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FBI Agent strzok sacked for criticizing trump

Peter Strzok, the FBI agent, who came under fire by Republicans for sending text messages that disparaged President Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, was dismissed from the bureau late Friday, his attorney said on Monday. Strzok is the third high-ranking person to be fired from the FBI during the Trump

Trump warns world against doing business with Iran as sanctions return

President Donald Trump has warned that countries doing business with Iran will "NOT be doing business with the United States" as his administration reimposed sanctions on Iran on Tuesday. In an early morning tweet, Trump described the measures as "the most biting sanctions ever" and warned they would "ratchet up to

Here’s the real reason the US must talk to Russia

Pepe Escobar Editor's note: A new book details why future historians may well identify Putin’s landmark March 1 speech as the ultimate game-changer in the 21st century New Great Game in Eurasia.   Future historians may well identify Russian President Vladimir Putin’s landmark March 1 speech as the ultimate game-changer in the 21st-century New Great Game

Anticipating Putin’s next war

Radosław Sikorski Editor's note: Radek Sikorski was Poland’s defense minister from 2005 to 2007 and foreign minister from 2007 to 2014. What keeps you awake at night if you are the foreign minister of one of America’s vulnerable allies, as I was? That Russian President Vladimir Putin will do to you what

Let’s talk about terrorism perpetuated by America

  By Syed Zafar Mehdi “There are two ways to approach the study of terrorism,” notes Noam Chomsky in ‘Western State Terrorism’. “One may adopt a literal approach or a propagandistic approach, construing the concept of terrorism as a weapon to be exploited in the service of some system of power. It

Republican congressman accuses Canada of ‘economic terrorism’

Wiconsin Rep. Sean Duffy (Republican) said Canada’s retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. are “economic terrorism. Europe, China, Canada and Mexico “want to shock us into submission by going after our (agriculture) instead of saying you know what, let’s reduce barriers,” he said on Fox News on July 25, 2018.   A

In Senegal, China’s president Xi pledges stronger Africa ties

China's President Xi Jinping pledged during a visit to Senegal on Saturday to strengthen economic ties with Africa, a continent already awash with cheap Chinese loans in exchange for minerals and huge construction projects. Xi arrived in Senegal on Saturday for a two-day visit to sign bilateral deals, the first leg of an

Do not play with lion’s tail’: Iran’s president warns Trump

Iranian president says US cannot prevent Iran from exporting oil, warns a confrontation would be 'mother of all wars'.Earlier this month, Rouhani hinted that Tehran may block regional oil exports if its own sales are halted.   Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned his US counterpart, Donald Trump, not to escalate tensions with his country,

Trump Doctrine? Chaos from order

John R. Allen Sydney J. Harris, the 20th-century American journalist and political progressive, famously observed that “the difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does …” His words