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Tuesday August 22, 2017 08:42 PM



  • Trump’s Afghan strategy: New course or repeating history?

    Trump’s Afghan strategy: New course or repeating history?

    Analysts said Trump’s speech offered reassurance to those in New Delhi who feared a US pull-out could pave the way for greater Pakistani involvement in Afghanistan

  • Infographic: Trump announces new Afghan strategy

    Infographic: Trump announces new Afghan strategy

    US President Donald Trump outlined a revised vision for the 16-year US war in Afghanistan on Monday, pledging to end a strategy of ‘nation-building’ and instead bolster operations against a resurgent Taliban and other militant groups

  • US scales back visa services in Russia after Putin cuts its staff

    US scales back visa services in Russia after Putin cuts its staff

    It said services would be resumed on September 1, but would be offered “on a greatly reduced scale.”

  • Drive the devil

    Drive the devil

    The cycle of hatred will continue

  • Embattled Trump to skip Kennedy Centre Honours

    Embattled Trump to skip Kennedy Centre Honours

    Trump’s comments prompted a slew of resignations from presidential councils, including all 17 members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities

  • What were Bannon’s policy wins and losses?

    What were Bannon’s policy wins and losses?

    US President Donald Trump on Friday fired his chief strategist Stephen Bannon, a right-wing political activist credited with driving parts of the Trump policy agenda, with mixed results

  • Hawks soaring after Bannon’s departure

    Hawks soaring after Bannon’s departure

    McMaster stripped Bannon of his official NSC position in April, after succeeding the ousted Michael Flynn, a Bannon ally, as national security adviser

  • Californians seek secession from US

    Californians seek secession from US

    Past similar measures for independence have all fallen through

  • Infographic: More confidence in Putin than in Trump

    Infographic: More confidence in Putin than in Trump

    Few people trust Vladimir Putin to do the right thing for the world, according to a Pew Research Centre survey of 37 countries; however, citizens of 22 countries trust Putin more than Donald Trump. Putin is more trusted than Trump among citizens of numerous US allies, including Japan and South Korea and seven European Nato members, according to the survey released Wednesday. Both leaders scored poorly overall in the poll.
    Among Nato allies Greece, Germany, Turkey, Hungary, France, Italy and Spain, more people had confidence in the Russian president than in his US counterpart, according to the poll. Trump scored higher than Putin in Nato members Britain, Canada, the Netherlands and Poland. Trump also led among non-Nato US allies Australia and the Philippines, as well as in Israel, according to the survey.

  • Wake up and smell the Nazis

    Wake up and smell the Nazis

    The politics of hatred is everywhere

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