Turkey's de facto exit from NATO points to a historical shift in the structure of military alliances which could potentially contribute to weakening US hegemony in the Middle East as well as creating conditions which could lead to a breakup of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The two most often cited reasons for President Truman’s controversial decision were to shorten the war and to save the lives of “between 250,000 and 500,000” American soldiers.
The surprise collapse of a small Inner-Mongolia Chinese bank, Baoshang, has suddenly focused attention on the fragility of the world’s largest and largely opaque banking system. The timing is very bad, as China struggles with a sharp domestic economic slowdown.
“American sanctions are deliberately aiming to wreck Venezuela’s economy and thereby lead to regime change. It’s a fruitless, heartless, illegal, and failed policy, causing grave harm to the Venezuelan people.”
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There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press By Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz, July 15, 2019
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Turkey’s Purchase of Russian S-400 Air Defense System: A Blow to the US War Machine By Stephen Lendman, July 15, 2019
The UN’s Free Speech Problem By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 15, 2019
Syria Calls on Civilized World to Intervene in Turkey Cultural Aggression By Miri Wood, July 15, 2019
America, The Incredible Disappearing Country By Helen Buyniski, July 15, 2019
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Top Five Trump Officials Who Resigned Because of Shocking Scandals By Juan Cole, July 15, 2019
The War on Syria Continues. Iran Is Next? By Mark Taliano, July 15, 2019
The S-400: Turkey Calls Trump’s Bluff By Eric Margolis, July 15, 2019
Two-faced Democrats Move to Prevent Trump’s Iran War By Kurt Nimmo, July 15, 2019
The Podcast Revolution: The Power of Our Human Voice, from Marconi to Woods Hole By Barbara Nimri Aziz, July 15, 2019
Guess Which Government Creates the Most Refugees in the World? By Makia Freeman, July 15, 2019
Trump Gives Up Citizenship Question but Doubles Down on Terrorizing Immigrants By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, July 15, 2019
Iran Faces US Aggression and European Hypocrisy, but this Time It’s Ready By Prof. Seyed Mohammad Marandi, July 15, 2019
China Building Secular Schools for Muslims in Xinjiang Province. Western Media Critique By Tony Cartalucci, July 14, 2019
Trump Advisors Giuliani and Bolton Support MEK, the Iran Terrorist Organization By Kurt Nimmo, July 14, 2019
Oil Prices Rise in Response to the U.S.-Iran Tensions in the Gulf By Steven Sahiounie, July 14, 2019
Why Are Anti-Migrant Arguments in the E.U., U.S. Pure Hypocrisy? By Andre Vltchek, July 14, 2019
‘Weaponizing Human Rights’: UN Chief Bachelet’s Venezuela Report Follows US Regime Change Script By Anya Parampil, July 14, 2019
After Alleged UK Tanker Incident in Persian Gulf, EU Powers Threaten Iran By Alex Lantier, July 14, 2019
Imran Khan’s Trip to America: Pakistan’s Geopolitical Balancing Act By Andrew Korybko, July 14, 2019
The Resigning British Ambassador: Sir Kim Darroch Bashes Donald Trump By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 14, 2019
Britain’s Betrayal: Siding with Trump Against Iran By Stephen Lendman, July 14, 2019
“Playing With Fire”: China’s Military Warns US Over Taiwan Arms Sales By Zero Hedge, July 14, 2019
60 Years Since the Largest U.S. Nuclear Accident and Captured Federal Agencies By Robert Dodge, July 14, 2019
Guaido Security Arrested for Selling Stolen Venezuelan Army Weapons By Telesur, July 14, 2019
Trump, Brits Tireless in Attempt to Get War on Iran Going By Kurt Nimmo, July 13, 2019
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The Myth of Low Interest Rates Stimulating Economic Growth in the US By Stephen Lendman, July 13, 2019
From Enlightenment to “Enfrightenment”: Romanticism as a Tool for Elite Agendas By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin, July 13, 2019
U.S. Eyes Sri Lanka as Its Military Logistics Hub By M. K. Bhadrakumar, July 13, 2019
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Juggling with Kim and Moon: Donald Trump’s Diplomatic Copy Book By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 12, 2019
“Go Forth and Lie” Israel Rolls Out Mandatory Course for Students Travelling Abroad By Miko Peled, July 12, 2019
India Doubles Down on Its Military Alliance with Israel By Andrew Korybko, July 12, 2019
Iran vs. Spineless Europe. How far will US-western Threats Go? By Peter Koenig, July 12, 2019
5G Threatens Weather Forecasting. Devastating Health Impacts By Renee Parsons, July 12, 2019
Political Agreement in Sudan Sets Stage for Interim Governing Council By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 12, 2019
The US Wants Sri Lanka to Become Its “Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier in South Asia” By Andrew Korybko, July 12, 2019
GBM Brain Tumor Cancer Rising. Impacts of RF Radiation from Wireless Devices? By Microwave News, July 12, 2019
OIL: The Missing Three-Letter Word in the Iran Crisis By Michael T. Klare, July 12, 2019
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The Forthcoming Eastern Economic Forum: Of Geostrategic Significance, Russia’s Vision of the “Asian Sea Arc” By Andrew Korybko, July 11, 2019
Many Democrats are Now Opposed to US-Israel “Friendship”: Senator Elizabeth Warren By Kurt Nimmo, July 11, 2019
Joe Biden Didn’t Just Vote for the 2003 Iraq Invasion—He Helped Lead the March to War By Branko Marcetic, July 11, 2019
Russia-India China (RIC) on “Indo-Pacific”: Resolving Strategic Problems. India’s Military Alliance with the U.S. Remains an Impediment By Andrew Korybko, July 11, 2019
Controversial Justice Department Inspector General Russiagate Report, FBI “Willingness” to Damage Trump’s Presidential Campaign By Stephen Lendman, July 11, 2019
Former Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman: ‘Our Conflict Is with the Entire Muslim World, with the Entire Arab World’ By Middle East Monitor, July 11, 2019
Suffer the Little Children: Genocide, Indigenous Nations and the Canadian State By Christopher Black, July 11, 2019