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Sharing the tension, the drama, the agony, the beauty, the nostalgia, the despair and the serenity

10 hours 2 min ago
We are living in scary times.  And I won’t pretend I don’t feel despair – I do.  But since we can’t control our future, and since our days are counted,
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Syrian War Report – April 18, 2018: Syrian Army Advances In Rastan, Reaches Deal In Dumayr

21 hours 21 min ago After the victory in Eastern Ghouta, the Syrian military turned its eyes to other militant-held pockets across the country. On April 15, the Syrian Army and the National Defense
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Who dominates Syria?

Wed, 2018-04-18 20:33
Things are getting scary… what do you think Trump's safe word is? #Syria — IN THE NOW (@IntheNow_tweet) April 17, 2018
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Syria SITREP – three useful sources to debunk the nonsense

Wed, 2018-04-18 05:40
Frankly, my blog is aimed at an adult audience with a graduate-level college education or equivalent, capable of critical and logical thought and free from the kind of mental prolefeed
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Syrian War Report – April 17, 2018: Syrian Forces Repel More Missile Strikes

Wed, 2018-04-18 04:08 Last night, the Syrian Air Defense Forces (SADF) repelled another missile attack allegedly carried out by the Israeli military. Missiles were intercepted in two areas: Near Shayrat military airfield
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From the Saker’s inbox

Tue, 2018-04-17 22:30
I got this email yesterday, I am posting it with the author’s kind authorization. There is “another West” which is ignored by the Hegemony’s rulers, but which is still real. 
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The Donald’s right and wrong

Tue, 2018-04-17 22:18
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SITREP: US missile attack on Syria – Russian statistics

Tue, 2018-04-17 08:40
The following are the official results of the US missile attacks on Syria as reported by the Russian General Staff on this video: TRANSLATION (all names phonetically translated from Russian,
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Reporting from Cuba: The world awaits a ‘Cuban RT’ or ‘Cuban PressTV’

Tue, 2018-04-17 08:17
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog Cuba seems to be the natural spokesperson of the global left. Just 100 kilometers from the US, everybody knows they have bravely stood
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Interview of the Foreign Minister of Russia with BBC

Tue, 2018-04-17 05:45    
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Moveable Feast Cafe 2018/04/16 … Open Thread

Tue, 2018-04-17 05:30
2018/04/16 22:30:03Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of
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Briefing by Russian Defence Ministry official Major General Igor Konashenkov April 16, 2018

Tue, 2018-04-17 02:16 As it was promised, the Russian Defence Ministry analyzed effectiveness of missile and bomb strike made by the United States, Great Britain, and France on Syria as well as
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They lied, you need to pull…

Tue, 2018-04-17 01:20
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The Rape of Russia (Saker blog exclusive interview)

Tue, 2018-04-17 01:15
by Lars Schall for the Saker blog Introduction by Pepe Escobar: William Engdahl is one of the world’s top geopolitical analysts. His books – from Century of War to Full
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US-led Strikes On Syria: PR Victory Or Decisive Failure?

Tue, 2018-04-17 00:46 Early on April 14, the US, the UK and France delivered a massive missile strike on Syria. The attack was publicly justified with accusations that the Syrian government had
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Gone with the wind (remastered)

Mon, 2018-04-16 23:29
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A Curious Incident Part X

Mon, 2018-04-16 11:24
by Sushi for The Saker Blog Introduction On April 14 the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov revealed an OPCW laboratory had detected the presence of the Chemical Warfare Agent (CWA)
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Mao’s legacy defended, and famous swim decoded, for clueless academics

Sun, 2018-04-15 21:59
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker blog Part 4 will take a very different tack…. There is a great and hilarious story about Mao during the Cultural Revolution, which is
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