Day: 10/01/2019

Turkey to ask US to hand over or destroy military bases in Syria: report

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Turkey will ask U.S. officials in talks on Tuesday to hand over its military bases in Syria to Ankar

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Republicans push recognition of Israeli annexation of Golan

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Human rights group decries “abhorrent” call that violates international law.

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State Secrets and the National Security State

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Inadvertently released federal documents reveal that U.S. officials have apparently secured a secret indictment against Julian Assange, the head of WikiLeaks who released secret information about the

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Retired Marine General Tapped By Trump Administration To Develop ‘Arab NATO’ Resigns

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The retired Marine general who was tapped by the Trump administration to resolve a dispute with Qatar and develop what’s been dubbed an “Arab NATO” has resigned from his position.

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Killing of aid worker in Syria part of ‘disturbing trend’

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The abduction and killing of an aid worker last week in Syria’s Idleb region, brings into focus the daily risks faced by humanitarians working in conflict zones, said the Deputy Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis, in a statement deploring the killing on Monday.

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How Mainstream Media Join the US Government Offensive Against Iran: Case Study of Reuters

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Ivan KESIĆ: While the Reuters claims Iran is active in spreading disinformation online, the history of the agency’s reports about Iran shows the opposite. The latest of such reports is a false report about Iran’s missile program.

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Assassination Is Not Justice – The Future of Freedom Foundation

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President Trump and his national-security establishment are celebrating the Pentagon’s latest assassination, this one killing Jamel Ahmed Ali Al-Badawi, who was accused of having participated in the terrorist attack on the USS Cole, during a refueling stop in Yemen, in October 2000. The attack killed 17 sailors and wounded 39 others. Referring to the assassination, Trump tweeted: Our GREAT MILITARY has delivered justice for the heroes lost and wounded in the cowardly attack on the USS Cole. We have just Continue Reading

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