The Political and Humanitarian Impact of an Offensive in Idlib

The fight for Idlib will likely be the last major battle of the war in Syria, and the U.N. has warned it could result in the worst humanitarian disaster of the 21st century......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

Russia Launches Strikes Ahead of Offensive on Syrian Rebel Bastion

Russian warplanes struck Syria’s Idlib province as residents and rebels in the country’s last major opposition stronghold steeled for a regime offensive that the U.S. has warned could trigger a humanitarian disaster......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 4th, 2018

Inside the race to beat ‘deepfakes’ in 2020

‘Deepfakes’ have changed the idea that seeing is believing - and could have a huge impact on how future political campaigns unfold......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 12th, 2019

China downplays political impact of global development push

China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the Belt and Road initiative, saying that it aims to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends in the U.S. and elsewhere......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 19th, 2019

Trump team readies PR offensive on North America trade deal"s economic effects

The Trump administration is readying a public relations offensive over the economic impact of its new North American trade deal to counter a crucial report expected on Thursday that economists see as likely to show minimal gains at best......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2019

On C-Span’s 40th Anniversary, a Top Executive Reflects on Its Political Impact

On March 19, 1979, C-Span went live to a public audience for the first time. We spoke with Susan Swain, who joined the network three years later......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 19th, 2019

The Key to Black Empowerment Is Not Political Success | Opinion

This surge in political power has had little beneficial impact on the black community......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 12th, 2018

1998 nuke test showed India"s scientific and political prowess: Prez Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the 1998 Pokhran nuclear tests demonstrated the country's scientific capacity and political will and had a far-reaching impact on how the world came to see Ind.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 11th, 2018

Paying the price of oil

The government has missed a golden opportunity to reduce the impact of high oil prices on India's political economy - and may now pay a price.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 20th, 2018

"Macro Swans" Are Gathering: Explaining The Upheaval In Central America

Social and political upheaval in Central America – in particular, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua – is sending many north in search of a better life. The region’s current turmoil reflects the impact of fragile institutions, organized cri.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 22nd, 2018

"Different shades of utter resignation": Venezuelans fleeing hardship at home are finding more struggles abroad

Thomson Reuters Protracted political, economic, and humanitarian crises i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2018

Trump"s tariffs could shrink Americans" tax cut savings

Mainstream economists across the political spectrum agree the tariffs will have a negative impact on the economy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2018

Trump"s tariffs could shrink Americans" tax cut savings

Mainstream economists across the political spectrum agree the tariffs will have a negative impact on the economy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2018

David Koch Is Retiring From Koch Industries, Political Network

Health reasons were cited. David Koch, the billionaire businessman who has had a profound impact on the national political scene, is stepping away from the empire he created with his brother. Citing health reasons, Koch will retire from Koch I.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 5th, 2018

Market Extra: Stock investors confront the once unthinkable: a new world order

How do stock-market investors even begin to calculate the impact of an entirely different global political hierarchy, a system where decade-old alliances have fallen by the wayside and former allies begin to look more like competitors and rivals?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2018

Syria"s Last Rebel Stronghold Girds for Regime Assault

Syria’s last opposition stronghold is bracing for a regime military offensive, after airstrikes and shelling killed dozens there in recent days and the United Nations warned of a possible humanitarian disaster......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 17th, 2018

Bolton Again Warns Assad "We Will Respond" If Chemical Weapons Used In Idlib Offensive

Here we go again. Did Bolton just give jihadists facing imminent final defeat under Assad and Russian bombs an open door .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 22nd, 2018

Iran, Russia, Turkey Leaders Urge "Negotiated Political Process" On Idlib As Putin And Erdogan Clash

Amidst extreme tensions ratcheting up over the past days as Russian and Syrian forces have initiated their final assault on al-Qaeda held Idlib, the presidents of I.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 7th, 2018

YouTube Shuts Down All Syrian State Channels As Idlib Assault Begins

Syrian state YouTube channels have been shut down this morning just as the Syrian Army's ground offensive has officially begun. This includes the following now terminated Syrian state and pro-government channels: Syrian Presidency, Syria MoD .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 8th, 2018

Syria"s Looming Idlib Offensive Is Stalled by Turkey

Syria’s government, amid growing tension between its ally Russia and neighboring Turkey, is holding off on a planned offensive on a major rebel stronghold, giving Ankara more time to persuade armed groups to disperse......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

Steve Bannon: Time"s Up is most powerful political movement

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist says he's surprised the #MeToo movement hasn't had more impact on corporate America......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 15th, 2018