Trump and Merkel Share Tense First Public Appearance

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to sidestep their differences, but some awkward moments punctuated their first public appearance. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

TRUMP’S NEGOTIATOR GREENBLATT TRIES TO REACH WHAT NO ENVOY HAS BEFORE

Despite his atypical background, Greenblatt enters the job with some fixed opinions and a vision for what America’s role should be in any peace talks. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Trump’s envoy to Abu Mazen (Abbas): CRACK DOWN ON TERROR

Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt handed Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), when he visited in Ramallah on Tuesday, March 14. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Islamic State Expands Into North Africa

A new Islamic State affiliate is gaining strength in sub-Saharan Africa as part of efforts by the Syrian-based Islamist terror group to take over large parts of the continent. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Fed raises rates at March Meeting

If you're a borrower, you're going to pay, and if you're a saver, you're not going to get paid — such is the nature of interest rate hikes. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

TRUMP EMBRACES THE PLO FANTASY

According to media reports, Trump told Abbas – whose legal term in office ended eight years ago – that he views him as a legitimate leader. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Sweden: No Contractor Willing to Build Police Station in Migrant Suburb ‘It’s Too Dangerous’

Plans to build a new police station in Rinkeby have been put on hold because construction companies fear for the safety of their workforce in the migrant-dominated Stockholm suburb. (for post and opinion click teh headline link ...

LIBERMAN SUGGESTS NEW PEACE PUSH AFOOT, CALLS FOR POPULATION SWAPS

"It cannot be that a hegemonic Palestinian state will be established, without a single Jew - 100% Palestinian, and Israel will be a bi-national state with 22% Palestinians. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Fearing U.S. Withdrawal Europe Considers Its Own Nuclear Deterrent

An Idea once unthinkable is gaining attention in European policy circles: A European Union nuclear weapons program. (for post an opinion click the headline link ...