Trump says US will resume peace talks with Taliban

Trump says US will resume peace talks with Taliban

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Iran says new US sanctions end chances of diplomacy

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The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz

The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz

So for a long time oil has played a special role in American foreign policy and military strategy. Oil is a uniquely important commodity in global affairs. It’s an input to everything in our modern way of life; it’s very important for protecting our prosperity; and at a certain level oil is essential for high-quality […]

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Iran warns of ‘mother of all wars’ amid crushing US sanctions

Iran warns of ‘mother of all wars’ amid crushing US sanctions

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Iraq rescue: video shows US prison raid freeing 70 hostages from Isis

Iraq rescue: video shows US prison raid freeing 70 hostages from Isis

A video has been released of a prison raid in Iraq…which freed 70 hostages held by the Islamic State The Kurdistan regional government published the video of the joint attack by US and Kurdish forces. The Helmut-camera footage is taken within the ISIS controlled prison in Hawija… the group’s black flag is clearly seen draped […]

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Which countries will hold the power in 20 years’ time? | BBC Ideas

Which countries will hold the power in 20 years’ time? | BBC Ideas

By 2039, the world will look and feel very different. The rate of change is itself speeding up and 20 years from now power will have shifted dramatically. So who might be up and who might be down, twenty years from now? Let me take you on a journey of possibles. Up, Africa. A rapidly […]

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US needs to send a warning to Iran: Gen. Jack Keane

US needs to send a warning to Iran: Gen. Jack Keane

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Anonymous hackers declare “war” on Islamic State

Anonymous hackers declare “war” on Islamic State

French hackers from the activist group Anonymous have declared “war” on Islamic State after the Paris attacks. In a video posted on YouTube, a representative wearing a hood and the group’s distinctive Guy Fawkes mask said the violence that left 129 people dead “can’t go unpunished”. The statement said: “That’s why Anonymous activists from all […]

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