Foreign Affairs
US Airstrikes In Syria Now Killing More Civilians Than Assad’s Air Force
The Airwars monitoring website last month reported a 26 percent increase in reported actions in Syria with 548 strikes carried out in April, the highest monthly tally since the beginning of the coalition campaign.
ISIS Claims Responsibility For Manchester Terrorist Attack
Theresa May says police know the identity of the bomber who killed 22 at Ariana Grande concert, as ISIS claims it carried out attack.
India Awards Army Officer Who Used Human Shield In Kashmir
Officials defended the inhumane act of using a human shield as a measure to save its personnel from protesters' stone-pelting.
US Arms Manufacturers Stocks Soar To Record Highs Following Saudi Weapons Deal
Lockheed Martin is the biggest “winner,” of the deal, with some $28 billion in weapons and equipment out of the initial $110 billion going to the weapons manufacturer.
Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War?
Amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, there is new potential for the country’s massive reserves of oil to end up in Chinese and Russian hands. It is unlikely that the U.S. will allow this to occur, even if it means getting into yet another proxy conflict with those countries.
Whistleblower: EU, IMF Manufactured Greek Debt Crisis Through Unscrupulous Accounting
“We had the role of a rubber stamp...” - a former board member of Greece’s national statistical authority has revealed that she and other members were forced to sign off on falsified deficit and debt figures that plunged their country into an ongoing economic depression.
In Saudi Speech, Trump Declares Absolute War Between Good and Evil
Trump's comfort with transitioning his general hostility into one directed at all things Iran did not go unnoticed.
Trump Sparks War Of Words With Iran In Fiery Middle East Speeches
US president uses speeches in Israel and Saudi Arabia to attack Iran, leading to angry responses from Tehran and Hassan Rouhani.
Saudi Arabia, UAE Pledge $100M Donation To Ivanka Trump’s Charity
The pledged donation elicited strong reaction, considering Trump's constant criticism of the Clinton Foundation – during his presidential campaign – for accepting donations from repressive regimes such as Saudi Arabia.
Trump-Russia Scandal Distracts From Latest Syria Bombing, Troop Surge In Afghanistan
With mainstream media still focused squarely on Trump’s alleged connections with Russia, a recent U.S. military strike in Syria and a plan to over 50,000 ground troops to Afghanistan have gone nearly unnoticed.