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House of Representatives condemns Trump’s withdrawal of American forces from Syria | WFTV

WFTV - 2019-12-07 03:08

End-to-end encryption is politics, not privacy

AEI - 2019-12-07 00:13
Individual privacy is a prized American value, but it is not absolute. Attorney General Barr is right to seek access to private communications to find and prosecute criminal activity. The post End-to-end encryption is politics, not privacy appeared first ...

Just how good is the American economy?

AEI - 2019-12-07 00:13
Yeah, the November jobs report crushed it, with a whopping 266,000 new jobs. But strong productivity growth is still missing. The post Just how good is the American economy? appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Trump hails 'righteous cause of American self-government', heckler disrupts speech | KBOI

Idahonews - 2019-12-06 19:39

Russian Flags Over an American Base - Center for American Progress

Americanprogress - 2019-12-06 19:15

5 things to know today: Helicopter crash, ND homicides, Armenian genocide, American Crystal, Suspicious texts | INFORUM

Inforum - 2019-12-06 14:46

China Revolutionizes World Trade While Washington Dozes | The American Conservative

Theamericanconservative - 2019-12-06 09:18

The graduation of Taqa’s students from Chamanke, Atrosh and Bellan

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-12-06 02:06
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – December 4th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan’s English Language Institute (ELI) Community in collaboration with Taqa Company celebrated the graduation of 92 students who joined English classes in Chamanke, At ...

Is the United States a secular country?

AEI - 2019-12-06 00:12
When you put it all together, does the First Amendment add up to a doctrine of national secularism? Michael McConnell took on this question in a 1992 Bradley Lecture. The post Is the United States a secular country? appeared first on American Enterprise ...

A bit of good news about US productivity growth

AEI - 2019-12-06 00:12
The American economy is in its record 11th year of expansion, and the good news on the productivity front is that it may actually be stronger than previous data suggests. The post A bit of good news about US productivity growth appeared first on American ...

Turkish Conservatives’ Loyalty to Erdoğan and Views on Potential Successors - Center for American Progress

Americanprogress - 2019-12-05 19:35

Returning Home: Evaluating Statelessness among Former Jihadists

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-12-05 08:06
When addressing the case of Hoda Muthana, an American-born former ISIS member, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated, “Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen and will not be admitted into the United States. . . . She’s a terrorist.” The judge ultimately d ...

It’s Not Us—It’s Him - The American Interest

The American Interest - 2019-12-04 08:26

Time to expect — and ask — more of NATO summits

AEI - 2019-12-04 01:34
NATO is not obsolete or “brain-dead.” It is the bedrock of the West’s collective security and a key vehicle for the projection of our values and interests. The post Time to expect — and ask — more of NATO summits appeared first on American Enterprise Ins ...

Sen. Sanders Meets with LA Armenian-American Representatives - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2019-12-03 09:00

Gathering for prison reform

AEI - 2019-12-03 00:22
The CPAC Prison conference was an important gathering, as it provided conservatives a platform to discuss their role in criminal justice reform. The post Gathering for prison reform appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Inequality is exploding, except that it might not be

AEI - 2019-12-03 00:22
Too much of the current political environment is driven by the idea that inequality signals “late capitalism” and the end of the American Dream. But even if minds are hard to change, perhaps strong evidence can at least make certain beliefs less strongly ...

A very American crisis: Why Trump is still NATO’s biggest problem | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-12-02 16:57

CNN: Father grabbed his 5 children and fled after US ‘betrayed’ his town

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-02 06:33
Al Hasakah, Syria (CNN) — It was just a few weeks ago, on a sunny day in early October, when Ibrahim Hassan stood snapping photos of his children smiling with American soldiers in his hometown of Ras al-Ain. The regular US patrols gave the Kurdish constru ...

Trump has sent a message to Turkey’s Erdogan he can ‘undercut American policy with impunity’: Middle East scholar – Raw Story

Rawstory - 2019-11-29 03:13

What to Watch: European stocks jump, British American Tobacco, Man City stake

Yahoo - 2019-11-28 01:30

American Vice President Makes Surprise Visit To Iraq Amidst Political Turmoil - The Organization for World Peace

Theowp - 2019-11-27 20:02

SHIDELER: Authoritarian Turkey Utilizes American Islamist Groups For Domestic Political Meddling | The Daily Wire

Dailywire - 2019-11-27 06:09

How to talk about Europe’s security — and how not to

AEI - 2019-11-27 00:02
The earlier the EU and the United States start focusing on such constructive agenda, the better the prospects of the alliance in the 21st century. The post How to talk about Europe’s security — and how not to appeared first on American Enterprise Institu ...

AEI Housing Market Indicators release on August 2019 data

AEI - 2019-11-26 00:00
Bottom line: the GSEs have taken some steps in the right direction, but lots of work remains The post AEI Housing Market Indicators release on August 2019 data appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Pence after meeting with Kurds: 'They know the American people are with them'

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-11-25 18:54

Pence Meets With Kurds, Says ‘They Know the American People Are With Them’

Theepochtimes - 2019-11-25 18:02

U.S. Resumes Large-Scale Operations Against ISIS in Northern Syria

New York Times - 2019-11-25 17:40
After a lull of several weeks, American troops and Syrian Kurdish fighters are once again conducting large-scale counterterrorism missions. ...

The DVD Wrapup: Cold War, Betty Blue, Official Secrets, Demons, Olivia, American Dreamer, Land of Yik Yak, Boys Next Door, Papi Chulo, The Fan, Line of Duty … More - Movie City News Movie City News

Moviecitynews - 2019-11-25 14:45

Solution of Turkish-American problems postponed | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-25 14:10

‘The refugee camp is burning’: American aid worker reports assault by Turkey-backed forces in Syria

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-11-24 18:40

VIDEO Mike Pence, vizită surpriză în Irak. Vicepreşedintele american anunţă sprijin pentru kurzii irakieni |

Adevarul - 2019-11-24 16:53

(بالصورة) مجدداً.. أصابع قدمي كيم كارداشيان تعرضها للسخرية

BAS News - 2019-11-24 13:48
تعرضت نجمة تلفزيون الواقع ​كيم كارداشيان​ لموجة من السخرية، بسبب إشارة المتابعين إلى أنها لديها ستة أصابع. وجاء ذلك خلال إطلالتها مؤخراً في حفل "جوائز المؤثر الأمريكي" أو "American Influencer Awards"، وسرقت الأضواء بإطلالة مميزة من توقيع علامة "ديور"؛ إذ ...

The Latest: US, Kurds target Islamic State in joint action

Washington Post - 2019-11-24 06:54
American-led forces and their Syrian Kurdish allies have carried out their biggest joint operation against the Islamic State in Syria since President Donald Trump ordered a pullback of U.S. forces there ...

Syrian Kurds say repatriated Islamic State U.S. child, German and children

E-Kurd - 2019-11-23 17:43
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds have handed over an American toddler and three German children and their mother to their respective governments, a Kurdish official and a Kurdish source said on Saturday. After years of leading the battle agains ...

VOA news: Pence on Surprise Iraq Trip to Reassure Kurds, Greet US Troops

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-23 17:06
ERBIL, IRAQ – Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Saturday in the highest-level American trip since President Donald Trump ordered a pullback of U.S. forces in Syria two months ago. Flying in a C-17 military cargo jet to preserv ...

AUK’s first Middle East Peace & Security (MEPS) Forum

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-11-23 02:01
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – November, 21st, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan (AUK) held its very first Middle East Peace & Security (MEPS) Forum entitled “Pathways to Consensus: Iraq’s Future in a turbulent region?” on November 20th, with ...

Iraqi Troops take charge of logistics

CENTCOM - 2019-11-22 23:04
Iraqi soldiers took charge of one of the largest divestments of vehicle repair parts while working with American counterparts at the Taji National Depot last month. Task Force (TF) Lincoln Divestment, comprised of soldiers from the Iraq Army (IA) Transpor ...

Kurds in US struggle with distance amid Syria crisis abroad

Seattle Times - 2019-11-22 18:29
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When President Donald Trump abruptly announced plans to withdraw American troops from northern Syria last month, Nashville’s city hall and a bridge below the downtown skyline lit up in the green, yellow and red of the Kurdish flag ...

Valdai: Understanding Political Settlement Between Damascus and the Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-22 17:57
After Donald Trump’s controversial but predictable decision to withdraw American troops from northeast Syria in October, followed by Turkey’s ongoing military intervention, negotiation between Damascus and the Kurds has become inevitable, with significant ...

Human Rights First Heralds Legislation to Restore American Leadership to Refugee Protection | Human Rights First

Humanrightsfirst - 2019-11-22 02:51

No Holds Barred: Lindsey Graham blocks recognition of Armenian Genocide - American Politics - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-11-22 00:47

Something to be thankful for: Adjusted for inflation, the cost of a 2019 Thanksgiving dinner is the lowest since 2006 and 27% lower than 1986

AEI - 2019-11-22 00:00
From today’s annual report and press release from the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) on the cost of a classic holiday meal, “Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year“: The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of class ...

In contradiction to Pentagon chief, American troops leaving Syria are told they cannot stay in Iraq | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-11-21 15:52

Masrour Barzani claims corruption reduced a ‘great deal’ in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-11-21 14:23
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has managed to reduce corruption significantly in the Kurdish region, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani claimed on Wednesday. Speaking at the American University of Kurdistan in Duh ...

American Medical Association calls for total ban on all e-cigarette, vaping products [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-11-21 13:53

Mowing the lawn: How American strikes are destroying ISIS in Libya | SOFREP

Sofrep - 2019-11-21 00:42

Nechirvan Barzani: peace and security of the Middle East equals to peace and security in the world

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-21 00:34
President Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday morning took part in the conference of the Peace and Security in the Middle East that was held at the American University of Kurdistan in Duhok. President Nechirvan Barzani delivered a speech about the political a ...

Is there really no economic risk to heavily taxing the superrich?

AEI - 2019-11-21 00:06
Many politicians and policymakers support punitively taxing the rich. They cannot be sure that such policies will not harm the economy. The post Is there really no economic risk to heavily taxing the superrich? appeared first on American Enterprise Insti ...

Superbugs are here to stay

AEI - 2019-11-21 00:06
Access to Indian antibiotics have probably saved millions and improved tens of millions of lives, but now they threaten to drive population-wide resistance to even well-made products. The post Superbugs are here to stay appeared first on American Enterpr ...

American teacher's death in D.R. is being investigated Thursday as a murder [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-11-20 15:09

Quotation of the day on diversity statements….

AEI - 2019-11-20 06:17
…. is from Professor Abigail Thompson (pictured above), chair of the math department at the University of California-Davis, and a vice-president of the American Mathematical Society, who writes that today’s required diversity statements for jobs in highe ...

Vision for Armenian American Museum exhibition takes shape - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-11-20 03:46

BBC NEWS: American Kurds take up Syria fight as Erdogan visits Trump

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-20 02:32
The visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House this week reignited the controversy over his country’s actions against Syria’s Kurds. And it spurred Kurdish-American activists to take up their cause with renewed vigour, writes journ ...

Aid to Syria now means abetting Assad

AEI - 2019-11-20 00:08
The United States has seemingly given up the game in Syria and, as its troops leave, its foreign assistance money should follow. The post Aid to Syria now means abetting Assad appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

The Atlantic: Erdoğan Defies Trump. So Why Do They Get Along?

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-18 19:29
The two have undeniable personal chemistry, but their countries are drifting apart. He defied the United States repeatedly, bought Russian weapons, and assaulted American partners in Syria. Now Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is headed to the White ...

Mayoral might and the 2020 presidential contest

AEI - 2019-11-18 00:04
How many mayors are running for president? Should we take their candidacies seriously? The post Mayoral might and the 2020 presidential contest appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Former U.S. officials criticize Trump's decision to 'abandon' Kurds

NBC News - 2019-11-17 20:39
In interviews with NBC News, Gen. Joseph Votel and Brett McGurk argue that the president's policy shift in Syria damages American interests. ...

Greek-American Groups Blast Erdogan's Visit to D.C. |

Greekreporter - 2019-11-17 13:47

American Kurds take up Syria fight as Erdogan visits Trump

BBC - 2019-11-17 03:36
The visit of the Turkish president to the White House has spurred Kurdish-American activists into action. ...

American Kurds take up Syria fight as Erdogan visits Trump - BBC News

BBC - 2019-11-17 03:05

US-born woman who joined ISIS is not an American citizen, judge rules | World News, The Indian Express

Indianexpress - 2019-11-16 12:06

Turkey deports American ISIS suspect back to US - CNN

CNN - 2019-11-15 22:44

Israel to sign largest ever American military aid pact – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-11-15 15:41

Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border

Kathimerini - 2019-11-15 06:39
to drive away Syrian Kurdish fighters it considers to be terrorists from a border area. Turkey's ...

American-born woman who joined ISIS is not a citizen, judge rules

Seattle Times - 2019-11-15 06:21
The surprise ruling leaves the fate of Hoda Muthana and her child in doubt amid the deteriorating security environment in northern Syria since Turkey invaded territory held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S. ally. The SDF supervises the ...

The Washington Post: This Turkish TV network is Erdogan’s propaganda arm. U.S. experts should stop appearing on it.

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-15 06:19
Steven Stalinsky is executive director of the Middle East Media Research Instituteand the author of “American Traitor: The Rise and Fall of al-Qaeda’s U.S. Born Leader Adam Gadahn.” By now, many Americans are aware that the RT international television net ...

American Heart Association joins anti-e-cigarette bandwagon

AEI - 2019-11-15 00:00
Timing is everything in policy and right now policy is towards banning most flavors of e-cigs. The conflation of lung injury death with e-cig use perpetuated by CDC and other agencies is not backed up by evidence and is arguably unforgivable. The post Am ...

Erdoğan’s Undeserving and Underwhelming Visit to DC - The American Interest

The American Interest - 2019-11-14 23:39

What We Know About the Alleged American ISIS Fighter Stranded Between Turkey and Greece - VICE

VICE - 2019-11-14 22:15

Turkey to deport American Islamic State detainee after Greece slams door - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-14 17:41

Turkey to deport American ISIS detainee after Greece slams door, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-11-14 15:48

AUK students held Halloween party on October 31st

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-11-14 02:05
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq –October 31st, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan’s Student Government in partnership with the United States Department of State’s Micro Scholarship Program held its annual Halloween Party. The students spent weeks ...

An American Resolution on Armenian Genocide Wrangles with History - War on the Rocks

Warontherocks - 2019-11-13 10:51

American Isis suspect stuck on border 'not our problem', says Erdoğan | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-13 08:49

The Guardian: DC braces for Erdoğan’s visit 18 months after bodyguards assaulted protesters

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-13 06:37
His bodyguards ran riot in the city as they punched and pushed Kurdish protesters and attacked American security officers Police in Washington DC, the US state department and the Secret Service are girding themselves for the return of Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Europe’s tech entrepreneurs tell America: ‘Don’t be like Europe’

AEI - 2019-11-13 00:07
Have a problem with the American way of doing things? Well, there are other options, but Europe’s various flavors of capitalism have an unpleasant aftertaste, judging by their effects on growth and innovation. The post Europe’s tech entrepreneurs tell Am ...

A ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ producer is making a war movie about Levi Shirley, an American volunteer who died fighting ISIS - Task & Purpose

Taskandpurpose - 2019-11-12 22:51

US troops in ‘deliberate withdrawal’ from Syria bases as fight against ISIS continues American forces leave several bases amid shaky truce between Turkish military and Kurds November 12, 2019

The National AE - 2019-11-12 06:11

Drawing maps: Trifecta power

AEI - 2019-11-12 00:01
One important story has received little attention after last Tuesday's elections: the changed number of state governments under the unified control of each party. The post Drawing maps: Trifecta power appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI ...

US troops believe Turkey deliberately fired artillery at an American commando outpost in Syria

Militarytimes - 2019-11-11 18:47

Turkey starts repatriating Islamic State detainees

Reuters - 2019-11-11 17:58
Turkey said on Monday it had deported two captives from Islamic State -- a German and an American -- beginning a programme to repatriate detainees that has caused friction with its NATO allies since it launched an offensive in northern Syria. ...

Kurdish and American children paint for Rojava in Washington

ANF - 2019-11-11 14:11
Children send a message for the war in Rojava to end. ...

Latin American left reaction to Bolivian 'coup'

ANF - 2019-11-11 11:09
Regional leaders and organizations in Latin america expressed their support and solidarity with Bolivian President Evo Morales. ...

An update on my efforts to challenge Title IX violations in higher education

AEI - 2019-11-11 06:40
Here are some updates on my efforts to advance civil rights for all in higher education by challenging violations of Title IX’s prohibition of discrimination based on sex. 1. As another example of an American university engaging in illegal sex discrimina ...

For east Syria, American troops are about much more than oil

Militarytimes - 2019-11-10 23:56

For east Syria, American troops are about much more than oil

Marinecorpstimes - 2019-11-10 19:38

American Airlines deal boosts Airbus's new long-range jet | WNWO

Nbc24 - 2019-11-10 00:30

Vox Sentences: NAEP scores show American kids are having test troubles - Vox

VOX - 2019-11-09 10:37

Mexico ambush: How a US Mormon family ended up dead

BBC - 2019-11-09 03:49
Nine people, all American citizens, were killed by gunmen in an ambush this week. ...

The New York Times: Europeans Bewildered as Trump Stomps Off

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-09 00:25
The spectacle of an American president breaking trust with NATO allies as he tries to avoid impeachment is hard to grasp. When will it all end? MILAN — Now it’s impeachment. To many of the world’s ordinary citizens, not well versed in American constitutio ...

Will obsolete media regulation keep holding back the future in Brazil?

AEI - 2019-11-09 00:01
Brazil’s recent telecom reforms are laudable, but it could stand to learn from how the US has treated its media industry. The post Will obsolete media regulation keep holding back the future in Brazil? appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AE ...

Maps of American restaurant quality

AEI - 2019-11-09 00:01
Measuring the quality of restaurants and other amenities has been challenging for economists. We address this problem by using two readily available measures that correlate strongly with expert assessments. See for yourself. The post Maps of American res ...

The strange irony of hating elites — and then giving elites power to pick winners and losers in the American economy

AEI - 2019-11-09 00:01
More than two decades ago, in The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict over Creativity, Enterprise and Progress, Virginia Postrel warned of the coming clash between the dynamists and stasists. The former live in anticipation of the future, confid ...

Rudaw: The Islam the West ‘desperately’ seeks can be found in Kurdistan, says a French intellectual

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-08 17:49
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Kurds follow a moderate, democratic Islam which western countries have been “desperately” looking for, a French intellectual said on Monday. In a conversation with American philanthropist Thomas Kaplan, Bernard-Henri Lévy describ ...

Senior U.S. Envoy in Syria Highly Critical of Trump’s Decision to Withdraw American Troops

Time - 2019-11-08 12:14
The top American diplomat in northern Syria took the Trump administration to task for not doing more to protect the Kurds ...

Senior US envoy in Syria highly critical of American troop withdrawal

Militarytimes - 2019-11-08 02:49

The New York Review of Books: The Betrayal of the Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-08 02:08
The full consequences of President Trump’s decision on October 6 to withdraw American troops and give Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a green light to invade northeast Syria are not yet clear. Erdoğan claimed that he wanted to create a twenty-mile ...

Team “Kurdistan” wins with aplomb

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-11-08 02:07
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – November 6th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan concluded its 6thSoccer Tournament with the best of five teams battling for the championship. AUK’s Sixth Soccer Championship Tournament, held by the Student Gover ...

OK, billionaire? Actually, billionaires are OK.

AEI - 2019-11-08 00:01
It seems like almost every day, another superrich American is offering their thoughts on taxing the rich, generally, and Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax idea, specifically. What does AEI's Michael Strain think of these radical proposals? The post OK, billi ...
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