Posts Tagged ‘solution’

US Is the Source of, Not “Solution” to Syrian War

After the supposed US “withdrawal” from Syria – Western media outlets have causally reported on US troops now preparing to occupy Syria’s oilfields east of the Euphrates River. Articles include carefully selected “experts” who avoid any mention of how illegal or indefensible the presence of US forces in Syria is to begin with, let alone […]

GOP House members say resolution affirming two-state solution contradicts administration’s peace plan

The House of Representatives could pass a watered-down and toothless version of a resolution supporting a negotiated two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian issue in the coming weeks. The resolution, H.Res.326, was reported by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and placed on the House calendar on October 17. Lara Friedman, president of the Foundation of […]

The two-state solution is a cruel delusion, and an idol in Washington

In a couple of weeks J Street will have its conference in Washington, featuring a lot of Democratic presidential hopefuls, and it will say that the two-state solution is alive, the dream will never die! Then in November, another liberal Zionist group, the Israel Policy Forum is holding an annual event in New York that will […]

Is Cannibalism the Solution to Food Sustainability in the Future?

October 17th, 2019 By Sergey Baranov Contributing writer for Wake Up World Sci-fi has a track record of telling us what’s next. Video phones, digital tablets, self-driving cars, helper robots, space travel and Artificial Intelligence were all envisioned by Jules Verne, whose 1865 novel From The Earth to the Moon tells a story of Baltimore Gun Club, […]

GOP lawmakers went on a delegation to ‘Judea and Samaria’ and now oppose the two-state solution

For decades now, the Beltway consensus on Israel/Palestine has been a two-state solution. This preferred outcome is generally cited alongside a number of additional goals: self-determination for Palestinians and security for Israelis. Whether or not this ambition lines up with the current reality of the conflict is obviously a disputed topic, but one thing is […]

Iranian speaker sees no military solution in Syria, region

Tasnim – The speaker of the Iranian Parliament called for the political settlements of regional issues, stressing that military action has gone nowhere in Syria, Yemen and other places. The solution to the regional issues is political dialogue, not military action, Ali Larijani said in a meeting with his Qatari counterpart on the sidelines of […]

A Bay Area Housing Solution With Worker Empowerment Built In

A Bay Area Housing Solution With Worker Empowerment Built In Above Photo: By Mark Hogan via flickr As housing crises heat up across American cities, the San Francisco Bay Area is experiencing an extreme disparity: in 2017, it added three times as many jobs as it did new housing units for those workers. To address this challenge, the […]

Worried for Kurds in Syria, abandoned by US? Here’s an obvious solution but it will make Washington hawks MAD

As some two dozen US troops stationed in northwestern Syria began to withdraw on Monday, reports began coming in of Turkish airstrikes against Kurdish targets. Ankara is apparently calling the operation “Fountain of Peace.” Also on Turkey ‘launches airstrike’ against Kurds on Syria-Iraq border – reports Officially, the goal is to establish a “safe […]

‘Israel’ Left Alone in Face of Giant Iran, Saudi’s Bin Salman Seeking Solution to Just Save Face: Zionist Media

October 5, 2019 The Zionist media reflected the augmenting fear in the Zionist entity of the giant Iranian role in the region, stressing that Tehran will deal a major blow to Tel Aviv in case of any military confrontation between the two sides. The Israeli analysts blamed that the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu for involving […]

A border ‘buffer zone’ is a hair-brained scheme that won’t work. It’s not a ‘solution’ to the backstop

The leaked UK proposals to Brussels for a “buffer zone” along both sides of the Irish border and customs checkpoints scattered at various locations five or 10 miles to the north and south are nothing short of insane — and have managed to unite the entire Irish political spectrum in outrage. Here’s a map showing […]

Kashmiris see war as only solution to end the Kashmir crisis

Shahana Butt Press TV, Kashmir The standstill in Kashmir has entered its 8th week. Amid a security crackdown and communication blackout, people of the region eagerly waited for a global response to their crisis during the 74th UN General Assembly session; however, it all ended in disappointment. The international community failed to convince India […]

Can Rivlin magic up a solution to the coalition conundrum?

It has been 35 years since an Israeli president has faced the kind of political crisis President Reuven Rivlin is facing in the wake of the September 17 elections, which saw the Likud and Blue and White parties almost evenly matched and, with them, the right and center-left blocs all but tied. The last time […]

‘Syria respects political solution, but fight to continue’

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem has held a “positive and constructive” meeting with the United Nations special envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, in Damascus. During the meeting on Monday, Muallem reiterated Syria’s adherence to the political process, and reaffirmed his country’s readiness to continue cooperation with the UN special envoy in order to reach […]

The Solution To Homelessness Is Staring Us In The Face

The Solution To Homelessness Is Staring Us In The Face Above Photo: Shando. / Flickr It’s no secret that homelessness in the United States, especially in California, has reached critical levels. That the wealthiest state in the wealthiest nation in the world is dealing with a crisis that stems so clearly from inequality and neglect should […]

Netanyahu’s annexation plan reflects Israeli consensus on a one-state solution

With the Israeli elections only one week away, Netanyahu is pulling the same tricks he always has to rile up his base and appeal to the far-right in Israel. With polling numbers showing his Likud party and Gantz’s (his former Chief of the General Staff, also known as the Commander-in-Chief of the IDF) Blue and […]

Merkel backs two-state solution in meeting with Abbas

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Germany continues to believe a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians is the only way for both peoples “to live in peace and security.” Merkel stressed her support for a two-state solution ahead of talks with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Chancellery in Berlin. “We appreciate Chancellor […]

Liberal Zionist group omits two-state solution in message to Israeli voters

Here is a stark reflection on the state of Israeli society. A liberal Zionist organization that was founded to end the occupation and preserve the two-state solution as an “existential” question for Israel’s survival, OneVoice, has dropped the two-state solution in its messaging to Israeli voters in next month’s elections. “What the Election Should Be […]

Singapore Slams Tesla For Offering Lifestyle, Not Solution To Climate Change

Submitted by Irina Slav of OilPrice A Singapore government official has criticized Tesla and its chief executive Elon Musk for offering a lifestyle choice rather than a solution to the challenges climate change presents, Bloomberg reports. In an interview with the new agency, the city state’s minister for the environment and water resources, Masagos Zulkifli, […]

Merkel welcomes G7 progress on seeking peaceful solution to Iran-US tension: report

MNA – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday G7 leaders had taken a big step forward in their efforts to avoid an escalation of tensions between Iran and the US. All the G7 leaders agreed not only that Iran should not have nuclear weapons but also that negotiations were the right way to achieve […]

Not just hot air: Pink seaweed hailed as solution to ozone-destroying cow farts

Livestock are responsible for 14.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, with cattle accounting for about 65 percent of that output.  Now, researchers in Australia say they’ve discovered that a tropical pink algae, called Asparagopsis, can almost completely neutralize the stomach acid that causes cows to burp. Also on ‘Brilliant!’ Trump applauds Democrats’ Green […]

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