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How the US Regime Uses Sanctions to Soften a Country Up for Invasion
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How the US Regime Uses Sanctions to Soften a Country Up for Invasion
May 20, 2019

The Trump regime is clearly hoping for an excuse to invade Iran, and if Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, then Trump and his friend Netanyahu will have their wish, their excuse to invade that country.

The Struggle Is the Meaning
May 18, 2019

There is no conceivable interest of the ordinary people of the Western world being served by the crazed decision of their governments to firmly take the Sunni side in the Sunni/Shia tensions of the Islamic world, and to do so in a fashion which deliberately exacerbates points of armed conflict across the Middle East.

The Struggle Is the Meaning
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America’s Insatiable Military
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America’s Insatiable Military
May 17, 2019

The US dollar is backed by blood — victims’ blood, the target-nations’ blood — and the dollar wouldn’t be the world’s reserve currency if it weren’t backed up ultimately by America’s military, “the policeman to the world.”

Washington Needs New Mindset for a US-Russia Reset
May 17, 2019

Having sharp differences and opposing views is not a problem. Diplomacy is all about robust exchange of views and criticisms. Pompeo’s engagement with Moscow shows that the Trump administration is willing to build on diplomatic relations based on mutual respect.

Washington Needs New Mindset for a US-Russia Reset
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What Putin and Pompeo Did Not Talk About
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What Putin and Pompeo Did Not Talk About
May 16, 2019

Even veiled by thick layers of diplomatic fog, the overlapping meetings in Sochi between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov still offer tantalizing geopolitical nuggets. Let’s briefly review what became public of the discussions on multiple (hot and cold) conflict fronts – Venezuela, North Korea, Afghanistan, Iran.

Something Wrong with Trump: The Insulting Names Are No Longer Welcome
May 16, 2019

Trump’s tweeting and insults plus his frequently unhinged assertions quite plausibly make him unworthy of the office he holds, regardless of whether it all amounts to an impeachable offense or not.

Something Wrong with Trump: The Insulting Names Are No Longer Welcome
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D is for a Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy
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D is for a Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy
May 14, 2019

What characterizes American government today is not so much dysfunctional politics as it is ruthlessly contrived governance carried out behind the entertaining, distracting and disingenuous curtain of political theater. And what political theater it is, diabolically Shakespearean at times, full of sound and fury, yet in the end, signifying nothing.

Why I’m Pro-Detente with Russia
May 12, 2019

I realized it wasn’t the Soviet Union that was the great danger, it was the potential of nuclear war, and it’s still the case today – says Stephen Cohen on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay.

Why I’m Pro-Detente with Russia
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