Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
The United States built an arsenal of nuclear weapons to preserve and extend its global dominance. But now, in a perverse development, nukes threaten that dominance.
Protesters in Algeria have achieved what appeared to be their principal goal, but there’s definitely more to come. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains.
What is behind the shift in norms around racism and the politics of immigration in recent decades? Although many are focused on the daily onslaught against norms under the current US president, from a broader perspective, norms around issues of race and the politics of immigration have clearly shifted since I began studying the radical right in the mid-1990s. In 1999, when Jörg Haider’s Freedom Party came in second place in the Austrian legislative election, the other 14 EU countries at the time considered his positions on immigration and the EU to be beyond the pale. Although they could not change the outcome of the vote, they took measures to indicate their stand on these issues, including passing the Racial Equality Directive (RED) in 2000, as a show of support for anti-discrimination policy.
Trump and Bolton’s unwavering assault on Iran means the end of waivers for the right to purchase Iranian oil for India, which is in the midst of a general election.
In a fair world, freedom of international movement would be a fundamental human right, and the obstacles put in its way removed.
The IRGC is exploiting the recent floods in Iran to tighten its grip while suppressing any dissent that might emerge out of the current situation.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Sumitha Kutty, an associate research fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore.
While the AKP’s electoral base has been loyal to the party this time, there is no certainty this will happen again in the future.
While the opposition hails the beginning of the end for Turkey’s ruling party, local election setbacks might actually be a blessing in disguise.