The Syrian people, who have demonstrated remarkable courage and perseverance in the face of formidable challenges that would have crushed a lesser people, are forced to observe yet another bloodstained milestone they neither want nor deserve.
Watching Washington attack one sovereign state after another since the collapse of the Soviet Union prompts the question: Are we Americans behaving out of some inherent aggression, or is this just old-fashioned empire building by a global superpower?
The Irish and the Palestinian people share a common bond that stretches back in history many centuries - in the case of the Palestinians to Biblical times - and that is their long-fought struggle to acquire a national homeland against insuperable odds.
The establishment didn't have to wait long to avenge itself over the election of Donald Trump, whose pick for National Security Advisor, Mike Flynn, resigned after leaked intelligence showed he spoke with Russian officials prior to Trump's inauguration.
The Left's non-stop temper tantrum since Trump's election win is revealing an ugly underbelly of the Democratic Party - think Rosie O'Donnell mud-wrestling with a pig - where a rogues’ gallery of provocateurs aims to delegitimize conservative rule.
With the EU elite threatened by a populist insurgency aiming to end free and easy immigration programs and promote nationalism over globalism, an influential think tank says populism will only - wait for it - fuel the fires of corruption.
Although the US stock market is smoking, and the unemployment rate is low, there remains an underlying feeling of dread among some analysts who say America has yet to pay the piper for its gains. Will Donald Trump bear the cost of disastrous Fed policy?
Since becoming the US Commander-in-Chief in 2008, Barack Obama charted a thinly veiled anti-Russia course that many failed to anticipate or appreciate due to the media-generated hype of “hope and change” that accompanied his rise to power.
Presently, terrorists enjoy the unbridled freedom, as it were, of hitting civilian ‘soft targets’ with complete impunity, as was the case at a Turkish nightclub last week when a gunman killed 39 people and injured dozens. It's time for some vigilance.