Posts Tagged ‘conference’

Munich conference reveals East-West divide

MUNICH, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 15: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi makes a speech during the 56th Munich Security Conference at Bayerischer Hof Hotel in Munich, Germany on February 15, 2020. Abdulhamid Hosbas / Anadolu Agency The Saker By Pepe Escobar – posted with permission Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stresses urgent need for international coordination […]

Existential angst over ‘Westlessness’ at Munich conference leaves out the West’s responsibility for its own decline

This weekend’s conference has chosen to focus on the theme of “Westlessness,” as cover for touting the virtues of “liberal interventionism,” and holding up nationalism as the primary obstacle to a harmonious Empire where wars are fought profitably and perpetually.  “The world is becoming less Western. But more importantly, the West itself may become less […]

Will Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren attend the AIPAC conference?

On Wednesday of this week Vermont Senator and a Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was asked by a Jewish student in New Hampshire whether he was planning to attend the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference. Here’s the full exchange: My name is Sarah. I’m Jewish. And I care a lot about Palestinian […]

Tesla Conference Call Warns Of Increased Expenses In 2020, Seasonal And Coronavirus Headwinds

After “beating” expectations handily but still finishing 2019 off with GAAP net income losses exceeding $800 million, Tesla took a relatively lengthy victory lap on their conference call yesterday, which started around 6:30pm EST and lasted about an hour. And why wouldn’t it? Tesla stock shot up nearly 15% after hours Wednesday and pre-market Thursday, at […]

Putin to take part in Libya peace conference in Berlin – Kremlin

The Berlin summit will become the continuation of the peace effort that started in Moscow earlier this month when the warring parties set behind the table for the first time. The Sunday’s conference will bring together the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and the Libyan National Army (LNA), headed by […]

LIVE: Putin holds annual press conference in Moscow

December 19, 2019 The version from RT on Twitter is the best one available currently: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1dRKZLQDDYDJB English Soundtrack: Putin holds annual press conference in Moscow Vladimir Putin addressed State Duma deputies, Federation Council members, heads of Russian regions and civil society representatives in the Kremlin. Dear friends, we have gathered here today in connection with an issue that is of vital, historic significance to all […]

Anxiety Looms Over The 10th NPT Review Conference Next Year

Anxiety Looms Over The 10th NPT Review Conference Next Year Above Photo: Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones (Blue); Nuclear weapons states (Red); Nuclear sharing (Orange); Neither, but NPT (Lime green). CC BY-SA 3.0 NEW YORK (IDN) – The contentious start of the 74th Session of the First Committee of the General Assembly last October in New York was a […]

Groundbreaking MUMI Conference: Making & Unmaking Mass Incarceration In Mississippi’s Prison Origin

Groundbreaking MUMI Conference: Making & Unmaking Mass Incarceration In Mississippi’s Prison Origin Above Photo: From Sawarimi.org This past week organizers, activists, students, professors, reformists and abolitionists from across the spectrum convened at the University of Mississippi’s Oxford campus to discuss the status of America’s outcomes of deadly sin at the Making and UnMaking Mass Incarceration […]

Watch Live: China Delays Trade Deal Press Conference To 10amET

Watch Live (China says briefing delayed a half an hour, to 10am ET… which means it will begin just as the House Judiciary Committee is being gaveled in to vote on articles of impeachment): *  *  * The market appears convinced this is everything we’ve been hoping for but the radio-silence from China (along with […]

Watch Live: Christine Lagarde’s First Press Conference As ECB President

Having got through the ECB statement release unscathed with no changes or surprises, all eyes are now on Christina Lagarde’s first press conference appearance as ECB president. The focus will fall on how Lagarde intends to run the central bank, and its upcoming strategic policy review, which will likely be formally announced at the December […]

CIA Serves as Corporate Sponsor for National LGBT Conference

“something about the way the C.I.A. has been functioning that is casting a shadow over our historic positions, and I feel that we need to correct it.” – 33rd Degree Freemason President Truman, formed the CIA in 1947 “I will splinter the C.I.A. in a thousand pieces and scatter it to the winds.” – President […]

The ‘Most Educated’ Astronaut Says Extraterrestrials “Are Doing Star Travel” At A UFO Conference

The Facts: As thanksgiving weekend takes place in America, and recently in Canada and in other parts of the world, it’s important to remember the true history of our indigenous roots, and the genocide that took place upon the ‘discovery’ of the Americas. Reflect On: Why is it that we remember our troops who have […]

Spokesman denounces allegations against Iran at Manama Conference

FNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi dismissed the allegations raised against his nation in the annual Manama Dialogue conference in Bahrain as “worthless”. “The countries which have themselves created and promoted terrorism and extremism and interfered in other countries’ internal affairs by ignoring the principle of good neighborliness and also undermined regional […]

Leader receives participants of 33rd International Islamic Unity Conference

MNA – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a host of high ranking Iranian officials and participants of the 33rd International Islamic Unity Conference on Friday morning. Photos and details of this meeting will soon be published. The 33rd International Islamic Unity Conference, marking the birth anniversary of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, […]

Photos: Int’l Islamic Unity Conference opens in Tehran

ISNA, Abdolvahed Mirzazadeh | The 33rd International Islamic Unity Conference opened on Thursday in presence of President Hassan Rouhani and over 350 elites and figures from 93 countries.     Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2019/11/14/photos-intl-islamic-unity-conference-opens-in-tehran/ Hits: 23

33rd International Islamic Unity Conference kicks off in Tehran

Press TV – Iran is hosting the 33rd International Islamic Unity Conference marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (Peace be upon Him). The event is being held in Tehran on November 14-16 with the participation of 350 personalities from 93 countries. The conference, which is themed “Ummah unity in defending the al-Aqsa Mosque,” started with […]

Greta Thunberg Marooned As Climate Conference Moves Location… Across the Atlantic

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has once again called for eco-friendly help getting from the US to Spain for a climate conference, but so far she can’t seem to find a ride that meets her unrealistic standards. “Since Friday afternoon I’ve been traveling east through the beautiful southern states in the USA to get to the […]

Iran to host International Conference on Palestinian Resistance

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J Street conference confronts America’s ‘blank check’ to Israel

WASHINGTON — In the shadow of the World Series, the reported killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life Massacre in Pittsburgh, 4,000 people gathered in the U.S. capital for J Street’s eighth annual conference, titled “Rise to the Moment.” In some ways, J Street did just […]

At This Year’s J Street Conference, “Progressive” Pols Bow to Israel While Preaching Peace

My father, the late IDF general Matti Peled, called for a two-state solution in 1967, and as is stated in my book, The General’s Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, he continued to campaign for this “solution”  until the day he died. It may have been a revolutionary idea then, especially coming from a […]

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