Posts Tagged ‘foreign’

Understanding the Chinese foreign policy

China has been the hot topic of discussion in the foreign policy corridors of most of the countries. Some have termed its policies as expansionist some are critical of its trade policies and human rights. At the same time, to some, it is an all-weather ally. China recently thrashed nearly all countries that have criticized […]

For Foreign Nations The Evil Empire is Back

16 Jan, 2021 22:18Get short URL Victoria Nuland is shown greeting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in 2015. © Reuters / Mikhail Palinchak Follow RT onPresident-elect Joe Biden is getting the old interventionist-foreign-policy team back together, including Ukraine coup engineer Victoria Nuland, signaling a hardline Russia stance as he fills out top posts in the State Department. “These leaders […]

Capitol Riot Brings US Foreign Policy Home

There needs to be soul searching and truth telling about invasions, interventions, coups and sanctions that are far more destructive than the Trump lovers could ever be. “The United States is not a ‘beacon of democracy’ or ‘shining city on a hill.’” The attack on the United States Capitol was yet another trauma created by […]

NIF to host event with foreign policy luminaries on the Middle East

Browse > Home / Have You Heard? / NIF to host event with foreign policy luminaries on the Middle East January 15, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Less than two weeks after President Joe Biden takes office NIF Australia is hosting seasoned American Middle East negotiator, and NIF board member, Aaron David […]

Foreign Ministry: U.S. allegation of Iran’s link with al-Qaeda sign of desperation

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has dismissed the false accusations of Iranian ties with al-Qaeda by the outgoing U.S. secretary of state as a sign of Washington’s frustration and the failure of its policy of “maximum pressure” on Tehran. Saeed Khatibzadeh, in a statement on Tuesday, dismissed Mike Pompeo’s allegation as a rehash of […]

‘Our people won’t be a testing device’: Tehran bans trials of foreign vaccines on Iranians

Tehran has rejected attempts by foreign companies to test their coronavirus vaccines on Iranians, President Hassan Rouhani said, adding that the country will purchase safe immunization for its population.   “Foreign companies wanted to give us vaccines so they would be tested on the Iranian people. But the health ministry prevented it,” Rouhani told state TV, […]

Friend or foe: Kim Jong-un signals that North Korea may enter a new era of foreign relations

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un appears to be reversing his hardline policy for now and holding out a tentative hand to his neighbour to the south – and maybe his arch-enemy the US as well. In what appears like a carefully contrived move to bury the hatchet, meaning his nukes and missiles, Kim has just told […]

Iran’s foreign minister urges Trump to avoid Israel ‘trap’ to provoke war

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Assassinating foreign leaders is a ‘US/Israeli trademark’: Iran denies ‘fake news’ alleging Rouhani’s death threat against Trump

Days before the anniversary of General Qassem Soleimani’s assassination, Tehran has scoffed at a US media report of an alleged Iranian plot to ‘kill’ Donald Trump, arguing that political assassination is an American tactic. The Washington Times ran a story claiming that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had issued a death threat to the US leader, […]

Russian Foreign Ministry expels Bulgarian diplomat in tit-for-tat move

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has expelled a Bulgarian diplomat in retaliation after the expulsion of a Russian diplomat by Sofia. The ministry said in a statement it had summoned Bulgaria’s ambassador to inform him that Lieutenant Colonel Mitko Borisov, the embassy’s assistant military attaché, had been declared persona non grata. The diplomat has been ordered to […]

Stimulus: Billions of Dollars Handed to Foreign Countries While Americans Stiffed With $600 Checks

Stimulus: Billions of Dollars Handed to Foreign Countries While Americans Stiffed With $600 Checks Activist Post / Activist Post By PFW News Billions of dollars will be given away to foreign countries as part of the coronavirus-stimulus bill expected to be voted on Monday, begging the question: is it even a “stimulus” bill at all? […]

TREASON: $2.3 Trillion Spending Bill Sees Billions Going to Foreign Aid as Americans Are Left Destitute

Millions of destitute Americans are angry at Congress for unveiling a $2.3 trillion spending bill on Monday that gives billions of taxpayer dollars to foreign countries. The controversial 5,593 page budget-busting bill was posted online on Monday afternoon, just a few hours before Nancy Pelosi announced that a vote would be held. The bill included […]

Foreign investment in industrial, mining, trade sectors up 71% in 8 months

TEHRAN – The volume of foreign investment attracted in Iran’s industrial, mining and trade sectors during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 20) increased 71.2 percent compared to the same period in the previous year. According to the latest data released by the Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry, the […]

Biden’s foreign policy challenge: Balancing Iran and Middle East allies

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Biden’s Scary Foreign Policy Picks: A Blast From War Crimes Past

Biden’s Scary Foreign Policy Picks: A Blast From War Crimes Past [embedded content] Transcript: For the past four years we’ve been covering Trump’s dramatic and belligerent escalations in the Empire’s wars. But there’s a new dawn on the horizon. President elect Joe Biden is being celebrated as a return to sanity on the world stage; […]

Trump Urged to Invoke 2018 Executive Order on Foreign Influence Due to ‘HIGH TREASON’

Lt. General Tom McInerney has urged President Trump to invoke his 2018 Executive Order on “foreign influence” due to the high treason being committed by Democratic operatives. In an interview on the Two Mikes podcast, General McInerny discussed what action President Trump must take now in order to become the certified winner of the 2020 […]

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Condemns Toppling of Kiev Menorah in Antisemitic Incident

A man topples a menorah during an antisemitic incident in Kiev, Ukraine, Dec. 10, 2020. Photo: screenshot. The Foreign Minister of Ukraine on Sunday strongly condemned the toppling of a menorah last week in the capital city of Kiev, saying there is “no place for antisemitism” in Ukraine. Andrey Rachkov filmed himself toppling the giant […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, White Helmets, and Other Issues

By Stephen Lendman Source The struggle for Syria’s soul continues with no end of it in sight. It’s because of diabolical US/NATO/Israeli imperial aims.  They’ll likely continue endlessly with unrelenting savagery against long-suffering Syrians. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ) below discussed little about endless war in her latest weekly report. Saying conditions remain […]

Biden’s chance to revive US tradition of inserting ethics in foreign policy

Donald Trump’s foreign policy has, in the judgment of many analysts, damaged U.S. moral standing around the world. During four years of “America First,” the Trump administration has gotten cozy with governments that disdain human rights norms and laws, restricted immigration on the basis of religion and withdrawn from treaties aimed to bolster international well-being. […]

Chinese Foreign Minister Presses for ‘Common Ground,’ ‘Dialogue’ with U.S.

Speaking to a symposium on international relations in Beijing on Friday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi denounced “virus politicization” — other countries holding China responsible for the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus— and said China wants to “open a dialogue with the US on an equal footing at all levels and in all fields for […]

House, Senate Bills Prioritize Foreign Nationals as 24.5M Americans Remain Jobless, Underemployed

As roughly 24.5 million Americans remain jobless or underemployed, Republican and Democrat lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are advancing legislation to aid foreign nationals and their quest to permanently resettle in the United States. With a mass unemployment crisis ongoing — where 10.7 million Americans are unemployed, 7.1 million are out of the labor force, and […]

White House Unclear About Fate of Mike Lee’s Foreign Worker Bill

President Donald Trump may be the last line of defense against a bill that dramatically expands green cards for Indian visa workers in the United States. Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) successfully passed his S.386 bill using the unanimous consent tactic in the Senate Wednesday – a way to pass the bill without a recorded vote. […]

House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman says working to join JCPOA

Congressman Greg Meeks, who will be the first Black American to lead the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has said he planned “a new way of doing business,” including working to rejoin the Iran nuclear pact and World Health Organization, and seeking to regain Congress’ traditional control over the right to declare war. “Not only will […]

Situation Update, Dec. 3rd – Trump invokes foreign interference provision of his 2018 executive order, authorizing military response to cyber warfare, see NSPM 13

New Human New Earth Communities (Natural News) Ask yourself this question: What was the purpose of yesterday’s White House speech about election fraud and vote rigging? If you think it was all about Trump communicating to the people, think again. This speech was really about Trump communicating with Chris Miller and the DoD about foreign […]

Qatar Foreign Minister Flags Movement on Resolving Gulf Row

Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani is seen during talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents, in Doha, Qatar, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Ibraheem al Omari. Qatar’s foreign minister said on Friday there has been movement on resolving a bitter diplomatic dispute among the […]

U.S. Democrats elect Meeks as first Black House foreign affairs chairman

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Jewish Democrats welcome Meeks’ appt. as chair of Foreign Affairs Cmte.

WASHINGTON – Jewish Democrats congratulated Gregory Meeks of New York on Thursday after being elected as the next chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Meeks will replace Eliot Engel, a staunch supporter of Israel, who lost his primary reelection bid and will not serve in the next Congress. “I congratulate my dear friend Greg […]

Dems reject progressive foreign policy vision for the U.S.

Meeks Wins Last year Joe Biden told a group of rich donors that “nothing would fundamentally change” if he was elected. He was talking about their wealth, but his declaration could probably be applied to foreign policy. Since beating Trump, Biden has staffed his cabinet and transition team with veterans of the National Security Blob. […]

Meeks beats out Castro for chair of Foreign Relations Committee

On Thursday, Democrats elected Rep. Gregory Meeks to chair the House Foreign Relations Committee. Meeks will be replacing Rep. Eliot Engel, who was upset by progressive Jamaal Bowman in his primary earlier this year. Meeks ended up beating Texas’ Joaquin Castro by a vote of 148-78. He will become the first African-American lawmaker to hold […]

Eisenhower’s Ghost Haunts Biden’s Foreign Policy Team

In his first words as President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of State, Antony  Blinken said, “we have to proceed with equal measures of humility and confidence.” Many around the world will welcome this promise of humility from the new administration, and Americans should too. Biden’s foreign policy team will also need a special kind of confidence to confront the most serious […]

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