continue reading

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Instead of ‘Draining the Swamp’, Trump is Feeding the Alligators

Eric Zuesse, follow-up of version originally published at The Saker Zerohedge’s “Tyler Durden” headlined on February 21st, “Bannon Breaks With Pence, Delivers Warning To Europe” and noted that before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of Defense James … Continue reading

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After CIA Micro-Coup, Trump Suddenly Wants Russia To Give Up Crimea, Thinks Obama Was ‘Too Soft’

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com Only a day after an apparent micro coup conducted by elements within the CIA and U.S. intelligence apparatus, it appears that, if the CIA’s goal was to convince President Donald Trump that moves toward rapprochement … Continue reading

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Trump Declares War on Russia

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Donald Trump made unequivocally clear, on February 14th, that the new Cold War between the U.S. and Russia will continue until Russia complies with two conditions that would not only be humiliating to Russia (and to … Continue reading

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Things Will Get Worse Until U.S. Stops Lying About Crimea

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org SUMMARY Unless the U.S. government’s lies about Crimea — the ‘Russia seized Crimea’ narratives — become acknowledged to be lies, war between the U.S. and Russia can only continue to become increasingly likely, because … Continue reading

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U.S. Should Ship Statue of Liberty Back to France

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Today’s America is a mockery of it. Lady Liberty weeps now. So, let’s ship her back from whence she came, and maybe Europeans will like the symbolism of it. After all: we got it from … Continue reading

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The U.S. Politician Who Could Become Second Abraham Lincoln

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org There are several reasons why the progressive Tulsi Gabbard stands an extraordinarily good likelihood of repeating the extraordinary achievement of the progressive Abraham Lincoln. The electoral defeat of a liberal Hillary Clinton in 2016, … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda Funded by Royal Sauds, U.S. Gov’t. Documents

Eric Zuesse, supplemented from original post at strategic-culture.org The chief source of funds to Al Qaeda and other jihadist groups is Saudi Arabia’s royal family. Documentation comes from testimony of the captured top Al Qaeda financial operative to a U.S. … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit-Hole to Trump’s Victory

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org There are several key reasons why Donald Trump won, such as that he achieved a 1,405,004 nationwide popular-vote victory in all states except California, where he lost by an enormous 4,260,978-vote margin to Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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The Ongoing War Against Trump

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Regardless of whether U.S. President Donald Trump will be as bad as Democrats claim,  most of the opposition to him, since his election, has been led by agents of the U.S. aristocracy, whose real … Continue reading

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Why Readers Shouldn’t Trust Staff Reporters

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at unz.com Journalism — especially about important matters — is not a profession. It’s a calling.  Or else, if it’s not a calling, then it is public relations; it is propaganda, “PR” — done for the … Continue reading

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U.S. Senators Are Even More Neoconservative than Are Trump’s Appointees

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The confirmation hearings for the members of incoming President Donald Trump’s national-security team showed that neoconservatism dominates the U.S. government today: neoconservatism didn’t end after George W. Bush’s alleged certainty that “Saddam’s WMD” existed … Continue reading

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U.S.-ISIS Alliance on Verge of Conquering Major Syrian City

Eric Zuesse The important city of Der Zor in Syria is surrounded now by U.S.-backed ISIS jihadists who are on the verge of retaking that city from government forces, after the U.S. had paved the way, on 16 September 2016, … Continue reading

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The Thorniest Policy-Question that President Trump Will Face

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org A decision must be made at the start of Donald Trump’s Presidency on one issue, which will shape both his foreign and domestic policies, and so his entire Presidency. Mark Strauss, the Editor of the Bulletin … Continue reading

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Obama’s Failed Presidency

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org I’m a former lifelong Democrat, stating here a clear and incontestable fact: Barack Obama is a failed President. It’s true not just because of the sad realities such as that “Top Ex-White House Economist … 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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U.S. Aristocracy Panics that Maybe Trump Is Serious

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On January 2nd, the U.S. Republican Party’s Wall Street Journal headlined “Tensions Within GOP Rise Over How to Handle Russia”, and reported that the policy toward Russia by the incoming Republican President Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Saudis Dominate Among Suicide-Bombers

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Numerous studies show that one nation dominates above all others as a steady source of jihadists: Saudi Arabia. On 15 July 2007. the Los Angeles Times headlined from Baghdad “Saudis’ Role in Iraq Insurgency Outlined: … Continue reading

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A Likely Way that Trump Would Be Forced Out of Office

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The overwhelming opposition to Donald Trump’s taking office on January 20th as the U.S. President — opposition on the part of the entire U.S. Establishment (America’s aristocrats and their agents in the government and … Continue reading

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