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737 MAX Crisis Could Cost Boeing Over $20bln as the Company Takes Billions in Loans

Chicago, Illinois, United States – The US aerospace giant Boeing’s costs are projected to rise substantially, analysts say, as airlines continue to push back MAX 737’s from their schedules. The company’s best-selling planes have now been grounded for 11 months. The worldwide grounding saw airlines lose more than $1 billion in revenue, and Boeing more […]

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On Taking Responsibility For Downing A Passenger Jet

Despite what some are suggesting, there is little direct equivalency between the inadvertent Iranian shoot-down of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 earlier this week, and the American shoot-down of Iranian Air Flight 655 in 1983. For that to be true, the Iranians would have to not only have obstinately refused to apologize for their actions, but […]

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 […]

Security Expert: US Relocating ISIS terrorists to Iraq in an Attempt to Nullify Iraqi Parliament’s Pull-Out Decision

BAGHDAD – The US forces in western Iraq are relocating ISIS ringleaders from Syria to the Wadi Houran region in western al-Anbar Province after the area was cleansed by Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces), an official revealed. “After the US forces prevented Iraqi forces from approaching Wadi Houran and the western desert of al-Anbar, finally, […]

Johnson Set to Squeeze in Trade Talks with US Before Brexit Deal

LONDON – United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to formally open trade talks with the United States before he kick-starts a fresh round of Brexit negotiations with the European Union, The Telegraph reported, citing sources. British civil servants have come up with tips for ministers on the “pros and cons” of negotiating things […]

MAJOR: US, China Sign ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, D.C. – The first part of a broader trade agreement between the world’s top economic superpowers was finally inked on Wednesday with the US suspending new tariffs in exchange for Chinese purchases of $200 billion in American goods. The accord, signed by President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, puts on pause the […]

Iran Rejects a Revised Nuclear Deal

TEHRAN – Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi stressed that his country may not accept to replace the nuclear deal of 2015 with a new agreement, or what is called the “Trump Deal”. Being asked about Trump’s suggestion for endorsement of a new deal with Iran, called “Trump Deal”, Vaezi noted: “This is not […]