Siemens partner part of Trump's occupation package for Western Sahara
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
To convince Morocco to recognise Israel, Trump not only recognised Morocco's claim to Western Sahara, but allegedly also promised investments in the Moroccan king's personal energy firm which operates in the occupied land with Siemens.
U.S. nears sale of four sophisticated drones to Morocco
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is negotiating the sale of at least four sophisticated large aerial drones to Morocco, according to three U.S. sources familiar with the negotiations, and is expected to discuss the deal with members of Congress ...
Trump, international law, and Western Sahara
- Ali Salem Iselmu علي سالم اسلمو
When I read U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet recognizing Morocco's sovereignty over Western Sahara, I was outraged and dismayed by the scope and seriousness of the news. The Saharawis are a people with deep roots, rooted in desert culture and nomadic ...
The secret and sordid world of John le Carré remained much loved till the end
- Sidharth Bhatia सिद्धार्थ भाटिया
The writer showed that the end of the Cold War had not dimmed his fervour of taking on the world’s villains.
When the Berlin Wall came down in 1989, and the Cold War ended, fans of John le Carré (real name David Cornwell) wondered ...
USA: When Deplorables become Ungovernables
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар پپه اِسکوبار
China, Russia and Iran are the top three existential “threats” to the U.S., according to the National Security Strategy. Three features distinguish the top three. They are all sovereign powers. They are under varying degrees of sanctions. ...
Remembering Mohamed Bouazizi: The man who sparked the Arab Spring
- Thessa Lageman
On this day, 10 years ago, a Tunisian fruit and vegetable vendor set himself on fire in the town of Sidi Bouzid and triggered the Arab Spring. His cousin, Ali, reflects on that day and the days that followed.
“17 December 2010 would have been ...
The West First
Human rights organizations criticize western obstruction of Covid-19 vaccine supply to poorer countries.
BERLIN (Own report) - Germany and the EU should stop obstructing measures for supplying poorer countries with ...
Israel set to extradite to Australia accused pedophile Malka Leifer after top court rejects appeal
- Aaron Rabinowitz אהרן רבינוביץ - Judy Maltz
Former school principal Malka Leifer feigned mental illness to avoid extradition to Australia, where she is wanted for 74 counts of sexual abuse. Justice minister states he intended to expedite extradition
Australian Malka Leifer, right, is brought ...
Onavo: Israeli cyber unit veterans help Facebook destroy competition
- Refaella Goichman רפאלה גויכמן
Israeli-based Onavo, which was acquired by Facebook in 2013, plays a central role in Facebook's efforts to thwart competition, U.S. suit alleges
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks via video conference during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing ...
‘President Trump’s recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara: a foolish and ill-considered decision’: statement from Christopher Ross, former UN Secretary General Personal Envoy for Western Sahara
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
I served as Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara from 2009 to 2017. Given that background, I’ve been asked repeatedly what I think of President Trump’s recent proclamation recognizing Moroccan sovereignty over ...