By Drew Harwell As Donald Trump hunted for a deal that would help him keep part of the bankrupt Atlantic City casino empire he’d built, fellow Queens-born billionaire Carl Icahn mounted an aggressive counterattack. Icahn pushed in 2010 to wrest control of Trump Entertainment Resorts, backing lawyers who argued that one of
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The military/security complex, the CIA, and the neocons were very much against ending the Cold War as their budgets, power, and ideology were threatened by the prospect of peace between the two nuclear superpowers. by Paul Craig Roberts I know about this, because I was part of it. I helped Reagan create the economic base for bringing the threat of a new arms race … Continue reading American Neoconservatives Destroyed Mankind’s Hopes for Peace | Paul Craig Roberts
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…from SouthFront On April 19, the US imposed sanctions on Khalifa al-Ghweil, the leader of a self-declared government in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. On April 1, the similar sanctions was imposed by the EU. Western officials believe that this is an important effort to force Libya’s warring factions to accept the authority of a unity […]
The information on the U.S. State Department’s agreement to satisfy Pakistan’s request for the purchase of 8 American F-16 fighters with all associated equipment for a total amount of approximately $ 700 million, which appeared in early February caused the predictable negative response in neighboring India and triggered a debate in the U.S. Senate, where the deal was subject to approval.
A month later, further fuel was added to the flames when there was a report on Pakistan’s plans to increase its order