Category: World Events

Why Won’t Donald Trump Speak for America?i

The president lays himself at Vladimir Putin’s feet. The last time President Trump claimed that “both sides” were responsible for bad behavior, it didn’t go well. That was nearly a year ago, after a march of neo-Nazis descended into violence and a white supremacist drove his car into a crowd of peaceful protesters, killing a

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Latin America’s media battlefields – Listening Post – Al Jazeera English

One continent, multiple media battlefields. This year, some of our most compelling stories have come from Latin America. During the Mexican presidential elections, the country’s media giant Televisa stood accused of colluding with the man who is now president of the Republic, Enrique Pena Nieto and his party. Meanwhile, the media death toll continued to rise

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Morning News Headlines 01.01.13

NATION Excess-profits tax on contractors during wartime is long overdue FINE PRINT | For the new year, a radical national security idea that should have happened years ago. (, The Washington Post) Hillary Clinton’s blood clot in her skull, doctors say. The secretary of State did not sustain a stroke or neurological damage, her spokesman

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Palestinian Civilian Death Toll Climbs in Gaza

The Palestinian civilian death toll mounted Monday as Israeli aircraft struck densely populated areas in the Gaza Strip in a campaign to quell militant rocket fire menacing nearly half of Israel’s population. An overnight airstrike on two houses belonging to an extended clan in Gaza City killed two children and two adults, and injured 42 people, said Gaza heath official Ashraf al-Kidra. Shortly after, Israeli aircraft

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