Dutch PM Mark Rutte sees off election threat of Geert Wilders
The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, has seen off a challenge from the anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders to claim a resounding victory in parliamentary elections widely seen as a test for resurgent nationalism before other key European polls.
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Obama Was More of a Russian Stooge than Trump Appears to Be
The circumstantial evidence is mounting that the Kremlin succeeded in infiltrating the U.S. government at the highest levels. How else to explain a newly elected president looking the other way after an act of Russian aggression? Agreeing to a farcically one-sided nuclear deal? Mercilessly mocking the idea that Russia represents our foremost geopolitical foe? Accommodating the illicit nuclear ambitions of a Russian ally? Welcoming a Russian foothold in the Middle East? Refusing to provide arms to a sovereign country invaded by Russia? Diminishing our defenses and pursuing a Moscow-friendly policyRead More
Syria bombing: US says Russia bears responsibility for Assads gas attack
We’re going to close our rolling coverage of the first direct military strikes by the US against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in what Donald Trump described as necessary retaliation for a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians, including children, earlier this week.Fifty-nine Tomahawk missiles, launched before dawn from warships in the eastern Mediterranean, threatened hopes for Russian-American rapprochement just ahead of the first major meeting between Washington, which has armed a Read more at The Guardian… Source: Syria bombing: US says Russia bears responsibility for Assads gasRead More