Posts Tagged ‘backfired’

US Ambassador Grenell’s Threat to Germany Has Backfired, Driving Germany Closer to Russia

LOST: US Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, pictured with President Donald Trump. Last week, German lawmakers sent a stark message to Washington. The argument escalated following a series of flippant comments made by US ambassador Richard Grenell who had demanded Germany increase its defense spending, claiming it was “really insulting to expect the US taxpayer […]

Netanyahu’s attempts to quash BDS support by banning Tlaib and Omar has backfired

The Israeli government’s decision on Thursday to deny entry to US Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar over their support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement caused international uproar. While speculation remains over just how much US President Donald Trump’s tweet demanding Tlaib and Omar, who he said “hate Israel & all Jews”, […]

Jamal Khashoggi: How the ‘stupid, naïve’ plot to kill Washington Post journalist backfired on Saudi Arabia

9news.com.au | Ehsan Knopf: The murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi not only shocked the world, but it also shone a light on Donald Trump’s relationship with his Middle Eastern ally. But according to 9News correspondent Robert Penfold, it had even greater ramifications and was a “stupid and naïve” attempt at concealing wrongdoing on […]

Why The Latest Attack On Single-Payer Backfired

Why The Latest Attack On Single-Payer Backfired Above Photo: Hundreds of New Yorkers joined a grassroots alliance of health care advocates in a rally on the steps of Union Square to demand a universal, single-payer, improved and expanded Medicare health care system, and an end to for-profit health care on July 24, 2017.ERIK MCGREGOR / PACIFIC […]

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