Category Archives: international news

France, Germany and U.K., to Trump: We’re sticking with the JCPOA

It would appear that Donald Trump has one, and only one, ally supporting his (dumb) decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. (Here’s a hint: the country is not located in Europe.) UK, France & Germany … Continue reading

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Let’s face it: Trump made a dumb decision in yanking the U.S. from the JCPOA

Donald Trump made official today what he had promised to do when he was a presidential candidate: He pulled the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. Top members of his administration announced in recent weeks that there was no … Continue reading

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Politico: Trump to lower boom on Iran

This breaking news alert was sent by Politico at 1:45 p.m. EDT: Senior administration officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, have told congressional leaders that the Trump administration plans to reimpose sanctions on Iran in a potentially fatal blow against … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Trump to ditch Iran nuke deal

2nd UPDATE: 12:21 p.m. EDT: And if you didn’t get the hint the first time: It took five years of diplomacy to build the sanctions regime and two years of diplomacy to reach a Deal. Trump is blowing that up … Continue reading

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Pakistani students abandoning U.S., opting instead to study in China

The Nation has the details. The number of Pakistan students studying science and technology, engineering, medical, media, and arts in different cities of China has increased manifold along with the progress of energy, communication and infrastructure projects being completed under … Continue reading

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A horrible day in Afghanistan and Syria

Reports from the Associated Press detail what happened today in Afghanistan and Syria. The deaths in Afghanistan especially sting the journalism world; nine journalists were killed in that country.

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Indian cops arrest hackers, assert links to Pakistan’s ISI

If something bad happens in India, it’s not at all surprising to see government officials there cast a wary eye at neighboring Pakistan when deciding who might be behind it. If something bad happens in Pakistan, it’s not at all … Continue reading

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