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Behind the Congressional Disagreements Over the Iran Nuclear Deal

By Ismael Hossein-Zadeh | CounterPunch | August 28, 2015

The hysterical campaign launched against the Iran nuclear deal by the flag-waving militarist partisans in and around the US congress has terribly obfuscated the issues included in the deal.

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US Committed to Playing Active Role in Transnistria Dispute Negotiations

Sputnik — 26.08.2015

Washington is committed to be fully engaged in the talks aimed at settling the Transnistria conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry stated in a statement on Wednesday.

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Sexual Identity and American Diplomacy

State Department is hobbled by identity politics

Philip Giraldi • Unz Review • August 25, 2015

The pending normalization of full diplomatic relations with Cuba is long overdue and it is to be hoped that the agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program will survive a congressional onslaught next month.

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US to deploy F-22 Raptor jets in Europe

RT | August 25, 2015

The US Air Force said its F-22 Raptor stealth fighters will be sent to Europe to show “commitment to the security and stability” of its allies.

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ESTLouis: A City For Sale

A dejected mayor;  a financially and emotionally strapped city; and finally what it means to be under taxation without representation. All the ingredients for a city on automatic pilot where “anything and everything” goes came to a head not behind closed doors but up front and personal in front of protesting citizens who saw and observed hold “cold hearted” politics can make strange bed fellows. 545 more words

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US ‘shamefully’ refuse to release Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo despite UK pressure

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RT | August 20, 2015

American authorities are “shamefully” refusing to release Shaker Aamer, the last British resident detained at Guantanamo Bay, despite calls from Prime Minister David Cameron for the prisoner to be freed, a lawyer has claimed.

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Obama Administration Supports Privacy-Invasive "Cybersecurity" Bill

By Mark Jaycox | EFF | August 20, 2015

Right before Congress left for its annual summer vacation the Obama Administration endorsed the Senate Intelligence Committee’s…

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