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A map showing Turkish and Libyan territorial waters in the Mediterranean. News
Turkey Could Deploy Troops to War-Torn Libya in January, Latest Acceleration of Multi-Country Proxy War
The country's main opposition opposes the move and warned on Monday that the conflict could spread across the region.
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A Lebanese protester waves a national flag as he marches with others during a demonstration along the Fuad Chehab avenue in the capital Beirut on October 29, 2019 on the 13th day of anti-government protests. (Photo: Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images) Views
A New Arab Spring in Lebanon and Iraq
Once again, people in the Middle East want democratic reforms and an end to corruption and foreign domination.
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President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Melania Trump and President Trump during the opening of an anti-extremist center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 2017. Views
The Real 'Troika of Tyranny' is Made Up of U.S. Allies
A threesome that just happen to be President Trump's best buddies in the Middle East
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In Sudan, weeks of massive popular uprisings have dislodged another autocrat, forcing that country’s military to remove President Omar al-Bashir. (Photo: Lana Haroun/Twitter) Views
Autocrats and Uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa
Spring stirrings and misgivings
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CAUTION: SHOOTING AHEAD  A view of residential houses during a fresh skirmish along the Line of control on March 3, 2019 in Uri, 102 Kms (63 miles) north west of Srinagar , the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir. Views
What’s Really Going On in Kashmir?
The geopolitics behind the recent military attacks from India and Pakistan
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On April 5, 2010, WikiLeaks released ”Collateral Murder”: a video showing a July 12, 2007 US Apache attack helicopter attack upon individuals in a Baghdad suburb. Amongst the over twelve people killed by the 30mm cannon fire were two Reuters journalists. Views
Judging U.S. War Crimes
Chelsea Manning, who bravely exposed atrocities committed by the U.S. military, is again imprisoned in a U.S. jail. On International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019, she was incarcerated in the Alexandria, VA federal detention center for refusing to testify in front of a secretive Grand Jury. Her...
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During 2018, the Trump administration continued to strengthen sanctions targeting Venezuela through the issuance of additional executive orders. (@compartycanada) Views
Trump Is Making a Mockery of ‘Humanitarian Aid’ in Venezuela
A noble concept is turned upside down in the name of seizing oil supplies
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Views
Pompeo's US Jingoism and Anti-Iran Warmongering Rejected by Mideast Public
In both Egypt, where Pompeo spoke, and in Iraq, which he had just visited, over 90 percent of the population has an unfavorable view of the United States
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The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East
Why the movements that pressured the U.S. Senate to reject current U.S. foreign policy regarding Saudi Arabia and its war on Yemen must continue to raise their voices
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This week the Senate can impose a reality check on the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia by voting to end the shameful U.S. role in the Saudi and United Arab Emirates (UAE) war in Yemen. (Photo: Bumble Dee via Shutterstock) Views
Trump Runs PR for the Saudis But Congress Can Shut Him Down
If the bill passes, the Senate could stop the president’s plan for more war in the region in its tracks
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