Regardless of the outcome of the OPCW’s investigation, our leaders hastened to act without evidence, to storm ahead of the OPCW inspection and engage in strikes on Syria. This took place in defiance of International law and against public opinion, and was based on questionable intelligence. In Syria, our politicians (especially Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Gavin Williamson, Donald Trump, Heather Nauert, Nikki Haley, Emanuel Macron & Jean-Yves Le Drian) as well as the mainstream press have disgraced themselves and brought shame to their parties, publications, industries and nations respectively.
The carnival of media hysteria which portrays Trump as a figurehead to be despised, while sanctifying the policies of the Clintons and Obamas and even the Bushes of the world who are of the same ilk. The problem is not even that the media excuses the bad policy of corrupt statesmen: it is that the media charade pretends to be emotionally invested in one figure against the other in order to maintain the status quo.
The new executive order, signed by President Donald Trump, was built on the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed by Congress last year. The order imposes sanctions on thirteen human rights abusers and corrupt actors, as well as 39 affiliated individuals and entities.
The future of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appears more uncertain, with American republicans divided on whether to pardon him or label Wikileaks as a ‘hostile non-state intelligence service.’ Republican Dana Rohrabacher, indicated that Assange could be pardoned in light of alleged proof which would debunk Trump-Russia.
United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord and begin renegotiations to re-enter a deal with “fairer terms”