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Julian Assange Court Case Delayed Again in Bizarre Circumstances

    Julian Assange Court Case Delayed Again in Bizarre Circumstances

There were bizarre scenes at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London today, as the extradition process of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange (present via videophone from Belmarsh prison) was again delayed. Proceedings were held up this morning so Assange could converse for the first time in five months with his legal team. The prosecution team failed to turn up…

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Bolivia Headed for a Showdown as Mass Protests Erupt Against US-backed Anez Administration

    Bolivia Headed for a Showdown as Mass Protests Erupt Against US-backed Anez Administration

Bolivia is heading for a showdown between the government and the people after nearly two weeks of continuous, nationwide protests have paralyzed the country. Demonstrations have grown day on day after the government — who came to power in a U.S.-baked coup last November — postponed the elections for the third time. Ollie Vargas, a journalist who…

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Don’t be Hoodwinked by Trump’s UAE-Israel “Peace Deal”

    Don’t be Hoodwinked by Trump’s UAE-Israel “Peace Deal”

HUGE breakthrough today,” crowed Donald Trump on Twitter as he announced the new peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The deal makes the UAE the first Gulf Arab state and the third Arab nation, after Egypt and Jordan, to have diplomatic ties with Israel. But the new Israel-UAE partnership should fool…

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Podcast: The Beirut Explosion, Economic Terror and the Drumbeat of War Against Hezbollah

    Podcast: The Beirut Explosion, Economic Terror and the Drumbeat of War Against Hezbollah

Welcome to MintCast — an interview series featuring dissenting voices the establishment would rather silence– I’m your host Mnar Muhawesh Adley. Lebanon is reeling from a blast that destroyed much of the capital Beirut on Tuesday, August 4. 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate in the city’s port is thought to have caught fire and exploded, killing…

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The Politics of War: What is Israel’s Endgame in Lebanon and Syria?

  The Politics of War: What is Israel’s Endgame in Lebanon and Syria?

On August 4, hours before a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital, Beirut, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, issued an ominous warning to Lebanon. “We hit a cell and now we hit the dispatchers. I suggest to all of them, including Hezbollah, to consider this,” Netanyahu said during an official tour of a military facility in central…

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Former McCain Advisor and Iraq War Advocate Niall Ferguson Warns TikTok Is a Chinese Imperial Plot

  Former McCain Advisor and Iraq War Advocate Niall Ferguson Warns TikTok Is a Chinese Imperial Plot

Writing in Bloomberg, Niall Ferguson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, warned that TikTok was not simply a popular Chinese-owned video app, but “Xi Jinping’s imperial panopticon,” and a “superweapon” for Chinese domination of the world. Ferguson applauded…

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Yemen: State Department Clears Bomb Peddler Pompeo of Wrongdoing in Civilian Deaths Investigation

  Yemen: State Department Clears Bomb Peddler Pompeo of Wrongdoing in Civilian Deaths Investigation

It looks like the United States government is ready to move on from the internal squabble that erupted over an $8.1 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia and other client Arab states embroiled in the war on Yemen and continue the policy of arming and funding the Saudi-led coalition of anti-Houthi forces propping up the “internationally-recognized” government of…

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Christian Nationalists and Christian Zionists March Lockstep to Secure Another Four Years for Trump

  Christian Nationalists and Christian Zionists March Lockstep to Secure Another Four Years for Trump

Two thousand years ago, Jesus taught an oppressed, occupied people the ways of mercy and nonviolent resistance. In the intervening centuries, some strains of Christianity have transformed themselves from these humble roots into dominant, imperial forces. Their “Christian” voices speak the language of the Bible, but their ideologies have little to do with the Bible’s…

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US, Israeli Media Scramble to Blame Hezbollah for Deadly Beirut Explosion

  US, Israeli Media Scramble to Blame Hezbollah for Deadly Beirut Explosion

The narrative that puts Hezbollah in the hot seat for the devastating explosion of ammonium nitrate, allegedly stored by the thousands of tons in one of the busiest ports in the eastern Mediterranean and which killed over two hundred people has a few holes in it, to say the least. As the mainstream U.S.-led international media beats…

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New Report Reveals US Special Forces Active in 22 African Countries

  New Report Reveals US Special Forces Active in 22 African Countries

A new report published in South African newspaper The Mail and Guardian has shed light on the opaque world of the American military presence in Africa. Last year, elite U.S. Special Operations forces were active in 22 African countries. This accounts for 14 percent of all American commandos deployed overseas, the largest number for any region…

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