Posts Tagged ‘scramble’

Leftists Scramble to Delete Tweets After Falsely Claiming Boulder Mass Shooter Was White

Leftists across Twitter, many of them journalists, scrambled to delete tweets after they falsely claimed the Boulder mass shooter, an Islamist from Syria who reportedly had ISIS sympathies, was “white.” Earlier today, the gunman was revealed as Ahmad Al-Issa, a migrant from Syria who routinely complained about Donald Trump, “racism” and “Islamophobia” on his Facebook […]

California Democrats scramble to fight Newsom recall, close ranks

The message must be “about why even unhappy Californians should not sign these poisonous petitions,” he said in an interview. “Our collective action should be all about reducing signatures that would create this political chaos.” But time is running out, he conceded. “It’s really about the next 30 days,” when the recall campaign must show […]

In pictures: Guns drawn as lawmakers scramble amid US Capitol breach

Pictures from inside the US Capitol revealed unprecedented scenes of guns drawn in the House of Representatives and hand-to-hand combat with police after protesters stormed the building. The nation’s elected representatives scrambled to crouch under desks and donned gas marks, while police tried to barricade the building in one of the most jarring scenes ever […]

Chaotic scenes as fans scramble to see coffin of football hero Diego Maradona

Fans mourning the death of Argentine footballer Diego Maradona scuffled with police outside Casa Rosada, where his coffin is lying in state. The mourners pushed up against steel barriers and then brawled with riot police who pushed back against them with shields. Maradona, who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his […]

Germany and EU partners scramble to save Iran deal

EU leaders are keen to salvage the deal shaped by Obama’s administration after President Trump on May 12th pulled the US out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The deal, in which Iran committed to denuclearize in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions, was signed by Iran, the US and the international […]

Tech Giants Scramble For Supply In The Next Lithium War

We’re facing an imminent crisis in global lithium markets. Demand is growing exponentially, and lithium consumers are facing a 100,000-ton shortfall by 2025. Traditional lithium brine projects take too long to put into production. At up to 48 months, they won’t be able to close the supply gap on their own. The industry […]

Last Bid Scramble by US and Client States to Save Face as Syria Marches to Victory

Finian CunninghamStrategic Culture It’s been a more-than-usual eventful week in the Middle East. Russian-backed forces made yet more significant military gains in defeating US-sponsored proxies in Syria, with a fearsome display of long-range Russian air and naval firepower against militant hold-outs near Deir ez-Zor. That was while Russian President Vladimir Putin was greeted in the […]

‘He threw a fit’: Trump’s anger over Iran deal forced aides to scramble for a compromise

The Washington Post | Anne Gearan: President Trump was livid. Why, he asked his advisers in mid-July, should he go along with what he considered the failed Obama-era policy toward Iran and prop up an international nuclear deal he saw as disastrous? He was incensed by the arguments of Secretary of State Rex ­Tillerson, Defense […]

UK Scramble Jets To Intercept Russian Warplanes

Britain was forced to scramble two RAF fighter jets from an airbase in Scotland on Saturday as two Russian warplanes flew dangerously close to British airspace. The Ministry of Defense confirmed that the jets successfully intercepted Russian planes after they were scrambled from Lossiemouth Royal Air Force base in north east Scotland on Saturday morning. Presstv.com […]

US strike on Syrian forces and the larger scramble for post-Islamic State Syria

     The recent strike on a Syrian military convoy within Syrian territory by US military forces represents another incremental escalation by Washington within the region, and another example of American unilateral military aggression worldwide. The tactical scope of the attack was relatively limited, but strategically, the stakes particularly along Syria’s territorial boundaries have been raised […]

The Scramble for Access to Libya’s Oil Wealth Begins

CLIFFORD KRAUSSNY Times Aug 24, 2011 HOUSTON — The fighting is not yet over in Tripoli, but the scramble to secure access to Libya’s oil wealth has already begun. Before the rebellion broke out in February, Libya exported 1.3 million barrels of oil a day. While that is less than 2 percent of world supplies, […]

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