'[Palestine] is not a state… It does not meet the customary international law test of statehood. It doesn't control defined boundaries. It doesn't fulfill the normal functions of government...'
The EU should also insist on greater transparency and accountability, which would curtail pervasive corruption by elected officials.
21 Nations that received almost $14 billion in US foreign aid in 2017 could become the key to unlocking the White House confrontation between President Trump and Democrat leaders.
Goldman Sachs is the sort of institution which has thrived on the largesse of government assistance - the old socialise your losses but privatise your gains sort of philosophy.
Trump's decision to withdraw US forces from Syria is extremely reckless and is bound to backfire in more than one way.
If there is a good reason to be suspicious of a second referendum, former Prime Minister Tony Blair's endorsement of it would be one.
'In a democratic society, there cannot be a dictator who is the subject of homages, or whose tomb is a site of fascist pilgrimage, or who has a monument in his honour.'
The plight of three Central American countries tells the story behind the influx of immigrants flocking to the USA from these and other countries.
106 UN members had weaponized Hamas, abandoned the civilian population of a fellow member state and set a procedural precedent that the Islamic bloc will exploit again.
For Erdogan, as he himself stated, 'Democracy is like a train; once you reach your destination you get off.'
To not speak is tantamount to the gravest of sins in the epoch of emoting, where the decibel range of outrage is taken as a measure of an activist's worth.
The Yemen conflict appears to be a power conflict between two would-be presidents who wanted power; with overtones of a Shia – Sunni religious conflict.