Day: December 18, 2016

Putin and Erdogan push for Syria talks without U.S. or U.N.

 Reuters International DEC 16, 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during his meeting with mukhtars at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, December 14, 2016. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS (reuters_tickers) By Andrew Osborn and Nick Tattersall MOSCOW/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said he and his Turkish […]


Source: Dawn But let’s hear it for scandal. This sudden, unexpected, most delicious season of scandal — scandal that has broken on us and over us in wave after surprising wave.It’s hard to keep track. Supreme Court tearing into government. Politicians tearing into the Supreme Court.The new chief sullied before […]

More ominous than many before

Dec 17,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL US President-elect Donald Trump seems to have some ominous surprises up his sleeve for the Palestinians, in particular, and the Arab world, in general. He asked his long-time adviser and friend David Friedman, a hardline pro-Israel lawyer, to be the US ambassador to Israel. […]