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  • Editorial: Haley kills it at United Nations

    04/19/2018 6:26:25 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 50 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 04-19-18 | Herald Staff
    Nikki Haley is a killer. Not a murderer, but a “killer” in the Donald Trump sense of the word. She is tough and motivated with a “take no prisoners” mindset. Trump has used the term to describe extraordinary women in business since the 1980s. Since she assumed the role as the ambassador to the United Nations, Haley has been putting the world on notice that she means business, going head to head with Russia, Iran, Syria and North Korea for starters. She’s dressed down representatives from countries that would never allow a woman to freely criticize men and she’s shrewdly...
  • Nikki Haley's savage own of Larry Kudlow is one for the ages (CNN Praise for Nikki)

    04/18/2018 9:54:41 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | 4-18-2018 | Chris Cillizza
    (CNN)Nikki Haley is not to be trifled with -- especially by the likes of a TV anchor-turned-newly-minted White House aide. Larry Kudlow, the chief economic adviser for President Donald Trump, learned that lesson the (very) hard way on Tuesday after he gave an roundly dismissive interview on Haley's promise of future sanctions against Russia. "She got ahead of the curve," Kudlow told reporters gathered near Mar-a-Lago. "She's done a great job, she's a very effective ambassador. There might have been some momentary confusion about that." It felt -- and sounded -- like a rhetorical pat on the head. Sure, Nikki...
  • ‘I Don’t Get Confused,’ Nikki Haley Says, Rebuffing White House in Sanctions Dispute

    04/17/2018 4:25:34 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 70 replies
    New York Times ^ | 4-17-2018 | MARK LANDLER and PETER BAKER
    WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA-Nikki R. Haley, the ambassador to the United Nations, fired back at the White House on Tuesday, denying that she had been confused when she announced on Sunday that the Trump administration would impose new sanctions on Russia. "With all due respect, I don't get confused," she told Dana Perino of Fox News. She was responding to a comment earlier in the day by Larry Kudlow, the president's new economic advisor who was briefing reporters in Florida before President Trump's meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan. "She got ahead of the curve,” Mr. Kudlow said....
  • White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    04/17/2018 6:42:27 PM PDT · by familyop · 39 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 17APR18 | JILL COLVIN, MATTHEW LEE AND ZEKE MILLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A White House official said Kudlow, the director of the National Economic Council, called Haley to apologize Tuesday afternoon in an effort to mend fences...The officials said a decision was then made to announce the sanctions as an answer to Russia’s response to the strikes. But that plan was re-evaluated and then put on hold over the weekend...On Monday, a new memo went out from the NSC saying that additional sanctions were under consideration, but no decision had been made.
  • Time for Action to Stop Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks

    04/16/2018 7:01:48 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/16/18 | Joseph Klein
    “Will take no lessons…in international law from Russia.” Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, delivered a blunt message at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council Saturday. The meeting was convened at Russia’s request to discuss military strikes conducted by the United States, the United Kingdom, and France against key facilities supporting the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons program. It was the fifth meeting of the Security Council last week regarding the reported chemical attack by the Syrian regime on the Damascus suburb of Douma on April 7th. All of the meetings were filled with hot rhetoric but...
  • Head of charity imprisoned for diverting funds to militants

    08/18/2003 10:26:03 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 2 replies · 315+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, August 19, 2003
    <p>CHICAGO (AP) &#8212; A Muslim charity leader linked by prosecutors to Osama bin Laden's terrorist network was sentenced yesterday to more than 11 years in federal prison for defrauding donors.</p> <p>Enaam Arnaout, 41, a Syrian-born U.S. citizen who said he has met bin Laden but opposes terrorism, was calm as the sentence was imposed by U.S. District Judge Suzanne B. Conlon.</p>
  • Nikki Haley says more sanctions against Russia coming Monday

    04/15/2018 11:26:59 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 37 replies
    cnn.com ^ | April 15, 2018 | Maegan Vazquez and Laura Koran
    United States' Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday the Trump administration will announce more sanctions against Russia on Monday. On CBS's "Face the Nation," Haley said the Treasury Department will announce the new sanctions and insisted the US has sent "a strong message" about the use of chemical weapons.
  • Trump's Syria Attack: Praiseworthy or Bad Precedent?

    04/15/2018 12:41:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 70 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | April 15, 2018 | Taylor Lewis
    It's hard to think of the last time America didn't have a wartime president. From Franklin Roosevelt on, the U.S. military has been ordered to engage in hostilities at least at one point during each administration. Donald Trump, the nationalist businessman from Queens who spoke with isolationist tones on the campaign trail, had the potential to break this cycle. Trump violated Republican orthodoxy by denouncing the Iraq War as foolish, disparaging the legacy of NATO, and decrying how much blood and treasure we've lost to Middle East nation-building. It's one year into his presidency, and things have changed. Trump, working...
  • Haley Says U.S. Won't Pull Troops Until Goals Accomplished

    04/15/2018 1:52:25 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 123 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 4-15-2018 | Haaretz
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday that the United States would not pull its troops out of Syria until its goals were accomplished. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Haley listed three aims for the United States: ensuring that chemical weapons are not used in any way that pose a risk to U.S. interests, that Islamic State is defeated and that there is a good vantage point to watch what Iran is doing.
  • Haley warns US is 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses chemical weapons again

    04/14/2018 10:05:47 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 14, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Saturday that the United States is “locked and loaded” if the Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime uses chemical gas again in the country. Haley made the remarks at a fiery meeting of the U.N. Security Council, in which Russia and the U.S. traded barbs over the decision of the U.S., France and the United Kingdom to launch strikes in Syria on Friday in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons last week in Douma. While the Trump administration has said the strikes are now over, with Trump declaring: “Mission Accomplished!”...
  • Oil Prices Rise After Trump’s Syria Tweets

    04/11/2018 7:35:37 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 6 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 04-11-2017 | Para
    Oil prices soared on Wednesday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted earlier in the day that Russia would better “get ready” for U.S. missiles in Syria. At 08:33 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, WTI Crude was above $66 and Brent—above the $71 mark. WTI Crude was up 0.92 percent to $66.12, while Brent Crude had jumped 0.87 percent at $71.66. “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and “smart!” You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys...
  • Syria 'chemical attack': Trump pledges 'forceful' US response

    04/10/2018 12:53:05 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 53 replies
    bbc.com ^ | April 10, 2018 | BBC
    US President Donald Trump has promised a "forceful" response to the alleged chemical attack in Syria, as Western leaders consider what action to take. "We have a lot of options militarily," he told reporters. He added that a response would be decided "shortly". Mr Trump said the US was getting some "good clarity" on who was responsible for the incident in Douma on Saturday. Medical sources say dozens were killed in the alleged attack but exact numbers are impossible to verify. Mr Trump also discussed the incident with French President Emmanuel Macron late on Monday, and both leaders expressed a...
  • ANALYSIS: Russia is aiding Iran Axis prepare for war with Israel

    04/10/2018 7:48:25 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 60 replies
    INN ^ | 4/8/18 | Yochanan Visser
    With all eyes on Israel’s southern front where Hamas is desperately trying to conceal the fact it has run out of military options in its never ending war against the Jewish State, Hezbollah and the pro-Assad axis seem to be gearing up for the long anticipated confrontation with the IDF. Iranian and Israeli media reported last week that the pro-Assad coalition is preparing for an offensive against Islamist rebel groups in the Kuneitra and Daraa provinces in southern Syria. The pro-Assad axis, which includes Hezbollah and other Shiite militias, has reportedly deployed tanks and heavy artillery on the Syrian Golan...
  • FORMER SENIOR UNITED NATIONS OFFICIAL FACING PEDOPHILIA CHARGES IN NEPAL

    04/10/2018 8:18:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 4/9/2018 | BRENDAN COLE
    One of the world’s leading experts on humanitarian work with street children and children affected by war has been arrested on pedophilia charges. Canadian humanitarian worker Peter Dalglish, who helped found the charity Street Kids International, was taken in by police in Nepal on Sunday (April 8), Xinhua news agency reported. The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police said they wanted to question Dalglish over claims he was involved in pedophile activities in Kavre district, around 50 kilometers north of the capital, Kathmandu. An initial investigation claims the 60-year-old had offered children foreign trips and better education before sexually...
  • Haley: Russian hands 'covered in blood' from Syria attack

    04/09/2018 6:24:14 PM PDT · by McGruff · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 9, 2018 | Julia Manchester
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed Russia over a deadly chemical attack on Syrian civilians, saying the country's hands are "covered in blood." "The Russian regime, whose hands are all covered in the blood of Syrian children, cannot be ashamed by pictures of its victims," Haley said during a U.N. Security Council meeting on Monday. "We must not overlook Russia and Iran's roles in enabling the Assad regime's murderous destruction," she continued.
  • U.S. Envoy Nikki Haley says she shares John Bolton's disdain for the U.N.

    04/06/2018 10:23:23 AM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/5/2018 | Staff
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Thursday she shares incoming national security adviser John Bolton’s disdain for the world body and believes the two will work well together. Bolton, who was U.S. envoy to the United Nations for President George W. Bush, will become President Donald Trump’s national security adviser on Monday. He once said it would make no difference if 10 floors were knocked off the U.N. headquarters in New York. “I know John Bolton well. I have gotten advice from him, I have talked to him. I know his disdain for the U.N. I...
  • Israel Warns UN: Gaza Plan to Burn Tires ‘Ecologic Catastrophe’

    04/05/2018 5:25:47 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 21 replies
    BIN ^ | 4/5/18 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, the IDF head of the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, wrote a letter to Tedros Adhanom, the head of the World Health Organization, an agency of the United Nations concerned with international public health, warning that Hamas’ plan to burn a massive amounts of tires on the border with Israel on Friday would be an “ecologic catastrophe.” “The Hamas terrorist organization, which controls the Gaza Strip, has issued an order to burn about 10,000 tires this Friday along the border with Israel,” Mordechai wrote. “The burning of tires in such a huge quantity will...
  • US moves to strip citizenship from war criminals [Bosnian Muslims: Rasena Handanovic, Edin Dzeko]

    04/04/2018 9:19:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 4, 2018 6:36 PM EDT | Tom James
    Federal authorities on Wednesday began legal proceedings to strip U.S. citizenship from two Bosnians, including one living in Oregon, for war crimes including executing civilians during that country’s civil war in the 1990s. The move by the U.S. Justice Department comes years after Rasema Handanovic and Edin Dzeko were extradited and later convicted by courts in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011. After serving her sentence, Handanovic returned to Beaverton, Oregon, according to a statement from the Justice department, while Dzeko has not yet been released by Bosnian authorities. The department filed denaturalization lawsuits against the pair in federal courts in...
  • U.S. warns U.N. cash cutbacks coming: 'We're only getting started'

    03/30/2018 8:02:16 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 3/30/2018 | unknown
    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has confirmed that going forward, the U.S. will pay no more than 25 percent of its peacekeeping costs. Associated Press reported she told a Security Council meeting this week, “Peacekeeping is a shared responsibility. All of us have a role to play, and all of us must step up.” The international group assessed the United States 28.5 percent of the $7.3 billion spending this year. But that broke the 25 percent limit established in U.S. law and Haley informed the government officials in the U.N. that’s the cap, starting with this year’s peacekeeping budget. But still,...
  • The UN “Human Rights” Council Passes New Anti-Israel Resolutions (Again)

    03/25/2018 4:24:01 AM PDT · by judeasamaria · 10 replies
    Lev Haolam ^ | Mar 25, 2018 | Lev Haolam
    On Friday, the notoriously anti-Israel United Nations “Human Rights” Council (UNHRC) once again met to discuss, or rather condemn, Israel. In its latest round of resolutions targeted at the Jewish State, the UNHRC passed a series of resolutions which effectively singled out Israel in what they referred to as “violations of international law” and “human rights violations”. You can see the list of the anti-Israel agenda items, taken from the UNHRC website below. 1. Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan 2. Right of the Palestinian people to self-determination 3. Human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East...