By Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Iranian tankers were 2200 km from the US coast when the Iranian-flagged “Fortune”, followed by “Forest”, entered …The Persian rug weaver strikes in the US’s backyard through Venezuela
Former U.S. vice president and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden should be named as an alleged perpetrator in a criminal investigation in Ukraine over the firing of the country’s prosecutor general, a judge has ruled, reports Joe Lauria.Biden Should Be Named in Criminal Probe in Ukraine, Judge Rules
Amazon just opened the largest family homeless shelter in the state of Washington — in its own Seattle headquarters.
Press TV – May 25, 2020 A high-ranking official with Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, has …US military presence in Iraq aimed at protecting Israel’s security, interests: PMU leader
The president’s increasingly amped-up rhetoric surrounding the integrity of the November elections has many wondering how he might respond to a defeat.Trump sees a ‘rigged election’ ahead. Democrats see a constitutional crisis in the making.
Sacred Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem is red line for Muslims worldwide, says Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Eid holiday messageNo one can take Palestine’s lands: Turkish president
Health authorities can use apps on mobile devices to notify someone who was exposed to the coronavirusApple, Google Unveil Technology for Covid-19 Exposure Alerts
It is worth noting that on the economic front, almost every charge leveled at China today—forced technology transfers, unfair trade practices, limited access for foreign firms, regulatory favoritism for locals—was leveled at Japan in the 1980s and 1990s. At the time, Clyde Prestowitz’s influential book Trading Places: How America Is Surrendering Its Future to Japan and How to Win It Back explained that the United States had never imagined dealing with a country in which “industry and trade [would be] organized as part of an effort to achieve specific national goals.” Another widely read book of the era was titled The Coming War With Japan. As Japanese growth tapered off, so did these exaggerated fears.Fareed Zakaria
The US Secretary of State has said his nation could “simply disconnect” from Australia if Victoria’s trade deal with Beijing affects US telecommunications.US threatens Australia’s intelligence ties over Victoria’s ‘Belt and Road’ pact with China
The promise of an internet modeled around democratized access to information is quickly eroding before our very eyes as the Wayback Machine falls prey to censorship creep and major tech sector consolidations take us to the point of no returnWayback Machine Latest Victim of Big Tech Consolidation and Censorship