“At this point, [Turkish President Recep Tayyip] Erdoğan seems to be strongly committed to his deepening partnership with [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, and is unlikely to be swayed by Washington’s positive or negative incentives.”
President Donald Trump
President Trump ranged far and wide in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, referring to the myriad of issues he has dealt with in the first half of his presidency but in a manner similar to many of his other landmark speeches, the president invoked the name of God six times. This topped his inaugural address in which he invoked God’s name five times.
Iraqi politicians hit back at US President Donald Trump on Monday after he said that he plans to keep American forces in the country to spy on Iran. In an interview with CBS television, Trump reaffirmed his determination to pull the United States out of ‘endless wars’ in Syria and Afghanistan but said that some… Read more »
President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked the US intelligence services as “naive” and ‘wrong’ on the threat he says is posed by Iran. ‘Perhaps Intelligence should go back to school!’ Trump said in a blistering series of tweets. ‘The Intelligence people seem to be extremely passive and naive when it comes to the dangers of… Read more »
U.S. President Donald Trump has many competing issues to contend with. The longest government shutdown in U.S. history and a Democratic Party majority in the House of Representatives, has stalled the domestic agenda. In foreign policy, his long-awaited Middle East peace plan has yet to be put on the table.
Republican administrations in the US have generally dismissed the danger of global warming, saying that any fluctuations in temperatures are “natural.” Last October, President Donald Trump – who still favors the use of petroleum to make things go and has called global warming “a hoax” – cast doubt on a report by his own government that cautioned about the calamitous effects of climate change.
Warning: Some viewers may find the opening scene upsetting!! An Islamic State-claimed suicide attack targeting US-led coalition forces in the flashpoint northern Syrian city of Manbij killed at least 15 people including four U.S. servicemen on Wednesday. A U.S. official confirmed that four American servicemen were killed in the attack and at least three others… Read more »
At a press conference on Monday held during his visit to attend the inauguration of Brazil’s new President, Prime Minister Netanyahu told the media that the White House would release the details of the long-awaited Israel-Palestinian peace plan when it had the greatest chance of success, “and in their estimation elections are the time when it will have the least chance of succeeding.”
In a recent article, Ben Caspit, a senior journalist for Al-Monitor, cited a “very high-placed political source in Jerusalem,” who stated on the condition of anonymity that Trump’s much-awaited Middle East peace plan required dividing Jerusalem into three sections. One section will be a Palestinian capital in significant sections of East Jerusalem.”