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REVEALED: The Shady ‘International Man of Mystery’ Connecting Trump, Flynn, and Russian Oligarchs

June 27, 2017

by Isaac Arnsdorf ProPublica, June 27, 2017, More than two years ago, two men started visiting Washington to push Turkey’s agenda in the capital. They dined with dignitaries and enlisted prominent lobbying firms from both sides of the aisle. It…

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Obama Expels Russian Diplomats Amidst Serious Allegations

December 29, 2016

U.S. expels Russian diplomats over attack allegations he United States has finally taken action regarding allegations of Russian election interference, as well as a campaign of harassment against American diplomats in Moscow, by expelling 35 Russian diplomats from the country and…

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Activist Death Toll From Fallout Of US-Backed Coup Continues To Climb

March 17, 2016

Indigenous activist  and member of Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations Honduras (Copinh), Nelson García, was killed Tuesday in Honduras by an unidentified gunman. The murder came after the government expelled 150 families from a land occupation led by Mr.…

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US Sets Up 24-Hour Syrian Ceasefire Hotline, Operators Don’t Speak Arabic

March 3, 2016

Last Friday at midnight the Syrian ceasefire deal brokered between the US and Russia went into effect. As a part of monitoring compliance with the deal the US State Department set up a 24-hour hotline that could be accessed by phone, WhatsApp…

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Iran-Saudi Proxy War: Understanding The Conflict Tearing Apart The Middle East

February 1, 2016

With the snick of a sword, the long-simmering cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran heated up significantly at the beginning of 2016. A month later, and the first attempt at a major negotiation over the fate of Syria was…

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