As the house crumbles, the children will play

A Terrible State of Affairs   As the house crumbles, the children will play So what do you see when you turn on the news? Much the same as when you turn off the lights. Nothing. Best case example would be the kneeling hype. While the world is literally in flames, the Americans are heavily…

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The Global Corruption Continues

The Global Corruption Continues This is the video that shows more or less the mindset of global corruption. It doesn’t mean that I endorse it. It’s just a visual means to help you to understand.   Pick a country, any country for that matter, and find a glass from which you may drink the ideology…

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German elections left Merkel isolated, but it is too soon to write her off

The CDU may have had its worst election result since 1949, but the chancellor has been here before and pulled through  The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, at CDU headquarters a day after the general election. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters Philip Oltermann @philipoltermann Monday 25 September 2017 17.10 BSTLast modified on Monday 25 September 2017 22.00 BST Since Angela Merkel was first voted…

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Catalans are not alone. Across the world, people yearn to govern themselves

Globalisation was supposed to bring widespread uniformity and benefit. But it hasn’t addressed old grievances  A group of people throw ballots for the referendum in Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images View more sharing options Shares 15,510 Comments 831 Sunday 24 September 2017 00.05 BSTLast modified on Sunday 24 September 2017 12.25 BST It could end…

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Sino-US relations put to test as tension escalates on Korean Peninsula

By Zhao Minghao Source:Global Times Published: 2017/9/25 22:48:39 Illustration: Liu Rui/GT A vitriolic war of words between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump has triggered concern across the world. As Trump vowed at the UN General Assembly to “totally destroy” North Korea, Kim responded by threatening to “tame the mentally deranged US dotard with…

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India’s bigotry no match for its ambition

Source:Global Times Published: 2017/9/25 23:13:39 India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a vitriolic condemnation of Pakistan when addressing the UN General Assembly on Saturday. “Why is it that today India is a recognized IT superpower in the world and Pakistan is recognized only as the pre-eminent export factory for terror?” she said. Her remarks…

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Willy Wimmer: „Wenn Frau Merkel eine Frau von Ehre wäre…“

Willy Wimmer: „Wenn Frau Merkel eine Frau von Ehre wäre…“ © REUTERS/ Fabrizio Bensch POLITIK 17:55 25.09.2017(aktualisiert 08:07 26.09.2017)Zum Kurzlink 35176643328 An die AfD im Bundestag wird man sich nach Ansicht von Ex-Staatssekretär Willy Wimmer langsam gewöhnen müssen. Die Partei werde Druck machen und durchaus einen Teil der Bevölkerung vertreten. Der Kanzlerin würde Wimmer den…

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‘Lavrov reminded UN a West-inspired coup d’état started Ukraine crisis, not Russia’

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 16:19 Get short URL Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 21, 2017 © Eduardo Munoz / Reuters   406 The Russian Foreign Minister said that he wanted to implement the Minsk agreement in order settle…

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The New Face of War

by CHRISTOPHER MERRILL THE FLIGHT FROM KUWAIT CITY was overbooked, and the American soldiers standing near the gate were hoping for upgrades. They were comparing notes with an accountant returning from her first trip to the region, keeping an eye on a man in a dishdasha, who paced in front of the empty counter, waiting for a…

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