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Trump on a Rampage - The American Interest

The American Interest - 2019-10-18 18:23

American civilians who fought in Kurdish units against ISIS watch a dream unravel

Washington Post - 2019-10-18 18:17
Dozens of Westerners who volunteered to help Syrian Kurds build a place they called Rojava are likely still in harm’s way. ...

U.S. taking custody of British men linked to Islamic State killings of American hostages | The Dickinson Press

Thedickinsonpress - 2019-10-18 15:18

Turkey Attacks U.S.-Backed Fighters in Syria, Forcing American Troops to Move

Newsweek - 2019-10-18 14:56

Turkish president plans trip to Moscow as Syria crisis erodes American power

Telegraph - 2019-10-18 11:53

Europeans Attacking Trump Over Turkey Haven’t a Leg to Stand On | The American Conservative

Theamericanconservative - 2019-10-18 06:29

“Not our border” President Trump defends decision to pull troops our of Syria

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-18 06:23
Caitlin M. Kenney Stars and Stripes President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Syrian Kurds “no angels” as he defended his recent decision to remove American troops from the war-torn country, leaving the U.S. ally to fight off an invading Turkish force. “ ...

Washington Post Publishes Thomas S. Kaplan’s and Bernard-Henri Lévy’s Statement of Support for the Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2019-10-18 02:11
On Thursday, The Washington Post published The American Munich, a strong statement of support for the Kurds written by Thomas S. Kaplan and Bernard-Henri Lévy. The full page is below: You can also open the page here: https://justiceforkurds.org/app/upload ...

KAS grants fully-funded scholarships to Ezidi women to study at AUK

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-10-18 02:01
Duhok, October 16, 2019– The American University of Kurdistan Foundation (AUKF) and the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for granting fully-funded scholarships for two Ezidi women. Nadya and Shirin, two Ezidi ta ...

Daily Show Video Shows Trump Contradicting Himself on Kurds Just One Year Apart

Newsweek - 2019-10-18 01:16
Footage has surfaced of President Trump contradicting himself on the matter of the Kurdish freedom fighters who had fought alongside American troops, only one year apart. ...

5 questions for Michael Strain on inequality and public policy

AEI - 2019-10-18 00:00
Michael Strain speaks on why proposals that combat inequality come at the expense of the rest of the economy, not to mention peoples' well-being. The post 5 questions for Michael Strain on inequality and public policy appeared first on American Enterpris ...

How do low-income families pay for child care?

AEI - 2019-10-18 00:00
Policymakers should recognize that universal childcare will shift many children to new services, potentially introducing some children to negative outcomes. The post How do low-income families pay for child care? appeared first on American Enterprise Ins ...

The ongoing problem of Indian medicine quality

AEI - 2019-10-18 00:00
A sizeable minority of Indian drugs exported to Africa (around one in seven) is inferior, mostly due to substandard production processes. The post The ongoing problem of Indian medicine quality appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Don’t ignore Bolivia’s democratic backsliding

AEI - 2019-10-18 00:00
The challenges to political and economic stability in Bolivia merit the attention of the US and the international community before they deteriorate further. The post Don’t ignore Bolivia’s democratic backsliding appeared first on American Enterprise Inst ...

What does Brexit Deal 2.0 look like?

AEI - 2019-10-18 00:00
A deal that will keep the Irish border open is definitely preferable to a no-deal Brexit, including from a narrow US perspective. The post What does Brexit Deal 2.0 look like? appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Andrew Yang’s presidential run might mark Peak UBI in Silicon Valley

AEI - 2019-10-18 00:00
UBI is an elegant idea that wouldn’t look nearly as elegant after the American political machines spit it out the other side. The post Andrew Yang’s presidential run might mark Peak UBI in Silicon Valley appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - ...

Netflix’s ‘American Factory’: A Complex Capitalism Story - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2019-10-17 19:23

How the United States can ensure American weapons aren’t used for human rights abuses

Militarytimes - 2019-10-17 12:28

The Trouble with Turkey

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-10-17 06:10
The Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria has upended the U.S. counter-ISIS mission and forced a hasty American withdrawal. To discuss […] ...

Trump Lashes Out on Syria as Republicans Rebuke Him in House Vote

New York Times - 2019-10-17 03:24
President Trump again defends his decision to withdraw American troops, an order that many, including Republicans, have interpreted as acquiescing to Turkey’s incursion against a United States ally. ...

A political tale that shames us all

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-17 03:09
American apologists for this humanitarian crisis have been busy making two arguments in defense of President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Syrian Kurdish population. ...

The stakes of the US retreat in Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-17 02:10
CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams, who spent years covering the civil war in Syria, reports on the American drawdown and an alliance with the Kurds left behind ...

The stakes of the U.S. retreat in Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-17 02:10
CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams, who spent years covering the civil war in Syria, reports on the American drawdown and an alliance with the Kurds left behind ...

It’s Not Enough to Reject Trump’s Crisis-Making in Syria - The American Prospect

Prospect - 2019-10-17 00:58

Betrayal of the Kurds Is a Stain on American Honor | Military.com

Military - 2019-10-17 00:39

Turkish Hostility and American Betrayal in Syria Creates New Crisis for Kurds | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-10-17 00:25

European financial market red flags

AEI - 2019-10-17 00:01
European financial markets are now showing all too many signs of over-indebtedness and financial market mispricing on bonds. The post European financial market red flags appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Distinctions with no difference

AEI - 2019-10-17 00:01
Taken as a whole, the candidates’ performances reveal an astonishing level of either naiveté or dissembling about the role of the United States in the world. The post Distinctions with no difference appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

It’s not just education — credentials are a maze in the workforce too

AEI - 2019-10-17 00:01
What was once confined to high school diplomas and college degrees has now become an ever-expanding range of credentials. The post It’s not just education — credentials are a maze in the workforce too appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI ...

US warns Turkey it has right to self-defence after shells hit near American base in Syria | The Independent

Independent - 2019-10-16 23:55

As caravan of Central American immigrants heads north, Trump warns of cutting aid to Honduras - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-10-16 23:13

'American Factory': Netflix Debuts Its Obama Manifesto | National Review

Nationalreview - 2019-10-16 16:22

Lock Him Up | The American Conservative

Theamericanconservative - 2019-10-16 15:47

Springsteen’s Broadway Redemption is Not What You Think | The American Conservative

Theamericanconservative - 2019-10-16 15:42

Russians Share Videos From Hastily Abandoned U.S. Base in Syria: 'Manbij Is Ours!'

Newsweek - 2019-10-16 11:21
American troops hastily retreated from positions in northeastern Syria this week as Turkey pushed its operation against Kurdish-led militias there. ...

The Kurds are being massacred and the world is silent

Ynet - 2019-10-16 08:52
Opinion: The American military presence in Syria was supposed to counter Turkish President Erdogan's expansionist aspirations, but Donald Trump's decision to abandon the Kurdish people leaves them in grave danger ...

Iran's Zarif says Saudi, UAE want to "fight Iran to the last American"

Yahoo - 2019-10-16 01:23

The U.S. Turned Syria’s North Into a Tinderbox. Then Trump Lit a Match.

New York Times - 2019-10-16 00:24
The violence precipitated by the American withdrawal is an outcome of tensions that have been building since the conflict began more than eight years ago. ...

In Syria, Russia Pleased to Fill an American Void

New York Times - 2019-10-16 00:24
As the United States withdraws from Syria, Russia is stepping in, running patrols to separate warring factions, striking deals and helping President Bashar al-Assad advance. ...

How can innovation and capitalism save our planet? A long-read Q&A with Andrew McAfee

AEI - 2019-10-16 00:10
Andrew McAfee explores the themes of tech-progress, capitalism, public awareness, and more from his new book, More from Less. The post How can innovation and capitalism save our planet? A long-readA with Andrew McAfee appeared first on American Enterpris ...

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was never about workers

AEI - 2019-10-16 00:10
While the corporate tax cuts were marketed as benefiting American workers, details of the legislation suggest serious skepticism that it will deliver. The post The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was never about workers appeared first on American Enterprise Instit ...

Rising tax burdens for those earning the most

AEI - 2019-10-16 00:10
Is the tax code sufficiently progressive? The answer depends not only on the values of the person answering the question, but also the tricky evidence. The post Rising tax burdens for those earning the most appeared first on American Enterprise Institute ...

George W. Bush didn’t lose China

AEI - 2019-10-16 00:10
Bluestein’s analysis suggests it was the 2008 crisis which played the key role in bolstering China's state capitalism, but he blames Bush for that as well. The post George W. Bush didn’t lose China appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

'Show of force' in Syria after Turkish-backed fighters came close to U.S. troops: official

Reuters - 2019-10-15 22:59
U.S. military aircraft carried out a "show of force" in Syria after Turkish-backed fighters came in close proximity to American forces during a Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria, a U.S. official told Reuters. ...

Lara Trump Defends Trump on Syria By Claiming 'The Average American' Doesn't Even Know Who the Kurds Are

Mediaite - 2019-10-15 20:58

Dear Trump: American troops are not supposed to be mercenaries - CNN

CNN - 2019-10-15 15:30

Grand Divisions Episode 71: A discussion with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and digging into medical debt

Tennessean - 2019-10-15 12:09
During a 10-minute interview, Pompeo fielded questions ranging from the Trump administration's recent decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria and his message to Nashville's Kurdish community to his office's cooperation with the ongoing impe ...

Trump’s Hotel Deal With the Kurds? - The American Prospect

Prospect - 2019-10-15 08:37

Turkey bombs US special forces despite ‘knowing they were there’ – forcing American troops to leave post – The Scottish Sun

Thescottishsun - 2019-10-15 03:05

What Trump’s Syria withdrawal means for the Kurds, Russia and American allies | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-10-15 03:05

Quotations of the day on climate alarmism….

AEI - 2019-10-15 00:04
…. are from Richard Lindzen, a Harvard-educated American atmospheric physicist who has published more than 200 scientific papers and books. From 1983 until his retirement in 2013, he was Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology at the Massachusetts Insti ...

Suzanne Eaton: Body of American scientist found inside a former Nazi bunker - CNN

CNN - 2019-10-14 23:34

Russian-backed Syrian forces storm Kurdish territory to counter Turks

New York Post - 2019-10-14 21:17
Russian-backed Syrian fighters wasted no time capitalizing on the US withdrawal from Syria Monday, deploying troops deep inside Kurdish territory south of the Turkish border less than 24 hours after Team Trump announced American forces would be leaving no ...

Staff of Peshmerga Hospital participate in a training program and receive certificates of completion

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-14 20:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 10, 2019, active staff of the Peshmerga Hospital participated in a theoretical and practical training course, supervised by the General Directorate of Medical Affairs and an American team from GSMSG, and rec ...

Fresh footage gives more detail on confrontation between Native American and teenagers – video | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-14 19:12

Joe Rogan and the American Man | Jewish Journal

Jewishjournal - 2019-10-14 16:36

Trump orders U.S. troops to withdraw from northern Syria as Turkey offensive escalates

NBC News - 2019-10-14 15:55
The move comes as Turkey makes rapid advances in its war against American allies, the Kurds of Syria. Without U.S. protection, the Kurds fear they will be ethnically cleansed by Turkey and its militias. ISIS is seizing on the chaotic moment to regroup. ...

The OA and Today’s Secular Prison of Self | The American Conservative

Theamericanconservative - 2019-10-14 15:45

Kurds eye Syria, Russia alliance as Turkey military advances

Washington Times - 2019-10-14 12:08
President Trump on Sunday ordered another pullback of U.S. troops inside Syria as a Turkish military invasion gains steam and the geopolitical situation deteriorates, with American-backed Kurdish forces now pursuing an alliance with Moscow and the govern ...

How the Pentagon plans to protect American forces in Syria from Turkish attacks

Defensenews - 2019-10-14 11:10

Chaos in Syria: ISIS Detainees Escape as the U.S. Pulls Out

NewYorker - 2019-10-14 03:15
Robin Wright writes on the chaos unfolding in northern Syria, as American Special Forces leave and the Turkish military launches an offensive against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces. ...

The New York Times: Pullback Leaves Green Berets Feeling ‘Ashamed,’ and Kurdish Allies Describing ‘Betrayal’

Justice for Kurds - 2019-10-14 02:51
WASHINGTON — American commandos were working alongside Kurdish forces at an outpost in eastern Syria last year when they were attacked by columns of Syrian government tanks and hundreds of troops, including Russian mercenaries. In the next hours, the Amer ...

Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Flee Detention Amid Turkish Airstrikes

New York Times - 2019-10-13 17:19
The attacks caused about 700 Islamic State families to escape a Kurdish-run camp. The American defense secretary also said the U.S. would pull about 1,000 troops from the area. ...

Hoda Muthana: Alabama ISIS bride's father sues to get U.S. to let her come back, argues she's American citizen - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-10-13 09:49

The New York Times: Trump’s Abandonment of the Kurds in Syria Has Other Allies Worried

Justice for Kurds - 2019-10-13 06:21
President Trump’s surprise acquiescence to a Turkish incursion into northern Syria this week has shaken American allies, and not just because it was a betrayal of a loyal partner. What alarmed them even more was his sheer unpredictability. His inconsisten ...

The man at the top appears to have lost his mind

Ynet - 2019-10-13 06:13
Opinion: Donald Trump has decided to reward Erdogan, the anti-American, anti-Israel, Islamist leader whose refusal to fight Islamic State had pushed U.S. forces into the alliance with the Kurds in the first place, with a visit to Washington ...

Kurds Armed with American Missiles Could Hunt Turkish Tanks

Yahoo - 2019-10-13 03:43

American Factory is a documentary but feels like a horror story from the frontlines of late capitalism - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-10-12 22:15

'American Factory' a tale of two blue collars: US and Chinese | 48 hills

48hills - 2019-10-12 21:44

US taking custody of British men linked to Islamic State killings of American hostages - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-10-12 17:16

'I am sorry for the harm I have caused': Elizabeth Warren at Native American forum – video | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-12 14:51

Joe Rogan Versus the American Left | Jewish Journal

Jewishjournal - 2019-10-12 14:08

Demonstration in New York today

ANF - 2019-10-12 11:37
American associations and groups called on US Congress and the UN to stop "this war crime" against Kurds. ...

Our drones are watching every American ship in the Gulf, says head of Iran's navy - Independent.ie

Independent - 2019-10-12 08:40

CNN gains exclusive access to US base in northern Syria

CNN - 2019-10-12 06:49
CNN's Clarissa Ward gains exclusive access to an American base in northern Syria. Kurdish fighters are protecting the base and told CNN they don't expect to get any help in their battle against Turkish troops. ...

US says troops in Syria came under Turkish fire; says area was 'known by the Turks' to have American

Washington Times - 2019-10-12 03:55
WASHINGTON (AP) - US says troops in Syria came under Turkish fire; says area was 'known by the Turks' to have Americans present. ...

The Latest: US Syria outpost vacated after coming under fire

Washington Times - 2019-10-12 03:55
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on U.S. reaction to Turkey's offensive into Syria (all times local): 8:30 p.m. U.S. officials say an American outpost in northeastern Syria has been vacated after coming under fire from Turkish artillery. The officials say a ...

US officials say a small number of American forces have vacated a Syria outpost after coming under f

Washington Times - 2019-10-12 03:55
WASHINGTON (AP) - US officials say a small number of American forces have vacated a Syria outpost after coming under fire from Turks. ...

Hillary Allen: How American skyrunner returned to the race that almost killed her

BBC - 2019-10-12 02:23
American runner Hillary Allen tumbled 150ft down a mountain in north Norway during the 2017 Tromso Skyrace. She returned to finish it this year. ...

'Americans sold us out,' Kurds guarding US base in Syria say

CNN - 2019-10-12 02:08
Kurdish forces guarding a US military base in northern Syria told CNN they feel they've been betrayed by their American allies after US President Donald Trump cleared the way for a Turkish operation against them. ...

Betraying the Kurds Is an American Tradition and Will Stay That Way

Foreignpolicy - 2019-10-12 01:11

Anglo American diamond sales slump amid ‘challenging’ Chinese trading - Independent.ie

Independent - 2019-10-12 01:02

A third-quarter update on US venture capital and IPOs

AEI - 2019-10-12 00:03
When technology valuations are strong, people get nervous. But today's high IPO prices may be a sign that venture investors learned from the last tech boom. The post A third-quarter update on US venture capital and IPOs appeared first on American Enterpr ...

The US has the world’s most competitive big economy. Does it also need ‘big structural change’?

AEI - 2019-10-12 00:03
Given that America remains an innovation powerhouse, what sort of "big structural change" is called for? The post The US has the world’s most competitive big economy. Does it also need ‘big structural change’? appeared first on American Enterprise Instit ...

The misdirected debate about the corporate tax cut

AEI - 2019-10-12 00:03
Much of the discussion around the TCJA's slashing of the corporate tax rate has ignored or mischaracterized its economic rationale. The post The misdirected debate about the corporate tax cut appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

The Guardian is at it again, denouncing the Institute of Economic Affairs in UK for climate heresy

AEI - 2019-10-12 00:03
What the Guardian cannot accept is that the median voter, and not the fossil-fuel industry, doesn’t want major action. The post The Guardian is at it again, denouncing the Institute of Economic Affairs in UK for climate heresy appeared first on American ...

Why it’s a strange time for the West to panic about China’s supposed supereconomy

AEI - 2019-10-12 00:03
Ironically, the most pro-growth thing that China could do is listen to American demands to open its economy wider to markets. The post Why it’s a strange time for the West to panic about China’s supposed supereconomy appeared first on American Enterprise ...

Former general: Trump abandoning Kurds 'will severely damage American credibility'

Shareblue - 2019-10-11 23:23

James Foley’s Mother Worries About ISIS Resurrection as Turks Attack Kurds

New York Times - 2019-10-11 22:42
Diane Foley, mother of James W. Foley, the first American hostage of the Islamic State to be beheaded, said she hoped the ISIS prisoners believed responsible do not escape custody as Syria plunges into a volatile new phase. ...

US takes control of two British ‘Beatles’ accused of ISIS torture and execution of American hostages

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-10-11 22:18

Student in standoff with Native American defends his actions – video report | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-11 21:53

As the World Marches for Freedom, Where is Trump? - The American Interest

The American Interest - 2019-10-11 20:34

The Problem with Trump’s ‘Normandy Doctrine’

National Review - 2019-10-11 20:19
It’s not just absurd and unfair to the Kurds; it hurts American interests. ...

The Real Message of the Turks’ Invasion of Syria: The Birth of Kurdistan is Long Overdue…

E-Kurd - 2019-10-11 18:26
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The threatened Turkish assault and invasion of heavily Kurdish northern Syria , which prompted President Trump to withdraw American forces, has begun. Try as one may to paint a nicer picture, this brings back r ...

Yom Kippur for the Kurdish people

Ynet - 2019-10-11 16:49
Analysis: Turkey's geopolitical machinations and American abandonment spells the end of any hopes for Kurdish autonomy; this alone is tragic enough, but the realignment of the region could mean trouble for Israel too ...

On Syrian Kurds and Normandy, alliances and abandonment

E-Kurd - 2019-10-11 11:59
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute President Donald Trump has justified his abandonment of Syrian Kurdish allies in part because the Kurds “didn’t help us in the Second World War, they didn’t help us with [the D-Day landings in] Normandy.” To ...

Why the Syrian Kurds Aren’t Necessarily Our Friends | The American Conservative

Theamericanconservative - 2019-10-11 11:12

As Trump abandons Kurds, Israel worries how dependable he is

Ynet - 2019-10-11 08:22
Analysis: The president's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Kurdish areas in Syria, in addition to the diminishing American presence in the rest of the Mideast, raises fears not only about Iran - which will step up its activity in the region - but ab ...

Turkey launches airstrikes against U.S. allies in Kurdish Syria after President Donald Trump announces American troops will step aside - masslive.com

Masslive - 2019-10-11 03:47

Kurds Armed with American Missiles Could Hunt Turkish Tanks | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-10-11 02:14

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