Media Watch

'19Jan
28

Risch won’t publicly hammer Trump with foreign relations committee gavel

New Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Jim Risch won’t publicly bash President Donald Trump the way predecessor Bob Corker publicly, famously did over disagreements on international policy.It’s not the low-...
'19Jan
28

Bashir Seeks Support Abroad as Protests Heat Up

NAIROBI — As protests against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir continue, the embattled leader has made visits to Qatar and Egypt in what analysts say is an effort to get diplomatic support to bolster his...
'19Jan
28

Back to the Future: Vietnam Now and Then

Armed Conflicts, Asia-Pacific, Crime & Justice, Democracy, Economy & Trade, Education, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Labour, Religion, TerraViva United Nations Opinion By Jan Lundius Reprint | |...
'19Jan
28

Open Letter by Over 70 Scholars and Experts Condemns US-Backed Coup Attempt in Venezuela

23 January 2019, Venezuela, Caracas: Juan Guaidó, the head of Venezuela's opposition-dominated National Assembly, declares himself interim president at a rally against Nicolas Maduro. Rafael Hernandez/DPA/PA Images...
'19Jan
28

Why our leaders urgently need to ditch the Machiavelli and read some peace philosophers

Image: The Doomsday Clock, which is now as close to midnight as it has been since the height of the Cold War. Credit: Olivier Douliery/ABACAPRESS/PA Images, all rights reserved.It is the "new abnormal", says the...
'19Jan
28

Twitter diplomacy: How three former Trump rivals influence foreign policy

Three years ago, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham were fighting to stay in Donald Trump’s orbit as he pulled away in the Republican presidential primary.Now, the three senators with distinct foreign policy...
'19Jan
28

Growing Chinese Navy Adds to Risk of Clashes in Asia’s Major Maritime Dispute

TAIPEI — A Chinese missile frigate returned last week from a five-day, friendly visit to the Philippines -- days after a Chinese fleet had visited Cambodia and half a year after a Chinese state firm started taking...
'19Jan
28

South Africa: Govt Plans to Block US Move at UN to Recognise Guaido as Venezuela Leader

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu said South Africa recognises Nicolas Maduro as the rightful leader of Venezuela and would use its vote in the UN security council to that effect....
'19Jan
28

Africa: Are Rwanda and South Africa Irreconcilable?

Photo: Institute for Securiity Studies From left: Presidents Paul Kagame and Cyril Ramaphosa. analysisThe slow but...
'19Jan
27

Venezuela crisis: White House 'will respond to threats against diplomats'

US National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned Venezuela that any threats against American diplomats or opposition leader Juan Guaidó will be met with "a significant response".Mr Bolton tweeted on Sunday that...

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