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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. President Donald Trumps administration has abandoned the “soft policy” that has allowed Russia to “act aggressively” towards the United States, Mike Pompeo, the nominee for Secretary of State, declared during his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday, suggesting that the former commander-in-chief treated the Kremlin with leniency.
Dozens of Cuban government agents forced the shutdown of a forum on civil society in the hemisphere at the Summit of the Americas Thursday by shouting over all the speakers until organizers postponed the meeting. The incident is an example of what pro-democracy activists call a “climate of violence” that the regime has brought to the event.
WASHINGTON, DC — Hezbollah, Irans narco-terrorist proxy, “threatens” Americans in the U.S. homeland, Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trumps nominee to lead the Department of State (DOS), declared Thursday during his Senate confirmation hearing.
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro has finally given up on his plan to crash the Summit of Americas, having previously promised to attend come “rain, hail, or shine.”
TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump said Americans have “a moral obligation to combat anti-Semitism, confront hate, and prevent genocide,” in a statement marking Yom Hashoah, Israels Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday.
TEL AVIV – President Reuven Rivlin told his Polish counterpart Andrjez Duda on Thursday while on a visit to the concentration camps in Poland that while some Poles helped rescue Jews during the Holocaust, others participated in their extermination.
Sun Zhengcai, formerly one of Chinas rising political stars and a possible successor to President Xi Jinping, completed his fall from grace on Thursday by pleading guilty to taking $27 million in bribes between 2002 and 2017.
JERUSALEM — Israels Foreign Ministry has summoned Irelands ambassador to express dismay over Dublins mayor attending an “anti-Israel” event in Ramallah.
Senator Ben Sasse said that President Donald Trump was interested in rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership to put more pressure on China by opening up more Asian markets to agricultural exports from the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC — Mike Pompeo, U.S. President Donald Trumps pick to lead the Department of State (DOS), suggested during his confirmation hearing hosted Thursday by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations that the administration will not withdraw from the controversial Iran nuclear deal, stressing that it will focus on fixing the pact instead.
Amid mounting tensions between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean Sea, a Greek fighter plane reportedly crashed on Thursday after intercepting Turkish fighters near the island of Skyros. The pilot was reported dead on Thursday morning.
President Donald Trump signaled disappointment that the world expected the United States to act in Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons in the country.
The White House announced this week that President Donald Trump will be the first president to skip the Summit of the Americas in the history of that event, blaming tensions erupting in Syria for his decision.
A Kremlin spokesman challenged President Donald Trumps Twitter assertions that Russia should “get ready” for a missile attack, claiming during remarks Thursday that he would only respond to “serious” strategic challenges.
Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad condemned Western powers in remarks during a meeting with a top Iranian adviser on Thursday, asserting that “some Western countries” object to any success Assads forces have on the battlefield.
President Reuvin Rivlin of Israel and President Andrzej Duda of Poland led 15,000 participants in the 30th annual March of the Living along the road from Auschwitz to Birkenau in a striking gesture of solidarity between the two nations.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that he would respond to “proof” that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons, “at a time of our choosing.”
This mornings key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com: The world awaits Trumps promised retaliation for al-Assads chemical weapons attack; Israel braces for attack from Iran in retaliation for Sundays airstrike; Turkey to open a new border crossing to Syrias Afrin; Yemen war escalates as Iran-backed Houthis launch missiles at Saudi targets.
TEL AVIV – Israel held top-level security meetings Wednesday to prepare itself for an assault from Iran or Syria in the case that the U.S. conducts airstrikes on the wartorn country in retaliation for the Assad regimes chemical attack.
TEL AVIV — As Israelis here gear up to celebrate the Jewish states 70th anniversary next week, the prospects for an Israel-Iran proxy confrontation in the near future seem significant.
Despite a message on Twitter urging Russia to “get ready” for missile strikes into Syria, President Donald Trump specified that the timing of the strikes remained a mystery.
AUSCHWITZ, Poland — Participants in the 30th annual March of the Living stressed common bonds between Jews and Poles despite ongoing controversy about Polands controversial law criminalizing claims about Polish involvement in the Holocaust. Edward Mosberg, 92, a Holocaust survivor,
Theresa May is clearing the way to launch attacks on the Syrian regime, despite multiple polls showing only one in five Brits support missile attacks.
A Catholic priest who has been performing exorcisms for ten years says that demand for exorcists is on the rise as more and more pastors become convinced that the devil is real and needs to be fought.
JERUSALEM — Israelis are standing still for a nationwide moment of silence in remembrance of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says it bombed Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after an explosive device detonated near an Israeli army vehicle along the Gaza-Israel border.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Wednesday hit back at Saudi accusations that Tehran provides “support for terrorism,” pointing at alleged links between Riyadh and jihadists such as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group.
The USS Theodore Roosevelt, a nuclear-powered super-carrier known by crew-members as the “Big Stick,” sailed through the disputed South China Sea this week, marking the latest display of Americas naval muscle in defiance of Beijings territorial claims in the region.
The U.S. Air Force is looking for ways to use artificial intelligence (A.I.) to ease its ability to access and analyze the barrage of data acquired by its aircraft, weapons, and satellites as China rapidly closes the gap with America in the race to weaponize computer systems.
Syrias Permanent Representative to the U.N. Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari called the United States a “monster … who sponsored terrorism” throughout the Middle East during a session of the Security Council on the situation in Syria on Tuesday.
“The golden opportunity for Chinese start-ups to go Latin may have arrived,” Chinas state-run Global Times declared on Tuesday, pointing to the enormous increase in Chinese trade with Latin America over the past two decades and Chinas promise to invest $250 billion in the decade to come.
Russian representatives at the United Nations Security Council vetoed a resolution proposed by the U.N. to open an inquiry into the Syrian governments alleged use of chemical weapons.
“Why in the world we would be willing to sacrifice even one of our sons or daughters who will be sent over [to Syria]?” asked Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin during a Tuesday interview with SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour for Breitbart News Tonight.
As the United States and its allies contemplate military action against Syria for gassing its own people, Syria is poised to chair the United Nations committee responsible for banning chemical weapons.
The official communist Cuban delegation arrived in Lima, Peru, this week for this years Summit of the Americas, chanting pro-Castro slogans and defacing art calling for a free society on the island.
Greek forces fired tracer rounds at a Turkish helicopter near the Greek island of Ro in the Aegean Sea on Monday night, in the latest sign of mounting tensions between Athens and Ankara.
Li Wenzus sixty-mile march to demand answers about the fate of her imprisoned husband Wang Quanzhang was cut short on Tuesday, as she was scooped up by plainclothes police and deposited back at her home under house arrest. Meanwhile, China once again postponed discussions to allow Liu Xia, wife of the late dissident and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, to emigrate to a free country. Liu Xia has effectively been under house arrest for eight years and counting.
Taliban narco-jihadists are prepared to fight against the U.S.-NATO coalition and their Afghan counterparts “for a century” if necessary, a spokesman for the terrorist group declared, claiming that the international alliance is on the “brink of defeat.”
The United States and India, the largest democracies in the world, are reportedly exploring ways to work together to tame communist Chinas increasingly aggressive economic and military efforts across Asia as soon as possible.
The World Health Organization published a statement on Wednesday saying it was “deeply alarmed” by reports of chemical weapons deployment in Syria. WHO said it has received reports from partners in the Douma area that roughly 500 patients have been treated for symptoms consistent with toxic exposure, while over 70 deaths were reported from the attack, 43 of them apparently caused by toxic chemical exposure.
A popular Indian actress staged a topless display in support of the #MeToo movement in an attempt to draw attention to sexual harassment in the countrys film industry.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman suggested Tuesday that his nations military could join an international coalition against Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad if the U.S.-led coalition against the regime requests Saudi aid.
Former Trump White House official Ezra Cohen-Watnick is joining the Department of Justice as a national security adviser to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a source confirmed on Wednesday.
Notably, the first foreign leader who called Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to congratulate him for his decisive victory in Hungarys parliamentary elections Sunday was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Perhaps the next time we hear another hateful comment about the Holocaust from an Iranian official, we can remind ourselves of the two pre- and post-revolutionary Irans.