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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

  By Ron Paul On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending increase, but the Republican-led House found even that to be far too small. They added another […]

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Trump’s Super Fake Syria News: More US Attacks Expected

Trump’s White House released a bizarre statement last night that it believed Syrian president Assad was preparing “another” gas attack against his civilians. The White House warned that a US attack on Assad would ensue. The State Department, Pentagon, CENTCOM, etc., apparently have no idea what Trump’s talking about. Is Trump’s fake news about to […]

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Why Are We Attacking the Syrians Who Are Fighting ISIS?

By Ron Paul Just when you thought our Syria policy could not get any worse, last week it did. The US military twice attacked Syrian government forces from a military base it illegally occupies inside Syria. According to the Pentagon, the attacks on Syrian government-backed forces were “defensive” because the Syrian fighters were approaching a […]

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Russia: US-Declared ‘De-Confliction Zone’ In Syria Illegitimate

Yesterday US forces inside a self-declared “deconfliction zone” in Syria bombed forces allied to the Syrian government. The Assad-allied forces were about to conduct an attack on ISIS. The US has declared this zone unilaterally despite the fact that US troops are on Syrian soil illegally. Russia does not view the US-declared “deconfliction zone” to […]

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President Trump: Toss Your Generals’ War Escalation Plans In the Trash

By Ron Paul ​By the end of this month, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Advisor HR McMaster will deliver to President Trump their plans for military escalations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. President Trump would be wise to rip the plans up and send his national security team back to the drawing board […]

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