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If America Was Trying to Start a World War, This Is How It Would Happen

Last Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed new sanctions into law against Russia, Iran, and North Korea. The legislation was supported so overwhelmingly in Congress that President Trump’s ability to veto the legislation was rendered completely ineffective. Even anti-interventionist Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted in favor of the bill, once again proving that Republicans and Democrats always find common ground when it comes…

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A Young Syrian’s Take on the War

In the six years since the Syrian civil war erupted on the heels of the Arab Spring, with few exceptions Syrian viewpoints have been conspicuously absent from western media coverage of the conflict. What follows are excerpts from a lengthy conversation I had with Mohamad Sakar, a 17-year-old Syrian who lives with his family in…

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Kurdish Militia Commander: Clashes with Turkey May Come “Within Days”

The head of a prominent Syrian Kurdish militia said Turkish military deployments in northwestern Syria amount to a “declaration of war,” Reuters reports. “These [Turkish] preparations have reached level of a declaration of war and could lead to the outbreak of actual clashes in the coming days,” YPG commander Sipan Hemo told Reuters. “We will…

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Trump Admin Set To Expand Number Of Civilians Killed By Drone Strikes

The United States drone program by all objective analysis has not been a precision instrument for killing terrorists. Instead, the program has reversed long-standing policies of basic international human rights and rules of war by implementing pre-emptive killing without due process. After years of Obama’s drone strikes that independent watchdog group Airwars estimated to have…

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High Anxiety: Americans Among Most Tense People in the World, Survey Finds

A decade-long study shows a disturbing trend of anxiety levels among US citizens. Deep concerns of war and natural disasters continue to distress people across the country, the newly published survey has found. In the survey conducted by the global information technology company, Unisys, the US jumped to 8 out of 13 countries surveyed. Americans…

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Video Of US Special Forces Member Shows Alleged Rescue Of Iraqi Girl

A short video claims to have captured the daring rescue of a little girl in Mosul Iraq who was caught in the line of fire. During a hail of gunfire, David Eubank, a former US Special Forces operator-turned aid worker, was captured on video making the daring rescue. According to Bizpac Review, the incident took place…

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Russia, U.S. Trade Threats As Tensions Heat Up Over Syria

After Sunday’s shoot-down of a Syrian war plane over the Raqqa countryside, hostilities are flaring between the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals, complete with an exchange of threats. “Any aircraft, including planes and drones of the international coalition, detected in the operation areas west of the Euphrates River by the Russian air forces will be…

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