President Trump’s Jerusalem Decision: the End of Hegemony?

Introduction The Trump regime proclaimed that the vote in the General Assembly of the United Nations regarding the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was a strategic US decision. Both President Trump and his bombastic UN Ambassador Nikki Haley threatened that all decisions and agreements regarding alliances, loans, aid and diplomatic relations were …

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How the American Coalition SCROOGED the World

In September 2015 Russian air forces began hammering ISIS in Syria at the orders of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Two years later the world’s most dreaded terror has been all but eradicated. This year the world has received one of the best Christmas presents ever. Unfortunately, Ebenezer Scrooge either wants to take credit for the …

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How the US and Israel Extort Votes at the UN

On December 21, 2017, 128-member states of the United Nations General Assembly voted against the United States in condemning the Donald Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Moreover, the General Assembly called on member states not to move their embassies in Tel …

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North Korea – UNSC’s – 15 : 0; – Choking a Country into Submission

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is being choked into submission if not starvation by the UN Security Council, by a vote of 15 : 0; i.e. unanimously. None of the 15 UNSC states, let alone the five permanent members, have had the guts to say no to a murderous Resolution, drafted and proposed …

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Haley’s Fantasy Island: US Representative to UN Served by Russian Pranksters

The US ambassador to the United Nations has fallen victim to a phone prank perpetrated by a famous Russian duo, with whom she discussed the affairs of a fictional South China Sea island nation and the alleged harassment of the Ukrainian president by Kevin Spacey. Notorious Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov (Vovan) and Alexey Stolyarov (Lexus) …

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UN Jerusalem Vote Postmortems

Though symbolic only, rejection of Trump’s Jerusalem declaration by an overwhelming majority of UN member states gave his administration and Israel a black eye – two rogue states, partnering in high crimes, spurning fundamental Palestinian rights. US strategy to get its way includes heavy-handed pressure, bullying, threats, other forms of intimidation and bribery – more …

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Nikki Haley: The De Facto Agent of Influence

The most recent claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin is “running” Donald Trump as if the U.S. president is a Russian intelligence asset comes from former Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper. “[Putin] knows how to handle an asset, and that’s what he’s doing with the president,” Clapper told CNN last Monday. Clapper, who served as DNI under …

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Washington’s Humiliation at UN is Sign of a Washed-Up Superpower

The overwhelming rejection of President Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital by 128 member nations at the UN is a signal event of how far US international standing has slumped. Leader of the free world? More like a miscreant whose overbearing megalomaniacal ego is no longer tolerable to virtually everyone else. Even close …

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