Why the American college kids on spring break chanted ‘Build that Wall’

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Rupen Savoulian

In March 2017, there were several reports that a group of American college kids, vacationing in Cancun, Mexico for their spring break, chanted the Trumpist slogan ‘Build that Wall’.

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In defense of immigrants from “Third World Countries”

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Sami Jamil Jadallah

The other day, a friend of mine complained to me about America’s need for “White Immigrants” and that America needs these and not immigrants from “Third World Countries”, which prompted me to write this article.

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What do Egyptians call their dictator?: El Sisi visits the US

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Ahmed Tharwat

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is coming to visit the US in the first week of April. No, this is not an April Fool’s but it is the meeting of fools. The visit is the first official state visit for the Egyptian general at the invitation of President Trump.

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The Truth about Trump’s Promises on Climate Change, Clean Energy and Job Creation

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Cynthia M. Lardner

The Trump administration’s promises to reform the Environmental Protection Agency, to scale back on environmental laws and regulations, and to exit the Paris Agreement on Climate Change omit any explanation of the legal processes involved.

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Observations of an Expat: Guns, Butter and Bridges

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Tom Arms

Donald Trump’s economic policy can best be described as guns, butter and bridges.

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Observations of an Expat: Alliance 101

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Tom Arms

The Western Alliance is in disarray. Americans are sick of picking up the tab for protecting a rich Europe from a communist threat which no longer exists. Europe is terrified at being abruptly left in the lurch facing a corrupt, authoritarian Russian threat which has replaced the communist one.

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Fears at Munich: The Mattis Pitch on NATO

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Binoy Kampmark

 

Ladies and gentlemen, the Transatlantic bond remains our strongest bulwark against instability and Russia.

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, Feb 17, 2017

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