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Barzani’s Doubtful Future

Posted: October 23, 2017 at 4:49 pm   /   Politics, Top Stories, World

By LTC Sargis Sangari and Steven Weingartner The KRG parliament will convene tomorrow 24 OCT 2017 to approve a PDK-backed proposal for delaying parliamentary elections for six months. KRG President Masoud Barzani, who heads the PDK Party, may attend the meeting. His opponents in the PUK Party are pushing for a two-year delay. The PUK, which Barzani and […]

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In Symbolic End To ISIS, Raqqa Falls To US-Led Coalition Forces!

Posted: October 17, 2017 at 10:31 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

US-backed forces have completely taken Raqqa, the de facto capital of ISIS, on Tuesday, in a major symbolic blow to the jihadist group. President Trump announced that he would massively increase the pressure on the self-proclaimed caliphate, and leading purveyor of terror attacks the world over during the Obama administration. Part of the effort to root […]

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Kurds Fleeing Kirkuk/Used with permission from NEC-SE

How Barzani Destroyed His Kurdistan

Posted: October 16, 2017 at 3:47 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

By LTC Sargis Sangari and Steven Weingartner As of this morning (16 OCT 2017) Kurdish aspirations for statehood in northern Iraq are dead. And KRG president Masoud Barzani is to blame. Barzani’s refusal to back down on the issue of Kurdish statehood spurred the Government of Iraq (GOI) to take action. Ignoring warnings from Iraqi leaders and the […]

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The Trump Effect Continues To Sweep Europe. Nationalists Win in Austria!

Posted: October 16, 2017 at 7:31 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

The Trump effect continues to sweep Europe, as Sebastian Kurz won the chancellorship in Austria’s elections after running on a nationalist platform. Kurz’s Party, The People’s Party (OVP), received 30.2 per cent of the vote, according to exit polls from Austrian news channel ORF, and he is expected to form a coalition with the even more […]

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View from the North: Ten years since the Dziekanski tragedy

Posted: October 14, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

By Mark Wegierski Mark Wegierski remembers the incident from October 14, 2007. Ten years ago, on October 14, 2007, Robert Dziekanski, a forty-year-old Polish immigrant to Canada, met a tragic death at Vancouver Airport. Having arrived at the airport, he waited in the airport’s enclosed baggage area. His mother was in another part of the […]

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President Trump Takes Action on Iran. Demands Congress Act.

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 3:48 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories, World

President Donald Trump is taking action against the Iran Nuclear Deal implanted under the Obama administration, as is demanding Congress act as well. The President announced Friday that he won’t certify that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear agreement, detailing a lengthy list of complaints and vowing to cancel the deal himself if Congress […]

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Canadian Terror Attacks Were Carried Out By Somali Refugee

Posted: October 2, 2017 at 6:37 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

The terror attacks in Canada on Saturday evening and early Sunday morning were carried out by a Somali refugee who was known by Canadian police for two years beforehand. The first incident happened at about 8:15 p.m. Saturday evening when, according to Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht, a uniformed officer, who had been standing behind a […]

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Canada Rocked By Terror Attack Involving Vehicles

Posted: October 1, 2017 at 7:08 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

Police in Edmonton, Canada have a suspect in custody, after he used two vehicles to attack pedestrians and police injuring one officer and four civilians. he first incident happened at about 8:15 p.m. Saturday evening when, according to Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht, a uniformed officer, who had been standing behind a barricade and in front […]

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Populist Wave Hits Germany As Nationalist Party Wins Big in Election

Posted: September 25, 2017 at 4:16 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany’s election Sunday, but the big winners was the nationalist party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), as they went from non-existent as a political force to becoming the third most popular party. The victory of the AfD was the best showing for a nationalist force since World War II […]

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