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The world's new monetary system, underpinned by a digital currency, will be backed by a basket of new foreign currencies and natural resources. And it will liberate the Global South from both western debt and IMF-induced austerity.
BY Pepe Escobar Apr 14, 2022
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The Arab Tribe Federation of Lebanon has grown into a powerful political force that may be poised to replace the Future Movement as Saudi Arabia’s main Sunni political ally. 
BY Radwan Mortada Mar 28, 2022
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Why is the Lebanese military command gunning for a lone journalist in the midst of the country's biggest crisis since the civil war?
BY Sharmine Narwani Nov 29, 2021
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In an exclusive interview, senior Hamas official Osama Hamdan says of West Asian turmoil: "If there is going to be a decent future for the region, not just for the Palestinians, we have to get rid of Israel."
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Lebanese General Security Chief Abbas Ibrahim has become a key negotiator between foreign and domestic parties in the crisis-hit country. While the Lebanese worry about the US threat of sanctions, Ibrahim tells The Cradle it is "totally unlikely" that the US will sanction Lebanon.
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Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Chas Freeman says "American and Israeli values diverged long ago. There is no interest in the United States in a war with Iran."
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Turkey's former Black Sea Commander, Rear Admiral Türker Ertürk, tells us why his country's policies in Cyprus, Libya, Afghanistan and West Asia are so erratic – for one, President Erdogan's "outdated ideology" and its servile need to placate the West to the detriment of Turkish national interests.
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An unnamed senior Lebanese military official reveals insights about LAF General Joseph Aoun's relationship with the Americans, and discloses the real purpose of those British watchtowers.
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