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Trump Accuses Syria of Planning Gas Attack as U.N. Ambassador Points Finger at Russia and Iran


There seems to be a faction of hawks around the president who want to maintain a condition of undeclared war with Russia and Iran.

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Oil ‘Is Going to Be a Worthless Commodity,’ and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Knows It


Crude oil prices are cratering, down 20 percent this year, in the biggest six-month free fall in years.

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Four Neighboring Countries Demand That Qatar Shut Down Al-Jazeera


Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE want the Pan-Arab news network silenced. It has less independence than in earlier years but is still a voice that would be sorely missed if lost.

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Islamic State Blows Up Historic Nuri Mosque in Mosul


The militant group claims the United States struck the site, but the U.S. Air Force denies it bombed that part of the Iraqi city.

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How Dangerous Is Saudi Arabia’s Change in Royal Succession?


King Salman has ousted his nephew and named his son, Mohammed bin Salman, heir apparent. Some believe the new crown prince (pictured) is too reckless to hold so much power.

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Can the U.S. Establish a ‘Deconfliction’ With Russia in Syria?


Tensions are high after the Air Force shot down a Syrian warplane, leading Russia to announce it may shoot down any U.S. aircraft operating in western Syria.

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Do Trump’s Tweets Embolden Violent Bigots?


Islamic State and other extremist groups want us to hate, and the president is one of the chief dupes of that strategy.

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 READ MORE

10 Percent of U.S. Electricity Came From Wind and Solar in March—a First


Solar jobs are growing 17 times faster than jobs in the general economy. Despite President Trump’s reneging on the Paris climate pact, renewable energy is forging ahead.

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Why Saudi Extremism Is an Argument for Electric Cars, Wind and Solar Energy


Saudi Arabia has gotten too big for its britches, and the oil-producing Middle East is turning even more unstable. And if you are an American, it is your fault.

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Top 6 Signs Donald Trump Really Doesn’t Like Being Investigated


High-powered investigators appointed to look into the president’s affairs all seem to end up in the unemployment line.

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