Trump's Shutdown Retreat Reveals Weakness
Analysis:
US President Donald Trump will emerge from the longest government shutdown in US history politically weakened, his reputation questioned and his signature campaign promise still glaringly unfulfilled, according to AP Analysis.
The US seeks to conquer the last fortress against imperialism
Hujjat al-Islam Ebrahimi:‎
Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam Aref Ebrahimi, a researcher and scholar in the Islamic Seminary of ‎Qom, said. “In order to continue its arrogant policies, the United States has sharpened its ‎claws and teeth over Venezuela.”‎
Iraqi Lawmakers Push For Timeline For US Pullout
Resistance to Swell:
The presence of US occupying troops inside Iraq is still major political issue, with several parties seeking a firm government timetable on a US withdrawal, since the Abdel Mahdi government has been clear on the war against ISIL being over.
In the Middle East, a new order is in place. Assad is a sign.
While the world has clearly vastly changed since the 19th century, the statesmen of 19th-century Europe would have recognized the political workings of the world in the 21st. Some 200 years on, there is still almost no country that would not want to expand its influence — if no more its territory — abroad, at least in its immediate neighborhood.
UN Required to Classify Israeli Air Strikes on Syria as War Crimes
On Monday, January 21, Syria’s air defenses shot down more than 30 cruise missiles and guided bombs during Israel's night attack.
Why USAID Will Never Fund Palestinian Development Projects
It’s a huge mistake to assume that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will ever fund all its projects in the occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip as it doesn't want to help exercise of Palestinian self-determination and sovereignty.
Immoral: The Trump Administration's Plan to Imprison and Traumatize Migrant Children
There is a reason why the Trump administration continues to separate migrant children from their parents and deny them the full protections generally awarded to unaccompanied children. It’s deliberate, systematic, and widespread.
Why to End the War on Yemen – The Reconstruction the US Ignores
In December, the Senate successfully passed a War Powers Act resolution calling for the end to US support for the Saudi War on Yemen. The House leadership at the time refused to allow a vote, but with the Democrats now the leadership, such a resolution is expected to be voted on in the next six weeks.
Marzieh Hashemi: US Government Dreads Truth-Tellers
Freedom of the press in the United States is legally protected by the First Amendment to the US Constitution. This amendment is generally understood to prevent the government from interfering with the distribution of information and opinions.
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