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Donald Trump, the Mr. Magoo of Geopolitics, Incites Warfare Between Egypt and Ethiopia

Trump is much more terrifying, if equally cartoonish.

Juan Cole ·

An American General Probably Thinks- “Thanks Trump, for Putting a Target on My Back!”

In 2017, Trump gave the CIA the authority to again use assassin drones after it had been withdrawn by the Obama administration. 

Ann Wright ·

Would Refugee Baby Jesus Have Been Torn From Mary’s Arms by Trump?

These American, Christian politicians would not have admitted the holy family when they fled Herod the Great.

Juan Cole ·

Looming Impeachment Puts Trump in Company of Corrupt Mideast Leaders

Only because the masses turned against their guy did military elites step in to insist they step down. Think about that.

Juan Cole ·

Popular Protest: Just How Effective Is It?

The uprisings are many, but are they enough?

James Dorsey ·

Forget Trump’s 'Deal of the Century.' Israel Was Always on Course to Annexation

Ultimately, Israel wants the Palestinians gone entirely, squeezed out into neighbouring Arab states, such as Egypt and Jordan

Jonathan Cook ·

Pompeo's US Jingoism and Anti-Iran Warmongering Rejected by Mideast Public

In both Egypt, where Pompeo spoke, and in Iraq, which he had just visited, over 90 percent of the population has an unfavorable view of the United States

Juan Cole ·

Mike Pompeo's Cairo Speech Denounced as Ahistorical 'Imperial Hogwash'

"An arrogant tirade extolling the U.S. as a liberator not an occupier, a defender not an aggressor—a depiction that runs totally counter to the sordid U.S. history of invasions and occupations all over the world."

Jon Queally ·

Watchdog Raises Alarm About 'New Normal' as Hundreds of Journalists Worldwide Jailed for Doing Their Jobs

"The terrible global assault on journalists that has intensified in the past few years shows no sign of abating."

Jessica Corbett ·

Egypt Responds to Trump's Lifting of Military Aid Ban by Sentencing 75 Anti-Coup Protesters to Death

"The decision to release the funds despite a significant deterioration in the rights situation in Egypt is both baffling and troubling."

Andrea Germanos ·

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