Posts Tagged ‘considers’

US Warns of Imminent Iran Attack, Considers Sending 14,000 Troops to Middle East

(ZH) — US defense officials are claiming fresh intelligence pointing to the looming threat of a possible attack by Iran on US forces and interests in the Middle East. “There has been consistent intelligence in the last several weeks,” an administration official was anonymously cited as saying by CNN. A separate official said the information gathered by military and […]

Modern-day Artistic Reaction: The New York Times Considers “Canceling” French Painter Paul Gauguin

According to Victoria Charles, a biographer of French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), the artist died in Atuona, in the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, “having lost a futile and fatally exhausting battle with colonial officials, threatened with a ruinous fine and an imprisonment for allegedly instigating the natives to mutiny and slandering the [French] […]

Russia considers power shift in Bolivia a coup, but will work with Anez as interim president – Deputy FM

“We view everything that preceded the power shift [in Bolivia] as actions that equal a coup,” Sergey Ryabkov told reporters at the BRICS summit in Brasilia. The Deputy Foreign Minister reminded that there was no quorum in the Bolivian parliament when Anez was declared interim president. “But it’s clear that she will be perceived as […]

Schizoid Man: Trump Considers Throwing Money at Iran

President Trump is considering backing a French plan to extend a $15 billion line of credit to Iran.  . . . . Trump says he hates the Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran. But he’s toying with a French proposal to get the Iranians to comply with it: a $15 billion line of credit to Tehran. […]

Netanyahu Considers Banning Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib from Israel – Report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering a proposal to ban Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from entering the country when they travel later this week, according to Israel’s Channel 12 News. As the Times of Israel notes: Israel has decided to bar US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the […]

Trump Administration Considers Accepting ZERO Refugees in 2020

Key security officials in President Donald Trump’s administration are considering cutting refugee admissions to the United States to zero in 2020, according to a new report. Some senior Trump security officials made the suggestion during a meeting on refugee admissions last week, three people familiar with the plan told Politico. Homeland Security Department officials at the meeting suggested […]

US considers three sanctions packages on Turkey over Russian S-400 systems

US President Donald Trump’s administration is weighing three packages of sanctions against Turkey over Ankara’s decision to acquire advanced Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems. Citing three unnamed people familiar with the matter, English-language Bloomberg television news network, reported on Wednesday that the most severe package under discussion between officials at the National Security Council and […]

Iran considers request for release of Lebanese prisoner

Reuters – Iran has received an amnesty request from Beirut for a Lebanese citizen who was detained in 2015 for “collaborating against the state” but has yet to make a decision on the case, an Iranian judiciary spokesman said on Sunday. Lebanon state news agency NNA last week quoted the foreign ministry as saying that […]

Donald Trump Jr. Considers Running for NYC Mayor

Donald Trump Jr. is considering running for mayor of New York City, according to a report from Page Six. “We are not talking some parched sod in Iowa, where the corn is as high as a Democrat’s eye. Kiddies, mother is saying friends are saying he is saying he’d like to run for mayor of […]

Roger Stone Considers Suing Jerome Corsi For Defamation

Speaking exclusively to Big League Politics on the eve of his arrest as a part of Robert Mueller’s Russia  collusion investigation, long-time Trump confidant Roger Stone laid out his frustrations with statements from former InfowarsWashington Bureau Chief Jerome Corsi that  he calls “devoid of logic.” BLP reached out to Stone for response to a recent MSNBC appearance in which Corsi reveals […]

Elon Musk considers future move to Mars despite "good chance you die there"

     Elon Musk is considering moving to Mars, and gives himself a 70% chance of doing so. “I know exactly what to do,” the billionaire Tesla founder told Axios on HBO, in an interview to be broadcast on Sunday night. “I’m talking about moving there.” He also implied that such a move might be permanent, […]

John Brennan Considers Suing Trump Over Revoked Security Clearance

Disgraced former CIA Director John Brennan is considering suing Donald Trump over the revocation of his security clearance last week. Speaking with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Friday night, Brennan said he is exploring every possible legal recourse available to him. “I think that’s why there’s been such an outcry from many intelligence professions, not to support […]

ABC Considers Firing Whoopi Goldberg For Spitting In Jeanine Pirro’s Face

ABC executives are considering firing Whoopi Goldberg after she spat on Judge Jeanine Pirro during a heated interview on The View.  According to a complaint submitted by Pirro, ABC’s Goldberg told her to “get the f*k out of here” following Thursday’s appearance on the show, and then spat in her face. Following the complaint, an online […]

11 Hidden Causes Of Self-Harm & Psychiatric Disorders Almost No One Considers

The Facts: Policymakers and mental health providers are convinced that mental illness is organically formed or genetic. But there are 11 other proven contributors to the development of mental illness that we can no longer overlook. Reflect On: What have you been led to believe about mental illness? And how many of these 11 hidden […]

Grave Warnings Issued as Trump Considers Major Escalation of US Military Role in Yemen

In a “horrifying” development that international aid groups and independent critics warn could worsen what is already the world’s most devastating humanitarian crisis, the Trump administration is reportedly considering a plan to greatly expand the U.S. military’s role in Yemen in an effort to help Saudi-backed forces seize the country’s main humanitarian aid port. According to the Wall Street Journal—which […]

Nothing to hide? israel considers ban on filming IDF soldiers, 5yr jail terms for offenders

The controversial legislation states that anyone who “filmed, photographed, and/or recorded soldiers in the course of their duties, with the intention of undermining the spirit of IDF soldiers and residents of Israel, shall be liable to five years imprisonment,” according to reports in Hebrew-language media earlier in May. Fist-size gunshot wounds, pulverized bones, inadmissible use […]

Iran considers working with Europe’s medium-sized oil firms: Official

Tasnim – An Iranian Oil Ministry official raised the possibility of working with medium-sized European companies as the fear of facing US penalties has discouraged big enterprises from doing business with Iran. In a radio interview on Tuesday, Amir Hossein Zamaninia, deputy oil minister for international affairs and trading, said European medium-sized companies that are […]

Breaking News: Congress Considers New AUMF

Breaking News: Congress Considers New AUMF By ns_admin Yesterday, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker released a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF). The authorization gives the President blanket authority to use all necessary and appropriate force against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and designated […]

France now considers striking Syria, Macron claims he has ‘proof’ Assad used chemical weapons

French President and US vassal, Emmanuel Macron, claims he has concrete evidence the Syrian government allegedly used chemical weapons in the Syrian city of Douma. Macron is mulling over his own decision to strike Syria, promising to make a decision on whether or not to strike ‘when the time comes’, and promised that Paris would […]

Ankara considers joint op with Baghdad against Iraqi Kurds – FM

Speaking to CNN Turk, Mevlut Cavusoglu also said that Ankara’s own operation against Syrian Kurdish militias in the Afrin region would be completed by May. Iraqi Kurds’ independence referendum illegitimate – Tillerson Kurdish militias in Iraq and Syria were allied with the US-led coalition, which rallied them for operations targeting the jihadist forces of the […]

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