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Will Trump Hold Off Sending More Troops to Afghanistan?

During a visit to the Pentagon last week, President Trump said he may not send additional soldiers to Afghanistan, in spite of consistent reports to the contrary. Asked whether or not he would make the deployment, Trump answered “We’ll see. And we’re doing very well against ISIS. ISIS is falling fast,” according to the Washington…

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Trump Backs NATO Mutual Defense Pact

Abandoning statements made during his presidential campaign that NATO was “obsolete,” President Trump on Friday came out in support of the NATO charter’s requirement that all members be prepared to defend each other. Trump said he supports Article 5 of the NATO charter at a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. Article 5…

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(Video) Will 2017 End Up Being a Replay of 1917?

The end of the cold war did not eliminate the prospect of a conflict between the US and Russia – both nuclear-armed powers – indeed, in retrospect, it may have increased the chances of a catastrophic collision. If the Trump administration succeeds in eliminating or lessening this possibility – over the loud protests of the…

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Trump Skips Saudis in “Anti-Terror” Sweep

The Washington Post in its recent article, “Trump orders ISIS plan, talks with Putin and gives Bannon national security role,” attempts to portray US President Donald Trump’s recent moves as “anti-terror” in nature. In particular, the Washington Post states: President Trump on Saturday ordered the Pentagon to devise a strategy to defeat the Islamic State…

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Trump Orders Media Blackout At EPA: Bans Use Of Social Media, Bars New Contracts

The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants according to the AP. BREAKING: Trump bans EPA employees from providing updates on social media or to reporters, bars awarding new contracts or grants. — The Associated Press (@AP) January 24, 2017…

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Newt Gingrich: Donald Trump No Longer Wants to “Drain the Swamp”

Not that he ever wanted to, but here’s Newt Gingrich admitting what many of us already knew regarding Donald Trump’s fake populism. Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to “drain the swamp” in Washington of corruption, but now that he’s preparing to move into the White House, Newt Gingrich said the Manhattan real estate…

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