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Friday Nite Videos | August 21, 2020

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Comedian Sarah Cooper Riffs on Trump at DNC. First Time Reaction | The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter. Coup 53: The CIA, MI6 and the Plot Against Iran. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Full Speech at the DNC. Joe Biden: Acceptable Under the Circumstances.

Coup 53: The CIA, MI6 and the Plot Against Iran

A new documentary about Iran reveals how MI6 and the CIA collaborated in the 1953 coup that overthrew the country's first democratically elected leader Mohammed Mossadegh. Click here for screenings.

Rudy’s Coup at Foggy Bottom

Bob Dreyfuss Tom Dispatch
Since 2017 Rudy Giuliani has emerged as Trump’s shadow secretary of state with his hands in American foreign policy and politics from Iran to Russia, Turkey to Ukraine and beyond

The Reality TV Star President May Have Just Kicked Off WWIII

Mehdi Hasan, Eoin Higgins The Intercept, Common Dreams
Plenty of people across the political spectrum foolishly bought into the ludicrous premise that Trump would be some sort of dove, a noninterventionist, an old-fashioned isolationist. That is utterly wrong.

Tidbits - Dec. 19, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment Accomplished; British elections, Brexit; New NAFTA; Afghanistan Papers; China's Socialism; 2020 Candidate positions on Foreign Policy issues; Sanctions Fact Sheets; Announcements; more

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Reader Comments: Impeachment Matters and Accomplished; British elections, Brexit; New NAFTA; Afghanistan Papers; China's Socialism; Resources: 2020 Candidate positions (or not) Foreign Policy Report; Sanctions Fact Sheets; Announcments; more...

The New Middle East That’s Coming

Conn Hallinan Foreign Policy in Focus
The Middle East that is emerging from the current crisis may be very different than the one that existed before those cruise missiles and drones tipped over the chessboard
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