Category Archives: The Duran

Why are Russian Tu-160 Nuclear Bombers in Venezuela?

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and International Affairs and Security Analyst via Moscow, Mark Sleboda take a look at Russia’s military cooperation with Venezuela, and how this military partnership leaves neocons in Washington crying ‘Russian aggression’.

The Duran Live: E17

The Duran – Join Alexander Mercouris, Peter Lavelle, Mark Sleboda, and Alex Christoforou to discuss: Michael Cohen sentencing memo Robert Mueller investigation FBI Flynn set up Erdogan reveals new Khashoggi audio Justin Turdeau and his Huawei headache US forces permanently in Syria Russian military base

Mike Pompeo lays out his vision for American exceptionalism

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and International Affairs and Security Analyst via Moscow, Mark Sleboda take a look at Mike Pompeo’s shocking Brussels speech, where the U.S. Secretary of State took aim at the European Union and United Nations, citing such institutions as outdated and poorly

LAME DUCK, Theresa May survives no confidence vote

UK Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no confidence vote with 200 of Conservative party MPs supporting her leadership and 117 voting against her divisive Brexit plan. The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris take a very quick look at the Theresa May’s “victory”

The Duran Live: E16

The Duran – Join Alexander Mercouris, Peter Lavelle, Mark Sleboda, and Alex Christoforou to discuss: US navy entering black sea Robert Mueller investigation Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort James Comey testimony Yellow Vests Protests in France Macron’s “Jupiter” complex Julian Assange turns down Ecuador deal

Michael Cohen exonerates Trump, proves Russia collusion is a hoax

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris take a quick look at how Michael Cohen’s botched Moscow Hotel deal fully exonerates the Trump campaign of any possibility to have colluded with the Russian government in the run up to the US Presidential election.

The Duran: Hot Topics Live Chat, E4

Join Alexander Mercouris, Peter Lavelle, and Alex Christoforou, LIVE, so we can discuss HOT news topics trending this week. In this episode we will talk about France and Macron, Apple and free speech, and escalating trade war between China and USA. See Also: (The Duran)

Qatar shocks oil markets, says it will quit OPEC

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris explore a historic decision from Qatar to leave OPEC, effective January 1, 2019. Qatar’s decision has much to do with OPEC plus and Russia’s expanding role in the global oil market. See Also: (The Duran) – The

France’s “Yellow Vest” revolution exposes globalist puppet Macron

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the protests in Paris and how they represent more much more than a dissatisfaction with fuel price hikes, having much more to do with a general anger and disgust for Macron and his globalist government policies.

The Duran Live: E15

Join Alexander Mercouris, Peter Lavelle, Mark Sleboda, and Alex Christoforou to discuss: G20 in Argentina Trump and Xi meeting Kerch Strait provocation Ukraine martial law Ukraine bans Russian men Julian Assange Guardian fake news Mueller investigation Michael Cohen plea deal Protests in France Bush 41

The real reason behind Ukraine’s sudden martial law

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and International Affairs and Security Analyst via Moscow, Mark Sleboda take a look at the real reason behind Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko’s Kerch Strait provocation, and how it has less to do with conflict towards Russia and more to do with

Can Italy survive EU financial war about to be launched against it?

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris explore the deficit standoff between Italy and the European Union, and how the EU’s financial threats against the Italian government are meant to punish the anti-EU leaders of Italy, who have dared to question the rule of

House Republicans launch last minute Hail Mary to uncover Deep State crimes

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris take a quick look at the last minute push from House Republicans to investigate crimes, corruption and subversion against now President Trump, committed by the Obama White House, former FBI director James Comey, and former presidential candidate

Theresa May survives another week in ongoing Brexit fiasco

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss Theresa May’s Brexit survival, as the UK Prime Ministers appears to be heading to Brussels so she can coordinate with EU technocrats in order to meet a November deadline to move the unpopular agreement through all

The Duran: Hot Topics Live Chat

Join Alexander Mercouris, Peter Lavelle, and Alex Christoforou, LIVE, so we can discuss HOT news topics trending this week. In this episode we will talk about Brexit, UK deep state connection to Russiagate hoax, and US sanctions on Saudi officials. See Also: (The Duran) –

OPEC Plus: Putin’s move to control energy market with Saudi partnership

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss OPEC Plus and the growing partnership between Russia and Saudi Arabia, which aims to reshape the energy market, and cement Russia’s leadership role in global oil and gas supply. See Also: (The Duran) – BREXIT chaos,

YOU’RE FIRED! With Jeff Sessions out, Trump’s war on Deep State begins

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the shocking departure of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Trump’s emboldened position, after the midterm election results, which appear to have strengthened the US President’s hand, and cleared the path for a two year battle with

Caravan exposes Democrat’s contempt for American middle class

RT CrossTalk host Peter Lavelle and The Duran’s Alex Christoforou take a quick look at the insanity surrounding the migrant caravan, that is racing towards the US southern border, and how all of this is simply more theater organized by an unhinged liberal left, that

50,000 NATO troops stage MASSIVE military drills on Russia’s border

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and International Affairs and Security Analyst via Moscow, Mark Sleboda take a look at NATO’s Trident Juncture 2018. Why Norway? How will Russia react? What are the chances that such brazen military exercises on Russia’s border lead the world closer towards

NBC buried info that made Avenatti look bad and Kavanaugh look good

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris take a quick look at the propaganda by omission that NBC News took part in by suppressing information that would have proven that many, if not all of the allegations hurled against Kavanaugh were false…with porn lawyer

Istanbul Summit: Frozen conflict in Idlib, and Erdogan’s two front war

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and International Affairs and Security Analyst via Moscow, Mark Sleboda discuss what was accomplished during the Istanbul Summit, and how the reality on the ground, (specifically in Idlib province) appears to be heading towards a frozen conflict for Russia, and a

Chuck Todd: Pipe bombs “could be some Russian operation”

Who better to push out the dumbest of ‘Russia did it’ narratives than NBC’s Meet the Press Chuck Todd. It took a whole 24 hours to finally get someone willing enough to look like a fool on national television, and say Russia may be behind

The future of war: UAE hires U.S. mercenaries to assassinate political leaders

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and International Affairs and Security Analyst via Moscow, Mark Sleboda discuss the stunning Buzzfeed News article that exposes the dangerous and dark ‘war strategy’ of the United Arab Emirates, hiring American ex-soldiers to target and kill political enemies. See BuzzFeed News article:

Saudi Arabia trying to squirm free of Khashoggi murder

RT CrossTalk host Peter Lavelle and The Duran’s Alex Christoforou take a quick look at Saudi Arabia’s possible admission to killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi…accidentally, while they were torturing the man inside the consulate in Istanbul.

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA ploy backfires big time The Duran

RT CrossTalk host Peter Lavelle and The Duran’s Alex Christoforou take a quick look at Senator Elizabeth Warren’s ‘genius’ idea to accept POTUS Trump’s ‘Native American DNA’ challenge. Let’s just say that Warren will never recover from this self-inflicted wound.

Deep State conspiracy to overthrow Trump involved many countries

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the final truth about the Russiagate hoax, which involves, not only the U.S. Deep State and the Hillary Clinton machine, but a variety of foreign actors and intelligence agencies from the five eye nations like UK

EU and NATO openly meddle in North Macedonia referendum

The Duran – News in Review – Episode 123. The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris examine the FYROM referendum and its implications on the entire Balkan region. US, EU and NATO meddling in the vote shows that globalist forces are prepared to subject

Theresa May convinces Trump to NOT release FISA docs

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the UK’s hand in the Russia election meddling, which appears to be more of a case of UK election meddling. Theresa May and her British Deep State desperately want Trump to not expose their hand in

Game on: Putin forced to deploy S300 in Syria

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris break down Russia’s plan to effectively seal up Syria’s airspace in response to last week’s downing of a Russia IL-20 electronic reconnaissance plane. The United States, and specifically John Bolton, have warned Russia on its decision to

Partitioning of Syria is drawing China into the theater of war

The Duran – News in Review – Episode 108. The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and International Affairs and Security Analyst, from Moscow, Mark Sleboda discuss how the American plan to partition Syria has pressured China to take part in an already crowded and complicated conflict. See