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Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

    Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

It is no secret to anyone that in the United States, the people are governed by powerful lobby groups. The strength of the National Rifle Association (NRA) is so great that government officials are able to overlook the shooting deaths of countless innocent children, as young as 5 years old, along with their teachers in…

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Without Changing a Stripe, ISIS Morphs from US’s Deadly Enemy to Useful Weapon to Perfect Target

    Without Changing a Stripe, ISIS Morphs from US’s Deadly Enemy to Useful Weapon to Perfect Target

EUPHRATES RIVER VALLEY, SYRIA (Analysis) — While President Trump has recently hailed the defeat of ISIS, the group has been able to stave-off a complete defeat by retreating to a few, small remaining pockets in Syria. One of these pockets, located east of the Euphrates along Syria’s border with Iraq, is surrounded by the Syrian…

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US Applies Useful Double Standard to Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

    US Applies Useful Double Standard to Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

AFRIN, SYRIA — On Saturday, Syrian news agency SANA reported that six men had been hospitalized after an alleged Turkish chemical weapons attack on a small town near the city of Afrin in Northern Syria. Jiwan Mohammad, the director of the Afrin Hospital, told SANA that the men’s symptoms were indicative of those experienced after contact…

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Remembering The Ethnic Cleansing of Bhutan’s Lhotshampas

    Remembering The Ethnic Cleansing of Bhutan’s Lhotshampas

Jai Subedi, 38, meticulously counts the inventory in his small store ensconced in the north of Syracuse, New York. He pauses, then rubs the palms of his hands and securing his muffler, enthusiastically steps out to help two men unload the towering crates of water bottles along with sacks of onions, and apple cartons, from…

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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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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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America Loves Terrorists Abroad: ISIS as Proxy US Mercenaries

  America Loves Terrorists Abroad: ISIS as Proxy US Mercenaries

By all accounts, wherever the Islamic State has gained and held territory, its residents suffer terrible oppression and deprivation. Unless you are on their wavelength, you most likely agree that ISIS rule has been calamitous for its subjects. Both Obama and Trump have pointed out their badass nature on numerous occasions, not so much in…

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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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Correlation Not Causation: the Link Between Terrorism and Islam

  Correlation Not Causation: the Link Between Terrorism and Islam

Since time immemorial, it has been an article of faith of every Muslim that suicide is ‘Haram’ (prohibited) in Islam. There is a well-known Islamic precept that whoever commits suicide will go straight to hell. But the Takfirists (those who declare others as heretics) have invented a new interpretation of Islam in which suicide is glorified…

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