Daily Archive: July 25, 2016

There is no other place in the world where Americans bear so much responsibility for what happens –Ehrenreich

Ben Ehrenreich’s new book, The Way to the Spring, Life and Death in Palestine (Penguin Press 2016), is a tough read. Tough because of what it evokes in any civilized reader: anger and despair — in equal doses. And particularly tough for an American Jewish reader because it does not let you stop thinking or feeling about what Ehrenreich told...

Inferno near NATO base in Turkey, alliance insists all is well

A massive fire has erupted near a NATO base within the Buca district in Izmir, western Turkey, local media report. NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu has denied the reports of a fire “in or near” territories hosting NATO facilities in Turkey, adding that its HQ “is fully operational.” https://twitter.com/NATOpress/status/757574494739456000 However, according to local media reports and images and videos posted on...

Saudi Arabia Offers Russia Economic Incentives to Drop Assad

Kremlin Press Service Jul. 22 2016 Saudi Arabia will offer Russia access to the Gulf Cooperation Council Market and regional investment funds if it ends its support for the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, the Kingdom’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said in an interview with the Politico.eu news website. Russia’s military intervention in Syria began in September last year,...