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Cold Start or Nuclear Winter

A Crisis of Sanity in South Asia South Asia is no stranger to conflict, for the region has always remained unstable for most of its post-colonial history, mainly due to the two regional powers, India and Pakistan, locking horns in an endless turf battle. It is not a good time for peace advocates on either … Continue reading Cold Start or Nuclear Winter

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An Israeli Air Force F-15 fighter jet. © Amir Cohen / Reuters

Netanyahu to Putin: Israeli Airstrikes in Syria Will Continue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israeli forces will continue airstrikes in Syria if they deem it necessary. “If there is feasibility from an intelligence and military standpoint – we attack and so it will continue,” Netanyahu said during a visit to China, adding that he … Continue reading Netanyahu to Putin: Israeli Airstrikes in Syria Will Continue

Trump, Ryan and Kenny attend the annual Friends of Ireland St PatrickТs Day lunch in Washington © Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

Up Close and Personal with ‘The Donald’ in Washington, D.C.

Donald Trump showed his softer side to a group given unique access to him at the White House and Capitol Hill. After all, the Irish-American vote is crucial to the success of the Republican Party. Trump showed he’s a tough politician in the Irish sense. President Donald Trump can be courteous, engaging, friendly and even … Continue reading Up Close and Personal with ‘The Donald’ in Washington, D.C.

Jerusalem Syndrome: Weird Psychological Disorder that Affects Tourists in the Holy City

Known in Hebrew as Yerushalayim and in Arabic as al-Quds, Jerusalem has the greatest number of sacred sites of any city on earth and is considered by many to be the center of the world. It is one of the oldest cities in the world and it is of great significance for Christians, Jews and … Continue reading Jerusalem Syndrome: Weird Psychological Disorder that Affects Tourists in the Holy City

Radical Terrorism is Spreading Like a Plague to Different Regions of the Wold

It’s been noted time and time again that extremist terrorist groups are shifting their main targets from the Middle East – where they have suffered heavy losses – to other parts of the world. According to the Cheng Guoping, state commissioner for counterterrorism and security matters, a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference … Continue reading Radical Terrorism is Spreading Like a Plague to Different Regions of the Wold

US Deception: The West’s ‘Peaceful Revolution’ Narrative in Syria was a Lie from the Beginning

This week is the 6th anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian conflict. Despite the mounting evidence and the collapse Washington and London’s failed project, many liberal ‘humanitarian interventionists’ in the West are still clinging to the imaginary storyline of ‘freedom fighters’ in Syria battling against an evil authoritarian tyrant in their fragile bid to … Continue reading US Deception: The West’s ‘Peaceful Revolution’ Narrative in Syria was a Lie from the Beginning

A Palestinian child looks at Israeli soldiers patrolling in the West Bank city of Hebron, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

US Furious over Another Scathing UN Report on Israeli Abuses

A United Nations rights expert issued a scathing report criticizing Israel’s policies Monday, just a few days after the world body withdrew a report that accused Israel of “apartheid” against Palestinians after U.S. and Israeli pressure. In the report, Michael Lynk, the U.N. special rapporteur on the occupied Palestinian territories, charged Israel with “the subjugation … Continue reading US Furious over Another Scathing UN Report on Israeli Abuses

Economics of the Standoff Between Turkey and the Netherlands

As the diplomatic squabble between Turkey and the Netherlands continues to fester, concerns are raised about whether — and to what extent — the tensions will harm bilateral relations, particularly in economics where the two countries have robust trade and investment connections. For Turkey, the Netherlands offers a large and expanding export market. Trade between … Continue reading Economics of the Standoff Between Turkey and the Netherlands

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USA: Viewers Watch 15yo Girl Sexually Assaulted on Facebook Live, Fail to Call Police

Police in Chicago have revealed that a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by several young men while the attack streamed on Facebook Live. The incident was viewed by some 40 people, none of whom reported it to the authorities. The attack on Deahvion Austin, which was reportedly carried out by five or six teenage boys … Continue reading USA: Viewers Watch 15yo Girl Sexually Assaulted on Facebook Live, Fail to Call Police