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Will the Iran Deal-Wreckers Prevail?

Will the Iran Deal-Wreckers Prevail?

My Catbird Seat November 24, 2014 3

Iran appears ready to sign an agreement tightly constraining its nuclear program in exchange for some sanctions relief, but neocons and other U.S. hardliners appear determined to wreck the deal

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Mass distraction: 2016 will be a female President, then we’ll get a gay President

Mass distraction: 2016 will be a female President, then we’ll get a gay President

My Catbird Seat November 19, 2014 1

How can the powers-that-be preselect the president, when the people vote every 4 years

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Russia’s Vulnerability to EU – US Sanctions and Military Encroachments

Russia’s Vulnerability to EU – US Sanctions and Military Encroachments

James Petras November 10, 2014 1

The question remains whether Putin will succeed in this historical mission or whether, out of fear and indecision, he will capitulate before the threats of a dangerous and decaying West

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What Happens In Gaza After The U.S. Elections?

What Happens In Gaza After The U.S. Elections?

Jim Wall November 3, 2014 3

When it comes to foreign policy it makes little difference which political party controls the Congress

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Ray McGovern Brutally Arrested at Entrance to David Petraeus speaking event

Ray McGovern Brutally Arrested at Entrance to David Petraeus speaking event

Stephen Lendman November 3, 2014 1

Ray McGovern was arrested while attempting to attend an event featuring former CIA head General David Petraeus, former right-wing Center for a New American Security president Lt. Col. John Nagl, and neocon foreign policy

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Ballots or Bullets:  Democracy and World Power

Ballots or Bullets: Democracy and World Power

James Petras October 31, 2014 3

We must degrade the empire to rebuild the republic. We must turn from intervening against democracy abroad to building a democratic welfare republic at home

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JFK: THE ZIONIST MANIFOLD COVER-UP

JFK: THE ZIONIST MANIFOLD COVER-UP

Laurent Guyenot October 26, 2014 17

To discover the deepest truth of the JFK assassination, one has to tear up not one, but many lies stacked on top of each other.

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Bolivia expels US ambassador Philip Goldberg

Bolivia expels US ambassador Philip Goldberg

My Catbird Seat October 24, 2014 4

I have no regrets - in fact, I am pleased to have expelled the US ambassador. Now, without a US ambassador, there is less conspiracy, and more political stability and social stability. Without the

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US, Turkey part ways over Syria

US, Turkey part ways over Syria

My Catbird Seat October 21, 2014 0

It is only Iran that could provide that non-existent political element kickstarting a political settlement in Syria — not Turkey, not Saudi Arabia, not even Russia. The recent Iranian statements at different levels of

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Washington Admits: FSA Equals Fictitious Syrian Army

Washington Admits: FSA Equals Fictitious Syrian Army

Finian Cunningham October 18, 2014 0

No wonder Obama warned his war council in Washington that this would be a «long campaign». For the arsonists have become the fireman, the poachers have become gamekeepers, and the deluded have become the

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Nuland Lands in Kiev as US-backed Regime Tools Up for War

Nuland Lands in Kiev as US-backed Regime Tools Up for War

Finian Cunningham October 14, 2014 0

The long overdue visit to Kiev this week by Victoria Nuland – Washington’s Ukraine hawk – carries the foreboding imprimatur of US-backed war escalation

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US targets Syria infrastructure rather than militants: Sabrosky

US targets Syria infrastructure rather than militants: Sabrosky

Alan Sabrosky October 1, 2014 2

The United States’ airstrikes in Syria often target militants with “no military value” and actually aim at the country’s infrastructure, says a US Marine Corps veteran

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Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative?

Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative?

My Catbird Seat September 27, 2014 4

Which is “the cancer of violent extremism”--ISIS which cut off the heads of four journalists, or Washington which has bombed seven countries in the 21st century murdering hundreds of thousands of civilians and displacing

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Put on trial American officials loyal to Israel for treason

Put on trial American officials loyal to Israel for treason

My Catbird Seat September 20, 2014 11

US officials who are loyal to Israel should be put on trial for treason by the American people – Mike Harris

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ISIS Beheadings on Cue from Washington and London?

ISIS Beheadings on Cue from Washington and London?

Finian Cunningham September 18, 2014 3

The question is this: are these shocking executions, with their highly stylised graphic videos, being used to manipulate public consent for Western military intervention in Syria? In that case, ISIS is not acting in

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