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It is not clear when Trump will activate the measures, raising Sino-U.S. trade tensions and putting additional pressure on China’s economy.
The hoax of the threat from Russia rolls on as convenient ploy for the US, NATO, and yes, even some of the EU countries purely to forward deploy offensive Western military power closer to Russia's border.
Trump's JCPOA partners are standing solid to abide by the deal, turning the screws on US diplomatic isolation by not getting picked off one at a time with tariff threats.
Jim W. Dean - Mogherini is taking Pompeo head on for his 12 demands Sermon on the Mount, in a cool professional diplomatic tone. Her silver bullet is that the JCPOA deal belongs to the world.
Can the US really break the Iran deal for everybody when the EU, including Britain, are sticking with it, plus China, Russia and Iran?
CIA Director Says ‘Couple Hundred Russians’ Killed In US Strikes. Arrival of OPCW inspectors in Syria delay expected military actions of US and allies
The Syrian Army has found a series of corroborative evidence and documents during mop-up operations in Eastern Ghouta that disclose secret cooperation between terrorist groups and a US-owned organization, a well-placed source in the Syrian army said on Tuesday.
This week, Israel’s violent crackdown on Land Day protests in the Gaza Strip left at least 18 dead, and large numbers of people wounded.
Reports are surfacing that US military forces in Syria have begun to two build two bases close to the city of Manbij in the northern countryside of Aleppo province.
Jim W. Dean - Carefully note that Sputnik avoids mentioning that Barrett is an editor at Veterans Today. There is a long story there and not a pretty one as Sputnik gets way too much wrong way too often.
A US special operations commander has admitted that an extended US stay in Syria runs contrary to international law and that Russia would be entirely justified in questioning its presence there.
Russia and China ask for “diplomacy” and dialogue. As we all know, dialogue presupposes that there is indeed a moral plumb line upon which rational discussion ought to be based. Neocons do not like dialogue; they do not want to diplomacy. They want to bomb, bomb, and bomb.
Jim W. Dean - A train load of major infrastructure and development deals are flowing into Iran after many months of final negotiations and working out ways of protecting them from the US Treasury Commissars.
If something smells like a duck, quacks like a duck, swims like a duck, should we call it a mosquito?
After 14 years of legal wrangling, costing millions of dollars to both sides, the US government has ruled on discretionary grounds by an unelected bureaucrat, Ron Rosenberg of the US Department of Homeland Security, that Ernst Zundel is banned from joining his family in the US.
The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Shaabi forces, in Iraq say the US-led coalition fired a missile at their command tent at the recently liberated Tal Afar Airport after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with commanders there.
Shoulder to shoulder with Vlad
Russia has suspended a post-Cold War deal with the US on disposal of plutonium from decommissioned nuclear warheads.
On Tuesday, Israel launched into orbit its seventh spy satellite, Ofek 11, which is set to provide the Israeli military with surveillance imagery of the developments in the Middle East; however experts tell Sputnik that the Israeli space program, which is financed by the US, is also aimed at Russia and even China.
In 1947, after Pakistan split from British Indian Empire and reborn into an independent nation, it just became an ideal state for both superpowers.
Taking note of the acts of terrorism in San Bernardino, Orlando, Paris, Brussels, Munich and Nice, Pakistani author Sajjad Shaukat said in a detailed statement that in his research-based book, “US vs Islamic, Invisible Balance of Power: Dangerous Shift in International Relations,” which was first published in 2005, he had already predicted terror attacks in the US and Europe.
The American brutal attacks with special purposes in Afghanistan have been started since 2001. During this period many extensive strikes were operated against the Taliban, their territories and Afghanistan.
All the mainstream political parties - Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Greens - want us to remain in the EU. The Establishment wants us to remain.
It fired his imagination, and his influence on US culture ran deep.