Trump and Kim: Two semi-grown men playing with ‘fire and fury’
“May you live in interesting times” Ancient Chinese saying It is difficult to predict with any degree of certainty,...
The Syrian War and The American Administration Today [Part III)
Once, Donald Trump decides to go after Al Quaida after the destruction of ISIL, he would be attacking Idlib...
The Syrian War and The American Administration Today (Part-I)
The terrible war in Syria has bought arguably more misery than most other conflicts of either this or the...
Trump and Kim: Two semi-grown men playing with ‘fire and fury’
“May you live in interesting times” Ancient Chinese saying It is difficult to predict with any degree of certainty, just what the ongoing Trump era holds for the world at large and the American people in particular especially the North Koreans. “Little Rocket man wants to commit suicide” Trump... Read more
The Syrian War and The American Administration Today [Part III)
Once, Donald Trump decides to go after Al Quaida after the destruction of ISIL, he would be attacking Idlib since it is their main bastion of power. Which would also be attacked by Assad since it is also the last major rebel outpost against him. Then what? Would Trump... Read more
The Syrian War and The American Administration Today
Nevertheless, the Americans have been plying the YPG that America’s NATO ally Turkey sees as an outlawed terror group and has sworn to utterly destroy with heavy weapons while American forces are faced with the onerous task of protecting them from their fellow Turkish allies. And to make matters... Read more
The Syrian War and The American Administration Today (Part-I)
The terrible war in Syria has bought arguably more misery than most other conflicts of either this or the last century, barring only a few even more terrible wars such as the second world war and the Vietnam conflict. However, like the great wars that took place early on... Read more
Trump sanctions seek to halt financing for Venezuela ‘dictatorship’
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that prohibits dealings in new debt from the Venezuelan government or its state oil company in an effort to halt financing that fuels President Nicolas Maduro’s “dictatorship”, the White House said on Friday. The order is Washington’s biggest sanctions blow to... Read more
Trump fires FBI Director James Comey
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading his agency’s investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential campaign and possible collusion with Trump’s campaign. Trump said the move, which shocked Washington, resulted from Comey’s handling of an election-year... Read more
UN should consider ´stronger sanctions´ on N.Korea: Trump
The UN Security Council has to be ready to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, US President Donald Trump said Monday, calling the status quo “unacceptable.” “This is a real threat to the world,” Trump said while hosting UN Security Council ambassadors at... Read more
Australian media terms Kohli the ‘Donald Trump’ of world sport
The Australian media has termed Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the ‘Donald Trump’ of world sport. Kohli has been involved in public spats with Australian skipper Steven Smith. His dismal performance so far in India’s home Test series against the Aussies have certainly given the chance to the Australian media... Read more
In first Trump-Merkel meeting, awkward body language and a quip
The first face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel started awkwardly on Friday and ended even more oddly, with a quip by Trump about wiretapping that left the German leader visibly bewildered. The two leaders share different views on trade, Russia and immigration, leading... Read more
Trump to unveil overhauled immigration order
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will issue a new executive order to replace his controversial directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries. At a White House news conference on Thursday, Trump said the new order would seek to address... Read more
Trump promises Israel that Iran will never get bomb
President Donald Trump hailed the United States’ “unbreakable” bond with Israel on Wednesday and promised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran would never be permitted to build a nuclear weapon. Trump’s vow was designed to address Israeli concerns over the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, which... Read more
Israel settlement growth not ‘good for peace’: Trump
US President Donald Trump does not believe Israeli settlement growth in Palestinian territories is “good for peace”, he told a paper Friday, in his most direct comments on the matter since inauguration. In the interview published in Hebrew by the Israel Hayom newspaper, Trump also said he was thinking... Read more
US court to rule on Trump’s ban on seven Muslim countries
A federal appeals court is expected to rule on President Donald Trump’s U.S. travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries as soon as Wednesday, one day after questioning whether the order unfairly targeted people over their religion. The temporary ban faced tough scrutiny on Tuesday by a three-judge... Read more
Trump admin appeals court to reinstate Muslim travel ban
The US government on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s travel ban as a “lawful exercise” of his authority, and urged an appeals court to reinstate the suspended measure in the interests of national security. Three days after a federal judge put the controversial measure on hold, Justice Department lawyers... Read more