President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump

Trump Has Great Opportunity to Influence U.S. Jurisprudence

On January 20, President Donald Trump inherited far more than just one vacancy on the Supreme Court. According to CNN, he also inherited the opportunity to fill more than 100 federal court vacancies. He could substantially change the course of federal jurisprudence. (for post and opinion click headline link ...

OBAMA’S SHADOW PRESIDENCY

In what’s shaping up to be a highly unusual post-presidency, Obama isn’t just staying behind in Washington. He’s working behind the scenes to set up what will effectively be a shadow government to not only protect his threatened legacy, but to sabotage the incoming administration and its popular “America First” agenda. (for post and opinion click headline link ...

Israeli PM Netanyahu Becomes D.C. Darling as Democrats Clamor for Meetings

There is a strong desire among all parties to show Netanyahu that after nearly a decade of chilly relations during the former administration, the United States is prepared to restore the historic relationship with the Jewish state.

Buoyed by Trump/Netanyahu Summit, Ministers Openly Talk of West Bank Annexation

Prospects for Israeli annexation of the West Bank have never seemed rosier for supporters of the move than within the halls of Jerusalem’s Crowne Plaza Monday, as right-wing lawmakers, policy wonks and activists gathered to fete what they see as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity created by the ascension of Donald Trump to the US presidency. (for post and opinion click headline link ...

Juncker Doubts EU Will Hold Together During Brexit

Has the time come for when the European Union of the 27 must show unity, cohesion and coherence?” he asked rhetorically. “Yes, I say yes, when it comes to Brexit and Trump… but I have some justified doubts that it will really happen. (for post and opinion click headline link ...

Despite Israel’s strength in the region, miscalculations could lead to war

Israel’s geostrategic posture has strengthened over the past year and it remains by far the most formidable power in the region – miscalculations with Hamas or Hezbollah, however, could lead to war. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Russia, Iran Supporting Taliban to ‘Undermine’ U.S. Mission in Afghanistan

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that Russia and Iran are supporting the Taliban in part to undermine the U.S. and NATO mission to attain peace and stability in the nation. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Progressive 9th Circuit Court Upholds Travel Ban

A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to restore Donald Trump’s controversial executive order closing US borders to refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, dealing the new president a major defeat. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Is Trump preparing an ambush?

The Trump administration had two convenient excuses to defer comment: The prime minister’s upcoming visit and the likelihood that the bill will die on arrival at Israel’s High Court, which has ruled repeatedly against Knesset jurisdiction in the Palestinian territories. (for post and opinion click on the blue link ...
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