Friday, January 19, 2018

After year of Trump, world order strained but not broken

In fact, to general consternation, Trump went ahead and ordered Tillerson's State Department to start looking out for land on which to build a new mission in the divided city. After a...

After year of Trump, world order strained but not broken

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump came to office threatening to tear up trade deals, extort payment from US military allies, end the Iran nuclear accord and build a wall on America's southern border. He ended...

Counterpoint: Trump's assertive policies rally Iranian support for the Ayatollahs

In this week's Point/Counterpoint writers are addressing the question: Are Trump's assertive policies in the Middle East nudging Iran toward democracy? The Trump administration's non-strategic role in the Middle East and Iran's...

Point: Trump's stance gives hope to an Iranian majority that longs for freedom

In this week's Point/Counterpoint writers are addressing the question: Are Trump's assertive policies in the Middle East nudging Iran toward democracy? The contrast couldn't have been sharper: In 2009, as Iranians took...

Syrian opposition leaders meet White House official, lawmakers, deliver message to Trump

Members of the Free Syrian Army delegation pose with Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill. (fourth from right)  (Courtesy Syrian American Council) Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) left Washington, D.C., last night...

Commentary: Killing the Iran nuclear deal will be bad for the US

After months of threatening to undo the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Donald Trump once again opted to extend the deal by waiving...

Tillerson to make his European tour amid rising rift over Iran nuclear deal

Video PlayerClose WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Thursday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit London, Paris, Warsaw and Davos on January 21-27, as...

Are Trump's policies nudging Iran toward democracy?

By Fazle Chowdhury , Tribune News Service (TNS) The Trump administration’s non-strategic role in the Middle East and Iran’s “controlled democracy” plays into Winston Churchill’s narrative: “If we open a quarrel between...

Are Trump's policies nudging Iran toward democracy?

By Michael Rubin , Tribune News Service (TNS) The contrast couldn’t have been sharper: In 2009, as Iranians took to the street, they chanted, “Obama, Obama, either you’re with us or against...

US ambassador to UN chides North Korea, Iran, Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — 1:30 p.m. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the regimes that most threaten the world today with weapons of mass destruction — North Korea, Iran and Syria...

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