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How Trump's Presidency Could Become a Dividing Line in the Middle East

Tens of thousands of visas were revoked last week by President Donald Trump’s executive order than bans the citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations …

The Trump administration took a new position on Israel. It's confusing everyone.

Donald Trump has indicated for months now that he plans to veer away from decades of bipartisan US policy toward Israel by moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and giving Israel tacit (if not explicit) permission to build more settlement housing in the occupied territories.<p>But …

Ready... Fire... Aim: How an Unhinged Trump Is Threatening US National Security

Trump doesn’t do nuance. He got elected by overtly exploiting fear, spreading hate, and promising to make us safer. Unfortunately, his simple-minded …

It’s Not Just A Muslim Ban, It’s Much Worse

Far from making us safer, this Administration is putting us at greater risk.<p>With a stroke of the pen on a misdirected and, I believe, malicious Executive Order (EO), President Donald Trump unleashed a dynamic that will, I fear, have consequences as far-reaching and damaging to my country and my …

Two-thirds of Britons believe Trump is 'threat to international stability'

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The end of the world as we know it: The Donald Trump White House is set to destroy decades of U.S. foreign policy

<b>(AP/Andrew Harnik/Getty/Brian Blanco/Dennis Grombkowski)</b><p>In less than 2 weeks, Trump has unraveled decades of diplomacy, weakened alliances and made us all less safe<p>Sophia A. McClennen<p>February 4, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>When Stephen Colbert decided to close out 2016 on “The Late Show” with a rendition of …

Donald Trump

Brexit: Berlin business leaders unimpressed with UK's message

<b>The distinguished audience members were too polite to heckle. But the eye rolling, frowns and audible tutting made it quite clear how the Brexiteers' message was going down with German business leaders.</b><p>Owen Paterson, a former minister and Conservative MP, and John Longworth, co-chair of Leave Means …

Great Britain

President Trump Just Told The CIA The U.S. Should Have Stolen Iraq's Oil

The president just advocated for a clear violation of international law.<p>WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump told the CIA on Saturday that the so-called Islamic State probably would never have existed if the United States had seized Iraq’s oilfields, a claim that flies in the face of the analysis of …

Globalisation once made the world go around. Is it about to grind to a halt?

The denizens of Davos reassured themselves that free trade would go on in the Trump era, but they had for years done little about the losers such a system creates<p>His speech was like one normally expected of an American president. Countries must resist the temptation to retreat into harbour, the …

‘One China’ policy ‘non-negotiable’ Beijing official warns Trump

China's foreign ministry on Sunday again rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip between the two sides.<p>Spokesman Lu Kang said Sunday that the "one China" policy is "non-negotiable." Since recognizing Beijing in 1979, …

Obama’s cruel policy reversal on Cuban refugees

For some fifty years, the US has had a policy of welcoming refugees fleeing the brutal communist dictatorship in Cuba. In the 1990s, the policy was changed to “wetfoot, dryfoot,” under which Cubans who succeeded in reaching the United States would be allowed to stay, but those unfortunate enough to …

The new American exceptionalism: How the Russian connection to the 2016 election signals the destruction of our nation’s ideals | Salon.com

<b>Barack Obama; Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin; Hillary Clinton (AP/Getty/Reuters/Evan Vucci/Ivan Sekretarev/Ty Wright/Rainier Ehrhardt)</b><p>The new American exceptionalism: How the Russian connection to the 2016 election signals the destruction of our nation’s ideals<p>Our nation has a long history of …

The last time East-West diplomacy saw such a big breach by Russia, someone got poisoned

In 2007, the UK expelled Russian diplomats and severed contact between their security services. Much of the West was in an uproar with Moscow. The trigger? The murder of Alexander Litvinenko, a KGB defector who was poisoned with polonium 210, a nuclear isotope. The operation, a British …

Russia

Universities warned over 'snowflake' student demands

Universities will be forced to pander to the demands of "snowflake" students if controversial changes to the ranking system are approved, education leaders have warned.<p>The Government faces a cross-party revolt in the Lords this week over proposed reforms to higher education, which include placing …

Higher Education