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Expert Debunks Hiroshima, Nagasaki Myths on 73rd Anniversary of Atomic Bombings

By Sputnik News ​Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist at the organization Beyond Nuclear, joined Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear Wednesday to discuss the important anniversaries. The Japanese city of Hiroshima marked the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing by the US Air Force two days ago. The anniversary for Nagasaki, another Japanese city that also experienced an atomic bombing by the US, is Thursday. […]

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US: Lone superpower no more?*

US: Lone superpower no more?*

July 5, 2017 Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. WHEN the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s, the United States emerged as the sole superpower in the world. […]

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US very selective in which country it condemns for crimes: Analyst*

US very selective in which country it condemns for crimes: Analyst*

THE US is very selective in which country it condemns for human rights abuses and crimes, which are very similar to its own atrocities, an American political activist says. Former US President Barack Obama helped a coup in Ukraine which led to the rise of anti-Russian militant groups in country, said Myles Hoenig, who ran for the US Congress in […]

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Europe Captive… of America*

Europe Captive… of America*

By Sputnik News/Finian Cunningham, columnist WHILE browbeating European leaders at the NATO summit this week, US President Donald Trump used a rather unfortunate metaphor. He described Germany and Europe as “captive of Russia”. Trump was erroneously referring to the huge and mutually beneficial trade in natural gas between Russia and Europe. He was implying that Germany and the rest of Europe are excessively dependent […]

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Why the US Scrapped the Iran Nuclear Deal*

Why the US Scrapped the Iran Nuclear Deal*

June 10, 2018 Why did the US withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal; re-imposing economic sanctions against Iran; risking a major war that could easily turn nuclear; and even alienating its major allies in NATO? The main reason may be traced back more than a century ago, in 1904, when a British Lord and geographer Sir Halford Mackinder formulated his […]

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How Long Would the US Navy Survive in a Shooting War?*

How Long Would the US Navy Survive in a Shooting War?*

By Russia Insider THE US Navy is a huge force but largely based around aircraft carrier groups that modern weaponry may have made obsolete. America sees itself as a ruler of the world’s oceans. After all, the country — which spends 10 times more on its military forces than the following nine countries — has by far the biggest naval […]

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‘If my plane explodes, ask the CIA’ – Duterte after requesting arms from Russia & China

By RT PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t ruling out that the US might be very annoyed and consider his decision to procure weapons from China and Russia a threat, after Washington refused to supply Manila with arms. The Philippines has been seeking modern weapons and small arms to step up combat against ISIS-linked Islamists, ever since Duterte assumed office in […]

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