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America Trying to ‘Rule the World,’ Says Russian Spy Chief 

In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Sergei Naryshkin, the chief of Russia’s foreign intelligence agency, SVR, said America has been trying to “rule the world” and this could lead to “disaster”. The SVR is the successor to the Soviet-era KGB. It is less well-known that the GRU, the military intelligence agency of the Russian...

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The Case for Attacking Pro-Iranian Militias in Iraq

The Case for Attacking Pro-Iranian Militias in Iraq

In the wake of the U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, the United States faces the issue of what to do with the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) of Iraq. The PMF are a veritable deep state in Iraq destabilizing the country and threatening U.S. forces The PMF includes dozens of Iraqi Shia...