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The Ironies of U.S. Imperialism under Trump: An Interview with Dr. Cynthia Willett and Dr. Stefan Boettcher

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SHAFAQNA, Exclusive Interview - Sitting amongst the utmost enablers of reactionary politics and terrorist mindsets in the Middle East, the U.S. president Donald J. Trump accused Iran of supporting terrorists and pushed his Arab cohorts to take…

Trump, Foreign Adventures and Domestic Misadventures: An Interview with Prof. Stephen Eric Bronner

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SHAFAQNA - Exclusive Interview: Donald J. Trump rose to power in the U.S. to much wonder, anxiety, and horror of observers, both within and without the United States. Since his ascendency of the presidential office, day by day, he has revealed…

Ayatollah Khamenei warns against Western attempts to dominate Muslim nations

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SHAFAQNA - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warns against Western attempts to gain political and economic dominance over Muslim nations, saying Muslims worldwide must hold onto their “Islamic identity” as deterrence…

The fangs of colonialism are upon Myanmar

SHAFAQNA - Exceptionalism is fueled by greed! Oil and gas is the real reason behind capitalist mayhem power-mongering in Myanmar. A show of force by capitalists with every intention to lay claim to the oil and gas reserves in the Bay…

Afghanistan and the return of the Western-sponsored Taliban – covert imperialism and hybrid war games

SHAFAQNA - While US officials have been keen over the years to proclaim their “victory” over the demon which is radicalism in Afghanistan, whether in the form of the dreaded Taliban, or the ignominious al-Qaeda, truth remains somewhat different. “Al…

The truth about the war in Yemen

SHAFAQNA - On March 25, 2015 Saudi Arabia, arguably one of the richest countries in the world, unilaterally declared war on Yemen, in a last ditch attempt to impose both its religious and political diktat. Unruly, and fiercely independent,…

The Syrian war - the rise of neo-imperialism

SHAFAQNA - From the Empire Files with Abby Martin: telesur The war in Syria is an unparalleled crisis. It has gone far beyond an internal political struggle, and is marked by a complex array of forces that the U.S. Empire hopes to command:…

George Galloway Was Right: Destabilizing The Middle East Created More Terrorism

SHAFAQNA - In 2014, George Galloway, at the time a Member of Parliament, warned the British government that intervention in Iraq and the Middle East would only lead to more terrorism and instability around the world. One year later, the world…

Shifting winds: How Assad is becoming Syria’s only viable option - OpEd

SHAFAQNA - In a press conference this month, German Chancellor Angela Merkel introduced the notion that Syrian President Bashar Assad could indeed be a useful partner in defeating terror. What could have spooked Europe so badly it wants to…