Haley: US ‘Taking Names’ At UN, Will ‘Show Our Strength’

Nikki Haley, on Friday, her first day as United States ambassador to the United Nations, said she was there to institute change and support allies, adding that “for those who don’t have our back, we’re taking names.” Continue reading

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US Mulls Defunding UN Over Palestinian Membership

There are also mentions of possible cuts to anything abortion related, and demands that the UN cut ties with any organization “which could be seen as” helping circumvent sanctions against either Iran or North Korea. Continue reading

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Trump Orders Creation Of ‘Safe Zones’ In Syria

During the campaign, Trump had endorsed the idea of safe zones on humanitarian grounds, but also scorned Hillary Clinton for supporting the no-fly zone aspect, citing the concerns about starting such huge new wars.

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Trump Bans Citizens Of Seven Nations, Excluding Saudi Arabia

Despite presenting such moves as a national security measure intended to prevent terror, the nations from which 9/11 plotters originated (primarily Saudi Arabia, but also including Egypt and the UAE) were left off the new ban. Continue reading

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Yemen Reports First US Drone Strikes Under Trump

Marking the first strikes under Trump, the drone strikes may suggest that the policy of drone attacks against targets in nations in which the US is not at war is going to continue beyond the Obama Administration. Continue reading

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