“Accordingly, the proposal would lower a threshold for ensuring the safety of civilians in such strikes, from a “near certainty” that civilians would not be harmed to “reasonable certainty”, similar to the standard on official battlefields.” Spencer Ackerman in New York Donald Trump’s administration is considering a military proposal that would designate various undeclared battlefields […]
‘If there is something extraordinary about Trump it is how low he is willing to go.’ Lawrence Douglas For all his inconstancy of character, Donald Trump is a master manipulator. He rose to political prominence by slandering Barack Obama. He rode the birther myth as far as it would go – before brazenly jettisoning it […]
“We believe that the grave emotional instability indicated by Mr. Trump’s speech and actions makes him incapable of serving safely as president.”
Newly-elected German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (2nd R) is congratulated by German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel after the presidential election at the Bundesversammlung federal assembly Bundestag (lower house of parliament)on February 12, 2017 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) Former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, known for his fierce opposition to US President Donald […]
On Thursday, President Trump signed three vaguely worded executive orders which which, he said, were “designed to restore safety in America”. That these orders, or almost anything Trump has done, will make most of us more “safe” is a lie. Just like his promise to make America “great” again only applied to some, Trump’s orders […]
Jim W. Dean – President Tweet continues his chaotic role as head of state. If there was anyone who still thinks that Trump valued a stable and clear foreign policy they have been in a coma for the last few weeks.
Steve Bannon is Trump’s handler and Bannon works for Netanyahu and the Israelis. Therefore, Trump is a Zionist puppet and Bannon is the man in charge of the pulling his strings so that the Zionist agenda proceeds.
An al Qaeda “number two” gets killed every ten days, making it one of the worst jobs in the world Eleven militants with links to Al-Qaeda, including a senior operative, were killed in two US sorties in Syria’s Idlib province, the Pentagon has said. It comes after the opposition on the ground blamed mass loss […]
By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor One good thing about Bannon, he is less than a dick than Betsy DeVos or is it that he has less of a dick than Betsy DeVos? This is the level of banter demanded and VT is glad to provide. That said, VT represents the only proven corridor of information […]
South Africa’s Jacob Zuma calls on South Africans not to visit Israel in order to show solidarity with “the people of Palestine”
Jim W. Dean – Trump’s fawning over Israel can be explained in two simple words, Sheldon Adelson. He owns Bibi, and for now the Likud party, and Trump, on his pet issue…Israel, not the country, but the huge international crime base.
Jim W. Dean – Assad has thrown out a major curve ball in stating that he will only be negotiating “everything” with opposition parties which have a grass roots basis among the Syrian people which excludes all the foreign backed terrorists.
Do your own searches. This isn’t a “Hillary scandal” or fake news. Donald Trump has an accuser who has hired a well known attorney.
President Elect Donald Trump must bolster and manage the newly emergent American mass populism if he wants to attain his Agenda for America. This can best be done by declaring a total War against the organized Satanic Pedophile Network that has gripped DC.
President Rouhani of Iran is absolutely correct – the Shia-Sunni issue is the work of the West, a way to keep the Arab peoples divided; furthermore he is also correct when he points out that this is a Zionist agenda – Britain being a Zionist controlled country, as is the US today.
The news didn’t come as much of a surprise in the end. Presidential posters with Michel Aoun’s face were already being hung around east Beirut before the results had even been released but now it’s official, Lebanon has finally elected a new president! Michel Aoun, a Maronite Christian and former military chief, was elected on […]
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 […]
Considering the hate speech and rhetoric against minorities and immigrants , the stated admiration for the US police and the proposed policy to increase US spending on the military, a Trump presidency would very likely lead to a widening of the racial and social divisions in US society and a resultant move towards a police state.
The media does not want to address the elephant in the room, or in this case, in the US presidential election.
President Barack Obama struck back at the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday at a news conference in Laos after a three-day visit to Southeast Asia, stressing that Trump is unsuitable for office and warning that his behavior is unacceptable and should not be normalized in the 2016 election cycle.
What went unsaid in explicit terms here is that if Trump becomes president, the US-Russian relationship will change for the worse because Trump represents the Zionist cabal that has hated Russia ever since the Rus crushed the Khazarian Empire over a thousand years ago. __________ TASS Lawmaker says Russia-US ties may change if Trump elected […]
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accused the US of importing terror to the Middle East through its interventions, pointing to Iraq, Libya and Syria as examples. Speaking at an event being held in honor of the holy Islamic day of Eid’l Fit’r in Davao City on Friday, the leader challenged the narrative that the Middle […]
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has backtracked from his neutral position on the Israel-Palestine conflict, and is now “committed” to supporting Israeli settlement expansion on territories it has seized illegally, according to an advisor.
Though sadly ignored in this nation, there are third party alternatives in the impending battle of the unlikeable and the untrustworthy. If a candidate more accurately addresses my concerns and reflects my point of view why would I vote the lesser evil when I can vote the greater good?
The last time USA invaded Mexico was over 167 years ago. It was called “Mr. Polk’s War” after the ardent Manifest Destiny U.S. President James Polk. Will Trump go Polk 2.0?
Jean Claude Juncker is the President of the European Commission, one of the five most important jobs in the EU. He wasn’t elected to this position, merely appointed.
Jim W. Dean – This is a passionate letter from a man who loves his country and put into words better that we could the concerns many have about why the resupplying of the Syrian insurgents was allowed to go on during the ceasefire.
Jim W. Dean – What a surprise from Mr. Hagel, whom we have not heard much from, but who popped up to describe current US foreign policy toward Russia as, “I am not sure there’s some strategic thinking here.”
Presidential elections are being held in Austria. Norbert Hofer, representative of the Austrian Freedom Party, who advocates Crimea’s recognition as a Russian one, and abolition of sanctions against Russia, won the elections, gaining almost 37% of the voters.