Trump and Putin in Syria? Not So Friendly (Dan)While headlines have been denouncing the so-called friendly relations between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, things on the ground in Syria are not so rosy.
Where Coca-Cola Is More Plentiful Than Water (Russ)
We should be saluting the Gaza Strip
French President Macron Meets With Putin (Dan)
15-year old Amir and 16-year old Loai, lived as close friends and killed today while playing when Israeli missiles rained down on Al-Katiba site west of Gaza city. 13-07-2018
Worker Wages Drop While Companies Spend Billions to Boost Stocks (Jimmy)
My name is Chelli Stanley, I spent time in Hebron, Palestine and met someone who remembered you well, Musa Abu Hashhash, who spoke of you as a friend and good person. So I wanted to pass that on.
I also wanted to see if you would be interested in being in touch with some people I know in Hebron who are interested in making more networks in the United States. They are part of the Human Rights Defenders:
Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Decided Against Net Neutrality and for NSA Surveillance (Jimmy)
The Judicial Jihad Against the Regulatory State (Celia)
Saudi Airstrike Targets Wedding Ceremony in Yemen Killing 11 (Jimmy)The author writes, “Women and children were gathered at the home of Ahmed Jaber Jarmani to celebrate his daughter’s wedding when the bombing took place, killing 11 women and children who were attending the party.”
UNHCR Shocked by Mass Drownings Off Libya, Calls for Urgent Action (Reader Luke)
Who’s the Most Conflicted of Trump’s Administration? (Reader Steve)Meet Andrew Smith, the new director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission and, according to this article, the person with the most conflicts of interest within the Trump administration.
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Russia and China Are Top National Security Threats, Despite Growing Terrorism (Dan)Even though ISIS is on the wane, other terror groups have increased in scope and scale. Nevertheless, the Trump administration sees China and Russia as the top national security threats.
Scott Pruitt’s Replacement Could Be Worse (Dan)
200 Drown in Three Days as Migrants Flee Africa (Kirsty)The author writes, “Figures prepared by Matteo Villa, a research fellow at the Italian thinktank ISPI, show that so far in 2018 only half of those leaving Libya have made it to Europe, down from 86% last year.”
China’s Facial Recognition Software Hits the Classroom (Reader Steve)
Did Trump’s Anti-Press Rhetoric Cause Newspaper Shooting? (Russ)