The false claims made by US President Donald Trump during a speech on Wednesday following the American assassination of a top Iranian general and Tehran’s swift retaliation illustrates the US leader’s “level of stupidity” and his inability to think strategically, a political analyst in Maryland says.
The shadow business secretary, Keir Starmer, has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, despite the fact that he has yet to formally declare his candidature in the Labour leadership contest.
The impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump will fail to yield any results and is just an “advertising tool” for the Democratic Party to marshal popular support for the 2020 presidential election race, says an American political analyst and radio host.
The baseless allegations made against US lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard by former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton underscores her unstable character and narcissistic behavior, says an American academic and analyst.
An American political analyst has rejected as “completely nonsense” the former Republican Senator Jeff Flake’s statement that at least 35 Republican senators would vote to impeach President Donald Trump and remove him from office if they could vote privately, saying that the numbers would definitely fail to reach a quorum for impeachment proceeding at the Senate.
An American political analyst says Iran “is doing the right thing” in suspending parts of its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal in response to the US’s exit from the agreement, adding that the whole procedure is “a win” for the Islamic Republic.
Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multi-award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut. He has lived in the Arab world for more than 40 years, covering the war in Syria and Lebanon, five Israeli invasions, the Iran-Iraq war, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the Algerian civil war, Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, the Bosnian and Kosovo wars, the American invasion and occupation of Iraq and the 2011 Arab revolutions. In this piece written on Thursday 28 February 2019, he reflects on the escalation of tensions between neighboring India and Pakistan, highlighting the role played by Israeli supplied ammunition and aircraft in fanning the flames of conflict between these two countries.
The US military, with the assistance of Israel, Saudi Arabia and terrorist groups in the Middle East, is seeking to tear Syria apart, as it maintains its illegal presence in the war-torn country, a former US Senate candidate says.
US President Donald Trump’s strategy in dealing with other nations underscores his lack of intelligence and strategic thinking, and “believes running the office of the presidency is akin to a reality show,” a political analyst in Maryland says.
Israel’s recent airstrikes on civilian targets in the Gaza Strip amount to crimes against humanity, says an academic, adding that the international community has done nothing to stop Tel Aviv’s aggression against the coastal enclave.