Middle East


Instead of ISIS, US-Led Bombing Kills Nearly 100 Syrian Soldiers Fighting Them

By Jon Queally Common Dreams September 18, 2016   Instead of ISIS, US-Led Bombing Kills Nearly 100 Syrian Soldiers Fighting Them Deadly airstrikes on key unit battling Islamic State militants described as perhaps “single biggest blunder of the entire US war in Syria”     An emergency U.N. Security Council meeting was called and an already […]

Instead of ISIS, US-Led Bombing Kills Nearly 100 Syrian Soldiers Fighting Them

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What’s Behind Saudi Arabia’s Claim To Have Killed 800 Terrorists In Yemen?

By Brandon Turbeville Activist Post April 26, 2016   What’s Behind Saudi Arabia’s Claim To Have Killed 800 Terrorists In Yemen?     As Saudi war crimes and crimes against humanity continue apace in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is now apparently attempting to gain public support and better reception from the viewing audience by painting itself […]


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Breaking: Heckuva Job, Merkel – ISIS Terror Squads Swarm Europe

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute March 23, 2016   Breaking: Heckuva Job, Merkel – ISIS Terror Squads Swarm Europe     Here’s the big — really big — story of the day: AP is reporting that ISIS has sent at least 400 fighters into Europe in semi-autonomous cells to rain down a wave of terror […]


Europe’s Faustian Pact with the Sultan

By Pepe Escobar Strategic Culture Foundation March 14, 2016   Europe’s Faustian Pact with the Sultan     Anyone who haggled about the price of a carpet in a Turkish bazaar knows these guys are more reptilian than Henry Kissinger. They always get what they want by letting you leave with the impression you got […]

Much more than clinching a sleazy deal, the EU may end up selling what’s left of its allegedly humanitarian and democratic «principles», a.k.a. soul, to the carpet man.

Alternative Germany Speaks Up

Alternative Germany Speaks Up

By Ian Blohm Strategic Culture Foundation March 11, 2016   Alternative Germany Speaks Up     The final results of the local elections in the central German state of Hesse last Sunday were a cold shower for the ruling coalition. The new opposition party Alternative for Germany (AfD) won seats in every municipal council in that state, […]


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)