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Orthodox Christmas Celebrations

Russian Christman Jan 6, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill

As Russia celebrates Orthodox Christmas, the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill, has delivered his traditional address to believers. He said he prays for peace in Ukraine above all. As millions of worshippers across Russia gathered for Christmas night liturgies on January 6, Patriarch Kirill addressed the Orthodox community with words of peace, paying special attention to the conflict ... Read More »

The Brookings Institute and its Saban Center connected to Qatar

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The Brookings Institute is an influential think tank that has a revolving door of personnel with the US government and major corporations. All that one needs to do is look at its trustees and executives, which include interlocked directorships with the Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan Chase. (Photo: BBC) Brookings also has ties to Israel and a full branch ... Read More »

Gorbachev: Putin saved Russia from falling apart

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Russian President Vladimir Putin saved the country from falling apart, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev said during the presentation of his new book ‘After the Kremlin.’ Gorbachev also commented on the situation in Ukraine and NATO expansion. (Photo: Reuters) READ MORE: Gorbachev: Russia, US, EU should hold summits to ‘defrost’ relations “I think all of us – Russian citizens – ... Read More »

ISIL: Washington’s Proxy Army Trained to “Occupy” Syria

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Is the US planning the occupation of Syria by training an unconventional insurgent invasion force? Think regime change in Syria is off the drawing board? Think again. The bombing of the ISIL or ISIS in Syria is part of a brinkmanship campaign leading up to a potential non-conventional invasion, parallel to the re-introduction of the US military to Iraq. The ... Read More »

Caritas Christmas message of hope to Syria

Syria Aleppo Ummayade mosque destroyed

I will do my best to spread hope in Aleppo this Christmas, but it is hard to celebrate when your city is in ruins. (Photo: Almost totally destroyed Ummayade Mosque, Syria) Four years ago, Aleppo was a thriving, cosmopolitan place, but everybody has suffered in this terrible war. The rich have left, the middle-classes have become poor, and the poor have ... Read More »

Dick Cheney should be in prison, not on ‘Meet the Press’ – Greenwald

CIA interrogators heroes not torturers: Cheney

Journalist Glenn Greenwald said Dick Cheney is able to brag about the success of torture on weekend news shows because the Obama administration has decided to shield torturers rather than prosecute them. (Photo: AFP) “In a wide ranging interview about the CIA torture report, prospects for the 2016 presidential race, US-Cuba relations and the Sony hack, Greenwald told HuffPost Live that ... Read More »

A New USA Republic: The Progressive Assault on the Founders’ Constitution

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Starts Three-Day Bus Tour Of Iowa In Council Bluffs

Understanding America’s Founding documents is essential. Just as important is understanding recent developments that threaten the system of government the Founders put in place. In this excerpt from the best-selling book We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming Our Future, Matthew Spalding highlights profound changes over the past century that threaten the Founders’ principles. (Photo: Illustration, US Senator Rand ... Read More »

Islamic extremists use criminal gangs to spread Sharia and terror in Denmark

Denmark extremists violence, photo Morten Rode

Islamic extremists are using criminal immigrant gangs to enforce religious Sharia laws in residential areas throughout Denmark. (Vollsmose in Odense, Denmark. Photo: Morten Rode) The unholy alliance between religious extremists and hardcore criminals in residential areas where especially younger people being forced to behave in certain ways and women are forced to dress in particular ways. Gang members typically support individual extremist ... Read More »

Putin: Sharon Tennison’s remarkable personal account with the leader

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Putin obviously has his faults and makes mistakes. Based on my earlier experience with him, and the experiences of trusted people, including U.S. officials who have worked closely with him over a period of years, Putin most likely is a straight, reliable and exceptionally inventive man. He is obviously a long-term thinker and planner and has proven to be an ... Read More »