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Pompeo Says Iran Sabotaged Tankers to Raise Oil Prices

May 30, 2019           |                                       

Speaking on Thursday during a visit to London, John Bolton continued to play up the allegation of a major threat posed by Iran, claiming that the quick US military buildup in the region had deterred them for now, but that the threat is not over. Despite trying to credit the US military for deterrence, Bolton […]

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Biden’s Deceitful Record on Iraq Invasion

April 22, 2019           |                                       

CNN and other media are reporting that Joe Biden will enter the 2020 presidential race this week. STEPHEN ZUNES, zunes at usfca.edu, @SZunesZunes is a professor of politics and coordinator of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of San Francisco. He just wrote a piece for The Progressive on Biden’s positions on the Iraq invasion. In his floor […]

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Russian Hockey Player's Brother Threatens Ovechkin On Social Media After Fight

April 18, 2019           |                                       

Seasoned Russian hockey star Aleksandr Ovechkin sent a message with his brutal knockout of his rising compatriot Andrei Svechnikov in a National Hockey League (NHL) playoff game on April 16. Now Svechnikov’s older brother, fellow NHL player Yevgeny, has a message for Ovechkin: I’m coming for you. The elder Svechnikov, who was born on Halloween, […]

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James Zogby, of the Arab American Institute, analyzes the increasing threat against Arabs and Muslims in America and its impact on 2020 elections The post Trump’s Tweets Fuel Media Slander and Death Threats Against Ilhan Omar appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Anonymous Bomb Threat Disrupts Trial Of Russian Soccer Stars

April 11, 2019           |                                       

The high-profile trial of Russian soccer players Pavel Mamayev and Aleksandr Kokorin who have been charged with battery and hooliganism was disrupted in Moscow on April 11 after an anonymous bomb threat. The court’s personnel, bailiffs, and defendants were evacuated from the building of the Presnensky District Court after the threat was phoned in. The […]

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The Mueller report, while finding no collusion by Trump, did reinforce the narrative that Russia interfered in the 2016 elections to sow discord and disinformation, reinforcing the idea that Russia is an existential threat to the United States The post Don’t Celebrate: Mueller Report Continues Russiagate Narrative appeared first on The Real News Network.

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NATO Chief Meets Trump As U.S. President Calls For Increased Defense Spending

April 2, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his “strong commitment” to the military alliance, while the president pressed his demands that the allies do more to pay for their own defense. Trump, in his April 2 meeting at the White House with the NATO chief, also said he hopes […]

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EU Digital Chief to Reject US Demand to Ban Huawei

March 25, 2019           |                                       

Across the world, the United States is engaged in a lot of wars. One of the least discussed of those wars is the war against Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, whose CFO the US had captured by Canada. As the world upgrades cellular networks to 5G, Huawei is a chief competitor for major US companies. The […]

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CAIR Calls on FBI to Take Seriously Threat to ‘Assassinate’ Minn. Rep. Ilhan Omar

March 4, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged the FBI to take seriously an alleged public threat to assassinate Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN). FBI officials say they are looking into the threat “Assassinate Ilhan Omar” scrawled on a bathroom stall in Minnesota and […]

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She’s just 13 years old, but she’s “a threat.” That’s climate activist Alexandria Villaseñor, who explained in an interview Friday morning, “My generation is going to have to live in a climate-changed world, and the fact that nothing was done in order to make sure that we don’t live in planetary catastrophe—it’s very disappointing and […]

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Ex-V.P. Biden Warns Of Election Interference, Citing Russia

February 16, 2019           |                                       

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has warned of efforts by foreign countries to interfere in upcoming elections, “particularly coming from Russian” actors. Speaking on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on February 16, Biden warned of the threat of “cyberattacks, dark money influence operations, and disinformation” from Moscow, but “also other actors, to […]

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The former Dnipro Chemical Plant, with Kamianske in the distance. Photo courtesy of the author. All rights reserved.Borys Petelin, a former worker at the now-closed Dnipro Chemical Plant in Kamianske, believes that the roughly 40 million tonnes of radioactive waste stored here pose a significant danger not only for the city, but also for the […]

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The War on Populism

January 10, 2019           |                                       

Remember when the War on Terror ended and the War on Populism began? That’s OK, no one else does. It happened in the Summer of 2016, also known as “the Summer of Fear.” The War on Terror was going splendidly. There had been a series of “terrorist attacks,” in Orlando, Nice, Würzberg, Munich, Reutlingen, Ansbach, […]

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