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130 Percent of Trump’s China-Tariff Revenue Is Now Going to Angry Farmers | Council on Foreign Relations

130 Percent of Trump’s China-Tariff Revenue Is Now Going to Angry Farmers | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-08-19 23:01

130 Percent of Trump’s China-Tariff Revenue Is Now Going to Angry Farmers | Council on Foreign Relations - CFR

Nechirvan Barzani, KRG President and General Commander of Kurdistan’s Peshmerga, appointed two former MOPE Ministers as his VPs

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-11 23:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga HE Nechirvan Barzani, KRG President and General Commander of Kurdistan’s Peshmerga, has issued an official memorandum appointing both his VPs, which consist of former Ministers of Peshmerga, Sheikh Jaafar Sheikh Mustaf ...

Lawyers seek release of top Kurdish politician Demirtas from Turkish jail

E-Kurd - 2019-09-11 17:11
ISTANBUL,— Lawyers applied on Wednesday for Selahattin Demirtas, a leading Kurdish politician and former leader of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), to be released from jail after a court ruled he was eligible to be set free, an HDP s ...

U.S. manufacturers, farmers fret over Trump's Mexico tariff plan - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-09-11 17:11

US Considering Sanctions on Turkey over S-400 Purchase: Mnuchin

BAS News - 2019-09-09 23:52
ERBIL - The United States is reportedly considering sanctions on its NATO ally Turkey over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 air defense missile system, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin revealed on Monday. The US official made the comments outside the ...

Between 'ending Iran' and 'no more endless wars': The unraveling of Trump's incoherent Iran strategy - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-08-22 18:10

Endangered Golden Goose: Hong Kong’s Economic Value to China

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-21 21:33
With anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong showing few signs of abating, speculation is growing as to what China might do next. Already, China’s Hong Kong Affairs Office head warned, “If the situation worsens further, and there is turmoil that the H ...

Lawyers in Amed protest the seizure of HDP municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-21 17:04
Lawyers for Freedom Association held a press statement in Amed to condemn the usurpation of HDP’s municipalities. ...

Explosion rocks arms depot north of Iraq's Baghdad

Al Jazeera - 2019-08-21 06:16
Blast latest in series of explosions targeting sites belonging to groups under umbrella of Popular Mobilization Forces. ...

CoE: Seizure of HDP municipalities undermines local democracy

ANF - 2019-08-20 12:17
Council of Europe official Anders Knape expressed concerns over the AKP regime’s dismissal of HDP’s democratically elected mayors and seizure of the municipalities. ...

World War 3 warning: Trump's new warships 'increases risk of global conflict' | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-08-19 19:28

Atakan Mahîr - “Voice of my heart”

ANF - 2019-08-16 11:34
The Internationalist Commune of Rojava remembers Atakan Mahîr, a commander of the People’s Defense Forces (HPG), who fell a martyr in Dersim countryside on August 11, 2018. ...

MSNBC’s Chuck Todd rattles off a terrifying litany of Trump’s foreign policy failures – Raw Story

Rawstory - 2019-08-15 20:27

The Dark Side of Turkey’s Intelligence Community

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 13:25
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute Last week the US Embassy in Turkey released a statement that said Washington had reached an agreement to implement “initial measures to address Turkey’s security concerns” and to establish a “peace corridor” ...

Syria’s Aleppo symbol of Assad’s wins and of enduring war

Rûdaw - 2019-08-13 09:03
Half of Aleppo remains destroyed, much of its population scattered ...

China threatens retaliation for Trump’s planned tariff hike

Gulan Media - 2019-08-03 00:37

Trump S-400 tartışmalarına 'Nokta' koydu

KRDnews - 2019-07-27 09:05
Trump S-400 tartışmalarına 'Nokta' koydu Ahmet Derikli 27/07/2019, Ct - 09:38 ...

The unacknowledged costs of the EU’s migration policy in Libya | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-07-25 20:09

New head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations Safeen Dizayee takes office

E-Kurd - 2019-07-21 20:02
Falah Mustafa Bakir steps down as head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Chief of Staff to Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister and KRG spokesperson Safeen Dizayee officially took office as the new head of t ...