Candidate Donald Trump saw the revolving door between government and industry as a problem.
Archives for January 2019
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – There are many things wrong with National Security Adviser John Bolton, but the worst is his fixation on petroleum politics. His response to the complex crisis of Venezuela is to hope that US energy corporations can produce some of that country’s oil (“It will make a big difference to the […]
“Wow really nailed the diversity there. One of those dudes was wearing grey”
There was also rehabilitation of the ports of Tartus and Latakia as well as construction of a 540 megawatt energy plant
Trump decided last month to pull half of the 14,000-strong force from Afghanistan
Dubai (AFP) – A Bahraini court on Monday upheld a life sentence for opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman for spying for Gulf rival Qatar, a ruling his party slammed as “political revenge”. Salman, who headed Al-Wefaq, a now-banned Shiite movement, was convicted by an appeals court in November in a decision rights groups called a […]
Revised.- ed. Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The two-year anniversary of Trump’s Muslim visa ban and Holocaust Remembrance Day have arrived more or less together, and it is worthwhile reviewing how they reveal an ugly side to America. US history is replete with racism as public policy. It has been more often our history than […]
The United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait all just happen to rate among the world’s most unequal nations.
Most countries view the settlements Israel has built there as illegal