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Source:  World Socialist Web Site

Pentagon exercises free rein in global military escalation

By Bill Van Auken

31 March 2017

Two months into the administration of Donald Trump, the US military is involved in a relentless military escalation from the Baltic Sea in Eastern Europe to Central Asia, the Middle East and the Horn of Africa.

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War

Pentagon Exercises Free Rein in Global Military Escalation

Two months into the administration of Donald Trump, the US military is involved in a relentless military escalation from the Baltic Sea in Eastern Europe to Central Asia, the Middle East and the Horn of Africa. 1,266 more words

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Washington’s hypocrisy over the fall of Aleppo

15 December 2016

By Bill Van Auken

Source: World Socialist Web Site

With the report late Wednesday that a deal to evacuate the last of the Western-backed Islamist “rebels” from eastern Aleppo was back on track, following an earlier renewal of clashes, the scale of the debacle suffered by Washington in its five-year war for regime-change in Syria is emerging ever more clearly.

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Current Affairs

Castro: Political Legacy

The overall impact of Castro’s policies, as well as those of the political tendencies who glorified him, was to hold back the socialist revolution throughout the hemisphere.

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Diplomacy

Turkish Bombing in Syria Threatens Wider War

The threat of the US military intervention in Iraq and Syria erupting into a far wider war has increased sharply in the wake of a series of Turkish air strikes against Syrian Kurdish militia forces that are aligned with Washington. 1,235 more words

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