Foreign Affairs
TTIP Tipping Point: Brexit ‘Deals a Serious Blow’ To US-EU Agreement
Britain's decision to leave the European Union has damaged the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Colombia Agrees To Peace With FARC, Ending 50 Years Of War
The bilateral cease-fire announced between the government and the FARC is being widely interpreted as the end of the war.
Britain Votes To Leave EU: Cameron To Resign; Markets Rocked
Authorities ranging from the International Monetary Fund to the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England have warned that a British exit will reverberate through a world economy that is only slowly recovering from the global economic crisis.
Trump Supports Israeli Annexation Of Parts Of West Bank
An advisor assured that Trump was no longer supportive of the idea of an independent Palestinian, unless the state was created with “the approval of the Israelis.”
Doctors Without Borders Rejects $63M In Funding Over EU’s ‘Shameful’ Treatment Of Refugees
‘There is nothing remotely humanitarian about these policies. It cannot become the norm and must be challenged,’ declared a representative of the renowned medical NGO which recently rejected millions in funding from the European Union.
Foreign Policy ‘Hypocrisy’: Canada Becomes Second-Largest Weapons Exporter To Middle East
‘[E]verybody knows that there is rank hypocrisy right at the core of U.S. foreign policy but I don't think everybody knows that about Canada," one anti-war activist said.
Israeli Intel Chief: We Don’t Want ISIS Defeated In Syria
Israeli officials have regularly expressed comfort with the idea of ISIS conquering the whole of Syria, saying they find it preferable to the Iran-allied government surviving the war.
Former US Official Says US Policies Helped Create ISIS
"Sadly for America and the people of the Middle East, Obama did worse than making no change in US policy, he actually made things worse."
WikiLeaks’ Assange Enters Year 5 Of Confinement, War On Whistleblowers To Continue Indefinitely
The WikiLeaks founder’s four years of confinement in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London mark him as an ongoing victim of the U.S. war on whistleblowers, but he’s just one of many targeted for speaking out about government corruption and injustice.
Amid Anti-BDS Pressure, Facebook Israel Appoints Long-Time Netanyahu Advisor To Policy Post
The move comes amid calls for Israel’s legislature, the Knesset, to criminalize criticism of Israel on Facebook.