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US Administration Defends Its Right To Start Wars On A Whim

Authored by Andrei Akulov via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The US Constitution says that only Congress can declare war for an extended time but there is a workaround. Congress approved the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), giving the president the authority to track down and destroy al-Qaeda and the Taliban. The resolution stipulates that […]

Watch Live: Trump To De-Certifies Iran Deal, Ask Congress To Impose Sanctions “Trigger Points”

In what is set to be the least-surprising, and most-telegraphed event of the day (unless the president decides to do a press conference Q&A afterwards), Trump delivers his statement de-certfiying the Iran Deal and punting it to Congress… Live Fed: due to start at 1245ET… *  *  * Update (11:40 am ET): As expected, Trump […]

White House Slams Corker, Escalating ‘Surreal” Feud As NYT Releases Part Of Phone Recording

The “surreal” feud between president Donald Trump and Senator Bob Corker – as defined yesterday by Cowen analyst Chris Krueger – escalated on Tuesday, when the White House said the outgoing GOP senator was partially responsible for the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran but refused to say whether the retiring Corker should resign immediately. […]

Turkey Faces Threats For Inking Landmark Arms Deal With Russia

Authored by Alex Gorka via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The long awaited deal has taken place. A deposit has already been paid. Turkey has finally signed the $2.5bn (£1.9bn) contract with Russia to buy S-400 advanced missile defense system. With a range of 400 kilometers (248 miles), the system can shoot down up to 80 […]

Is Trump Gearing Up To End The Iran Nuclear Deal?

Authored by ISN Security Watch via OilPrice.com, Jack Thompson and Oliver Thränert argue that President Trump´s administration is laying the groundwork for the U.S. to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. However, they suggest that if the U.S. were to end its participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program, […]

NSA Officials and Computer Expert: Forensic Evidence Proves DNC Emails Were LEAKED, Not Hacked

Preface by Washington's Blog: We asked top NSA whistleblower Bill Binney what he thought about a report claiming that the DNC emails were transferred too quickly to have been accessed by a hacker, and could only have been copied by a DNC leaker. This article is his response.   Background here and here. MEMORANDUM FOR: The […]

Iran Attempts Missile Launch From Submerged Submarine; Ends In Failure

According to reports from Fox News, Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a submerged Yono-class “midget” submarine in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday but the test ultimately failed.  Back in February, Iran claimed to have successfully tested a submarine-launched missile though it was not immediately clear if this week’s test was the […]

Senate Quietly Drops Russian Sanctions Bill, Focuses On Iran Crackdown

Much to the likely chagrin of the mainstream media, and Democratic Party blame narratives everywhere, Politico reports that the leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have reached a decision that’s sure to disappoint Russia hawks: They’re not taking up a Russia sanctions bill anytime soon. “We're not going to do a Russia sanctions bill,” […]

Video Shows Tampering with “Evidence” of Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

Preface: We spoke for quite a while with Dr. Postol by phone, and find him to be an ethical, honest, patriotic American man. He's made some interesting discoveries debunking the Syrian chemical weapons propaganda, and so we're helping to spread his findings. By Theodore A. Postol, professor emeritus of science, technology, and national security policy […]

The Coming Clash With Iran

Submitted by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, When Gen. Michael Flynn marched into the White House Briefing Room to declare that “we are officially putting Iran on notice,” he drew a red line for President Trump. In tweeting the threat, Trump agreed. His credibility is now on the line. And what triggered this virtual ultimatum? Iran-backed […]