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Obama Ridicules Trump’s Call for Good Relations With Russia

Sputnik – 21.10.2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s call for improved relations with Russia during his third debate with rival Hillary Clinton was sneered at as having a “bromance” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US President Barack Obama said in a speech.

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The Democrats’ Joe McCarthy Moment

By Robert Parry | Consortium News | October 19, 2016

My first book, Fooling America, examined Washington’s excited “conventional wisdom” around the Persian Gulf War of 1990-91 when nearly the entire political-punditry elite was thrilled about bombing the heck out of Iraq, inflicting heavy civilian casualties in Baghdad and slaughtering tens of thousands of Iraqi soldiers as they fled from Kuwait.

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The Great Journey (Springtime in The Economy Follow-up)

So, it seems the thaw of real economic recovery has arrived and that “it is now safe to aspire” once again. Or, first, actually recover the pieces and then dare to build again. 440 more words

US airstrikes in Libya doubled in less than 30 days

Press TV – October 18, 2016

The US military has dramatically increased the number of its airstrikes in Libya in less than a month, new data shows, further cementing President Barack Obama’s record of taking more military action than any other American president.

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Somalia is Obama's Latest Victim as US Expands Army Presence

teleSUR | October 16, 2016

Despite his repeated public statements opposing “American boots on the ground,” President Barack Obama—just shy of the end of his time in office— has been expanding U.S.

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Will the Gulf of Tonkin Fit into the Red Sea?

By David Swanson | Let’s Try Democracy | October 16, 2016

Just a geography question. Or maybe it’s a different sort of question.

Do a web search for “USS Mason” and you will find countless “news” reports about how this poor innocent U.S.

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In Africa, Repeating Past Mistakes

By Allan Swenson | Dissident Voice | October 13, 2016

The desert town of Agadez in Niger is currently best known as a stop on the people-smuggling route between West Africa and Europe, but it is about to take its place in the geopolitical stage as the American military has announced it will build a…

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