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Nov. 16, 2018: U.S. Exposes Assad’s ‘Evil Plan’ To Hurl Middle East Into Chaos

Fri, 2018-11-16 22:40 On November 15, US Ambassador to Syria James Jeffrey exposed an evil plan of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to create ISIS and to hurl the Middle East, particularly Syria
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House of Cards finale: #MeToo, sure, but women are just as bad as men

Thu, 2018-11-15 22:33
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog (SPOILER ALERT! This article is not very good.) If House of Cards only had a first season and a final season it could
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Thanking vets for their “service” – why?

Thu, 2018-11-15 16:10
[This article was written for the Unz Review] Depending on the context, the small word “why” can be totally innocuous or it can be just about the most subversive and
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Moveable Feast Cafe 2018/11/15 … Open Thread

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:00
2018/11/15 04:00:01Welcome 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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Eternal Maidan – Three Sources, Three Components

Thu, 2018-11-15 08:50
By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with source: In Ukraine there is talk about the first Maidan, the second Maidan, a future
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Decoding the hypersonic Putin on a day of remembrance

Thu, 2018-11-15 04:16
Sitting alongside French President Macron during the 100th anniversary to commemorate the end of World War I, Putin and Trump stole the show in Paris by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with
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Looking at the Lugansk People’s Republic November 11th Election

Thu, 2018-11-15 01:45
by GH Eliason in Novorussia for The Saker Blog For the November 11th election, I was asked to be a part of the International Election observer team Lugansk People’s Republic.
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November 14, 2018: Turkish-PKK Conflict Escalates Amid Fresh PKK Attacks

Wed, 2018-11-14 22:41 The People’s Defense Forces (HPG), a military wing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), claimed that it had attacked 6 military bases in the southern Turkish provinces of Hakkari
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Attempts to use the subject of political repressions against Russia, by Ruslan Ostashko

Wed, 2018-11-14 22:36
Translated and subtitled by Eugenia.
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November 13, 2018: Gaza Is On Edge Of Israeli Ground Invasion

Tue, 2018-11-13 23:32 The Gaza Strip is on the brink of a large-scale Israeli military intervention. The current round of escalation started on November 11 when a covert unit of the Israeli
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Israel to Police European Coastlines – Protecting the Continent from Refugees?

Tue, 2018-11-13 07:49
by Peter Koenig for The Saker Blog This sounds like a bad joke. It ain’t. Its real. One fascist government helps another fascist government. Yes, I have written about fascism
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Saudi plan to assassinate General Soleimani, NY Times reveals

Tue, 2018-11-13 03:00
Press TV reports: Saudi Major General Ahmed al-Assiri, who has allegedly been fired over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, took part at a meeting in Riyadh in 2017 that involved
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Souvenirs de Villingen

Tue, 2018-11-13 02:36
Jazz music is often famous for featuring amazing improvisations and that is absolutely fair: Jazz did re-vitalize the art of improvisation which almost disappeared with the end of the Baroque
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The Meaning of a Multipolar World

Tue, 2018-11-13 02:03
by Eric Zuesse for The Saker Blog Right now, we live in a monopolar world. Here is how U.S. President Barack Obama proudly, even imperially, described it when delivering the
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Novorussian elections SITREP

Tue, 2018-11-13 00:54
by Auslander for The Saker Blog International press has pretty much ignored the ongoing civil war between 404 and Novorossiya for the last year. However, for those in Novorossiya, be
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November 12, 2018: Clashes Erupt Between Militants And Syrian Army In Idlib De-Escalation Zone

Mon, 2018-11-12 23:20 On November 10th, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) announced that its special forces attacked a position of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the Turkman mount in Northern Lattakia. The
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Nasrallah to Yemenis: ‘US/Saudis have failed, victory closer than ever before’

Mon, 2018-11-12 10:11
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Khashoggi, Ben Barka & PressTV’s Serena Shim: A 4-part series

Mon, 2018-11-12 06:40
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog In October of 1965, 2014 and 2018 three journalists were prominently assassinated: Mehdi Ben Barka, Serena Shim and Jamal Khashoggi. Most readers likely
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