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Behind The CIA Desperate Turkey Coup Attempt

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Behind The CIA Desperate Turkey Coup Attempt By F. William Engdahl On the evening of July 15, a group of Turkish army officers announced that they had staged a military coup d’etat and had assumed control of the country. They claimed that Erdogan was in a desperate flight for his life and that they were now i

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Friends And Foes

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Friends And Foes The proceedings of a hearing in the US Congress titled ‘Pakistan: friend or foe’ has drawn a clear line as to where the US Congress stands in reference to Pakistan. Never has an ally lambasted another so vociferously, as the US Congress did to Pakistan in this hearing. The allegations were startling and at certain point

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China’s Silk Road leaves India stranded in its region

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China’s Silk Road leaves India stranded in its region M.K. Bhadrakumar The Chinese foreign ministry has announced that the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will pay an official visit to China starting April 6. The expectations in Colombo are that the four-day visit will advance the Sino-Lankan relations &ld

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US PLANS BILLIONS IN AFHGAN FUNDING UNTIL 2012

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US plans billions in Afghan funding until 2020  By REUTERS KABUL: The United States is asking its allies helping with security in Afghanistan to maintain funding for Afghan forces at a cost of nearly $5 billion a year until at least 2020, a top US military commander said on Monday. The plan extends the international financial

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The New Great Game - Implementation of the trade-Munir Akram

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THE recent India-Iran-Afghanistan agreement to develop a trade route from Chabahar to Central Asia has been portrayed by Indian commentators as having changed the historical ‘Great Game’ for control of the connection between South and Central Asia through Afghanistan. It has been claimed that the agreement will end India’s ‘isolation’ from Central Asia and Pakistan

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China leads resistance to India joining Nuclear Suppliers Group

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China leads resistance to India joining Nuclear Suppliers Group: diplomats Reuters VIENNA: China is leading opposition to a push by the United States (US) and other major powers for India to join the main club of countries controlling access to sensitive nuclear technology, diplomats said on Thursday as the group discussed India's membership bid. Other countries opp

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ISIS Under Bombs: Battered But Not Defeated by Patrick Cockburn

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In northern Syria carnage alternates with ceasefires as the Syrian air force pounds the rebel-held eastern side of Aleppo in a bid to drive out the remaining civilians. Rebel artillery replies in kind against government areas in the west of the city, but cannot match the firepower used against their enclave. Airstrikes on Thursday killed at least 28 people in a refugee camp close to the Turkish

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U.S. says Mullah Mansour was planning attacks on Americans

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U.S. says Mullah Mansour was planning attacks on Americans By REUTERS May 24, 2016 PESHAWAR/WASHINGTON: U.S. President Barack Obama approved the drone strike that killed Mullah Akhtar Mansour because the Taliban leader was overseeing plans for new attacks on American targets in Kabul, the Afghan capital, and U.S. officials said on Monday. While the Taliban have yet to confirm the death of their

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Afghan Taliban chief Mansour killed in air strike: US

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Afghan Taliban chief Mansour killed in air strike: US Anwar Iqbal — WASHINGTON: A US air strike has killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a remote area along the Pak-Afghan border, the Pentagon announced late on Saturday night. “Today, the US Depart¬ment of Defence conducted a precision air strike, targeting Mullah Mansour in a remote area in the Pakistan-Afghan

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Masters of Mankind: The cost of Violence by Noam Chomsky

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[This piece, the second of two parts, is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).] In brief, the Global War on Terror sledgehammer strategy has spread jihadi terror from a t

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