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US Commander in Europe Wants More Troops and Resources to Target Russia

US Commander in Europe Wants More Troops and Resources to Target Russia

Curtis Scaparrotti(ANTIWAR.COM) — Russia has begun substantial multi-year cuts on their own military spending, but that isn’t going to deter Pentagon brass who intend to keep using it for more spending to “counter” them. European Command head Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti is the latest to push this narrative. Gen. Scaparrotti suggested that the “modernization” of Russia’s military means that […]Source: US Commander in Europe Wants More Troops and Resources to Target Russia

Tehran: Illegal Foreign Troops In Syria Must Leave

Tehran: Illegal Foreign Troops In Syria Must Leave

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qassemi, said on Monday that foreign forces which entered Syria illegally and without permission must leave.

In his weekly press conference, Qassemi said that the presence of Iranian advisors in Syria was at the request of the legitimate government and the main objective of it was to take part in combating terrorism.

He added that those who entered Syria without asking permission of its legitimate government have to exit its territory.

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48 years ago US troops massacred Ohio students at Kent State University and covered it up

48 years ago US troops massacred Ohio students at Kent State University and covered it up

On May 4, 1970, members of the Ohio National Guard descended on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio to quash an antiwar protest. During the protest, soldiers opened fire on an unarmed group of students-firing 67 rounds in 13 seconds – killing four and injuring nine others. To this date, not a single […]

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Saudi Arabia Offers to Deploy Troops to Syria in Support of Illegal US Intervention

Saudi Arabia Offers to Deploy Troops to Syria in Support of Illegal US Intervention

(MEE) — Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir reaffirmed on Tuesday the kingdom’s willingness to deploy troops to Syria as part of US-led efforts to stabilize the conflict-torn country. Speaking at a press conference alongside UN chief Antonio Guterres, Al-Jubeir said that Riyadh had held previous discussions with America to deploy troops in Syria after the civil war […]Source: Saudi Arabia Offers to Deploy Troops to Syria in Support of Illegal US Intervention

Thousands of US Troops Amass on Syria’s Border in Jordan for Military Drill

Thousands of US Troops Amass on Syria’s Border in Jordan for Military Drill

(ANTIMEDIA) — In what can only be described as a remarkable coincidence, thousands of U.S. Marines arrived in Jordan at around the same time the U.S., U.K., and France were organizing a direct military strike on Jordan’s neighbor, Syria. According to the Marine Corps Times, nearly 3,600 U.S. troops, including roughly 1,800 Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in […]

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Trump Orders US Troops Deployed to Mexico Border ‘Immediately’

Trump Orders US Troops Deployed to Mexico Border ‘Immediately’

Trump Mexico Border(CD) — Fulfilling a “disturbing” proposal first floated during a meeting with Baltic leaders on Tuesday, President Donald Trump directed the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security on Wednesday to begin working with American governors to deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border “immediately“—a move some have speculated is the result of Fox News coverage of the “caravans” of migrants headed […]Source: Trump Orders US Troops Deployed to Mexico Border ‘Immediately’

Israeli Troops Shoot and Kill Unarmed Protesters, Over 1,000 Injured

Israeli Troops Shoot and Kill Unarmed Protesters, Over 1,000 Injured

Land Day(MEE) — Israeli forces killed at least 16 Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday, according to authorities, as tens of thousands demonstrated across the occupied territories and Israel on “Land Day”. Land Day stems from 30 March 1976, when Israeli forces killed six Palestinian citizens of Israel during a protest against land confiscations. Palestinians have marked […]Source: Israeli Troops Shoot and Kill Unarmed Protesters, Over 1,000 Injured

Israeli Troops Kill Seven Palestinians, Wound 500 Amid Massive Border Protests

Israeli Troops Kill Seven Palestinians, Wound 500 Amid Massive Border Protests

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Deadly clashes broke out on Friday afternoon along the Israeli-Gaza border after Israeli security forces killed at least seven Palestinians and injured up to 500, where as previewed yesterday, a series of massive protests took place along the security fence surrounding the Hamas-controlled Gaza strip.

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