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Munich Security Conference Exposes Growing Threat of Nuclear Conflict

    Munich Security Conference Exposes Growing Threat of Nuclear Conflict

Over the past fifty years, the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has traditionally reflected the current state of world military affairs. Each February, more than 450 senior decision-makers from around the globe descend into Munich, Germany, to discuss current and future security challenges. And while there have been times in recent years when the MSC demonstrated…

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In Baltimore Guilty Cops May Soon Have to Pony Up

    In Baltimore Guilty Cops May Soon Have to Pony Up

BALTIMORE – As the Baltimore Police Department currently sits front and center in a massive corruption trial, talk of having individual police officers be fiscally responsible for the lawsuits against them is making the rounds. Two officers in Baltimore’s Gun Trace Task Force were found guilty earlier this week of racketeering and robbery in the…

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Oxford University’s Complicity in Myanmar’s Genocide Denial

    Oxford University’s Complicity in Myanmar’s Genocide Denial

When reality goes off the chart of what is thinkable, fiction is no match.  That Oxford University’s most iconic living graduate Aung San Suu Kyi may find herself at the International Criminal Court for her “complicity of silence in crimes against humanity” and even a genocide will go down in history as one such extraordinary…

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Former CIA Agent Admits US Meddled in Other Countries’ Elections

    Former CIA Agent Admits US Meddled in Other Countries’ Elections

A former Central Bureau of Investigation (CIA) operative has confirmed the U.S agency has been meddling in the elections and internal political affairs of other countries since its inception in 1947. “The United States absolutely has carried out such election influence operations historically,” said Steven L. Hall, a CIA operative who retired from the U.S. agency in…

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As American as Apple Pie: Rape in a Culture that Looks the Other Way

  As American as Apple Pie: Rape in a Culture that Looks the Other Way

FORT MYERS, FLORIDA — Shortly before midnight on September 3, 1944, an African-American sharecropper named Recy Taylor was walking home from church with two companions in Abbeville, Alabama when the women noticed a green Chevy sedan drive past four times before finally rattling to a stop just a few feet ahead. Seven white men, armed…

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Netanyahu Corruption Case: Bibi Skates on Genocide, Trips on Graft

  Netanyahu Corruption Case: Bibi Skates on Genocide, Trips on Graft

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Out of a total of 13 prime ministers that served since Israel was established in 1948, Benjamin Netanyahu is the fifth who has been accused of corruption. The Israeli police had opened files against Yitzhak Rabin, Ariel Sharon, Ehud Barak, Ehud Olmert, and now Netanyahu. Rabin was forced to resign because…

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Genocide? As Gaza Dries Out, Israel Turns Off Fresh Water Spigot

  Genocide? As Gaza Dries Out, Israel Turns Off Fresh Water Spigot

GAZA  (Analysis) — Near the end of last month, Haaretz reported that, according to an expert hydrologist, 97 percent of Gaza’s drinking water has been contaminated by sewage and salt. The UN also confirmed that this was the case early last year, and clearly, the situation has remained unchanged even up until 2018. Robert Piper, the…

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Will Petrodollar Give Way to Petroyuan? China Makes First Move this March

  Will Petrodollar Give Way to Petroyuan? China Makes First Move this March

BEIJING — Wall Street is bracing for a potential shake-up as China is set to launch its first-ever crude oil futures contract late March at the Shanghai Futures Exchange. The move, which had been laid out in 2012 but faced delays over possible market turbulence, could represent a bold step forward in China’s rise as…

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Operation Pacific Eagle: Duterte Falls in Line with US Plans for the Philippines

  Operation Pacific Eagle: Duterte Falls in Line with US Plans for the Philippines

In the second part of this MPN exclusive, we examine the U.S. military’s latest intervention in Asia, its 120 years of imperialist domination in the Philippines, and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s half-hearted push for independence from Washington. We speak to exiled Filipino revolutionary Jose Maria Sison and Professors William I. Robinson and Roland Simbulan. In…

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America Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on the War on Terror … and Counting

  America Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on the War on Terror … and Counting

I’m in my mid-thirties, which means that, after the 9/11 attacks, when this country went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq in what President George W. Bush called the “Global War on Terror,” I was still in college. I remember taking part in a couple of campus antiwar demonstrations and, while working as a waitress…

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