14 April 2017 – BBc News
Daily Archives: April 17, 2017
FGM charge for Detroit doctor Jumana Nagarwala in US first
Prosecutors said Jumana Nagarwala had been performing the practice on girls aged between six and eight for 12 years.
She was investigated after the authorities received a tip-off. If found guilty, she faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.
FGM was made illegal in the US in 1996.
What Would a US-European-Russian War Look Like? The End-of-World Scenario. The Real Danger of Nuclear War
By Barry Grey – Global Research, April 16, 2017
Since the April 6 missile strike, the Trump administration has issued new threats against Syria and new ultimatums to Russia to end its support for the regime of Bashar al-Assad. On Wednesday, President Trump defended the unprovoked strike and called Assad a “butcher.”
The G7 powers over the weekend lined up behind the US strike and its pretext—the totally unproven claim that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town. They endorsed Washington’s renewed drive to topple Assad, Moscow’s only Arab ally in the Middle East. Continue reading →
What the U.S. Aristocracy are Demanding: “Donald Trump has Reversed his National Security Policies 180 Degrees”
Donald Trump has reversed his national-security policies 180 degrees, and is now focusing it around conquering Russia, instead of around reducing the threat from jihadists. The reason for this drastic change is in order for him to be able to win the support of the U.S. aristocracy, who had overwhelmingly favored Hillary Clinton during the Presidential contest, and who (and whose ‘news’media) have been trying to portray Trump as “Putin’s fool” or even as “Putin’s Manchurian candidate” and thus as an illegitimate President or even traitor who is beholden to ‘America’s enemy’ (which to them is Russia) for Trump’s having won the U.S. Presidency — which they had tried to block from happening.
Detox Required from Digital Connectivity
Re-evaluating Digital Relationship: Time to Detox
I recently attended a play at a well-known theatre. Having arrived and waiting to be joined by a friend, I unobtrusively made my way to find a seat in the lobby. No one noticed my entry; I could have disembarked from a space ship bedecked in my birth suit, presenting parts visible, bows for extra adornment, and it would have had the same effect. No one looked up. The over a dozen or so adults were all paying homage to their mobile devices. Continue reading →