NYT: Fake News, Gaza

[summary] “Pompeo Supports Israelis On Gaza”, in New York Times, May 1, 2018. p. A25. In Jordan, when asked by Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Pompeo expressed support for the Israeli response to protests inside Gaza along the border fence. The New York Times states the total number of Palestinian casualties in Gaza [March For […]

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Venezuela’s Growing Refugee Crisis

Bahar, Dany. Photoessay: Up Front: Venezuela’s Refugee Crisis: Views From the Border. Brookings Institution, April 23, 2018. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2018/04/23/venezuelas-refugee-crisis-views-from-the-border/ Bahar, Dany. Press Release: Venezuela’s Refugee Crisis Will Exceed Syria’s; We Must Help. Brookings Institution, February 12, 2018. https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/venezuelas-refugee-crisis-will-exceed-syrias-we-must-help/ Dews, Fred; Bahar, Dany. Podcast: Is Anyone Affressing Venezuela’s Refugee Crisis? Brookings Institution, April 27, 2018. https://www.brookings.edu/events/the-venezuelan-refugee-crisis-challenges-and-solutions/ =====

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EU’s Massive Refugee Welfare System in Turkey

This press release from the European Commission provides a quick overview of the massive welfare system erected to keep Syrian refugees in Turkey. Very interesting. The website at the link below posts daily press releases from the European Commission on every topic. Essentially none of it appears in the American media. ===== EU Facility for […]

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Libyan News: What Happens in Libya Stays in Europe

Libya has proven to be important. However fun it was to destroy a prosperous and peaceful society in North Africa, there have been real consequences for the foolish Europeans. One handy source of Libyan news I like, maybe weekly, is the free Libya-Business News: http://www.libya-businessnews.com/ Here is a selection of today’s Libya news: ===== Human […]

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2018 as Irish-American Heritage Month (and more)

PROCLAMATIONS President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2018 as Irish-American Heritage Month Issued on: February 28, 2018 Irish Americans have distinguished themselves in every sector of American life.  Many have been among the key architects of our country’s greatness.  Nine of the men who signed our Declaration of Independence were of Irish origin.  Presidents Andrew Jackson, […]

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