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How Washington Manages America’s Perception of World Affairs

The US media is skillfully lying about world affairs, delivering contrived narratives that are generated by the Pentagon, the State Department and the White House and misinforming the public; the ignorance this process generates is very dangerous because Americans “act on it”, according to foreign policy expert Stephen …

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Mazhilis Election Registration Closes, Six Parties and 234 Candidates Approved by CEC

 The political party registration process for the March 20 parliamentary elections ended Feb. 20 with a six-party list that includes 234 candidates approved by the Central Election Commission (CEC). On the same day, the nomination of candidates for maslikhat (regional legislatures) elections was also completed. Campaigning, which began …

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The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (EUAA): Dutch Government’s Leaked “Media Strategy” to Influence Outcome of EU-Ukraine Referendum

Anneke de Laaf This April 6th the Netherlands will hold a (non-binding) referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (EUAA), as the result of a petition to the government signed by 427,939 voters. Until the results of the referendum are known, the EUAA cannot be ratified by the Dutch government …

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Countdown to the Destruction in Syria? Timeline of US and Allied Interventions in Syria (1916-2016)

Dana Visalli I want to go on record as saying that this is the stupidest, most irresponsible action a diplomatic mission like ours could get itself involved in, and that we’ve started a series of these things that will never end.” Dean Hinton, US State Department official pertaining …

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