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Mike Pompeo announces the creation of the « Iran Action Group

The Trump administration and Iran

Thierry Meyssan explains why there may be more going on behind Trump’s “anti-Iran” stance than there seems

Film Portrayals of US President: New Typecasting Required

Film Portrayals of US President: New Typecasting Required

Actors have traditionally valued the roles of playing American presidents on the big and small screens. This has changed now that Trump sits in the Oval Office

John Brennan Is No Match For Trump

Moon of Alabama explains why his revoking of John Brennan’s security clearance is probably the best thing Trump’s ever done

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Piers Morgan Recalls His Encounter with Omarosa

A few months old but still highly relevant in view of Omarosa’s allegations about Trump

The War Before the Iran War

It would be easy for war to break out with Iran – a naval clash in the Persian Gulf, an Israeli-Iranian firefight in Syria, through Saudi provocation, or simply because Trump decides that it will boost his party’s sagging political fortunes

Will Next Steps on Iran Point towards a New ‘Big Three’ or World War III?

We hope that Trump isn’t entirely in the thrall of his Secretary of State. Because apart from being a Zionist, Mike Pompeo is also effectively calling for regime change in Iran

Russiagate: A CIA Concocted Hoax - Updated

Russiagate: A CIA Concocted Hoax – Updated

Stephen Lendman’s argument that “Russiagate is a hoax” is backed by former NSA Technical Director Bill Binney whose analysis of the data suggests an “inside job”

Shakedown at the Summit

Brother Nathanael on the media furore over the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki

Trump backtracks in first statement after wild Putin press conference, saying he has ‘great confidence’ in his intelligence team

Following fierce criticism after his meeting with President Putin, Trump does a 180-degree turn-around

Assad says talks with Trump a “Waste of time”

Assad says talks with Trump a “Waste of time”

Talks will be futile, says Assad, because “US presidents … are hostage to lobbyists”

What is Donald Trump’s position?

Elected for his promises to change the paradigm, Thierry Meyssan analyses Donald Trump’s acts as compared with his pronouncements

NY Times Smears Trump Over Migrant Link to Crime in Germany, But He’s Right

NY Times Smears Trump Over Migrant Link to Crime in Germany, But He’s Right

VIOLENT crime is up in Germany, and 90% of it is due to migrants

Tech vs Trump: the great battle of our time has begun

Tech vs Trump: the great battle of our time has begun

Social media helped Donald Trump take the White House, Silicon Valley won’t let it happen again

The Empire of Bluffing

Trump now says the Korean meeting is back on. Why the sudden turnaround? Has the North and South Korean summit exposed how the US is becoming irrelevant?

US House strips Trump of War Powers on Iran – Story buried

The U.S. Congress has just passed an amendment that states: “no law exists which gives the president power to launch a military strike against the Islamic Republic.”

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Kushners Near Deal With Qatar-Linked Company for Troubled Tower

Raising questions about conflict of interest; a company owned by the Kushner family received a bailout worth billions from a government-owned Qatar company

BLOODBATH! — Israel Embarks On New War Crimes

BLOODBATH! — Israel Embarks On New War Crimes

Lasha Darkmoon on the unfolding horror in Gaza, which President Trump helped instigate

Netanyahu: “Let’s You and Him Fight”

Netanyahu: “Let’s You and Him Fight”

When the US government, or those controlling it, wants a war, it invents a frightening danger and warns of it over and over until a poorly educated public believes it

John Bolton Once Sabotaged A Deal With North Korea - He Will Try To Repeat That

John Bolton Once Sabotaged A Deal With North Korea – He Will Try To Repeat That

Grim news as it emerges that John Bolton may have far more influence in the White House than previously supposed

“We Know Where Your Kids Live”: How John Bolton Once Threatened an International Official

“We Know Where Your Kids Live”: How John Bolton Once Threatened an International Official

A former OPCW head and others who dealt with him personally confirm that John Bolton is a thoroughly nasty piece of work