Tag archive for ‘USA’
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By Ellen H. Brown On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but there are solutions. The Federal Reserve could do a round of “QE More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, July 24th, 2017

US Special Forces Commander: Russians could ask us to leave after we are done with ISIS

nsnbc : Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum on Friday, General Raymond Thomas, commander of the United States special operations forces command, spoke frankly about a number of controversial issues pertaining the More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

US counts on greater role for India to keep stability and peace in Afghanistan and the region

nsnbc : The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has reckoned that India can work closely with the United States and Afghanistan in ensuring more security and stability in the war-torn country and surrounding region. The More...

Kim Jong-il, with whose government the US negotiated the 1994 agreement. Nicor via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA
By nsnbc On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Why the US’s 1994 deal with North Korea failed – and what Trump can learn from it

Maria Ryan (TC) : After more than two decades of testing, North Korea finally has a missile that is powerful enough to deliver a nuclear warhead to US territory – that is, to Alaska and/or Hawaii, if estimates More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Venezuela condemns attack on UN Ambassador in New York

Lucas Koerner (VA) : Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry issued an official statement Monday calling on the United States to guarantee the security of its diplomatic personnel after the country’s UN ambassador, Rafael More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

“Women may wear men’s trousers”: Attorney General of Kansas ruled

nsnbc : The Attorney General of the U.S. State of Kansas ruled that women may wear men’s trousers, especially when they are the head of the household. That was 110 years ago. On April 29, 1907, the New York More...

ISAF troops guarding Opium fields in Afghanistan.
By nsnbc On Friday, July 7th, 2017

Two Afghans face hefty jail sentences for conspiring to import heroin to the United States

nsnbc : Two Afghan nationals found guilty of conspiring to import heroin to the United States are facing a minimum of ten years in jail and up to life. On June 26, 2017, Lajbar Lajaward Khan, a.k.a. “Haji Lajaward,” More...

UN Special Envoy to Colombia, Jean Arnault, at the UN Security Council
By nsnbc On Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Reintegration former FARC guerrilla a priority challenge: Jean Arnault

nsnbc : Reintegrating former FARC guerrilla into Colombian society is a priority challenge said Jean Arnault, UN Special Envoy to Colombia, at a session of the UN Security Council on Friday. UN Special Envoy to More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Sovereign Debt Jubilee, Japanese-Style

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Japan has found a way to write off nearly half its national debt without creating inflation. We could do that too. Let’s face it. There is no way the US government is ever going to pay More...

April 6, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump postures after cruise missile strikes against Syrian military forces, after alleged chemical weapons use by "regime forces".
By nsnbc On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

White House threatens Syria over “potential evidence” for “potential chemical weapons attack”

nsnbc : The White House, late Monday, claimed it has identified “potential preparations” for a chemical attack by the Syrian government, and said the Syrian government and military would pay a heavy More...