PA photo By Tom Arms The EU is worried about losing their American nuclear umbrella. The UK is worried about losing their European market and their seat at the European top table. Britain has nuclear weapons. The EU has markets. Is there a fit?
Posts Tagged ‘Trump’
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Reuters photo By 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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AAP photo By Binoy Kampmark The global populist fever is catching. Put the nation first before all else, patria before sense. Make America Great Again. One Nation before any other. Australia has been a fairly non-responsive patient to that effect, keeping its symptoms to the rural fringes of the country, or the more bitter […]
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AFP photo By 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.
Khalil Senosi/AP By Joe Khamisi In the heat of the American presidential campaign last year Donald Trump threatened to jail his opponent Hillary Clinton if he became president. He accused her of endangering national security through “careless” handling of official e-mails while she was Secretary of State.
Mario Tama/AFP By Amnesty International Politicians using toxic rhetoric, reminiscent of the 1930s, are creating a dangerous and divided world, said human rights NGO Amnesty International as it launched its annual assessment of human rights around the world.
AFP photo By Hazel Speed The UK Parliament yesterday held a three hour debate as to whether President Trump’s state visit should be revoked following a petition signed by 1.8 million people to date.
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AP photo By Tom Arms Mind the Gap. Three very familiar monosyllabic words for anyone who has travelled on the London Underground. The taped announcement is a warning to beware of the potentially dangerous space between the railway carriages and the platform. But it has a political meaning too.
Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters By Toby Sterling Campaigning for the Dutch election began on Wednesday with anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders frontrunner in a vote that will test the anti-establishment sentiment that swept Britain out of the European Union and Donald Trump into the U.S. presidency.
By Cynthia M. Lardner
Carlos Barria/Reuters By Hazel Speed President Trump’s National Security Advisor General Michael T Flynn has been caught out speaking to the Russians in breach of not only his remit, but contrary also to legal confines constitutionally speaking, on other levels as well, therefore he had to go.
Nigel Parry By Jenny Santellano
PA photo By Hazel Speed It was quite interesting the other day to watch The House of Lords commence their early debates on Brexit, a most sedate and honourable debate (no pun intended).
PA photo By Hazel Speed This latest news does not surprise many. The only wonder was its timing, no doubt delayed so as not to affect the important outcome of the Brexit Vote on Wednesday.
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Darren Whiteside/Reuters By Cynthia M. Lardner “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” wisely stated George Santayana.
Patrick Fallon By Tanushree Ghosh
Andrew Harnik/AP By Abigail Rathbone One of the successful treatment aids to people suffering through chemo or radiation for cancer is Visualization in which the patient perceives the antagonistic cells as beings who can be vanquished and dismissed from the body. For those enduring the arrival of Trump as an onslaught on the U.S. […]
Robert Frank By David R Mellor
AFP photo By Hazel Speed MP Tulip Siddiq has resigned from Labour’s Front Bench over Article 50 which Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Opposition, has instructed his Party to support in Parliament with their vote.
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