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Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg?

April 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg?

A Syrian government soldier flashes the sign for victory as people walk along a destroyed street in Douma on the outskirts of Damascus on April 16, 2018. (Photo: LOUAI BESHARA / AFP / Getty Images)
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Where Is the Democratic Outrage Over Trump's Illegal Attack on Syria?

April 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Where Is the Democratic Outrage Over Trump's Illegal Attack on Syria?

The illegal airstrikes on Syria last Friday provoked a widespread but largely muted opposition from Democrats, which is not surprising since the Democratic Party also subscribes to the same belief in American exceptionalism and profits from a state of endless war.

Global Leaders Condemn Trump's "Scorn for International Law" As Haley Threatens More Possible Air Strikes

April 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Global Leaders Condemn Trump's "Scorn for International Law" As Haley Threatens More Possible Air Strikes

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley listens during a UN Security Council meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, on April 14, 2018. The UN Security Council on Saturday opened a meeting at Russia's request to discuss military strikes carried out by the United States, France and Britain on Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack. (Photo: Hector Retamal / AFP / Getty Images)

Are We Over the US/UK Fomented Crisis In Syria?

April 15, 2018 - 12:21am

Are We Over the US/UK Fomented Crisis In Syria?
Paul Craig Roberts
It appears from the very limited US missile attack, most of which were intercepted and destroyed by Syrian air defenses, that the US military prevailed over the crazed John Bolton and carefully avoided a strike that would have resulted in a Russian response. No significant Syrian site appears to have been targeted, and no Russians were endangered. https://www.fort-russ.com/2018/04/in-depth-syria-stuns-world-thwarts-us-attack/

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