Selected Articles: Trump “Fire and Fury” in 2018?
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Global Research, January 02, 2018

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Trump’s “America First” National Security Strategy (NSS) Imperils the US and the World

By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, January 01, 2018

Trump’s NSS stresses military might but makes scant reference to diplomacy. His administration is building 10 new aircraft carriers worth $13 billion each as a counterweight to China, and expanding the US nuclear weapons program to the tune of $1 trillion over the next 30 years.

Syria 2011 All Over Again? Watch as Kurdish, Islamist Groups Call for a Violent Uprising in Iran

By Paul Antonopoulos, January 01, 2018

In scenes reminiscent of Syria 2011, armed groups in Iran have used mostly peaceful protests to call for an armed struggle against the Iranian government.

What’s Killing the World’s Bees? The Role of Fungicides

By RT News, January 01, 2018

The discovery has now been added to the growing list of threats that could potentially lead to the extinction of the essential pollinators. The revelation that common fungicides are having the strongest impact on the insects came as a surprise, as they typically affect mold and mildew, but appear to be killing bees by making them more susceptible to the nosema parasite or by exacerbating the toxicity of other pesticides.

Africa in Review 2017: AFRICOM, Finance Capital and the Elusive Independent Policy

By Abayomi Azikiwe, January 01, 2018

This presence of Pentagon and French military personnel in Niger is indicative of the ever-widening AFRICOM and NATO efforts to maintain control over the land, resources, labor and waterways of the African continent. Throughout the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region AFRICOM is active in conducting joint maneuvers with national armies and navies which are ostensibly designed to enhance the security capacity of the various member-states. Instead the imperialist powers are carefully positioning themselves to serve their own strategic and economic interests.

Will 2018 Bring Greater US Fire and Fury?

By Stephen Lendman, January 01, 2018

This year will likely be more dismal than the last one. With most Russian forces out of Syria and Washington’s rage for endless war and regime change, conflict may escalate, not end, new hordes of terrorists brought in to replace eliminated ones.

Israel Ruling Party Votes for Push to Annex Parts of West Bank

By Middle East Eye, January 01, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party unanimously urged legislators in a non-binding resolution on Sunday to effectively annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, land that Palestinians want for a future state.

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