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PressTV-Why Trump wants to get close to Saudi Arabia

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US President Donald Trump wants to get close to Saudi Arabia for many reasons particularly because Riyadh is hostile to Iran and friendly to Israel, American writer James Petras says.

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Pentagon to deploy another 900 troops to Middle East, extend Patriot missile battalion amid tensions with Iran

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The Pentagon will send another 900 troops to the Middle East in the coming weeks in a move meant to bolster security for U.S. troops in the region amid heightening tensions with Iran, the Defense Department announced Friday.

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‘Everything is Flipped’: Russiagate Scandal Will ‘Backfire’ on Dems in 2020

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The cooperation of intelligence communities with US Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of surveillance activities during the 2016 presidential election should be welcomed by Democrats, as it’s a significant matter of public concern, Dan Kovalik, a human rights and labor lawyer, told Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear Friday.

Source: ‘Everything is Flipped’: Russiagate Scandal Will ‘Backfire’ on Dems in 2020

U.S. Raises the Stakes in Afghanistan From the Air

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Civilian deaths mount as Washington tries to pressure the Taliban in peace talks.

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Trump move to declassify Russia intel draws sharp criticism

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President Donald Trump is defending his unprecedented decision to give his Justice Department chief unfettered access to the country’s deepest foreign intelligence secrets amid an outcry from the spy community and a veiled warning from the US intelligence czar. The president said Attorney General

Source: Trump move to declassify Russia intel draws sharp criticism