Posts Tagged ‘policy’

US Policy: Global Climate Crisis Not Our Problem. Really?

US Policy: Global Climate Crisis Not Our Problem. Really? By William Boardman, Reader Supported News November 12, 2019 Above Photo: Pollution from a factory. (photo: Science Focus) This article criticizes the climate plans of Democratic candidates. It is right to do so. The article leaves out the candidate with the best climate plan, Howie Hawkins. Hawkins […]

Maryland Officials ‘Quietly Reverse’ Sanctuary Policy After Illegal Alien Child Sex Crimes

Montgomery County, Maryland officials have “quietly reversed” a portion of their sanctuary policy — which had been protecting criminal illegal aliens from deportation — following a series of sex crimes allegedly committed by illegal aliens. ABC 7 News’s Kevin Lewis reports that Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich (D) has “quietly reversed” the county’s sanctuary policy whereby agents with […]

Trump’s maximum pressure policy on Iran has backfired and experts say it will fail

Independent | Negar Mortazavi: Iran announces fourth step of withdrawal from nuclear deal, moving further away from limits placed on nuclear programme It’s been one year-and-a-half since Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the nuclear deal with Iran – calling it the worst deal ever – and embarked on a policy of “maximum pressure”. […]

Greeks march against migrant policy as govt takes in 40,000 refugees in last 4 months (VIDEO)

Follow RT on Anti-migrant protesters in the northern city of Thessaloniki called on Athens to expel all illegal immigrants and close the border to migrants. Footage from the march showed demonstrators carrying banners and Greek flags, while an activist at the front of the procession held an icon of the Virgin Mary. Activists think that […]

Chomsky: Trump’s Actions On Syria Reflect The Foreign Policy Of A Con Man

Chomsky: Trump’s Actions On Syria Reflect The Foreign Policy Of A Con Man Above Photo: President Trump pauses while speaking during the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference and Exposition at the McCormick Place Convention Center on October 28, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES Donald Trump’s handling of U.S. […]

Jonathan Evans reiterates his pro-EU position at Policy Exchange event

Related Posts Japan’s Abe reiterates full implementation of JCPOA MNA – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe reiterated on Thursday Tokyo’s support toward the full Russia reiterates ‘unwavering support’ for India’s permanent seat in UN Security Council     Russia on Friday reaffirmed its “unwavering support” to India for a permanent seat in an Democrat’s Position On North […]

Survey: People In The US Want A More Progressive Foreign Policy, Including On Israel

“So, look, I think that we ought to get out of the Middle East,” Warren responded. “I don’t think we should have troops in the Middle East. But we have to do it the right way, the smart way.” Warren’s answer was enough to rankle Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden. “I was surprised last night in the debate,” […]

Central American dictators use Jerusalem to sway U.S. policy

A brief look at Netanyahu and “Israel’s” good buddy, Jair Bolsonaro, president of Brazil: “I am in favor of a dictatorship, a regime of exception.” – Open session of the Câmara dos Deputados, 1993. “The pau-de-arara [a torture technique] works. I’m in favor of torture, you know that. And the people are in favor […]

New survey shows Americans want a more progressive foreign policy and, yes, that includes Israel

During the recent Democratic debate in Ohio, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard asked Senator Elizabeth Warren if she would join her in calling for an end to “the regime change war in Syria.” “So, look, I think that we ought to get out of the Middle East,” Warren responded. “I don’t think we should have troops in […]

Russia’s balanced diplomacy in Middle East on rise as US policy crashes

The high respect afforded to Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit this week to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates speaks of a new geopolitical reality in the region. Both countries are traditional US allies, but it is Russia that appears to be the one held in more regard. Russia’s pragmatic policy of […]

Trump’s withdrawal decision leaves Britain’s Syria policy in disarray

Related Posts Despite Trump’s Syrian withdrawal, the sun still never sets on the American empire They called it Castle Black, an obvious homage to the famed frozen citadel from the HBO Brexit, Workers’ Rights and the Environment: The Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) The smorgasbord of Brexit terms has been further plated up with the latest acronym: […]

UK cancer hospital falls victim to Boris Johnson policy

The UK Government’s under-delivered policy on healthcare has claimed another victim, this time an NHS cancer hospital in Mount Vernon. A newly released inquiry on the state of UK health services detailed that Mount Vernon Cancer Centre is unfit for purpose with crumbling buildings, out-of-date equipment and staffing problems that endanger patients’ safety and […]

9/11 Hijackers: Saudi ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t See’ Policy Revealed

With the US renewing its controversial “alliance” with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with oil production in the Kingdom under siege, and talk of war against Iran ramping up, the thorny issue of the Saudi role in the 9/11 terrorist attacks remains uncomfortably in the background.  For 18 years now, investigative journalists […]

The truth on how natural gas & oil fit into US foreign policy agenda

If you look closely enough, the ulterior motives driving Washington’s foreign policy agenda are readily apparent even in the mainstream media. “Our great supply of natural gas is a boon for geopolitical leverage,” Ellen Wald, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center writes in the Hill. “We saw in the Middle East last […]

Tulsi Gabbard Slams Trump Over Saudi Policy

Authored by Tom Luongo, Rep. and Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) brought the hammer and the house down on Twitter for calling out President Trump on subordinating the US military to a foreign power’s prerogative. .@realDonaldTrump Trump awaits instructions from his Saudi masters. Having our country act as Saudi Arabia’s bitch is not “America First.” […]

Washington’s Iran policy is backstreet thuggery masquerading as statecraft

“An act of war,” Trump’s secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, proclaimed upon arriving in Saudi Arabia on a ‘working visit,’ a visit that will be largely if not solely taken up with discussions over what form the response to the missile strike against key Saudi oil installations on September 14 should take. Pompeo’s bombastic pronouncement […]

Ignorant Iran ‘experts’ just the beginning of Washington’s foreign policy troubles

Imagine a field of study in which less than a third of the experts had related doctorates, half of them could not read, speak or write the language required, and just as many have never set foot inside the relevant country. Preposterous, you might say – yet scientific observation has shown that this is precisely […]

Iran says it will adopt maximum crude output policy if US lifts sanctions

India Today – Iran will adopt a policy of maximum crude production if the United States lifts sanctions on the country’s oil industry, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Saturday. “Maximum production would be the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum’s policy in case (US) sanctions are eased on Iran’s oil industry,” the ministry’s official news […]

Trump’s foreign policy is in chaos: US analyst

Tasnim – An American political analyst said the firing of John Bolton as US national security adviser signifies that “Trump’s foreign policy is in chaos”. “Trump’s foreign policy is in chaos because the war party sabotages every attempt he makes to negotiate a peaceful settlement to areas of conflict,” E. Michael Jones, a political analyst […]

Eighth Illegal Immigrant Accused of Rape in Maryland Was Set Free by Sanctuary Policy

The eighth illegal immigrant charged with rape in Montgomery, Maryland in less than 8 weeks was set free a year ago due to the county’s sanctuary policy. Oluwakayode Adewole Adebusuyi, a 26-year-old illegal immigrant, was arrested last week by the Montgomery County Police Department after he raped a woman in his car, according to police. reports: Investigators […]

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