Tag: Donald Trump

Donald Trump Meets With Climate Advocate Al Gore

Former Vice President and climate advocate Al Gore met with Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City today. Gore said he had a “lengthy and very productive session” with the president-elect, who has previously called climate change a “hoax.” “I found it an extremely interesting conversation and to be continued and I’m just […]

The campaign promise Congress won’t let Trump keep

Voters who supported Donald Trump through his campaign for the presidency have been slowly coming to the realization that not all of the president-elect’s promises were meant to be taken literally — or that he even remembers making them. For some, the realization that they had been sold a bill of goods by the incoming president hit […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss ‘bad’ Iran nuclear deal with Donald Trump

The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he and Donald Trump will discuss the “bad” nuclear deal with Iran after the US president-elect enters the White House. Republican defense community fills Reagan shrine with prayers over Trump Read more During the US election campaign, Trump called the nuclear pact a “disaster” and “the worst […]

Race is on! Thousands run for border before Trump sworn in

People from around the world are making a run for border – the U.S. border – and many see it as an eleventh-hour effort to gain permanent asylum in America before the doors close, or at least get significantly tightened up, under the forthcoming presidency of Donald Trump. But time is running out. They now […]

Will Defense Secretary Mattis help or harm Israel?

President-elect Donald Trump said he would nominate as defense secretary Gen. James Mattis, a pick that has already stirred controversy among right-wing pro-Israel groups, with some lamenting the choice and others praising it. “We are going to appoint ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as our secretary of defense,” Trump said Thursday at his first post-election rally, in […]

Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel

US President-elect Donald Trump will be a great ally of Israel and will significantly change the tone of the US-Israel relationship, Republican Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday. Bryant, leading a four-day trade mission from the Magnolia State to Israel, also counseled not getting overly concerned that white supremacists were gaining […]

Palestinian leader seeks Trump support for independence

The Palestinian president on Wednesday expressed hope that President-elect Donald Trump will support the Palestinian quest for independence, saying little is known about the incoming American leader’s policies. In a sprawling speech that lasted well over three hours to his Fatah Party, President Mahmoud Abbas said he hopes that 2017 will be the year that […]

Trump Torpedoing Globalism is Fall of World Socialism 2.0

Donald Trump winning the presidency based on his promise to torpedo globalism came exactly 27 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and represents the second leg down for “World Socialism.” Although U.S. history books declare capitalist United States the victor in World War II, it was World Socialism that ended up dominating most of […]

What could happen if Trump pulls US out of the Paris climate agreement

Diplomats who gathered earlier this month in Marrakech, Morocco for COP22, the United Nations climate change summit, already faced a difficult proposition: how to fine-tune and implement the international agreement on climate change drafted last year in Paris. The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States confounded that process even […]

Trump’s election has China’s former critics looking to it to defend globalization — willingly or not

Just months ago, world leaders were fretting over the threat posed by an increasingly assertive China. The country’s government oversaw the worst crackdown on dissent in nearly three decades. The Chinese built, then militarized, islands in disputed waters of the South China Sea. They tightened controls over the Internet, freezing out foreign firms while allowing their domestic […]