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Small Party From Northern Ireland Plays Kingmaker in U.K. Election - WSJ. Bilderberg 2017: secret meeting of global leaders could prove a problem for Trump. Bahrain Court Orders Dissolution Of Country's Last Major Opposition Group. Waad was one of the opposition groups that participated in a Sept. 2013 demonstration.

Bahrain Court Orders Dissolution Of Country's Last Major Opposition Group

Before a court ordered it to dissolve today, it was the only major opposition group still operating in the country. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption. How Russia Became Ruled By Corruption And Vladimir Putin. Russian Oligarchs May Have Used Donald Trump To Launder Money. This Is How Putin Used Bots, Professional Trolls, And Wikileaks To Move An Election. Compromised By Money Laundering, Trump Was The Perfect Candidate For Putin. We Must Learn From Russia’s Interference So This Never Happens Again.

Clapper: Russia 'absolutely' meddled in the 2016 election. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Clapper: Russia 'absolutely' meddled in the 2016 election

Clapper: Russia 'absolutely' meddled in the 2016 election By Eugene Scott, CNN. Dumped by Trump, Remaining TPP Nations Vow to Forge Ahead - WSJ. ‘I think Islam hates us’: A timeline of Trump’s comments about Islam and Muslims. Trump meets with Saudi crown prince on 'tremendous' first day of trip Trump lauded the "tremendous day" and "tremendous investments into the United States" from Saudi Arabia.

‘I think Islam hates us’: A timeline of Trump’s comments about Islam and Muslims

President Trump met with Saudi Crown Prince Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef for a bilateral meeting on May 20. U.S. ally Saudi Arabia exports extreme Islam devil. Near the end of an hourlong interview at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Oct. 7, 2016, Russ Feingold was asked about his criticism of Saudi Arabia in the fight against international terrorism.

U.S. ally Saudi Arabia exports extreme Islam devil

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked. The Trump Resistance Plan: A Timeline – Russia and President Trump. How many people are at risk of dying from starvation? Rep.

How many people are at risk of dying from starvation?

Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., joined members of Congress on Twitter April 7 to raise awareness for food issues using the hashtag #FightFamine. "More than 20 million people are at risk of dying from starvation within 6 months in 4 nations," he wrote. Is that true? ELIZABETH WARREN: The Cover-Up In Trump’s Taxes. Four things to know about Russia's 2016 misinformation campaign. The Internet has the power to advance democratic ideals by making knowledge more accessible and helping voters make more informed choices.

Four things to know about Russia's 2016 misinformation campaign

But the picture painted by witnesses at a March 30 bipartisan Senate hearing — a group that included academics, former intelligence officers, and cyber-security consultants — shows how the Internet also makes those ideals vulnerable. All six witnesses agreed that Russia was behind a misinformation and propaganda campaign intended to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Their testimony went beyond the Jan. 6, 2017, intelligence community report that concluded Russian President Vladimir Putin himself "ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election. " Can You Be a Zionist Feminist? Linda Sarsour Says No. Since Donald Trump was elected to the presidency, millions of women across the country have become active in a newly resurgent feminist movement.

Can You Be a Zionist Feminist? Linda Sarsour Says No

But, like in all feminist movements before it, tensions between groups of women are bubbling to the surface. The latest fissure making its way into public consciousness is about the role of Zionism in feminism, raised last week by Bustle politics editor, Emily Shire, in a New York Times op-ed. The International Women’s Strike, an international day of action “by and for women who have been marginalized and silenced,” took an anti-colonial, anti-imperialist position, calling for the destruction of walls “from Mexico to Palestine.”

Who does Trump think he's helping with the travel ban? It sure isn't Americans. President Trump’s second version of his executive order prohibiting travel to the United States by nationals from several Muslim-majority countries allows him to claim that he is fulfilling a campaign promise.

Who does Trump think he's helping with the travel ban? It sure isn't Americans

That is, he is barring Muslims – or, Muslims from certain countries – from entering the United States. Those to be excluded have not been designated because travelers from those countries have shown a propensity to engage in deadly terrorism. There has been no such case in the United States involving travelers from any of the six countries – Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – now on the list. On the other hand, travelers to the United States from some other Muslim-majority countries omitted from President Trump’s ban have committed terrorist crimes that killed many Americans, including the 3,000 who died on September 11, 2001.

Why were these six countries chosen over others? Saudis Bankroll Taliban, Even as King Officially Supports Afghan Government. In interviews with The New York Times, a former Taliban finance minister described how he traveled to Saudi Arabia for years raising cash while ostensibly on pilgrimage.

Saudis Bankroll Taliban, Even as King Officially Supports Afghan Government

The Taliban have also been allowed to raise millions more by extorting “taxes” by pressing hundreds of thousands of Pashtun guest workers in the kingdom and menacing their families back home, said Vali Nasr, a former State Department adviser. Yet even as private Saudi money backed the Taliban, Saudi intelligence once covertly mediated a peace effort that Taliban officials and others involved described in full to The Times for the first time. Umberto Eco Makes a List of the 14 Common Features of Fascism Open Culture. Creative Commons image by Rob Bogaerts, via the National Archives in Holland.

Umberto Eco Makes a List of the 14 Common Features of Fascism Open Culture

Where There’s Smoke, There’s … Russian Electoral Meddling? Untitled. The New York Times published an amazing story last night on the U.S. and Iraqi troops who discovered and were wounded by old and inoperable chemical weapons over the course of the Iraq war. Wolfowitz wrongly says Germany, France thought Iraq had WMD.

Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the debate continues over the events that led to the Iraq War. Appearing on NBC’s Meet the Press on the anniversary of the attacks, Paul Wolfowitz took questions from host Chuck Todd on the causes and outcomes of the war. Todd asked Wolfowitz, a former deputy secretary of defense, about the war’s stated rationale, which was that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. Todd: "Let me ask you this, then, who lied? Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump Americans.

The Middle East. JUST IN: President Jimmy Carter Releases INTENSE Message Calling Out Religious Hypocrites (DETAILS) President Jimmy Carter recently blamed much of the world’s violence on religious hypocrisy. On June 21, he told the annual Human Rights Defenders Forum at The Carter Center that “we are at a turning point in history,” choosing between “peace and human suffering.”

President Carter spoke about global violence, and more specifically, violence against girls and women. As a conservative Baptist who still teaches a weekly Sunday School class, he may surprise people with his criticism of religion. We’re Helping Deport Kids to Die. I’m mostly a fan of the Obama administration, but this is just plain immoral. As I’ve written previously, the policy was crafted after the United States was swamped by a surge of Central American refugees in early 2014. Obama spoke with the Mexican president to discuss how to address the flow, and Mexico obligingly imposed a crackdown to stop these refugees long before they could reach the United States.

Mexico deports a great majority of them to their home countries, and the United States is thus complicit when they are terrorized, raped and murdered. The Maoism of Donald Trump. Understanding ISIS to Defeat ISIS.

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The Folly of World War IV: Wars Are Never Quick, Cheap or Easy. This post first appeared at TomDispatch. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey speak to the press about the ongoing bombing campaign against militants in Iraq and Syria during a news conference at the Pentagon on September 26, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by T.J. The Echoes of 1939. IN AUGUST 1939, two weeks before the start of World War II in Europe, I was admitted to England as an infant refugee. After Living in Norway, America Feels Backward. Here's Why. - BillMoyers.com. From UK: The phony in American politics. Noam Chomsky on BDS and How the Israeli Occupation is "Much Worse Than Apartheid" Breaking the Silence › Israeli soldiers talk about the occupied territories.

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