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2019 Oct 14 - 7:28pm
Eight days ago U.S. President Donald Trump gave a green light for another Turkish invasion of Syria. We explained why that move made it inevitable for the Kurds to submit to Damascus and to let the Syrian Arab Army back...
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2019 Oct 13 - 9:15pm
Last week's posts at Moon of Alabama: October 7 - Syria - Trump Gives A Green Light For Another Turkish Invasion October 9 - Syria - Turkey Again Invades Related: U.S. troops are withdrawing from north Syria. Turkish sponsored "rebel"...
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2019 Oct 13 - 1:31am
Two weeks ago the National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) released a 13 pages long recommendation (pdf) resulting from its investigation into the 737 MAX incidents. Since we dicussed that damning report more bad news for Boeing has come out. Boeing's...
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2019 Oct 11 - 11:10pm
Monday: Want to bring back US forces engaged in endless wars: Trump "We want to bring our troops back home. It''s been many many years. It''s been decades, in many cases. We want to bring our troops back home. I...
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2019 Oct 10 - 5:08pm
Two days ago the New York Times published a sensational story about alleged Russian fiendishness. It was headlined: Top Secret Russian Unit Seeks to Destabilize Europe, Security Officials Say. According to the story unit 29155 of the Russian military intelligence...
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2019 Oct 9 - 9:43pm
So it begins: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that a Turkish military operation into Syria has started. Erdogan said on his official Twitter account Wednesday that the operation, named “Peace Spring,” has begun. He said the operation aims...
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2019 Oct 7 - 9:33pm
This morning U.S. President Donald Trump has a little surprise for the Kurds in Syria: Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey by telephone. Turkey will soon be moving forward with its long-planned operation...
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2019 Oct 6 - 7:55pm
Last week's posts at Moon of Alabama: September 30 - Senior Twitter Executive Joined British Army Troll Brigade Related: Elite UK military unit secretly trained by leftist regime-change advocate Gilbert Achcar and other academics - Ben Norton, Grayzone October 1...
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2019 Oct 6 - 4:52pm
The current unrest in Iraq began a week ago after a prominent general was removed from his post: Lieutenant General Abdul Wahab al-Saadi was the great Iraqi military hero of the war against Isis, leading the assault on Mosul which...
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2019 Oct 5 - 1:03am
The Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke yesterday at the yearly Valdai Discussion Club meeting in Sochi. A video with English translations and excerpts of the transcript are here. With regards to the global system Putin made an interesting historic comparison:...
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2019 Oct 4 - 12:30am
There are some serious questions around the Biden family involvement in the Ukraine that the media have not picked up on. The first regards the ownership of the company which hired Joe Biden's son Hunter for an exorbitant amount of...
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2019 Oct 2 - 10:35pm
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