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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