Rex Tillerson

Tillerson Says He's Learning to Enjoy Job But Misses His Horse

Rex Tillerson has had public disagreements with his boss, Donald Trump, and private concerns about the role the president’s son-in-law is playing in …

Secretary Of State

The Calculated Destruction of America’s Government

It is truly extraordinary: the still-new Trump administration keeps appointing people whose common priority is the destruction of the agency they …

Liberal View

Report: Trump furious at Nikki Haley for saying his accusers "should be heard"

I’ll bet he is. He was reportedly ticked off at his own daughter for criticizing Roy Moore when she said a few weeks ago that there’s a special place …

Conservative View

NATO prolongs chief Stoltenberg's term for 2 more years

NATO is giving Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg two more years at the head of the world's biggest military alliance.<p>NATO said in a statement Tuesday that the 29 NATO nations decided to prolong the former Norwegian prime minister's term until Sept. 30, 2020.<p>It said the allies "congratulate the …

Russia

2017 Lie of the Year Readers’ Poll results

President Donald Trump calling "the Russia thing" a "made-up story" has overwhelmingly won the reader competition for most significant falsehood of …

Donald Trump

Morning Brief: 75 per cent for the provinces, 75 per cent for the Liberals

<b>Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you by Boeing, committed to Canada since 1919.</b><p><i>Morneau expected to answer for giving 75 per cent of pot proceeds</i> …

Canada

ExxonMobil bows to shareholder pressure on climate

Ed Crooks in New York<p>December 12, 2017<p>ExxonMobil, the world's largest listed oil and gas group, will start publishing regular reports on the possible …

Climate

Too Big to Grow, Exxon Star Dims Amid Struggles to Boost Oil

(Bloomberg) -- Big Oil’s gold standard is losing some of its luster.<p>Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM). basked in a premium stock valuation for two decades …

Oil

Fate of Iran deal to land back in Trump’s hands

Katrina Manson in Washington<p>December 12, 2017<p>A Congressional deadline for taking action on Iran expires on Tuesday, handing the fate of a historic …

Ben Cardin

What Should We Fight For?

“We will never accept Russia’s occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea,” declaimed Rex Tillerson last week in Vienna.<p>“Crimea-related sanctions …

Conservative View

Trump's Motorcade Keeps Getting the Middle Finger

Donald Trump just can't escape the finger.<p>The president got flicked off yet again on Saturday in Florida as his motorcade traveled to his Mar-a-Lago …

Donald Trump

Rex Tillerson roasted by ‘rising star’ in State Department resignation letter

With Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly on shaky ground with President Donald Trump, at least one former State Department employee believes …

Secretary Of State

One less adult in the room

Rex Tillerson received a frosty welcome in Europe last week. But the old continent has not yet formulated a practical response to Trump’s foreign …

Secretary Of State

2018 Scenarios: Unlikely Events That Could Hugely Impact Markets

For some time a number of respected economists and analysts have been warning of an equities collapse in the U.S. which would likely spread to other …

Business

Don't Do It: Why Moving Tom Cotton to the CIA Is a Bad Idea

A job shuffle that would put Senator Tom Cotton in charge of the CIA is one of the worst ideas to come out of the Trump administration.<p>It’s not that …

Politics

Haley: Women accusing Trump of sexual harassment should be heard

WASHINGTON — Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Halely said all women who believe they’ve been victims of sexual harassment should be heard, …

South Korea

Haley says Trump accusers ‘should be heard’

Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington<p>December 10, 2017<p>Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor appointed by Donald Trump as UN ambassador, said …

Donald Trump

Has the US given up on Middle East diplomacy?

Tillerson calls on Saudis to “consider consequences” of actions; Is Aoun making the right call on Hariri?

Middle East

Having a high IQ is a curse ... just look at Donald Trump

Research suggests that people with high IQ scores are more likely to have mood disorders, and a higher risk factor of ‘psychological overexcitabilities’ – perhaps that explains the behaviour of the man in the White House<p>My IQ is extremely, almost embarrassingly, high. I’ve never actually taken an …

Psychology

Iran's president signals 'good ties' possible with Saudi Arabia

The Iranian president has urged Saudi Arabia to end its war in Yemen and sever alleged ties with Israel to improve relations with the Islamic …

Middle East

Star U.S. Diplomat Quits With Fiery Letter To Rex Tillerson

The Trump administration has a “stinging disrespect” for diplomats, she wrote.<p>A distinguished U.S. diplomat who was seen as a rising star at the State Department resigned after writing a searing letter to Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson, accusing him of gutting the department and damaging …

News (U.S.)

Arab League demands reversal of Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers today demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, …

Israel

Trump administration has yet to fill many US ambassador posts in Europe

When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived at the Vienna airport this week, he was greeted on the tarmac by three deputy chiefs of mission from …

Secretary Of State

Jared Kushner is wreaking havoc in the Middle East

In his role as the president’s special advisor, Kushner seems to have decided he can remake the entire Middle East. The results could be devastating<p>The entire Middle East, from Palestine to Yemen, appears set to burst into flames after this week. The region was admittedly already teetering on the …

Middle East

‘Say the Word’: What the Rohingya Struggle is Really About

By refusing to speak out against the Myanmar government’s ongoing ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, Pope Francis has darkly stained his legacy.<p>…

Asia

Trump's top Middle East adviser set to quit White House

A key adviser to Donald Trump on Middle Eastern policy will become the latest senior figure to leave the White House.<p>Dina Powell, the US President’s …

World Leaders

Trump Takes His Grudge Against Mitt Romney to a Crazed, New Low

This is a ridiculous level of petty ignorance, even for a bottom feeder like Trump.<p>The president is proving he’s not emotionally stable, and has no …

Elections

The ‘Why’ Of The Embassy Move To Jerusalem: ‘Nose To Nose With A Con Man’ – OpEd

By<p>By Dr. Arshad M. Khan*<p>The Jerusalem story is the centerpiece of news this week. Donald Trump and Mike Pence, an evangelical, in favor of moving the …

Israel

North Korea open to direct talks with US, says Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said North Korea is open to direct talks with the US and passed that message on to US Secretary of State …

North Korea

The Effing Morons Have Taken Over: It's Time to Discuss Revolution

Nuclear Winter<br>(Image by Tyler Oysternatz) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Recent events have shown that our government has no legitimacy at …

Liberal View