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 Rolling Back the Empire: Washington’s Proxy-Army Faces Decisive Defeat in Aleppo

By Mike Whitney

December 08, 2016 “Information Clearing House” – “Counterpunch…

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Current Affairs

(with regret) I approve this message: Mike Whitney on Clinton v. Trump

This is what it must feel like to be on Death Row, to be waiting for the moment when the iron door clangs open for the last time and four burly guards escort you arm-in-arm to the room where your life will be extinguished.

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Analysis & Opinion

Pentagon Begins Low-Intensity, Stealth War in Syria

Last Wednesday, at a Deputies Committee meeting at the White House, officials from the State Department, the CIA and the Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed limited military strikes against the (Assad) regime … One proposed way to get around the White House’s long-standing objection to striking the Assad regime without a U.N.

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Putin Ups the Ante: Ceasefire Sabotage Triggers Major Offensive in Aleppo

By Mike Whitney

Source: Information Clearing House

“Syria is the summation of all the errors of a dysfunctional empire collapsing upon itself.

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Current Affairs

Crosstalk on Syria Burns Through the Fog Like the Sun [APNFD Nr. 6]

APNFD is the abbreviation for Argentum Post News Flash Digest.

These are very succinct short articles which typically come with a foreword by the writer of the Argentum Post, followed by either text or media videos. 604 more words

Argentum Post

Putin’s Aleppo Gamble Pays Off

A victory in Aleppo will change the course of the war by restoring government control over the densely-populated western corridor. This is why the Obama administration is frantically searching for ways to either delay or derail the Russian-led juggernaut and avoid the impending collapse of US policy in Syria… 1,655 more words

The International Reporter

Stock Buybacks and the Wall Street Sharktank: “A Whole Lotta Stealin’ Goin’ On”

Let’s say you lend your brother-in-law, Pauli, 5,000-bucks so he can get his fledgling construction business off-the-ground.  Then, you find out a week later that ‘good-old Pauli’ has shot the wad playing the horses at Long-acres and buying cocktails for his loafer-friends at Matt’s Mad Dog tavern?   1,659 more words

The International Reporter