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President Joseph R Biden last week personally commanded a top military mission to 'take out' the 317th leader of Al-Qaeda... sorry, 'ISIS', in his hideaway on the Syrian-Turkish border. Quite what the (real) strategic purpose of the assault was, no one knows, but at least the most voted-for president in US history got his 'Osama-hunting' photo-op in the Situation Room and the US government reminded the world of its vital role in keeping the world safe... from its own terrorists.

Meanwhile the Russians still have not invaded Ukraine. Is there a time limit on how 'imminent' this possible future event is? On this NewsReal, Joe and Niall explain that the manipulation of Ukraine as 'leverage' against Russia, and the overall expansion of NATO eastwards, is a decades-old process that even current Washington actors warned against EVER doing, back during saner times...

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In Syria, militias armed by the Pentagon fight those armed by the CIA

How US wars turned swathes of the Middle East dark

Foreign Affairs; Now a Word From X, 1998 NYT article on George Kennan's lament at NATO expansion

2008 US diplomatic cable from US Ambassador to Russia William Burns 'NYET MEANS NYET: RUSSIA'S NATO ENLARGEMENT REDLINES'

The American Mission and the 'Evil Empire': The Crusade for a Free Russia Since 1881, by David S. Foglesong. Book cataloguing history of American perspectives on Russia before, during and after the Cold War

US believes Russia plans nuclear exercise to warn west over Ukraine

Blinken's Booby Traps - How The US Propaganda Paper Released in Madrid Proposes to go to War With Russia While Claiming to do The Opposite

State Department 'declassified intelligence report', exchange between Associated Press reporter Matt Lee and US Govt spokesman Ned Price

Leaked 'non-paper' US government response to Russian government, via El Pais

Putin warning Russian businessmen about the potential for US sanctions targeting them... back in 2002!

Putin & Xi joint statement regarding NATO expansion, long-term security guarantees in Europe, and cooperation to thwart color revolutions, external interference

Covid Crimes Against Humanity: Grand Jury Proceeding by the Peoples' Court of Public Opinion

'Shambolic' Covid PCR testing rules meant one in three who isolated were never contagious

Vaccine passports can be a lever to get more young people jabbed, scientists tell Government

Earth has picked up its second 'Trojan asteroid' in just over a decade