Donald Trump and the sanctions law: Supreme Court challenge coming (full text and analysis of the Presidential Statement)

By ALEXANDER MERCOURIS Duran Whilst signing the sanctions law President Trump publishes a Presidential Statement which is clearly intended to prepare the ground for a challenge to the US Supreme Court on the grounds that key provisions in the sanctions law are unconstitutional. US President Trump has as predicted signed the new sanctions law but…

Germany tells EU to prepare countermeasures against US sanctions

by ALEXANDER MERCOURIS German Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries says new US sanctions law violates international law. The German government has again weighed in with strong criticism of the latest US sanctions bill. The latest comments have come from German Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries, who is reported by Reuters to have said the following We consider this as being against international…

Why Trump must sign the new Russia sanctions bill

By RICKY TWISDALE Duran The neo-con establishment has deprived the president of foreign policy authority, locking in sanctions by act of congress Despite the White House’s apparent opposition, the US congress has passed a new sanctions package against Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Donald Trump seems destined to sign the legislation – and in fact, he…

Turkey, Russia and the interesting new Balkan geopolitics

F. William Engdahl New Eastern Outlook The geopolitical template of the entire European Union is undergoing one of its most profound changes since the collapse of the Soviet Union more than twenty-five years ago. At the June 30 meeting in Ankara of the Turkish-Hungarian Business Forum Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that Hungary “stands…

Education – Another Brick in the Wall

By Julie Alexander, HumansAreFree.com   What are we doing to our children? Why are we sending our children to school? What are the benefits, if any? Are they actually learning anything or are they just learning how to memorise facts, take a test and then forget everything. Why are children becoming more and more unhappy with…

Dr Cantwell: Man-made HIV/AIDS Was Government Eugenics Program

Thirty-five million people worldwide have died of AIDS; and millions more arecurrently infected. How did AIDS start?  My research suggests HIV entered the gay population via an experimental hepatitis B vaccine that had been contaminated by a chimpanzee virus. This vaccine was administered to gay men in preliminary trials shortly before 1976-1977 and during the…

Venezuela’s CIA-inspired regime change problem and how much of the independent media is missing the bigger picture

by Whitney Webb Mint Press News Independent media outlets tend to pose alternative viewpoints that conflict with the narratives espoused by mainstream media. But when it comes to Venezuela, whose socialist government is in danger of being overthrown, they are parroting the mainstream line or ignoring the issue altogether. Even though the independent media community…