For all the posturing, the administration was quietly forced to retreat on both plans. As the months wore on, it became apparent that far fewer than 7,000 soldiers would actually be leaving Afghanistan, and those who stayed behind would continue to fight in what is now America's longest-running war. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s Vow to End ‘Endless Wars’ Derailed by Foreign Policy Realities, and Now Pentagon Wants 10,000 More Troops in the Middle East
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"The behavior of Assange, with his messages on social media, puts at risk the good relationship the country maintains with Great Britain, with the other members of the European Union, and with other countries," the Ecuadorian Embassy announced in a statement Wednesday. The agreement to not send messages that would damage Ecuador's foreign policy was allegedly signed by Assange last year. … [Read more...] about Can Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Influence Foreign Elections Now That Ecuador Cut Off His Internet Access?
Tickets to their 2020 homecoming tour of arenas go on sale on Tuesday with Kevin Parker announcing $300,000 from show sales will be donated to bushfire relief. They kick off at Brisbane’s Entertainment Centre on April 18, Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on April 20, Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on April 23, Adelaide’s Entertainment Centre Arena on April 25 and back home to Perth’s RAC Arena on April 28. … [Read more...] about Your mega guide to bushfire relief gigs across Australia
Flynn’s lawyer, Sidney Powell, called prosecutors’ recommendation “sickening” in an emailed statement, and said they were trying to punish the former Army lieutenant general “for not lying for them in the Rafiekian trial.” … [Read more...] about Prosecutors say Flynn ‘has not learned his lesson,’ seek up to six months in prison
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop genocidal acts against the ethnic minority. … [Read more...] about Myanmar already protecting Rohingya, ruling party says after world court’s order