Category: Foreign policy

The Real Reason Behind Russia’s Struggling Economy

The Real Reason Behind Russia’s Struggling Economy

And no, it's not Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, or the Communist Party.

Bias

Hong Kong, for Your Own Sake, Please Stop the Protests

Hong Kong, for Your Own Sake, Please Stop the Protests

In the end, the Hong Kong protests only make China’s Communist Party even stronger.

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The Brexit Will Tear the United Kingdom Apart

The Brexit Will Tear the United Kingdom Apart

I confess that, while I was never really on board with Brexit, the breathless warnings from the pro-EU camp were enough to push me into the pro-Brexit side.

Bias

‘This Felt Much More Like a G6 Than a G7’

‘This Felt Much More Like a G6 Than a G7’

Donald Trump spent a weekend meeting with world leaders largely trying to sell them on gathering next year at one of his luxury properties--but otherwise largely ineffective, according to a variety of political observers.

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Ilhan Omar: The Netanyahu Government Should Stop the Expansion of Settlements if Israel Wants U.S. Aid

Ilhan Omar: The Netanyahu Government Should Stop the Expansion of Settlements if Israel Wants U.S. Aid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government should end the practice of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories, according to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), one of the US Democratic congresswomen recently barred entry to Israel.

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Omar and Tlaib: ‘Neither Has Said They Hate Israel or the Israeli People’

Omar and Tlaib: ‘Neither Has Said They Hate Israel or the Israeli People’

Donald Trump's vehement assertions that Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan have voiced hate for Israel are simply untrue, according to a well-known White House reporter.

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Yes, Donald Trump Is Rooting for Break-up of the EU

Yes, Donald Trump Is Rooting for Break-up of the EU

Of course Donald Trump is hoping for a dissolution of the European Union, and it's not a secret.

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The Trade War: Outlook, Not So Good

The Trade War: Outlook, Not So Good

Trade wars, like their nuclear counterparts, are essentially unwinnable. Once one side pulls the trigger the other side is left with no other option but to retaliate and mutually assured devastation ensues.

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Biden on Tariffs: I Think It Will Cause a Lot of US Businesses to Go Bankrupt

Biden on Tariffs: I Think It Will Cause a Lot of US Businesses to Go Bankrupt

Donald Trump's increasing trade war with China will hurt US business more than it hurts the Chinese government, according to Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden.

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Iran Has Hundreds of Naval Mines. U.S. Navy Minesweepers Find Old Dishwashers and Car Parts.

Iran Has Hundreds of Naval Mines. U.S. Navy Minesweepers Find Old Dishwashers and Car Parts.

As tensions heat up in the Persian Gulf, the Navy’s minesweeping fleet may once again be called into action, but its sailors say the ships are too old and broken to do the job. “We are essentially the ships that the Navy forgot.”

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Opinions

The Real Reason Behind Russia’s Struggling Economy

By Eliyahu Setton

And no, it's not Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, or the Communist Party.

An Age Limit on the Presidency?

By Janet Ybarra

Carter, who today is 95, came out to say that even 80 years old is too old to be up for the all of what job of president demands.

We Need to Get Rid of the Useless Penny

By Winston Wang

Pennies cause more even more trouble than they are worth — quite literally.

Brett Kavanaugh Has No Business Serving on the Supreme Court

By Janet Ybarra

If now we cannot have faith in that investigation which was supposed to have cleared him, perhaps now we can no longer have faith in Kavanaugh's service on that high court.

Lying About His Statements, Donald Trump Seems To Think He Leads North Korea

By Janet Ybarra

Trump appears to be confused with his dear friend, the autocratic Kim Jong Un. This isn't North Korea. Trump can't say something--anything--especially on tape and think he can pretend he never said it.

September Democratic Presidential Debate Recap

By Allison Hellman

Another month gone, another Democratic debate to usher in the fall season.

Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

By Janet Ybarra

Every once in a while, a Trump judicial nominee comes forward who is even more noticeably worse than the rest. Steven Menashi is one of those.

We Have Met Our Greatest Security Threat, and It Is Us

By Janet Ybarra

As we stop to remember the solemn events of September 11, 2001, perhaps we can recall nothing more important than the great spirit of togetherness and national unity that the terrible terrorist attacks of that day engendered across the nation.

The Brexit Will Tear the United Kingdom Apart

By Thomas Brown

I confess that, while I was never really on board with Brexit, the breathless warnings from the pro-EU camp were enough to push me into the pro-Brexit side.

Winning 2020 Will Be Harder Than Trump Thinks

By Janet Ybarra

Donald Trump will have to deal with a very unique challenge which other incumbent presidents have not had to face, at least in modern times, as he seeks a second term. And that's before he faces a single Democrat....