Posts Tagged ‘political’

Trump heads to the UN focused on Iran and his political base

CNN | Nicole Gaouette: President Donald Trump and his senior officials head to the United Nations’ annual gathering of world leaders this week focused on a narrow agenda that reflects domestic political concerns, the foreign policy challenge posed by Iran and — by design or default — a continued disconnect with many traditional US allies […]

S. Arabia, Emirates seeking improvement of political ties with Iran: MP

MNA – Chairman of Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mojtaba Zonnour said after downing of US drone in Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia and Emirates are trying to normalize their relations with Iran. Making the remarks on Sunday in Qom province’s administrative council, Zonnour said that “according to the made estimations, US’ casualties […]

Government Orders Google To Let Employees Express Unpopular Political Views

In what appears to be a huge victory for Google employees who don’t ascribe to the ultra-liberal Silicon Valley monoculture, the National Labor Relations Board has reached a settlement with Google over complaints that the search giant punishes employees for speaking out on political and workplace issues that don’t comport with the company’s agenda. The […]

Tulsi Gabbard Suggests Government Is Run By A “Small Group Of Political Elite”

The Facts: A draft report of a new study from the University of Alaska Fairbanks has been published. The study has been years in the making and the findings show so far without doubt, that fire did not bring down WTC 7. Reflect On: If fire did not bring down WTC 7, what did? If […]

Political analyst to ST: The so-called US-Turkish “Safe zone” means nothing in strategic terms

Sunday, 08 September 2019 21:00 ST The researcher in political and military affairs Basem al-Shihawi has underscored that there are both political and military reasons behind the terrorist organizations’ repeated drone attacks against Syrian military posts in Hama and Hmeimim airbase in Lattakia. He told the Syria Times e-newspaper that terrorists groups holed up in […]

Netanyahu Fighting for His Political Life

On April 9, Israeli Knesset elections were held, 61 coalition seats needed for majority rule. New elections were called after Netanyahu failed to cobble together enough support for reelection as prime minister. He remains interim PM. On September 17, Israelis go to the polls again to elect a prime minister and Knesset members. Ten parties […]

Rivlin condemns efforts to ‘radicalize’ political discourse ahead of elections

President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday warned against efforts to “radicalize” Israeli political discourse in the lead-up to general elections later this month and called for national unity. “As the elections approach, when passions are flaring and the discourse coarsens, I implore you not to believe the incitement and the personal attacks. Do not listen to […]

Trump Hits Lebanon Bank with His Favorite Econo-Political Battering Ram

BEIRUT — Economic sanctions are not only a very important topic in present international relations but have also come to pepper daily news headlines. Sanctions have become an increasingly prevalent measure for disciplining a state’s “unacceptable behavior” by banning trade with said state and disrupting its financial relations for political purposes. Economic sanctions can be […]

Ex-Pentagon chief Mattis slams Trump’s leadership, says political divisions threaten US

Former US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has warned that current political divisions in the US threaten American society, implicitly criticizing the administration of President Donald Trump. In an essay adapted from his new book and published Wednesday by The Wall Street Journal, Mattis said he worries about the state of American politics and the […]

Emails show ongoing political assault on the IARC has been scripted in part by Monsanto

   In 2015 the World Health Organization’s cancer research arm, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, classified glyphosate, an active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, as a “probable carcinogen,” setting off a global debate about the world’s most popular weedkiller. Over the last four years, Republicans in Congress have excoriated and pushed to defund […]

Trump is bad: Taylor Swift has a ‘brave’ ‘political awakening’

Once chided by the left for keeping her political leanings on the QT, Tay Tay shared the details of her “political awakening” in an exclusive interview with The Guardian on Friday. Unsurprisingly, President Trump was the inspiration for her change of heart. Apologizing for not endorsing Hillary Clinton in 2016, the singer-songwriter described the atmosphere in Trump’s America as “gaslighting […]

Trump is bad: Taylor Swift has a ‘brave’ ‘political awakening’

Once chided by the left for keeping her political leanings on the QT, Tay Tay shared the details of her “political awakening” in an exclusive interview with The Guardian on Friday. Unsurprisingly, President Trump was the inspiration for her change of heart. Apologizing for not endorsing Hillary Clinton in 2016, the singer-songwriter described the atmosphere in Trump’s America as “gaslighting […]

Argentina: The Political Pendulum May be Swinging Left Again in Latin America

The primary vote in Argentina last August 11 indicated quite a strong rejection of neoliberal policies in a region that has seen a wave of right-wing governments coming to power in the last ten years. The current neoliberal president Mauricio Macri lagged 15 percentage points behind the center-left Front of All (Frente de Todos) coalition […]

For Netanyahu and Trump, Palestinian Christians are only pawns for political gain

We are an integral part of the Palestinian people, yet we are virtually invisible for those in the White House who claim to care about Christianity. By Fr. Emmanuelle Awwad A photo taken near the ruins of the shrine of Saint Barbara in the West Bank village of Aboud. (Bukvoed/CC-BY-4.0) When Israel barred […]

The Beidaihe Political Summit: Is the “Chinese Dream” Still Viable? China’s Debt Crisis

The resort town of Beidaihe has just held one of the world’s most important, and secretive, political gatherings. Members of the public flock there in the summer months to relax on the beach gently lapped by the shallow waters of the Yellow Sea. But far from the madding crowd, the resort, 200 km north of […]

Huawei Busted Helping African Governments Spy On The Press, Political Opponents

While the Trump administration’s war on Huawei may be largely fueled by evidence optional protectionism, that certainly doesn’t mean Huawei is an ethical company. Like any good telecom and networking giant, it can routinely be found helping governments engage in behavior that’s less than, say, moral. For example a damning report emerged this […]

Political Correctness Is A Threat To American Values Says Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard’s latest campaign ad is targeting the issue of political correctness. The Democratic presidential hopeful says that widespread efforts to silence speech considered offensive, threaten US constitutional rights. RT reports:In a new campaign video posted on Twitter, Gabbard lists political correctness alongside things like overly powerful IT corporations and government overreach. All three infringe […]

Political upheaval over Tlaib and Omar shows the power of BDS

We are in the middle of a political upheaval on Israel/Palestine in the United States, and Americans who are concerned with Palestinian human rights live for these moments. They are the moments of potential change: When more tarnish is added to Israel’s image, and Americans get a clearer picture of what the Jewish state actually […]

Political upheaval over Tlaib/Omar shows power of BDS — more than liberal Zionism, violent resistance

We are in the middle of a political upheaval on Israel/Palestine in the United States, and Americans who are concerned with Palestinian human rights lives for these moments. They are the moments of potential change: When more tarnish is added to Israel’s image, and Americans get a clearer picture of what the Jewish state actually […]

Political Propaganda directed against the Syrian Government of Bashar Al Assad

Very recently, National Public Radio (NPR) conducted an interview throwing suspicion on and mocking Asma, the wife of the President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad.  The Syrian First Lady had recently done a Syrian TV interview announcing that she was cancer-free after having had breast cancer and chemotherapy.  During her treatment, she had lost all of […]

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