A top Trump advisor has sternly threatened the EU not to bypass US sanctions on Iran, after a meeting on Monday where leaders planned to develop a special payment mechanism to facilitate continued trade.
The world is on the brink of a financial meltdown if Donald Trump’s import tariffs descend into a full-blown trade war - with the European Union wiping £255billion from its GDP, the World Trade Organisation has warned.
Tensions between the US and Iran threatened to hit fever pitch on Monday as a US envoy urged the Iranian leader to “look in the mirror” for the cause of Saturday’s terrorist attack in the Middle Eastern country.
Stefan Lofven lost a mandatory confidence vote in parliament today meaning he will step down, but with neither major political bloc holding a majority it remained unclear who will form the next government.
The Russian Defense Ministry again blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane by Syrian government forces and said Israel appeared "ungrateful" for Moscow's efforts to rein in Iran-backed fighters in Syria.
It is tempting to call most reporting on the wars in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan "blind and stupid."In all three cases, each war is generally being approached from one of two inherently ridiculous perspectives.
The U.S. has now reached the point where the third Administration in a row is fighting wars where the U.S. often scores serious tactical victorie, but cannot announce any clear strategy for actually ending any given war or bringing a stable peace.
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