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The Putin-Trump Helsinki summit: the action is in the reaction

The Putin-Trump Helsinki summit: the action is in the reaction

The Saker on why the Trump-Putin summit was both a watershed moment and, paradoxically, a non-event

A Yemeni child looks at the site of a Saudi airstrike in the Sahar district of Sa'ada Province on July 19, 2018. Click to enlarge

Saudi attacks on Yemeni water systems increase disease risk: UNICEF

That’s probably the intention

Will Mueller/Putin Investigate Browder?

Will Mueller/Putin Investigate Browder?

Brother Nathanael’s take on William F. Browder, the West’s anti-Russian poster boy. What is he trying to hide?

Trump tweets explosive threat to Iran

Trump tweets explosive threat to Iran

Tensions mount as Trump forcefully responds to an earlier warning from Iran’s President Rouhani

Iran’s Rouhani warns Trump about ‘mother of all wars’

President Rouhani warns Donald Trump against pursuing hostile policies over Iran

New British Information Unit Fighting ‘Alternative News’, Promoting Govt-Approved ‘Facts’

New British Information Unit Fighting ‘Alternative News’, Promoting Govt-Approved ‘Facts’

UK government sets up a tax-payer funded unit to counter “alternative news”

The Syrian White Helmets: the terrorists PR operatives/crisis actors. Click to enlarge

Syria moves to retake control over Golan Heights from terrorists

Meanwhile the Western allies are also reportedly considering plans to evacuate hundreds of Syrian White Helmets crisis actors and relocate them to the West

First 50 families of farmers from South Africa may soon resettle in Russia

If the relocation is a success thousands of other white farmers could follow and South Africa could end up going down the same road as Zimbabwe

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”

RIMPAC-2018: What Makes it So Special This Year?

More than just a military exercise, RIMPAC-2018 is also about forging new alliances that the U.S. hopes one day will help contain China and Russia too

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

Rates of violent offences have nearly doubled over the last two years to reach an all-time high. Click to enlarge

Most Britons Think Police Have Lost Control of the Streets

Survey finds growing number of Britons think that police have lost control. Two-thirds say they haven’t seen a policeman on their street in the past year

Russian President Vladimir Putin interview to FOX News

Russian President Vladimir Putin interview to FOX News

President Putin talks to FOX News after his meeting with President Trump

Trump’s surrender to Putin greeted with outrage by Democrats and Republicans

Outrage from all quarters. From John McCain, who denounced Trump appearance at a joint press conference as “pathetic rout”. To ex-CIA chief John Brennan who condemned Trump’s performance as “nothing short of traitorous”

Trump 'treasonous' after siding with Putin on election meddling

Trump ‘treasonous’ after siding with Putin on election meddling

Trump may not want war with Russia but Washington’s elite do. As illustrated by their angry response to the joint press briefing by the U.S. and Russian presidents

Is President Trump A Traitor Because He Wants Peace With Russia?

The Democrats say he is

US Deep State Hits Putin-Trump Summit with Preemptive Strike as Russiagate Fizzles Out

US Deep State Hits Putin-Trump Summit with Preemptive Strike as Russiagate Fizzles Out

The US Deep State is playing spoiler with the most overplayed hand in modern political history: the ‘Blame Russia’ card.

Novichok ‘was in perfume bottle and victim may have sprayed herself with nerve agent’

The novichok poisoning saga goes from the tragic to the absurd with the deadly Russian nerve agent now being located to a perfume spray bottle

Thousands protest across Scotland as Trump plays golf

Thousands protest across Scotland as Trump plays golf

I was in Edinburgh during the anti-Trump protest and saw nothing like the “thousands” who reportedly attended

IT BEGINS: Lesbians are now protesting transgenders as LGBT goes to war with itself

IT BEGINS: Lesbians are now protesting transgenders as LGBT goes to war with itself

This wasn’t supposed to happen but it seems as if the various factions within the LGBT community are at odds with each other