||Last Updated: Jan 20, 2020 - 3:49:00 PM
The US and Iran are hostages of history
During the recent flare-up between the United States and Iran, US President Donald Trump tweeted that he was prepared to bomb ‘52 Iranian sites (representing the 52 American hostages taken by Iran many years ago)’. Some of these targets, he added, would be ‘important to Iran and the Iranian culture’, suggesting that he was willing to strike Iranian national heritage sites.
Jan 20, 2020 - 3:48:03 PM
The myths of Australia’s role in East Timorese independence
Every country has its legends. They may be important to national self-esteem, but they’re not necessarily good history.
Jan 19, 2020 - 3:13:08 PM
Europe's Global Footprint
German foreign policy advisors are calling for a more offensive EU foreign policy and warn of the EU's decline
Jan 17, 2020 - 2:23:51 PM
The Palestinians and Europe's Secret Agenda
The foreign media and human rights organizations seem quite uninterested in Palestinians who are arrested or tortured to death by PA security forces. After all, they have not been arrested by Israel for security-related offences.
Jan 16, 2020 - 10:40:49 AM
MEPs: Don't waste your chance to change Vietnam
In coming weeks, the European Parliament is expected to take a binding decision on whether to approve, postpone or reject the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and Investment Protection Agreement (IPA).
Jan 16, 2020 - 10:21:36 AM