Monday, Mar 27, 2017

Editorial

On the Tuesday after Donald Trump's January inauguration as president of the United States, journalist Jonathan Katz tweeted in reference to the unfolding spectacle: "First they came for the Latinos, Muslims, women, gays, poor people, intellectu

Lebanon is only four months away from parliamentary elections, yet the political forces represented in the government and Parliament have not reached a final agreement on the draft of a new election law that will ensure holding the elections as

What does US President Donald Trump think about NATO? Twice during his election campaign he rubbished it publically, saying it was “obsolete.” Yet this month, when he met UK Prime Minister Therese May, he told her he supported NATO 100 percent. A few infl

When I landed in Melbourne Airport last week, I was surprised to see lots of notices in Chinese, and to hear the airport announcements being made in Chinese. Maybe it was because it was Chinese New Year, but it was still a shock. I mentioned this when I b

On the Tuesday after Donald Trump\'s January inauguration as president of the United States, journalist Jonathan Katz tweeted in reference to the unfolding spectacle: \"First they came for the Latinos, Muslims, women, gays, poor people, intellectuals and

Lebanon is only four months away from parliamentary elections, yet the political forces represented in the government and Parliament have not reached a final agreement on the draft of a new election law that will ensure holding the elections as scheduled.

Among the first casualties of President Trump\'s immigration ban was the United States wrestling team - victims of a reciprocal Iranian ban that would have kept Americans out of the Freestyle World Cup in Iran in mid-February. Then Trump\'s ban was suspen

US President Donald Trump is making a major miscalculation by going after China. The Trump administration appears to be contemplating a wide range of economic and political sanctions-from imposing punitive tariffs and designating China as a "cur

The second round of the left-wing presidential primary last week showcased two diametrically opposed concepts of French secularism. The victory of the rebel outsider Benoît Hamon marked the rejection by left-wing voters of the version of secularism fierce

It seems Syrians have no say in their own affairs, despite many conferences and proposed solutions for their crisis. UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura has decided of his own accord to choose opposition groups’ negotiating representatives. Russia has wr