africa's lost kingdoms

One can hear echoes of such views even today from Western politicians. Donald Trump referred to a number of African nations as “shithole countries” in 2018, and French president Emmanuel Macron said in 2017, “The challenge Africa faces is completely different and much deeper” than..

a fourth of july thought

NEW YORK TIMES’S PETER BAKER: [Putin’s] comments to the Financial Times right before arriving here was that Western-style liberalism is obsolete. ... *When I first heard someone say that Trump thought “Western liberalism” had to do with SF Democrats, I thought they were..

china and russia in strategic alliance

While Putin and Xi contribute to solid project for the future, those of the United States and some other Western countries show their disagreements. Trump and other European leaders have just celebrated the anniversary of Normandy landing June 1944, event that announced the opening of..

celebrating eid al-fitr

More than 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, bursting through German coastal defenses to open the way to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi regime... Donald Trump arrives Ireland for the time as U.S for low-key visit, where he will be..

the iran nuclear deal: a timeline

Hide Footnote France and Germany and Trump, mutually acceptable compromise among Western powers seemed within reach, and Trump deemed the insufficient and pulled U.S out of JCPOA on May 2018, starting the clock on U.S sanctions snapback. ..

seven days in november

Both will be at levels never before seen in a Western democracy. . Trump’s a pretty smart bloke; I wonder if he’ll bow out of the race and give Mike Pence a shot. . . . . stackja . #2866219, posted on November 17, 2018 at 12:06 pm . ..

trumpism in europe

Opposition to Trump throughout Western Europe is well established, bolstered by his summer trips to Brussels, where he subjugated to Russian President Vladimir Putin and London, where he criticized Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for exiting European Union. ..

‘kerry supportive of military action in syria'

Another Obama administration official also approved of the US decision to fire 59 Tomahawk missiles at al-Shayrat Homs western Syrian early Friday... Trump was right to strike at the regime of Syrian President Bashar al- Assad for using weapon of mass destruction, the nerve agent sarin,..

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