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US Meltdown Over TU-160s

Two long-range Russian bombers landed in Venezuela this week and the United States immediately flew into a fit of rage. Top diplomat Mike Pompeo had a virtual mental meltdown on Twitter, denouncing Russia and the South American country for daring to cooperate in holding a military exercise.

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With friends like these who needs enemies? China makes Canada pay for playing US lackey

The wars of words between Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau may have grabbed headlines, but Canada has always remained a faithful US ally, apparently believing it’s a safe bet. The strategy, however, has backfired.

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Israelgate? As Russia probe runs dry, Mueller may turn to Middle East to pursue Trump ‘collusion’

Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly preparing to shift the focus of the interminable Russiagate investigation to the Middle East, where at least three countries may have tried their hands at “election meddling.”

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Russia Warns USA: We Will Put “Combat Coverings” Over All American Targets

Has the U.S. used the INF Treaty as bait to lure the Russian bear to war? Today on TruNews we analyze what Putin meant by “combat coverings” and how NATO’s recent drills are translating into real threats against Kaliningrad and Crimea. Rick Wiles, Edward Szall, Doc Burkhart. Russia Warns USA: We Will Put “Combat Coverings” […]

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Pompeo blasted for hypocrisy on Twitter after saying Russia ‘squandering’ public funds on military

A tweet posted by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemning the landing of two Russian bombers in Venezuela as a “squandering” of public money, has quickly backfired, with many eager to point out some glaring hypocrisies.

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New Cold War dangers: More potentially explosive Russia-US conflicts likely to come – Stephen Cohen

The Russian-Ukrainian military conflict in the Kerch Strait illustrates again how this Cold War is more dangerous than its predecessor was. A major theme of Cohen’s recently published book ‘War With Russia? From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate’, is that the new Cold War is more dangerous in several ways than its 40-year predecessor, […]

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Farewell to Greenbacks? EU Challenges Dollar Dominance With ‘Stronger’ Euro

The European Commission has presented a set of measures to boost the euro as a global reserve currency to challenge the dollar in international transactions, including those in the energy sector. A number of states have taken the course of de-dollarisation in a bid to decrease dependence on the greenback and its clout on the […]

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US planned to ditch INF in advance, now seeks reason why it should – Putin on Pompeo ultimatum

The US has long planned to withdraw from the INF Treaty but it’s only now that they started seeking justifications for it and conveniently pinned the blame on Russia, Vladimir Putin said after Washington’s 60-day ultimatum.

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Military defeats push Kabul into talks with Taliban as US seeks way out from Afghan stalemate

Direct talks with the Taliban are crucial for the Kabul government to survive amid crushing defeats by the militants, Afghanistan experts told RT amid expectations that end of the 17-year war is looming.

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Trump laments ‘crazy’ US defense spending & arms race with ‘rivals’ China & Russia

You may think the person bragging about how much money his policy is giving to the Pentagon would be the last person to complain about it. Think again. Donald Trump called this defense spending hike “crazy!”

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‘Mad Dog’ Mattis calls Putin a ‘slow learner’… then bemoans ‘worsened’ US relations with Russia

Vladimir Putin’s simple-minded nature is to blame for the growing tensions between the US and Russia, Defense Secretary James Mattis has claimed, flexing his elite Marine Corps analytical skills.

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‘I Honestly Feel Argentina Isn’t Safe Place for Putin to Go’ – Political Analyst

Moscow has hit back at US President Donald Trump’s cancelation of his scheduled meeting with President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit saying that it would give more time for the Russian leader to hold more “useful” meetings. The two leaders were due to hold talks this weekend in Buenos Aries.

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Trump’s ‘lousy high-school diplomacy’ will backfire & isolate the USA – Ron Paul

Donald Trump’s statesmanship skills could leave the US isolated on the global stage, former congressman Ron Paul told RT, noting how the American head of state marked his G20 appearance with “high school” tantrums.

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Pentagon says Riyadh is too important to whip, rolls out $15bn THAAD arms deal instead

The US rarely has ‘unblemished’ partners so it will pour more defensive weapons into Saudi Arabia despite outrage over Khashoggi and Yemen, Pentagon chief James Mattis admitted as the nation handed the kingdom a big new deal.

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Trump cancels planned meeting with Putin at G20 over Russia-Ukraine flare up

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin which was due to take place at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires on Saturday. Trump had previously cast doubt over whether the meeting would take place, telling the Washington Post on Wednesday that “maybe” he would cancel the tete-a-tete, citing […]

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