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Will 2018 Bring Greater US Fire and Fury?

Iran is a prime US target. Trump’s pathological hostility toward the Islamic Republic is cause for great concern. Only Cassandra was good at predicting future events. I dislike predictions, but here goes. Next year will…

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Killing Children in Conflict Zones

Belligerents treat children no differently from adults, brutalizing and killing them without remorse or concern for fundamental human rights. In February, marking the 20th anniversary of its Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict, an…

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Fascist Israeli MK Calls Palestinians Insects, Dogs, Human…

On Christmas day, Oren Hazan boarded a bus from Gaza with Palestinians heading to visit their detained family members in Israel. He verbally assaulted them, calling them “insects,” “beasts,” “dogs,” and “terrorists.” [caption id="attachment_32862" align="aligncenter"…

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Israel Threatens War on Syria

On Sunday, Netanyahu again threatened war on Syria if Iran maintains a permanent military presence in the country – its legitimate right, invited by Damascus to be there. Washington and Israel demand regime change in…

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Japanese Tug Boat Drifts Into US Destroyer

YOKOSUKA, Japan - The Navy says the guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) was participating in a scheduled towing exercise in Sagami Wan Nov. 18, when a Japanese tug boat lost propulsion and drifted into…

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Netanyahu Facing Indictment?

An earlier article explained he’s being investigated for alleged bribery, fraud, breach of trust and money laundering – serious accusations. He could be charged in so-called Cases 1,000 and 2,000 – the first on suspicion…

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M6.5 Earthquake Shakes Costa Rica, No Injuries Reported

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica at 8:28 pm, with an epicenter approximately 15 km southwest of the Central Pacific beach town of Esterillos, according to the National University’s Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa…