Tag Archives: United States

Botched US Drone Strike Kills 15 Afghan Police By
The US has tried to bolster the Afghan government in Helmand Province with air support in their fighting against the Taliban, but the support appears to have gone horribly wrong today, as a US drone attacked and killed at least 15...
Blue-Collar Workers In Both US & Mexico Devastated By NAFTA By
As the state’s business leaders vie for a seat at the table during the North American Free Trade Agreement’s upcoming renegotiation talks, another interest group is hoping there is enough room for one more point of view. Unlike those who advocate for cheaper products...
US Certifies Iran’s Compliance With Nuclear Deal, Announces New Sanctions Next Day By
The United States announced new sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile program and what it called Tehran’s support for terrorist groups in the Middle East. The sanctions announced by the State Department target 18 individuals or entities...
Russia Tells Israel To “Live With” The Syrian Ceasefire Deal By
Russian foreign policy makers have slammed Israel’s latest statements condemning the recently agreed ceasefire in south-western Syria between Russia, the United States and Jordan. During his press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin...
Defense Bill Amendments Seek Limitations On US Participation In Yemen War By
The House version of the nearly $700 billion 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes multiple amendments aimed at limiting US involvement in the Saudi War in Yemen, explicitly forbidding the deployment of ground troops there, or spending any money on military...
Israel Rejects US, Russia Syrian Ceasefire Deal – Presents List Of Demands By
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made clear today that he and his government opposes the ongoing ceasefire in Southern Syria, a deal negotiated between the United States and Russia, and which has continued to hold throughout the past week. Netanyahu made...
Russia: US Has Too Many Spies In Moscow By
Russia has accused the United States of having too many spies operating within its diplomatic offices, and of refusing to cooperate on diplomatic issues. “There are too many employees of the CIA and the Pentagon’s espionage unit working under the roof of the...
Trump Hints At Closing Qatar Military Base, The Largest In The Middle East By
The latest in a series of moves by President Trump that appeared to throw a wrench into State Department efforts to calm the Qatar blockade situation saw him telling the Saudi King today that the US could well just abandon their largest military base in the Middle East,...
Mass Arrests Of Protesters: Outrageous In Russia, Barely Worth Mentioning In US By
Major media’s relative lack of interest in the mass arrests by Metro DC police on Inauguration Day is a fact noted by activists and journalists since the incident almost six months ago. One way to measure the dearth of coverage is to compare the attention paid to comparable...
US Healthcare Comes In Last Among Wealthiest Nations By
No, in turns out, the United States does not have the “best healthcare system in the world.” In the midst of a deeply unpopular attempt by the Republican Party to pass legislation that could leave 22 million more Americans uninsured and as support for...