International Bloopers

Trade war status-quo

U.S.-China Trade: Status quo Predicted

October 10, 2019

China expects the next U.S. president to be tougher than Trump, thus it has decided that a status-quo in the trade spat it advantageous to Beijing

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US sanctions Chinese officials for ‘suppression of Muslims’

October 9, 2019

The US government on Tuesday placed visa restrictions on Chinese government officials who are involved in the suppression of Muslims in China. The sanctions target officials and members of the ruling Communist Party of China who are complicit in the abuse of minorities. The US believes these people are “responsible for, or complicit in, the […]

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Reform the U.N.: A useless exercise in 2019?

October 7, 2019

At the same time that Singapore’s PM Lee Hsien Loong renewed a key defence pact with the US, Malaysian PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was attacking the UN. Mahathir says there is a need to reform the UN. But the UN was built and structured with the 5 superpowers in mind. Give them some leeway […]

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Muslim, Jewish outrage against Swedish call for ban of circumcision

October 4, 2019

A Swedish party voted for a ban of circumcision of boys in the absence of a medical reason, sparking an outcry and outrage among Muslims and Jews And the leader of Sweden’s Centre Party Annie Lööf said she “regrets” the party vote taken during the party’s annual meeting. This means, if the proposal becomes reality, […]

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Trump impeachment global consequences

Can they fire Trump? What will be the global consequences?

October 2, 2019

Can the Democrats fire President Donald Trump and what will be the global consequences of his firing? While the Dems are looking at a political ‘revenge’ against Trump, there are a few points to consider in their attempt to fire him. The impeachment move will need a vote in the House of Representatives and in […]

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Saudi high-speed train station burns: No cause for fire given

September 30, 2019

Arab News, a daily paper in Saudi Arabia, says the Saudi Civil Defense authority has put out the fire that hit Jeddah’s Suleimaniyah rail station on Sunday, which left five people injured. The authorities did not disclose the cause for the fire but said there were no casualties and they stopped the train services. […]

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The fact is Chirac did not take British money

September 29, 2019

Sir Richard Dearlove – head of MI6 in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq in 2003 – says former French President Jacques Chirac took money from Saddam Husein. He said Saddam, the Iraqi leader killed by the Bush administration, paid $5 million to Chirac to oppose a war on Iraq in 2003. But Dearlove, you did […]

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Brexit: Will Boris bounce back?

September 26, 2019

Boris Johnson is facing a possible sudden exit and risks becoming the shortest-lived Prime Minister in the history of the United Kingdom.

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Hong Kong’s solution lies in street politics?

September 18, 2019

The protest in Hong Kong does not stop even after Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong announced that the bill is “dead”. Instead, it becomes bigger due to various complicated factors. To this day, the protest still shows no signs of ending. The impact of the Hong Kong issue has gone beyond Hong […]

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How are the dictators using democracy to bully you?

September 18, 2019

How do you vote for dictators, without you knowing whether they are dictators abusing the democratic system to win power and bully your entire nation? In the United States, the President has superpowers. But he is not called a dictator. They do not like this word in the West. In the United Kingdom, the Prime […]

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