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New President Trump Flirts Dangerously with Defcon 1

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Could it be that President Donald Trump was ushered into to a darkened boardroom immediately after his election victory to met with chain-smoking faceless bureaucrats and given a reality check about how his next four years in office was actually going to be? If not then perhaps a complete lobotomy, courtesy of the American tax payer. For what we have …

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Assad Defies the Scheming Puppeteers who Thrive on the Chaos in Syria

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Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian President, states that his country has been “the target of foreign conspiracies for geopolitical and other reasons”. “Conspiracies, like germs reproduce everywhere, every moment and they cannot be eradicated”. “yet we have to fortify our community, what we have seen through the media and political positions does not require a great deal of analysis that there …

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Donald Trump: Sworn Enemy of the Global Elite

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The US presidential election has been a brutal and bloody battle of words, with Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump crossing swords and the bitterness that ensued, the like of which we have not seen in any presidential race before it. The CNN news channel, humorously coined the Clinton News Network by one commentator had been leaning heavily in favour of …

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What could an EU Exit mean for Britain?

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The sands of time are fast running out for the long-awaited in/out EU referendum to determine whether the UK will remain a part of the European Union. There have been arguments and counter-arguments, guess-work and much uncertainty about how leaving the EU will realistically affect the UK in the long-term, and it would appear that the general British public don’t …

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Just don’t Mention the Trans-Pacific Partnership!: Growing Concerns about the Pacific Rim Trade Deal

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The long-awaited Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, signed in Auckland, New Zealand on 4th February 2016, was shrouded in mystery, conspicuous for its highly secretive negotiations, closed to both the media and the public. The TPP involves 12 Pacific Rim countries including Australia, America, Mexico and Canada and has been touted as a deal that will increase the creation of …

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Inside the Benighted Regions of the Arab World

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There have been many adjectives used to describe the region we call the Middle East. One such description given by David Keyes, the executive director of Advancing Human Rights, a non-profit organization promoting human rights around the world, was the ‘Kingdom of hate’. Harsh perhaps, but be in no doubt, the Arab world remains a benighted place at this time …

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Who Exactly are Fanning the Flames of the Syria Crisis?

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The ongoing Syria crisis, described as the ‘greatest humanitarian disaster since WWII’ continues to shock and appal in equal measure, and it’s not hard to see why. As the world wakes up to the realisation that these refugees are not freeloaders after all, but are literally fighting for their very existence, and are willing to risk life and limb to …

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Denials Recriminations and the Bloated Fat Cats of Fifa

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Sepp Blatter, who was once reluctant to incorporate goal line technology into football despite already being an established and successful addition to other sports including rugby and tennis, was quoted as saying, “Other sports regularly change the laws of the game to react to the new technology…we don’t do it and this makes the fascination and popularity of football”, appearing …

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8 Drug Smugglers are Executed: How Indonesia Betrays its Humanity

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The execution of the 8 drug traffickers on Nusa Kambangan prison island in Indonesia came despite repeated calls for clemency that were arrogantly brushed away by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who had said previously, “This is our legal sovereignty”. In front of the world’s press distraught family members pleaded for Indonesia’s lawmakers to show mercy and compassion, but this was …