Category Archives: United States of America

International Court of Justice: forum for Palestine’s dispute with the United States

On 28 September 2018, the State of Palestine filed a complaint against the United States before the International Court of Justice (the ICJ, the UN's Court). The State of Palestine is denouncing the US embassy's recent relocation to Jerusalem. The brief filed by the State of Palestine is based on UNGA Res 181 on The Partition of Palestine, adopted in 1947 . This partition plan provides that the city of Jerusalem, given its broadest definition, does not form part of the two Independent (...)

The Emirates claims responsibility for the attack in Ahvaz

On 22 September, an attack during a military parade killed 24 people and wounded 60 others, in Ahvaz (Iran). Ahvaz is the capital of the Iranian Arab region of Khuzestan. On 22 September 1980, the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein tried to annex this population to Iraq. This unleashed a war between Iran and Iraq. At the time, the overwhelming majority of Iranian Arabs opposed the foreign Iraqi invasion. The military procession on September 22 2018 marked the anniversary of this terrible war, (...)

Remarks by Donald Trump to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, by Donald Trump

Madam President, Mr. Secretary-General, world leaders, ambassadors, and distinguished delegates: One year ago, I stood before you for the first time in this grand hall. I addressed the threats facing our world, and I presented a vision to achieve a brighter future for all of humanity. Today, I stand before the United Nations General Assembly to share the extraordinary progress we've made. In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in (...)

Executive Order on Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election, by Donald Trump

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) (NEA), section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, find that the ability of persons (...)

Joint Statement on the Inaugural U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman welcomed Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis to India on September 6, 2018, for the inaugural U.S.-India Ministerial 2+2 Dialogue. They welcomed the launch of the 2+2 Dialogue as a reflection of the shared commitment by Prime Minister Modi and President Trump to provide a positive, forward-looking vision for the India-U.S. strategic partnership and to promote (...)

Pentagon acknowledges that post 9/11, it has wasted 1,500 billion dollars on wars

According to an estimate published by the Pentagon, the cost of the wars initiated since 11 September 2001, under the framework of the Rumsfeld-Cebrowski strategy exceeds 1 500 billion dollars [1]. The most substantial costs were incurred during the second presidential mandate of George W. Bush and during the first mandate of Barack Obama. Brown University challenges these statistics. This university considers that the real costs are several times the sum stated. Brown thinks that they (...)

Russia denounces the diarchy at the UN and the United States, by Thierry Meyssan

The Western powers are moving inexorably towards Internet censorship, thereby facilitating the dissemination of propaganda and war indoctrination in their countries. In this context, an extremely violent tension is tearing apart the international scene. Aware of the increasing risk of general confrontation, Moscow is attempting to find credible interlocutors in the UNO and the United States. What is happening at the moment has seen no equivalent since 1938, and could degenerate in the same way.

Russia denounces the diarchy at the UN and the United States, by Thierry Meyssan

The Western powers are moving inexorably towards Internet censorship, thereby facilitating the dissemination of propaganda and war indoctrination in their countries. In this context, an extremely violent tension is tearing apart the international scene. Aware of the increasing risk of general confrontation, Moscow is attempting to find credible interlocutors in the UNO and the United States. What is happening at the moment has seen no equivalent since 1938, and could degenerate in the same way.

The Great Purge on the Internet has begun

In less than 12 hours, Internet giants have closed down all internet accounts belonging to the Group Infowars and the US journalist Alex Jones (see photo), both pro-Trump. This purge follows a US House of Representatives Hearing of the Justice Committee on Censorship of the Internet and was coordinated by Apple, Facebook, Google, Spotify and You Tube (but not Twitter). Every video Alex Jones had made has been deleted from the Internet. This decision was taken in the name of ideological (...)

US Plan for the Middle East: Preparations underway for its announcement

The Trump Administration is getting ready to reveal to the public its plan for the Middle East. Right now the two architects of this plan, Jared Kuschner (see photo) and Jason Greenblat, are preparing several collaborators that have to work on the following issues: the consequences of the plan on the political level and in terms of security; the economic consequences; strategic communication. In Riyadh, King Salman of Saudi Arabia recalled that the Kingdom maintained the positions (...)