The military coup in Zimbabwe, explained
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The military coup in Zimbabwe, explained

On November 14th 2017, Zimbabwe military troops drove tanks into the capital city, Harare. “Military police on tank, this is happening in Harare. ” “Wow! It’s real guys, it is real.” They patrolled the streets, blocked access to government buildings, and took over the state television station to insist…. This is not a military takeover […]

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New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights
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New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. President Obama is expected any day to sign the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, which amongst other things authorizes spending of something over $650 billion. There’s been very little debate about whether or not this much money should be spent on the […]

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From spy to president: The rise of Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin has been ruling Russia since 1999. In that time he’s shaped the country into an authoritarian and militaristic society. He successfully invaded two of Russia’s neighbors and strengthened ties with Syria and Iran. He’s intent on pushing back against the Western world order… and it appears to be working. [Vladimir Putin, 17 years […]

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