by Hamid Dabashi Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Hours before the scheduled third and final debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas, The New York Times published an article in which it argued that the Republican presidential nominee in effect has no […]
Sam Thielman “That show was tape-destruction city, between [the two stars] and all of their other horrible, racist, homophobe, woman-abusing cronies,” Janet said. “It was nearly impossible to cut that show together between the grossness and abuse. But we were contracted to make this guy appear like a hero and maintain the brand not only […]
This is not helping, Mr Prime Minister. Photograph: Justin Trudeau on Facebook Jesse Brown What comes to mind? A progressive wonderland of polite manners and majestic moose? What America might be if it evolved a little? That place you’ll move to if Trump wins? If that’s what you think, that’s fine by us. In fact, […]
by Cailey Rizzo The new hotels will be called “Scion.” Amidst reports that occupancy rates at Trump Hotels have slipped this election season, the company has announced that new brand hotels will no longer bear the Trump name. The newest line of luxury hotels, geared towards millennials, will be called Scion, the company said. […]
A federal court has ruled in favor of four former Abu Ghraib detainees intending to sue a US military contractor for its alleged role in torturing them. The decision also said laws against torture apply to all branches of government, even the executive. On Friday, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a former […]
This campaign will be remembered for a long long time.
One friend, Kelly Stedman, told The Washington Post that Anderson informed her about the encounter a few days after it happened.
“We were out at a girls’ brunch” at the Great Jones Cafe in Manhattan, Stedman said, recalling that when she and two other friends heard the story, they found themselves “laughing at how pathetic it was” on Trump’s part.
The US military has carried out a series of “limited self-defence strikes” in Yemen, the Pentagon has announced.
Already facing increased revulsion following the release of an Access Hollywood tape last week, new revelations suggest that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may have walked in on Miss Teen USA contestants as they dressed in 1997.
Besides Lavrov and Kerry, the chief diplomats from Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Iran will also take part in the talks.
The US and Saudi Arabia have agreed to grant free passage to thousands of Islamic State militants before the Iraqi city of Mosul is stormed.
It seems Washington needs American voters to see its combat advances in the Middle East.
I’ve been thinking about what Dr. Hans has said about P5 immunity and privilege, manifesting negatively in the power of veto for the purpose of concealing complicity in nefarious undertakings.
New records show that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump misled the public when he claimed he made $694 million last year.
A German undercover journalist enrolled as an intern at the RT Deutsch studio to spy on “Putin’s propaganda broadcaster,” but things didn’t exactly go as planned.
In April 2016, computer technicians at the Democratic National Committee discovered that someone had accessed the organization’s computer servers and conducted a theft that is best described as Watergate 2.0.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (Photo by AFP) Russia says it will safeguard “its assets” in Syria if the United States plans to bombard the military airfields of the Syrian government. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said some policymakers in Washington had been heard to advocate such a scenario of targeting Syrian airfields as […]
Amid the increasingly hawkish approach the US government has taken towards the Syrian government, it has been clear for its strategists that a no-fly zone over Syria would mean mass civilian casualties.
REUTERS Photo A delegation of police officers from all over the US visited Israel last month to learn how to fight terrorism. One of its stars was Orlando Police Chief John Mina. In June Mina made headlines following the terrorist attack in Orlando in which 49 people were killed and dozens were injured when Omar […]
“The Committee is particularly concerned that out of the 47 persons executed on 2 January 2016, at least four, namely Ali al Ribh, Mohammad Fathi, Mustafa Akbar and Amin al-Ghamadi were under the age of 18 when sentenced to death.”
By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today Sometimes, situation becomes critical in relation to Syrian war and sometimes, between India and Pakistan. There is a co-relationship of the US-led West’s double standards and double game regarding human rights, terrorism and so on. But, this dual strategy, particularly regarding India and Pakistan in wake of the unresolved […]
According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the decision to deploy S-300 anti-air missile system in Syria came after receiving leaked data on US intentions to bomb Syrian airbases.
Members of the Popular Mobilization Units supporting the government forces drive military vehicles on the outskirts of the Iraqi city of Najaf on September 24, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Iraqi security officials warn the army may attack occupying Turkish forces deployed to the north should they intervene in an upcoming operation to liberate the city […]
Moscow has warned the West against striking any missile or aviation blows on the territories controlled by the Syrian government. Russia will see such actions as a threat to Russian military men in Syria, Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Thursday
Russia’s lower house of parliament ratified on Friday an agreement with Syria that authorizes the deployment of a Russian air group at the Hmeimim airbase for an indefinite period of time. Why Russian Hmeymim Base Will Be Beneficial Not Only to Syria The Hmeymim airbase agreement was signed in Damascus on August 26, 2015, and […]
Russia is ready to urge the Syrian government to let Al-Nusra Front militants exit Aleppo with their weapons, as proposed by the UN envoy to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says.
President Obama just hit the highest approval rating of his second term in a new poll. USA TODAY President Obama just hit the highest approval rating of his second term in a new poll. On Thursday, a CNN/ORC survey found that 55% of Americans approve of the job Obama is doing, the highest mark in the poll since […]
Republican Chairman of Wall Street Committee Held Fundraiser With Official From ‘Domestic Terrorist’ Group New Jersey Representative Scott Garrett praised Edward Durfee, the regional coordinator for New Jersey Oath Keepers, at an October gathering. __________ Editor’s note: To VT, Oathkeepers has been a puzzle. Calling them terrorists is insane. Joshua Green Republican Representative Scott Garrett […]
As one of the two addiction treatment professionals in the state of Missouri who is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) I thought it would be useful to share some perspective pertaining to the recent victory achieved for individuals suffering from substance use disorder (SUD) through the July 13th passing of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA).
Once more, homeless veterans find themselves in a curious situation. They are discussed during the Presidential debates – but no one in government is actually doing anything concrete and constructive to end the national shame.