Tag: United States of America

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  • Ignoble in Iowa

    Ignoble in Iowa

    No results were initially reported, after an App, said to have been developed by a shadowy private company, called Shadow, malfunctioned.

    February 19, 2020
  • An Address in Tatters

    An Address in Tatters

    A very possible victory in the impeachment proceedings in the Senate ~ where the Republicans boast a majority ~ had perhaps buoyed Donald Trump to decline to shake the hand of the Speaker of the House of Representatives before the address.

    February 10, 2020
  • Acquittal and After

    Acquittal and After

    Markedly, he has been acquitted by the legislature and not by the judiciary, and pregnant are the implications of the difference.

    February 8, 2020
  • A pivotal moment

    A pivotal moment

    The first alleges that he “abused the powers of the presidency” by trying to get Ukraine to intervene in the 2020 election.

    January 18, 2020
  • Death of a General

    Death of a General

    It would be pesumptuous quite yet to hazard a guess on whether Friday’s killing of General Qassem Suleimani in a drone attack at Baghdad airport ~ and on the orders of Donald Trump ~ could ignite a war.

    January 5, 2020
  • Somalia to Afghanistan

    Somalia to Afghanistan

    “In coordination with the federal government of Somalia, US Africa Command (Africom) conducted three airstrikes in two locations targeting Al-Shabaab militants on December 29,” Africom said in a statement.

    December 31, 2019
  • Impeachment~Round One

    Impeachment~Round One

    “We cannot name managers until we see what the process is on the Senate side,” she said.

    December 20, 2019
  • Towards damnation

    Towards damnation

    Neither the Christmas turkey nor the plum pudding might be quite delectable in the White House later this month after last Thursday’s watershed forward movement in the constitutional history of the United States of America.

    December 9, 2019
  • Delusion of Legality

    Delusion of Legality

    Small wonder that the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo's announcement has swiftly been condemned as the "dismal culmination" of Mr Trump's record in the Middle East.

    November 21, 2019
  • Asean snubs US

    Asean snubs US

    Most other countries have been represented by their Presidents or Prime Ministers, with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang present in the Bangkok conference.

    November 8, 2019
  • The Climate Wedge

    The Climate Wedge

    Dozens of countries are also pursuing goals to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

    November 7, 2019
  • The Chinese Century

    The Chinese Century

    As the ultimate practitioner of realpolitik, the Chinese can simultaneously charm, 'invest', intimidate, coerce or simply 'buy-out' loyalty in order to fructify the objectives of the 'Chinese Century'. Strategic posturing is an important lever of sustaining the energy unleashed by its 'military-industrial complex' and the same was in full display at the recent National Day parade, marking the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic.

    October 18, 2019
  • Crippled conflict

    Crippled conflict

    The US has already sentenced the bank’s general manager, and a gold trader, Reza Zarrab, who pleaded guilty and offered cooperation.

    October 17, 2019
  • Colour of Canada

    Colour of Canada

    Trudeau said that he was dressed as a character from “Aladdin.”

    September 23, 2019
  • Trumpian missile

    Trumpian missile

    The trilateral tension between the US, China and Russia will almost certainly escalate as it has over a welter of other issues.

    August 23, 2019
  • Climate and Food

    Climate and Food

    While greenhouse gases emanate from cattle and rice fields, deforestation and erosion of lands have resulted in alarming levels of carbon emissions.

    August 11, 2019
  • Progressive backlash

    Progressive backlash

    Towards securing his bid in the 2020 Presidential elections, Mr Trump has thrown caution to the winds in order to tarnish the electoral narrative and postulate his 'America First' as the binary alternative to 'progressives'. Political pundits in the rival Democratic Party, who realise the deviousness of the Trumpian move, are left with little choice but to play down or even selectively disown the space of 'progressives', as it unfortunately gets perceived as enervate, elitist or simply 'anti-national' space, amongst the mainstream.

    July 23, 2019