Israel

UK Is Sending Its Police to Train in Israel: Here’s Why It Should Bother You

According to the Independent, government sources say a British team is set to travel to Israel in the near future to learn Israeli counterterrorism enforcement strategies. The proposed move comes amid a spate of terrorist activity in the United Kingdom, as well as concerns about the British authorities’ response time and ability to counter terrorist attacks However,…

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The Daily Sheeple’s Will Porter on the Foreign Policy Focus Podcast #57

Will Porter’s appearance on Foreign Policy Focus, episode 57. Daily Sheeple staff writer Will Porter joins Kyle Anzalone to discuss recent foreign policy developments in Afghanistan and Syria, including the soon-to-be-announced Afghan troop deployment, clashes in Syria between the United States and the Syrian government, and an unconfirmed report that the U.S. has made a…

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Declassified Documents Shed Light on U.S. Role in 1953 Iran Coup

The State Department released a “retrospective” volume of declassified documents on Thursday on the 1953 coup in Iran that overthrew the elected government of Mohammad Mosaddegh and reinstated the rule of the Shah Reza Pahlavi, what constitutes one of the first true official acknowledgments of the clandestine American and British participation in the event. “For…

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Israel Expected to Approve 2,500 West Bank Settlement Units

The Israeli Civil Administration is expected to approve around 2,500 new housing units in the occupied West Bank next week, Israeli NGO Peace Now said Friday. The Civil Administration, the military body in charge of the West Bank, is scheduled to meet on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss 27 different plants for the expansion of…

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Trump Backs Off Support for Moving U.S. Embassy in Israel

President Trump has decided against moving the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, at least for now. Trump signed a biyearly waiver on Thursday to the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act, a law whose purpose is to initiate and fund the relocation of the embassy. Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama also signed waivers…

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Trump Slammed for Alleged Intel Leaks to Russians

President Trump came under pressure Tuesday to explain why he shared sensitive intelligence with senior Russian officials last week in a meeting in the Oval Office. “As President I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight…

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Trump Will Sell “America First” Foreign Policy on First Trip Abroad

President Trump will take the opportunity to use his first trip abroad as president to talk up his foreign policy ideas, which he describes as an “America First” strategy. Starting in Saudi Arabia later this month, the president will make stops in Brussels, the Vatican and Israel as part of routine visits with foreign leaders…

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