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America’s Technology and Sanctions War Will End, by Bifurcating the Global Economy

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Alastair Crooke, Strategic Culture Foundation, 18 Dec 2018 “The true reason behind the US-China ‘trade’ war has little to do with actual trade … What

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WATCH: U.S. ambassador to Israel David Friedman takes a 10 pounds hammer and breaks open a tunnel which runs under the Palestinian village of Silwan to the old city of Jerusalem. This happens at a settlers organisation event with Sara Netanyahu and Sheldon Adelson at his side pic.twitter.com/oeju5NIH7M Retweeted by Conflicts Forum

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27/06/2017 Article

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Alastair Crooke, Consortium News, 9 June 2017 It is still early days, but yes, it seems so. And in so doing, bin Salman’s (MbS) and bin Zayed’s

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27/06/2017 Article

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27/06/2017 Article

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