“I wish there is no war in Yemen. I wish that we have electricity and water back and that we live happily. And that we eat until we are full.”
Reviled Florida State Attorney Angela Corey lost her reelection bid on Tuesday night, prompting widespread celebration as the woman The Nation once suggested was “the cruelest prosecutor in America” was ousted.
The contentious Euro-American trade pact—the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)—may finally be at death’s door, but campaigners are warning that recent pronouncements of its demise are merely a “tactical retreat” in order to save two lesser-known and equally “toxic” sister agreements.
The main criticism of US policy in Syria has long been that President Barack Obama should have used US military force or more aggressive arms aid to strengthen the armed opposition to Assad. The easy answer is that the whole idea that there was a viable non-extremist force to be strengthened is a myth – albeit one that certain political figures in London and Washington refuse to give up.