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19/12/2018 Article

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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If only there were some sort of effective multilateral arms-control agreement that imposed strict limits on Iran's ability to enrich uranium twitter.com/i24NEWS_EN/sta… Retweeted by Conflicts Forum

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27/06/2017 Article

Trump Changes Gear: Strategic Syria policy now lies with Tillerson and Lavrov

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Alastair Crooke, Sic Semper Tyrannis blog, 13 May 2017 No, we are not referring to James Comey’s dismissal (though this too, does reflect a change

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27/06/2017 Article

The Great Game of Radical Narrative Change (and its Drawbacks)

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Alastair Crooke,  Sic Semper Tyrannis blog,  28 April 2017 It is clearer now: Trump seeks radical ‘narrative metamorphosis’. No more shall America be perceived as ‘weak’. America

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02/03/2017 Article

What US Foreign policy? Actually, Trump’s Domestic Policy is his Foreign Policy

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Trump’s Embattled ‘Revolution’ Alastair Crooke, Consortium News, 25 February 2017 Pat Buchanan – perhaps the US politician with the greatest feel (as a thrice-times former

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02/03/2017 Article

Has the Deep State already neutered Trump’s foreign policy?

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Alastair Crooke, Consortium News, 17 February 2017 Beware ego, well two egos actually. Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, who seems to believe that he can

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02/03/2017 Article

Deciphering Trump’s Opaque Foreign Policy

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Alastair Crooke, Consortium News, 11 February 2017 It is now a commonplace that Mr Trump is advocating a mercantilist ‘America First’ foreign policy, at odds

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02/03/2017 Article

Trump Veers Off Course with Iran Threats

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Alastair Crooke, Consortium News, 2 February 2017 Trump needs détente with Russia for precisely the opposite motives to those who oppose him: for the latter,

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