The fighting that erupted in the east of Ukraine can be traced to a US-instituted coup d'état of February 2014 – confirmed by president Obama on CNN when he confided that Washington had “brokered a deal to transition power” in the country, forcing Viktor Yanukovych from office.
The "high tech" Global Hawk AUV was shot down by the "low tech" Raad anti-aircraft missile system, "which bears a striking resemblance to the outdated Soviet Kub (Cube) system". "That does not look good". An issue of political self-esteem, face saving on the part of Trump & failure of US advanced weapons systems.
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.
The Mad Corruptions of Trump Inc. By Jim Hightower, July 18, 2019
Vaccine Safety and Immunization: Suppressing Critique, Silencing Scientific Evidence By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null, July 18, 2019
New Zealand’s Role at the Biggest US Bombing Base in the Middle East By Darius Shahtahmasebi, July 18, 2019
Donald Trump, “the Democrat Squad” and Failed Impeachment By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 18, 2019
How Iranian MEK Went from US Terror List to Halls of Congress By Ali Harb, July 18, 2019
African Free Trade Area Launched in Niger By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 18, 2019
Brexit ‘Deal Dead’, New Financial Market Fears and Unredacted Riot Report By True Publica, July 18, 2019
Trump: America’s “Racist-in-Chief” By Stephen Lendman, July 18, 2019
Julian Assange: US Coopts Patriotic Opposition in Ecuador, Former President Correa goes against Wikileaks Founder By Andrew Korybko, July 18, 2019
Top 10 Facts About Cell Phones and Wi-Fi By Environmental Health Trust, July 18, 2019
Trump Outreach: Pandering to Christian Zionism, “Preparing the Nation for An Inevitable War”? By Philip Giraldi, July 18, 2019
Impeaching Trump for the Wrong Reason By Kurt Nimmo, July 18, 2019
Western Intellectuals Freak Over ‘Frankenstein’ China By Pepe Escobar, July 18, 2019
Why the Canadian Government Is Confronting Venezuela By Arnold August, July 18, 2019
Korea-Japan Trade Plus War: Where Are You Going Mr. Shinzo Abe? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, July 18, 2019
Some Like It Hot By William Bowles, July 18, 2019
BDS in the Face of Israeli Apartheid By Palestinian BDS National Committee, July 18, 2019
The Race for the Domination of Space By Manlio Dinucci, July 18, 2019
Global Research: Giving Voice to Unspoken Truths By The Global Research Team, July 17, 2019
Support MH17 Truth: Machine Gun-Like Holes Indicate Shelling from a Military Aircraft. No Evidence of a Surface-to-Air Missile Attack. By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 17, 2019
Reopening of Pakistan’s Airspace: A Bad Omen for India? Implications for Iran and Afghanistan By Andrew Korybko, July 17, 2019
Free Speech No Longer Exists in US Universities By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 17, 2019
Merger Mania: The Military-Industrial Complex on Steroids By William D. Hartung, July 17, 2019
It’s “Un-American” to be Anti-Free Speech: Protect the Right to Criticize the Government By John W. Whitehead, July 17, 2019
The Truth About – ‘Taking Back Control’. Britain’s Post-Brexit Debacle By True Publica, July 17, 2019
Provoking War? British Hijack Iranian Ship, Another Day, Another Dangerous Provocation By Tony Cartalucci, July 17, 2019
The World Bank Saw the Debt Crisis Looming By Eric Toussaint, July 17, 2019
Trump Has 150 Nuclear Bombs in Europe Giving the White House a Dangerous Stranglehold Over EU By Hans Stehling, July 17, 2019
Decision to Keep Nuclear Weapons Data Classified Hurts US National Security By Hans Kristensen and Heather Wuest, July 17, 2019
Towards an India-US-Israel Alliance directed against Iran? Prime Minister Modi “Pivots to the West” By Andrew Korybko, July 17, 2019
Trump May Appoint Fringe Neocon to Head Intelligence By Kurt Nimmo, July 17, 2019
Media Intrigue: Spying on Julian Assange By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 17, 2019
China to Ban Doing Business with Firms Selling Weapons to Taiwan By Stephen Lendman, July 17, 2019
London’s ‘Media Freedom’ Conference Smacks of Irony: Critics Barred, No Mention of Jailed Assange By Eva Bartlett, July 17, 2019
On the Need to be Free from the Press By Mark Taliano, July 17, 2019
Overcoming the Robotic Mind – Why Humanity Must Come Through By R. Teichmann, July 17, 2019
CIA Pushes for Expansion of Secrecy Law to Stifle Public Criticism By Kevin Gosztola, July 16, 2019
Russia’s Bolivia Gambit Is a Bold Economic Move By Andrew Korybko, July 16, 2019
What’s Really Going on in Hong Kong? By Reese Erlich, July 16, 2019
Moscow’s “Military Diplomacy” in the Middle East: A Major Headache for the US By Andrew Korybko, July 16, 2019
The UK Must Release the Iranian Tanker; The UAE’s Mission to Tehran By Elijah J. Magnier, July 16, 2019
FBI Surveillance of Iranians After the 1988 Downing of Flight 655 By Paul Gottinger, July 16, 2019
Liberals Use ‘Human Rights’ to Push Coup in Venezuela By Yves Engler, July 16, 2019
How the Goliath of the Jerusalem Settler Movement Persuaded the World It’s Really David By Jonathan Cook, July 16, 2019
Cruelty Prompts Trump’s Deal of the Century in the Middle East By Prof. Stuart Rees, July 16, 2019
North Korea Is Not Desperate: The New Geostrategic Environment in East Asia By Ruediger Frank, July 16, 2019
Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists (AUMF): Rep. McCaul Struggles to Keep “War On Terror” Alive By Kurt Nimmo, July 16, 2019
Greece and the Refugee Crisis. Squatting at Athens’ City Plaza By Economic and Political Refugee Solidarity Initiative, July 16, 2019
Henry Wallace’s Internationalism: A Path that American Foreign Policy Could Have Taken and Still Can By Dr. Dennis Etler, July 16, 2019
Nuclear Experimentation: Year 74 By Ethan Indigo Smith, July 16, 2019
Trump, Netanyahu, Pence and Bolton: The Four Horsemen of the Nuclear Apocalypse By Hans Stehling, July 16, 2019
The 5G Wireless Crisis: Awareness & Accountability Summit By Josh del Sol, July 16, 2019
The Podcast Revolution: The Power of Our Human Voice, from Marconi to Woods Hole By Barbara Nimri Aziz, July 16, 2019
Revanchist Israel Bent on Territorial Expansion. Towards “Greater Israel”? By Stephen Lendman, July 15, 2019
Spectre of British Colonialism Is Haunting Hong Kong? By South Front, July 15, 2019
“Radiating Insecurity”: Will Europe Stand with “US Hooliganism”, or Stand by Its Treaty Obligations to Iran? By Elijah J. Magnier, July 15, 2019
More Families Freed from US Controlled Rukban Concentration Camp in Northern Syria By Miri Wood, July 15, 2019
America
How to Serve Man? “The Narcotic Effect of Thinking We are a Democracy” By Philip A Farruggio, July 15, 2019
On Trump’s “Misguided Trade War” with China By Allen Yu, July 15, 2019
“This Omar from Minnesota”. Trump’s Aggressive Tweets By Kurt Nimmo, July 15, 2019
America Pours “Oil into Fire” in Persian Gulf. Strategic Waterways. Control of Strait of Hormuz By M. K. Bhadrakumar, July 15, 2019