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Trump and Haley: Shut Up About Iran

Trump and Haley Shut Up About Iran

The U.S. government has chosen to be against Iran’s government. Neocon Elliott Abrams says “We should be expressing support” for protests. Given his record and views, we therefore can be quite sure that this is exactly what should not be done. Mere support sounds “moderate”, but it’s only a first step, a wolf in sheep’s clothing. The full Abrams and …

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US freezes $125 million in funding to Palestinian refugees

US freezes $125 million in funding to Palestinian refugees

The US has reportedly cut off $125 million in funding for a UN agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees, less than a week after US President Donald Trump threatened to hold back future aid payments to the Palestinian Authority (PA). The Axios news website, citing three unnamed Western diplomats, said on Friday that the sum — a third of …

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US-sought UNSC meeting on Iran backfires on Washington

US-sought UNSC meeting on Iran backfires on Washington

The UN Security Council (UNSC) finally gives into a US push for a meeting on the latest events inside Iran, but the session does not go as planned as the council’s veto wielders and Washington’s own allies use the debate to criticize the White House for involving the council in Iran’s domestic affairs and seeking to link those issues to …

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Washington’s growing obsession: The 25th Amendment

Washington's growing obsession The 25th Amendment

Lawmakers concerned about President Donald Trump’s mental state summoned Yale University psychiatry professor Dr. Bandy X. Lee to Capitol Hill last month for two days of briefings about his recent behavior. In private meetings with more than a dozen members of Congress held on Dec. 5 and 6, Lee briefed lawmakers — all Democrats except for one Republican senator, whom …

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Israel never being serious to make peace with the Palestinians

Israel never being serious to make peace with the Palestinians

Issa Amro (عيسى عمرو) is a Palestinian activist based in Hebron, West Bank. He is the coordinator and co-founder of the grassroots group Youth against Settlements. Amro is a spokesman for and practitioner of Palestinian resistance against the Israeli Occupation of the Palestinian Territories. He advocates the use of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience focused on the city of Hebron. …

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Report: 80% of Arab-Israeli children live under poverty line

80% of Arab-Israeli children live under poverty line

Poverty levels among Israel’s Arab citizens has increased as a result of the government’s racist policies against these citizens, official data has shown. Quds Press reported a study issued by Israel’s Child Safety Department which said that 80 per cent of Arab children in Israel live under the poverty line. “About 370,000 children in Israel live under the poverty line,” …

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Donald Trump’s First Year Sets Record for U.S. Special Ops

Donald Trump’s First Year Sets Record for U.S. Special Ops

Elite Commandos Deployed to 149 Countries in 2017 By Nick Turse December 17, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – “We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October. That was in the wake of the combat deaths of four members of …

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US plan to separate refugee kids, parents ‘devastating’

US plan to separate refugee kids, parents ‘devastating’

Immigrant advocate groups warn the administration of US President Donald Trump against devastating effects of a new controversial plan that is being considered to separate children from parents, who were detained for “illegally” crossing border into America. Under the plan that has not yet been made public, authorities would be allowed to separate children from parents, who are entering the …

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