President Trump

by Graham E. Fuller* — The very words hit the ear as a shock; the mind is not ready for it. And that is exactly the problem. We could not see it coming. Among other things this tawdry and interminable election represents a massive American intelligence failure. Not failure of IQ, but failure to grasp …

Hillary Clinton: Wall Street’s favorite enemy

By Amanda Becker  for REUTERS| WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton began her presidential campaign by promising to do what it takes to rein in Wall Street. Boosted by Wall Street’s toughest critics, U.S. senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate has declared “the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top” and …

Washington casts its vote for Democratic primary

The Levant News — Hillary Clinton is all but certain to be her party’s nominee, but Washington, D.C. is still determined to hold its last-in-the-nation Democratic primary election today. Seeing an overture for a strong finish, rival Bernie Sanders came out in support of statehood for the district – and its accompanying voting rights in …

Hillary Clinton Calls On Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait To Stop Funding Terrorism

By Tim Hains — Hillary Clinton says that it is “long past time” for the leaders of countries like Qatar and Saudi Arabia to make sure that their citizens are not allowed to provide money and support to terrorist groups. HILLARY CLINTON: The third area that demands attention is preventing radicalization and countering efforts by …

If She Wins: These Three Clinton Decisions May Ruin US Foreign Policy

The Levant News — US scholar A. Trevor Thrall looks at the foreign-policy nightmare that the country, and the world, could face should Hillary Clinton win her presidential bid. A new Clinton administration may drag the country into a foreign-policy nightmare, warns A. Trevor Thrall, Associate Professor of Government and International Affairs at George Mason …

Bernie Sanders has Hillary Clinton right where he wants her

By Robert L. Borosage for Reuters — The patter of establishment calls for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to end his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination has built into a hailstorm. “Bye, bye, Bernie,” the Washington Post editorialized prematurely, echoing numerous talking heads. Politico reports Democratic pols are quietly urging him to pack it in. …