Daily Archive: July 7, 2017

US Threatens China & Other Nations Trading with North Korea After Missile Test

North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch is dangerous and requires an escalated diplomatic response, US Ambassador Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council. The US is preparing a new resolution that will likely target China’s trade with Pyongyang. The launch was “not only dangerous but reckless and irresponsible” and “cast a dark shadow of conflict on all nations that strive...

Trump in Poland: ‘The West Will Never, Ever Be Broken,’ ‘Our Civilization Will Triumph’

During his speech in Poland on Thursday, President Trump stood up for “our people” and “our civilization” and vowed that “the West will never, ever be broken.” “Just as Poland cannot be broken, I declare today for the world to hear that the West will never, ever be broken,” Trump said before a packed crowd at Warsaw’s Krasinski Square. “Our...

The Enemy of My Enemy is My…? The Saudi-American-Iranian-Russian-Qatari-Syrian Conundrum

The Middle East.  Could there be a more perilous place on Earth, including North Korea?  Not likely.  The planet’s two leading nuclear armed powers backing battling proxies amply supplied with conventional weapons; terror groups splitting and spreading; religious-sectarian wars threatening amid a plethora of ongoing armed hostilities stretching from Syria to Iraq to Yemen. And that was before Donald Trump...

Bangladesh: End Disappearances and Secret Detentions

Bangladesh law enforcement authorities have illegally detained hundreds of people since 2013, including scores of opposition activists, and held them in secret detention, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Bangladesh government should immediately stop this widespread practice of enforced disappearances, order prompt, impartial, and independent investigations into these allegations, provide answers to families, and prosecute security...