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All Aboard The Post-TPP World

Whatever the contours of Trump’s China/Asia foreign policy, Eurasian integration will proceed unabated. TPP – or NATO on trade, the Asian version - is just a scalp in a long and winding road. And on the South China Sea, dialogue is slowly edging out the confrontation fomented throughout the Obama administration.

Trump Names Former Political Opponent As UN Ambassador, Replacing Anti-Putin Samantha Power

In the first woman appointment to Trump's administration, South Carolina Govenor Nikki Haley has accepted the president-elect's offer to be his ambassador to the United Nations, NBC News reported this morning. If confirmed, Haley would succeed Samantha Power, who served as President Barack Obama's U.N. ambassador since 2013, and who has been the most vocal opponent of the Russian regime's overtures.

Major Foreign Policy Shift: Turkey Abandoning EU For SCO

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on November 20 that Turkey did not need to join the European Union "at all costs." Instead, it could become part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), or Shanghai Pact.

Fear And Loathing Inside The Deep State

Everyone in the Deep State is threatened by the Trump Presidency. The Deep State understands that power, funding, ideological stratagems and domination of government, media, academia, think tanks and NGOs are in the ‘field of fight’. Drain the Swamp pertains to more than getting the corruption out of the system.

5 Times When The Mainstream Media "Created Fake News"... And People Died As A Result

While the powers that be are determining the fate of alternative media voices, it is worth keeping in mind all the disinformation and downright lies that have been perpetrated by the corporate news media – typically hand in hand with a political agenda. Whether it is lies that took us to war, or the perception that a deadly attack was carried out by a certain group, the impressions they create play a significant role in determining world events. Often times, that role is one of deception, ensnaring people into supporting deadly and costly actions – in spite of the true facts.

Jeff Sessions Accepts Trump's Offer To Serve As US Attorney General

U.S. SENATOR JEFF SESSIONS HAS ACCEPTED TRUMP'S OFFER TO SERVE AS U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL -TRANSITION OFFICIAL

One of Sessions' earliest decisions will be whether to follow through on Trump’s campaign promises to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the e-mail practices of Hillary Clinton. Before the election, Sessions called for a special prosecutor.

Assange May Ask Trump To End Criminal Probe

Lawyers for Julian Assange have said they may ask US President-elect Donald Trump to close the criminal investigation into the WikiLeaks co-founder, and hope that Sweden will soon close the probe into allegations of sexual assault.