Egyptair flight MS804

Egyptair flight MS804: ‘Terrorism more likely than technical failure’, says Egypt

Is China a House of Cards?
Xi has forcefully dismissed the notion that a House of Cards power struggle has been raging at the rarified heights of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Yet at the same time he’s adamant; “conspirators”, “careerists”, “cabals” and “cliques” are attempting to undermine the CCP from within.

China says it’s ready if US ‘stirs up any conflict’ in South China Sea

Hillary Clinton’s Race Problem
Clinton policies have indeed been unconscionably destructive for Black Americans, and other people of color.

Obama considering weapons sales to former enemy, Vietnam
Vietnam has long sought an end to the moratorium. But the request took on a more urgent tone in recent years after its neighbor, China, repeatedly threatened or attacked ships in the disputed waters of the South China Sea and started picking territorial fights with Vietnam, the Philippines and Japan.

The CIA and the 1962 Arrest of Nelson Mandela

Roots of the Conflict: Palestine’s Nakba in the Larger Arab ‘Catastrophe’

US Increasingly Open About Special Forces in Libya
Troops Seen Backing All Three Putative Governments

Pentagon Warns Iraq Not to Redeploy Troops to Protect Baghdad
Reiterates Warnings After Another Round of Major ISIS Bombings

No, Yemen’s Houthis actually aren’t Iranian puppets
For years, mounting instability had many predicting the collapse of Yemen. These forecasts became reality in 2014 when years of accumulated tension pushed the country into civil war. On one side is an alliance of the Houthis, a northern movement that has been fighting the government since 2004, and troops and militias loyal to a former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh. On the other side are supporters of the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who was overthrown by the Houthis in early 2015.

NATO finalises military build-up to counter Russia
NATO foreign ministers were on Thursday finalising the alliance’s biggest military build-up since the end of the Cold War to counter what they see as a more aggressive and unpredictable Russia.

The U.S. Army’s War Over Russia
Top brass profess to be really worried about Putin. But a growing group of dissenters say they’re overreacting to get a bigger share of the defense budget.

America’s & NATO’s Outrageous Behavior, Greatest Threat that Exists
On May 18th, two top people at NATO, one being its current Secretary General – the very top person – laid out in preliminary form the case for war against Russia, which presumably will be presented in more detail at the NATO Summit to be held in Poland on 8-9 July this year.

North Korea: Love Thy Leader

Washington Lambasting Russia for Doping

Trump Meets ‘Genocidal’ Kissinger to Develop Foreign Policy

WikiLeaks: Assange Will Stay ‘Political Prisoner’ Under Clinton:
Julian Assange, the founder of whistleblower website WikiLeaks, will remain a “political prisoner” under a U.S. Hillary Clinton presidency, The Guardian reported hacker and WikiLeaks representative Jacob Appelbaum saying Thursday.

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff Suspended

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff Suspended After Senate Votes For Impeachment Trial
Corruption charges, a deepening economic crisis and insurgency by opponents led to the downfall of Rousseff.

Brazil’s Democracy to Suffer Grievous Blow as Unelectable, Corrupt Neoliberal is Installed

Saudi officials were ‘supporting’ 9/11 hijackers, commission member says
First serious public split revealed among commissioners over the release of the secret ‘28 pages’ that detail Saudi ties to 2001 terrorist attacks

In Colorado ‘Sacrifice Zone,’ Break Free Protest Escalates Fight Against Fossil Fuels
“It’s time for the people to step up and escalate and really create more of a global wave of resistance to keep fossil fuels in the ground.”

Saudi Military Threatens to Occupy Yemen Capital if Peace Talks Fail
General Insists Saudis Won’t Tolerate Militia ‘Threatening Our Border’

FBI’s Comey: I feel ‘pressure’ to quickly finish Clinton email probe
Handling investigation ‘well’ is top priority, FBI director says, rejecting any ‘external deadline’

Ten Ways Israel Is Just Like Saudi Arabia

Abu Ghraib prisoners deserve, finally, their day in court

Putin says Crimea now free of reliance on Kiev for its power

London Summit: US Must End Tax ‘Hypocrisy’ or Corruption Will Prevail
‘So long as countries with real commitments on the world stage continue…ignoring the larger jurisdictions, the results will be continued failure’

The ‘Never Clinton’ Campaign

Will the Republican party suck it up and embrace Donald Trump?

FBI interviews Clinton aides including Huma Abedin as part of email probe

Huma Grilled By FBI

Why Did NBC News Sit on Explosive Story About Clinton’s Alleged Hacked Email Server For Weeks?

The ‘Never Clinton’ Campaign
Meet the Bernie Sanders supporters who say they won’t switch allegiances, no matter what happens in the general election.

Bill Clinton visits Louisville, ‘literally serves fried chicken to black people’
As the first black president, Bill Clinton knows *every* black person likes fried chicken. Why else, during a visit to Louisville, Kentucky, would he make an unannounced stop at Franco’s Home Cooking, and get behind the counter to serve food.

Trump’s open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

John Kerry just drew a new red line for Assad in Syria

US Air Strikes Kill Hundreds of Civilians in Mosul

US, Russia Broker 48-Hour Ceasefire in Syria’s Aleppo
Russia Sees al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front as Threat to Calm

Don’t blame our sanctions, U.S. tells nervous Iran investors

Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US
The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they “threaten” the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday.

Uproar Over the 28 Pages: The Saudi/CIA Connection?

Saudi Arabia and Israel’s Growing Alliance, a Match Made in Hell
The Iran nuclear deal is redrawing political lines in the Middle East.

Russia Says It Is Creating Three New Divisions to Counter NATO Moves
Western officials have said the alliance will send about 4,000 troops to Poland and the Baltics

Romanian hacker Guccifer: I breached Clinton server, ‘it was easy
The infamous Romanian hacker known as “Guccifer,” speaking exclusively with Fox News, claimed he easily – and repeatedly – breached former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s personal email server in early 2013.

Shying Away from 9/11 Evidence
Lee Hamilton has always flinched at implicating important Americans and “allies” in crimes of state – citing the need for near perfect evidence – but that has let complicit parties go unpunished, says 9/11 widow Kristen Breitweiser.

DR Congo announces probe into opposition use of US mercenaries