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.”
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
Three Months Since Arrest of WikiLeaks Publisher: UK Government Holds “Media Freedom” Conference While Imprisoning Assange By Oscar Grenfell, July 15, 2019
The Darroch Affair: Brexit Britain Losing Control By Graham Vanbergen, July 15, 2019
Stifling “The Amman Message”: Threat to Bomb Islamic Studies Venue in Kuala Lumpur By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, July 15, 2019
Strained US-Iraq Relations: Pompeo Considers Baghdad Embassy Pullout “Permanent”: Officials By Bas News, July 15, 2019
There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press By Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz, July 15, 2019
US Waterboards Iran and Then Asks for Talks: Former IAEA Head By The Iran Project, July 15, 2019
The Death Penalty as a Political Weapon: The Execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg By Rossen Vassilev Jr., July 15, 2019
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
Why Austerity? By Bryant Brown, July 15, 2019
The US’ Official View of “Strategic Rivalry” in the Western Hemisphere. The Chinese Threat to US Hegemony By Andrew Korybko, July 15, 2019
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
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
Europe and the JCPOA: International Hypocrisy, Will the US Start a Disastrous War in the Middle East? By Robert Fantina, July 13, 2019
Video: Syrian Army Repelled Large Attack in Northern Hama. UK Claims Iran Attempted to Capture Its Tanker By South Front, July 13, 2019
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
“The Globalization of War” and “The Globalization of Poverty” – Two Books by Michel Chossudovsky By Global Research, July 12, 2019
Rod Rosenstein
Donald Trump, The Manchurian Candidate and The Russia Probe. The Rosenstein Comey Mueller Intrigue By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 12, 2019
Juggling with Kim and Moon: Donald Trump’s Diplomatic Copy Book By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 12, 2019