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The Financial Apocalypse Accelerates As Middle East Stocks Crash To Begin The Week

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 19, 2016   The Financial Apocalypse Accelerates As Middle East Stocks Crash To Begin The Week     It looks like it is going to be another chaotic week for global financial markets.  On Sunday, news that Iran plans to dramatically ramp up oil production sent stocks plunging […]

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Why Brookings Institution and Establishment Love Wars

By Eric Zuesse Strategic-Culture.org January 15, 2015   Why Brookings Institution and Establishment Love Wars   Washington’s public relations operations for the military contracting firms that surround the US Capitol aren’t by for-profit PR firms, so much as they’re by ‘non-profit’ foundations and think tanks, which present that ‘non-profit’ cover for their sales-promotion campaigns on […]


Something’s Not Right in Saudi Kingdom

By Dmitriy Sedov Strategic-Culture.org January 14, 2015   Something’s Not Right in Saudi Kingdom   The actions of the Saudi royal family have been raising eyebrows around the world recently. The use of the death penalty against a group of dissidents, including the execution of the well-known Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, was a gauntlet thrown […]

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Saudi Execution Sword Takes Swipe at Washington

By Finian Cunningham www.strategic-culture.org January 8, 2015   Saudi Execution Sword Takes Swipe at Washington   The Saudi execution of senior Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr is but the latest in a series of provocations towards regional rival Iran. The furious reaction from Shiite Iran to the beheading of Nimr – a renowned Islamic scholar […]


Iraq to Washington: We Don’t Want Your Troops

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute October 28, 2015   Iraq to Washington: We Don’t Want Your Troops     What a difference a day makes. Just 24 hours ago US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter was telling the Senate Armed Services Committee all about the Obama Administration’s new military strategy for the Middle East. The […]

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Ron Paul: The More US Intervention, the More Chaos in the Middle East

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute September 11, 2015   Ron Paul: The More US Intervention, the More Chaos in the Middle East   Speaking Wednesday with host Charles Payne on Fox Business, Ron Paul Institute Chairman and Founder Ron Paul said “interventionism of Republicans and Democrats” to “remake the Middle East” is to blame […]


VIDEO: College Student Tells Jeb Bush “Your Brother Created ISIS”

By Rachel Blevins Truth In Media May 14, 2015   VIDEO: College Student Tells Jeb Bush “Your Brother Created ISIS” Rumored 2016 Presidential candidate Jeb Bush was recently confronted by a student from the University of Nevada, who questioned him on the accuracy of his claim that ISIS was created as a result of the […]

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Will the GOP Kick It Away? 1

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com March 18, 2015   Will the GOP Kick It Away?   With Hillary Clinton scrambling to explain her missing emails, much of America is wailing, “Please don’t make us watch this movie again!” Why, then, would the Republican Party, with a chance to sweep it all in 2016, want to […]


US Weapons Exporters Lead World in War Profiteering

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams March 9, 2015   US Weapons Exporters Lead World in War Profiteering New study finds booming business driven by ‘an escalation of regional tensions in the Middle East and Asia Pacific’     U.S. weapons manufacturers lead the world in profits from the booming military arms and equipment business, driven […]

The United States is behind one-third of all equipment and weapons exports world-wide, finds new study by IHS Inc. (Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Shannon Collins/Public Domain)

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Crazed Washington Drives the World to the Final War

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 8, 2015   Crazed Washington Drives the World to the Final War   John Pilger is the kind of well-informed, hard-hitting journalist with gobs of integrity that no longer exists in the Western mainstream media. He has the most distinguished career of all in the business. […]


Gen. Wesley Clark: ‘ISIS Got Started With Funding From Our Closest Allies’

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute February 20, 2015   Gen. Wesley Clark: ‘ISIS Got Started With Funding From Our Closest Allies’   Many remember General Wesley Clark as the man who almost started World War III by ordering the British to fire on Russian peacekeepers who landed in the Kosovo capital, Pristina, before the […]

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Obama’s Force Authorization is a Blank Check for War Worldwide

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 12, 2015   Obama’s Force Authorization is a Blank Check for War Worldwide     The president is requesting Congress to pass an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) resolution against ISIS. Congress has not issued a similar resolution since 2002, when President Bush was given […]


Lindsey Graham: Send 10,000 U.S. Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism February 2, 2015   Lindsey Graham: Send 10,000 U.S. Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State     Oh Senator Graham. When he’s not shilling for his new sponsor and head of Las Vegas Sands Sheldon Adelson he is doing his dance for the Military Industrial Complex. Yeah, let’s send […]

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The Persians Are Coming!

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com January 28, 2015   The Persians Are Coming!   “The Iranians are on the march,” warned John McCain Sunday. “Iran is building a new Persian Empire,” echoed Col. Ralph Peters. So alarmed is Speaker Boehner, he invited Bibi Netanyahu to come and challenge U.S. policy toward Iran from the same […]


Will New US Training Program Produce More ISIS Fighters in Syria?

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 17, 2015   Will New US Training Program Produce More ISIS Fighters in Syria?   US involvement in Iraq War 3.0 was initially sold as a limited, humanitarian rescue operation to save members of a religious minority the administration claimed were threatened by ISIS’s long march through northern […]

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