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Archive for the ‘Foreign Affairs’ Category

May 24th, 2017 - 1:00 am § in Foreign Affairs, Jefferson

BANNED IN CHINA

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May 17th, 2017 - 7:51 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics

Putin offers to provide details of Trump disclosures to Russian envoys

  MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he would be willing to provide the U.S. Congress a record of President Trump’s meeting with top Russian envoys, bringing scoffs on Capitol Hill that the Kremlin could help shed light on the disclosures of reportedly highly classifie[...]

May 16th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Daily Tweet: Trumps His Advisers, Brags That HE Has Right to Breech Security

 McMaster was one of three American officials  who sat in on the meeting withe the Russian spy master and foreign minister. After the meeting the Washington Post and NY Times broke stories claiming that Trump had given the Russians ultra high, critical security information.  As soon as the stori[...]

May 15th, 2017 - 3:21 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

SYRIA AFTER TRUMP

Memo Signed By Assad Transfers Command And Financial Responsibility For Syrian Militias To Iran Throughout the Syria war, Iran has played a central role in establishing the Syrian militias operating alongside the Syrian regime’s regular army and army reserves. MEMRI.ORG[...]

May 14th, 2017 - 9:24 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Jefferson, The Ave Scene

When Neofascists Confer

How many of us remember that WWII in the Pacific began not with Pearl Harbor but with a conflict between the US and China over access to the South China Sea? While Trump twists, tevoes, and tweets, it  looks like that the Philippines is making love with China and jointly carving up the South Chin[...]

May 9th, 2017 - 8:31 am § in America, Foreign Affairs

AFTER TRUMP: Syria’s gangland

Assad’s Warlords Gain Upper Hand On a cool morning, an elderly man is standing at his espresso machine on a street in eastern Aleppo. It’s shortly after 8 a.m., and this part of the city — destroyed in the war and reconquered by the regime in December — is waking up. Green gr[...]

May 9th, 2017 - 8:21 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Jefferson

Neofascism: Turkey Blocks Access to Wikipedia

The government of Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia after two Wikipedia entries described links between the Erdogan government Turkey and Islamist militant groups . The ministry accused Wikipedia of running a “smear campaign” against the Turkey. saying some articles purported tha[...]

May 9th, 2017 - 7:40 am § in Foreign Affairs

Moon Jae-in leads exit polls in S.Korean presidential election by large margin

Moon Jae-in of the liberal Minjoo Party has been elected the new President of South Korea. Now it seems that Macron will have a partner in South Korea. Moon Jae-in is a former civil rights attorney .  He was imprisoned in the 1970s for protesting against the former dictator Park Chung-hee and late[...]

May 2nd, 2017 - 8:23 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Trump’s nominee for China ambassador takes tough line on South China Sea

U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the U.S. ambassador to China took a tough line on Tuesday on China’s development of “artificial islands” in the South China Sea. “China cannot be allowed to use its artificial islands to coerce its neighbors or limit freedom o[...]