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U.S. Downs Syrian Jet, May be Preparing for Long-term Occupation

The U.S. military shot down a Syrian aircraft on Sunday after it allegedly bombed U.S.-backed rebels in the town of Ja’Din, located just south of al-Tabqah in the countryside of Raqqa Province. “At 6:43 p.m., a Syrian regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF [Syrian Democratic Forces] fighters south of Tabqah and, in accordance with rules…

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Declassified Documents Shed Light on U.S. Role in 1953 Iran Coup

The State Department released a “retrospective” volume of declassified documents on Thursday on the 1953 coup in Iran that overthrew the elected government of Mohammad Mosaddegh and reinstated the rule of the Shah Reza Pahlavi, what constitutes one of the first true official acknowledgments of the clandestine American and British participation in the event. “For…

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Russia Sanctions Bill Passes in Senate 97-2

The Senate voted to impose a new round of sanctions on Russia on Wednesday over “aggressive behavior,” tacked onto another resolution that will also put sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran. Known as the Crapo Amendment, the bill is intended to “impose sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation and to combat terrorism and…

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Senate Kills Bill That Would Halt Saudi Arms Deals

The Senate voted to support a sale of $510 million in precision-guided munitions to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, defeating a resolution to block the deal in a narrow 47-to-53 vote. The bipartisan resolution was introduced by Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, both of whom also backed a similar…

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Video Emerges Of US Allowing ISIS Fighters To Escape Safely in Syria

With numerous distractions unfolding on the newly released reality TV show that is “Keeping Up with the Trump Administration,” it may surprise readers to learn that the U.S. is using the terror group ISIS as a pawn in its depraved foreign policy. Video footage obtained by Al-Masdar appears to show convoys of ISIS fighters fleeing the…

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Senate Moves Forward on Iran Sanctions Bill

Hours after a pair of deadly terrorist attacks in Iran’s capital city left at least 40 people dead on Wednesday, the U.S. Senate advanced a bill that would impose new sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Entitled the “Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017,” the law would enforce an arms embargo, target Iranian businessmen affiliated…

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U.S. Bombs Pro-Assad Forces, Again

American warplanes again targeted Shia militia forces allied to the Syrian government on Tuesday, the second strike on pro-Assad fighters in less than a month. U.S. officials allege the militia posed a threat to Americans and the rebels they train at a base near the southern Syrian-Iraqi border crossing in al-Tanf, however based on what…

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The Daily Sheeple’s Will Porter on the Foreign Policy Focus Podcast #49

Will Porter’s appearance on Foreign Policy Focus, episode 49. Articles discussed: “U.S. Admits Over 100 Civilians Killed in Mosul Strike” – The Daily Sheeple “Hundreds of Civilians Dead in Mosul Airstrike” – The Daily Sheeple “American Foreign Policy is a Trainwreck” – The Libertarian Institute Delivered by The Daily Sheeple We encourage you to share…

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