Day: October 9, 2015

Canada: Religious freedom ambassador refuses to wade into

Religious freedom ambassador refuses to wade into niqab debate Religious minority rights ambassador says he won’t accept interviews during campaign where Conservatives’ niqab ban figures prominently.  opposing religious hatred and intolerance, and promoting pluralism abroad???? not in Canada  opposing religious hatred and intolerance, and promoting pluralism abroadhare on Facebook JASON […]

UN to vote on action against migrant smugglers

Agence France Presse UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES: The U.N. Security Council will vote Friday on a draft resolution authorizing European military action against migrant smugglers in the high seas off Libya’s coast, diplomats said. European warships launched Operation Sophia Wednesday to seize traffickers’ boats in international waters and stem the […]

The ugly American?

Oct 08,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – JONATHAN POWER American foreign policy makers often wonder aloud why it is that much of the world has such an anti-American reflex. Why the “Ugly American”? Graham Greene would never have written a novel titled the “Ugly Russian” or even the “Ugly German”. It is […]