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U.S. Regime Has Killed 20-30 Million People Since World War II

Let us put this in historical perspective: the commemoration of the War to End All Wars  acknowledges that 15 million lives were lost in the course of World War I (1914-18). The loss of life in the second World War (1939-1945) was on a much large scale, when compared to World War I: 60 million lives both military and […]


Pompeo ‘applauds’ Colombia’s violent response to peaceful protests

By Adriaan Alsema – Columbia Reports US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “applauded” Colombia’s President Ivan Duque‘s response to anti-government protests on Monday despite mass reports of human rights violations. Pompeo made the controversial statement during a visit to the South American country where he will attend a regional anti-terrorism summit and meet with Venezuelan opposition […]

SAVIN: Iraq – A Multipolar Restart

By Leonid Savin for Oriental Review, republished by FRN with permission * When the US began its military adventure in Iraq in 2003, many Western scholars noted that Washington’s unilateral aggression was leading to a rethinking of international processes, as well as the legitimisation and institutionalisation of multipolar thinking. There were various analyses of these […]

Iraq set to buy Russian S-400 air defense system and assert its sovereignty

Steven Sahiounie, political commentator Iran attacked US forces stationed at two bases in Iraq with 15 missiles on January 8th, but it does not appear missile defense systems were used to counter them. Eric Gomez, a missile defense policy analyst at the Cato Institute, said the next day, “And from the reporting I’ve seen about last […]

US Trade Talks with China Must Ultimately Fail

By Steve Brown – Regardless of public opinion about the impeachment trial and how it will go — whether for or against — once again Washington is all show and no go. Even though the impeachment gambit must fail, the current idea that the administration will simply romp home to victory in 2020 is not […]

Are There Patriot Anti-Ballistic Missile Defense Systems in Iraq?

By Steve Brown – Certainly the US military limits information about particular missile defense systems deployed at particular bases and quite rightly so. However the US media has publicly stated that there are no Patriot missile defense systems at US military bases in Iraq.  It’s important to know the truth, in consideration of the Iran […]

Once Upon a Time in Iraq

By Steve Brown “A Society of Sheep must in time beget a Government of Wolves” — Bertrand de Jouvenel   Stephen Hadley, former National Security Advisor to the George W Bush regime, is one of the top US Neoconservative activists. Hadley is a pro, a battle-wizened key promoter of US aggression in Iraq. Hadley applauds […]

Syrian Army responds to al-Nusra terrorists’ attack in Idlib’s countryside

Idlib, SANA- The Syrian Arab Army units operating in Idlib southeastern countryside thwarted a fierce attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists targeting army’s points in the area. The SANA reporter said that army units clashed with terrorist groups from Jabhat al-Nusra and other affiliated groups to it which attempted to attack the army’s points using […]