2018-12-05: Social Media Postees

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Venezuela's Maduro in Russia to Meet Vladimir Putin
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2018-12-05
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday he was leaving for Russia to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Mueller Urges That Flynn Receive No Prison Time
STAFF | truthdig.com | 2018-12-05
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing that describes Michael Flynn's cooperation as "substantial." | The filing by special counsel Robert Mueller provides the first details of Flynn's assistance in the Russia investigation, including that he participated in 19 interviews with prosecutors and cooperated extensively in a separate and undisclosed criminal probe. But the filing's lengthy redactions also underscore how much M…
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A Mandate for Left Leadership
Kate Aronoff | thenation.com | 2018-12-05
A Mandate for Left Leadership…
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Putin Says If U.S. Builds Missiles, So Will Russia
STAFF | truthdig.com | 2018-12-05
MOSCOW — The Latest on US-Russian confrontations over a key arms treaty (all times local): | 2: 50 p.m. | Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the United States that if it walks out of a key arms treaty and starts developing the type of missiles banned by it, Russia will do the same. | Putin's remarks to Russian news agencies on Wednesday came a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a NATO meeting that Washington will suspend its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) in 60 days, citing Russian "cheating." Russia has denied that it has been violating…
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Roger Stone pleads the Fifth, snubs Senate Democrats' invitation to testify
RT | rt.com | 2018-12-05
Trump ally Roger Stone rejected a request by Senate Democrats to provide documents and testify about WikiLeaks and "Russiagate", invoking the Fifth Amendment constitutional protection against self-incrimination. | …
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US Ultimatum Given to Russia: Comply With Nuclear Treaty in 60 Days or Else
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2018-12-05
(ANTIWAR.COM) — After years of claiming Russia is violating the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the US is giving Russia 60 days to comply with the deal. The big obstacle to this is, despite the US making such allegations for several years, and getting NATO to endorse their …

US Ultimatum Given to Russia: Comply With Nuclear Treaty in 60 Days or Else

Rouhani: US Made 11 Attempts To Negotiate With Iran In Last Two Years
Middle East Monitor | iranian.com | 2018-12-05
The United States has made 11 attempts to begin negotiations with Iran in the last two years, all rejected by Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Tensions have escalated between the two countries after US President Donald Trump withdrew from a multilateral nuclear agreement with Iran in May and reimposed […] | The post Rouhani: US Made 11 Attempts To Negotiate With Iran In Last Two Years appeared first on The Iranian.
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Pompeo Says Iran, China, And Russia Causing Global Instability
RFE | iranian.com | 2018-12-05
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized China, Iran, and Russia for violating numerous treaties and multistate agreements. In a foreign policy speech to the German Marshall Fund in Brussels on December 4 ahead of a meeting of NATO foreign ministers, Pompeo said recent moves by the three countries have caused instability in the […] | The post Pompeo Says Iran, China, And Russia Causing Global Instability appeared first on The Iranian.
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Body Language Versus Human Lives: Russia, Saudi Arabia & The United States
Caleb Maupin | iranian.com | 2018-12-05
The contrived outrage regarding Putin's high five with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman obscures the fact that Russia-Saudi and the Saudi-US relations are completely different. The US relationship with Saudi Arabia, a longstanding outrage among those who take US foreign policy rhetoric about "human rights" seriously, is widely in question. The slaughter of Jamal […] | The post Body Language Versus Human Lives: Russia, Saudi Arabia & The United States appeared first on The Iranian.
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Why Is India Bragging About Allegedly Tracking a Chinese Submarine in the Indian Ocean?
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-04
India is sending several messages by bragging about its alleged ability to track one of its "frenemy's" submarines in the "Indian Ocean", though the timing of this announcement might inadvertently raise further suspicions in Russia about its South Asian partner's … | The post Why Is India Bragging About Allegedly Tracking a Chinese Submarine in the Indian Ocean? appeared first on Global Research.
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Trump Foreign Policy: Doing the Same Thing and Expecting a Different Result
Rep. Ron Paul | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-04
After a week of insisting that a meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Argentina was going to happen, President Trump at the last minute sent out a Tweet explaining that due to a Russia/Ukraine dispute … | The post Trump Foreign Policy: Doing the Same Thing and Expecting a Different Result appeared first on Global Research.
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Top senators slam Trump's INF treaty pullout, call it 'gift to Russia'
RT | rt.com | 2018-12-04
A trio of top Senators criticized Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the 1987 INF treaty, saying the move, which lacks "strategic forethought," would spell the end of other arms control treaties. | …
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UN Security Council To Meet Over Iran Ballistic Missile Test
Middle East Eye | iranian.com | 2018-12-04
The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday at the request of France and Britain after they accused Iran of test-firing a medium-range missile at the weekend, diplomats said. The United States said the missile launch on Saturday was a violation of a UN resolution that endorsed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, […] | The post UN Security Council To Meet Over Iran Ballistic Missile Test appeared first on The Iranian.
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NATO's Largesse: "nuclear sharing"
Ann Garrison | mronline.org | 2018-12-03
The new Cold War is escalating, fueled by Washington's bid to isolate or strangle Russia. | Source…
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World Leaders Fight Over Turbulent Oil Market at G20 Summit
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2018-12-03
As world leaders gather for the G20 summit, oil is at the top of the list of issues. Scholar Vijay Prashad discusses the fight between the US, Russia, China, and Saudi Arabia over price and production, and notes India is in talks with Crown Prince MBS | The post World Leaders Fight Over Turbulent Oil Market at G20 Summit appeared first on The Real News Network.
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War With Russia?
Stephen F. Cohen | thenation.com | 2018-12-03
War With Russia?
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The Bushes: Fathers and Sons ( With Apologies to Turgenev)
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-12-01
In a story worthy of the great Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev, in the Bushes' case the sins of the son were visited upon the father, who neglected an opportunity to stop them from happening, as Ray McGovern explains. By Ray… Read more ?…
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Headlines for November 30, 2018
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-30
Former Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty to Lying to Cover for Trump, Trump Cancels G20 Meeting with Putin, Deutsche Bank Raided in Money Laundering Probe, Migrant Caravan Organizes for Fair Treatment as Members Start Hunger Strike, Reports: Tear Gas Used at Border Supplied by Co. Owned by Political Donor, U.S., Mexico and Canada Sign Trade Deal, Honduras: Court Convicts 7 Men for Murder of Activist Berta Cáceres, Body Search Ends in Paradise as Rains Batter Region, Zinke Promotes Logging While Visiting Wildfire-Devastated Area, Report: Health Effects of Smoke Exposure Last Months After Wildfires, CNN Fires Contri…
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Donald Trump Claims Everyone Knew About Secret Russian Deal No One Knew About
Robert Mackey | theintercept.com | 2018-11-30
"Everybody knew about it, it was written about in newspapers, it was a well-known project," Trump claimed, falsely, about his company's covert Moscow deal. | The post Donald Trump Claims Everyone Knew About Secret Russian Deal No One Knew About appeared first on The Intercept.
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Headlines for November 29, 2018
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-29
Senate Votes to Advance Resolution to End War in Yemen, White House Blocks CIA Director From Briefing Senate on Khashoggi Murder, Senate Blocks Vote to Protect Special Counsel Mueller's Probe, Trump: A Pardon for Ex-Campaign Chair Manafort is "Not Off The Table", Tension Escalates Between Russia & Ukraine, Senate Advances Judicial Nominee Who Worked to Suppress Black Votes, House Dems Nominate Rep. Pelosi for House Speaker, Afghanistan: U.S. Airstrikes Kill at Least 30 Civilians, U.N. Report: Malnutrition On the Rise Worldwide, Public Outrage After Right-Wing Sinclair Airs Anti-Immigrant Piece, Senate Delays Vote…
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/29/headline…

Headlines for November 28, 2018
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-28
U.N. Report Warns World Falling Far Behind on Paris Climate Goals, Mexico Agrees to U.S. Demand to Hold Asylum Seekers While Claims Are Decided, Trump Administration Defends Tear Gas Use at U.S.-Mexico Border, Border Patrol Fired Tear Gas Dozens of Times Under President Obama, U.S. Waived Background Checks for Staff at Jail for Migrant Children, Mississippi: GOP's Cindy Hyde-Smith, Who Posed as Confederate Soldier, Wins Senate Seat, Ukraine's President Warns of "Full-Fledged War" with Russia, Trump "Not Even a Little Bit Happy" with Fed Chair Jerome Powell, Trump Says "We're Not Necessarily Such Believers" in Cli…
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Elected Constituent Assembly in Venezuela provoked International Outrage, not the illegal handpicked one in Ecuador
Joe Emersberger | zcomm.org | 2018-11-22
"CONAIE and CREO direct the new National Electoral Council" announces a headline yesterday in the rightwing Ecuadorian newspaper El Universo. CONAIE is a self-declared "left" federation representing indigenous peoples in Ecuador. CREO is the party of the "defeated" right wing presidential candidate in 2017. I put "defeated" in quotes because CREO's electoral defeat — which they stupidly Read…
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Lurching Toward Catastrophe: The Trump Administration and Nuclear Weapons
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2018-11-18
In July 2017, by a vote of 122 to 1, with one abstention, nations from around the world attending a United Nations-sponsored conference in New York City voted to approve a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Although this Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons received little coverage in the mass media, its passage was Read…
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Blowback: How US-Funded Fascists in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists
Max Blumenthal | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-11-15
Not only are white supremacists from across the West flocking to Ukraine to learn from the combat experience of their… | The post Blowback: How US-Funded Fascists in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists appeared first on Grayzone Project.
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