Foreign Affairs
No Top Position At UN For Palestinians, Says US Envoy
"I wanted to let them know that, look, that happened but it will never happen again. The days of Israel-bashing are over," declared Haley.
US Commander: US ‘Probably’ Behind Airstrike That Killed Hundreds Of Civilians
The senior United States commander in Iraq said that an American airstrike most likely led to the collapse of a building in Mosul that killed over 200 of civilians.
Russia Preparing For Potential Removal From International Banking System
Global financial institutions like the World Bank and SWIFT can make or break the economies of entire nations due to their domination of the international banking system. Russia is making preparations in case they are ever barred from access to these institutions due to geopolitical influence from the West.
UK Students ‘Disciplined’ Over Support For Boycott On Israeli Goods
Dozens of academics signed a petition calling on the university to withdraw the disciplinary charge against the students who carried a banner which read “Stop Arming Israel”.
US Leads Boycott Of Talks Aimed At Nuclear Weapons Ban
US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, argued that a treaty would end up disarming nations "trying to keep peace and safety," while "bad actors" wouldn't sign on or comply.
ISIS Threatens Iran For Protecting Its Jewish Population
The 36-minute video, entitled “The Farsi Land: From Yesterday ’till Today,” was issued through IS’s social media channels.
Greece’s New Deal From European Lenders Delivers More Neoliberalism
Greece has entered into a new deal with European lenders that they claim will lift the country’s economy through the enactment of new reforms. However, the debt-ridden country will still have to meet tough fiscal targets for the next two years. Today, we’ll speak with a Greek economist who believes the deal will do little to help the country.
The Israeli Plan To Capitalize On Syria’s Civil War
Israel has revealed a new plan to help rebuild war-torn Syria - with the ultimate goal of securing massive stores of natural resources. The plan would rely on significant investment from the U.S., a financial burden that will likely fall hardest on the shoulders of the American public.
Trump Son-In-Law’s Deep Ties To Israel, Netanyahu Raise Doubts Of Impartiality
Kushner and his family also have longstanding personal ties to Netanyahu. At a White House news conference last month, Netanyahu joked that he has known Kushner since he was a boy.
Civilian Casualities Surging Under Trump
'In short,' says one analyst, 'Trump has been demanding that the US military consider dropping many of the restrictions which help protect civilian lives on the battlefield.'