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Clinton, Sanders debate plans for ISIS, Afghanistan and veterans care

Clinton, Sanders debate plans for ISIS, Afghanistan and veterans care

By Leo Shane III, Military Times The final two Democratic presidential candidates both vowed Thursday not to send combat troops into Iraq and Syria if they become commander-in-chief, but they also hinted that the U.S. deployments in Afghanistan could continue well into the future. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and independent Vermont Sen. Bernie […]

UN chief denounces Israeli occupation, illegal settlements again

UN chief denounces Israeli occupation, illegal settlements again

Jim W. Dean – Israel’s Likud leadership continues to lash out at anyone who spotlights its moral depravity as being such themselves, but internal opposition has finally emerged that is calling for a world boycott of Israel to break the no peace stalemate.

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

Apart from the mainstream portrayal of Russia as a ruthless expansionist dictatorship (a portrayal too ludicrous to merit attention here), most awake commentators fall into one of two camps.

Spokesman Admits Saudi Arabia’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Aid to Al-Qaeda

Spokesman Admits Saudi Arabia’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Aid to Al-Qaeda

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of the Saudi Interior Ministry Mansour al-Turki admitted his government’s huge financial assistance to the al-Qaeda terrorist group under the disguise of charity aid. “This multi-billion-dollar aid has been collected using Saudi Arabia’s monetary system,” Turki told BBC in an interview on Tuesday. He said that the money was gathered from the […]

RT Exclusive Interview with Bernie Sanders

RT Exclusive Interview with Bernie Sanders

 Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are locked in a dead heat at the Iowa Caucus, with both candidates in a virtual tie as the votes are counted.  Senator Bernie Sanders spoke with RT’s Ed Schultz about how he became a serious contender for the Democratic presidential nomination from being 40 points behind […]

Driving Veterans to Bankruptcy and Suicide, Game Playing over Emergency Care

Driving Veterans to Bankruptcy and Suicide, Game Playing over Emergency Care

…by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor If a veteran who receives all his medical care from the VA as more and more do each year, needs emergency care, they either go to a VA hospital emergency room, for me that requires driving to another state, or goes local. For all but an elite few, the VA […]

Kurdish Press: Russia establishes hard facts on the ground in Syria

Kurdish Press: Russia establishes hard facts on the ground in Syria

By Paul Iddon  Anyone who has read the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will be familiar with the term “facts on the ground.” Hence doing your utmost to establish an on-the-ground situation which is tangibly in your favour as opposed to waiting for some abstract plan or idea to be implemented. One is frequently reminded […]

How European Powers Reshaped Middle East

How European Powers Reshaped Middle East

   By seeking to establish an Islamic caliphate, Daesh (Islamic State/ISIL) has thrown into question the legitimacy of the post-Ottoman Middle Eastern borders defined by European colonialist powers; is the Sykes-Picot agreement the root cause of the ongoing strife in Syria and Iraq and should the Middle Eastern boundaries be redrawn? Trouble Brewing in Syria: […]

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