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Diplomats Sound the Alarm as They Are Pushed Out in Droves

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson at the White House on Monday. Mr. Tillerson has made no secret of his belief that the State Department is a bloated bureaucracy.Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times WASHINGTON - Of all the State Department employees who might have been vulnerable in the staff re

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-25 01:51:46

CNN Video of 'African Slave Market' Sparks Outrage and Condemnation

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) - Footage obtained by CNN of an alleged auction of young Africans at an open market in Libya sent shockwaves through the diasporan community and the leaders of countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The shocking images, shared worldwide on social media, were "despicable", declared

THECINCINNATIHERALD.COM - 2017-11-25 06:38:28

Trump touts security goal

While condemning yesterday's "tragic" terror attack in Egypt that left at least 235 people dead, President Trump pointed to his latest travel ban proposal and yet-to-be-built border wall as the kind of security measures that would help prevent similar bloodshed in the United States. "We have to get

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-25 05:08:13

Libya Is a Failed State (and It's America's Fault)

When the Obama administration led a 2011 NATO military intervention on behalf of rebels seeking to overthrow Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi, there was considerable optimism that the move would produce a much better country. Although U.S. officials and their media cheerleaders acknowledged that s

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2017-11-25 00:57:22

With loss of caliphate, ISIS could turn even more reckless and radical

The lights of the Eiffel Tower in Paris are switching off on Nov. 24, 2017 in tribute to the victims of the deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai. Armed attackers on November 24, 2017 killed at least 235 worshippers in a bomb and gun assault on a packed mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai pro

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-25 03:18:53

UN wants tougher action on human trafficking

NEW YORK - The United Nations Security Council wants tougher action on human trafficking. It said modern slavery and human trafficking are war crimes and crimes against humanity. In search of a better life in Europe and desperate to escape poverty at home, thousands of young Africans have crossed th

ENCA.COM - 2017-11-25 00:38:47

Slavery and dispossession in the modern Middle East

Shocking images surfaced this week of sub-Saharan Africans apparently being sold into slave markets in Libya. The footage released by CNN appears to show youths primarily from Niger being purchased for as little as $400. The reemergence of slavery in Libya is part and parcel of the thriving illicit

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-11-25 03:04:00

Interpol: 40 human traffickers arrested, 236 children saved

Protestors attend a demonstration against slavery in Libya outside the Lybian Embassy in Paris, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Interpol says 40 suspected human traffickers have been arrested and nearly 500 of their victims freed in a vast police operation in five African countries. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2017-11-24 18:00:23

Trump Regrets U.S. Wars in the Middle East: 'What a Mistake'

President Donald Trump said Friday he wished the U.S. had never gotten involved in the Middle East in the first place as he announced an upcoming call with the Turkish president to discuss the latest developments in the region. Trump, who recently claimed credit for victories against militant Islami

NEWSWEEK - 2017-11-24 16:27:38

Trump condemns Egypt mosque attack as death toll soars to 235

President Trump condemned an Egyptian mosque massacre Friday as the death toll soared past 235, making it one of the deadliest recent terrorist attacks in the region. "Horrible and cowardly terrorist attack on innocent and defenseless worshipers in Egypt," Trump tweeted. Horrible and cowardly terror

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2017-11-24 16:25:00

Trump calls for 'the BAN!' after Egypt terrorist attack

President Trump renewed his call for travel restrictions affecting foreign citizens after the mass-murder of Sufi mosque-goers in Egypt. The attack during Friday prayers killed at least 235 adherents of the Muslim minority group. "Will be calling the President of Egypt in a short while to discuss th

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2017-11-24 19:38:15

The Elders Condemn Libya Slave Auctions, Demand Migrants' Rights Respected

The Elders today strongly condemned "slave auctions" of African migrants in Libya and urged the international community to take all necessary steps to protect the rights and dignity of all people, especially vulnerable foreigners, in the conflict-wracked country. They shared the concern and dismay e

LOOK TO THE STARS - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Mugabe’s Fall Doesn’t Necessarily Mean a Free Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe fired his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa earlier this month, clearing a path for his wife, Grace, to succeed him with Trumpesque subtlety. That proved a bridge too far for both the military and his ZANU-PF party, the underwriters of the 93-year-old dictator's nearly fou

NYMAG.COM - 2017-11-24 16:38:12

How the U.S. Military Envisions the Future Fight Against Terrorists

The future U.S. fight against terrorists will be to train and advise partner militaries to take them on and prevent them from establishing safe havens in their countries, according to top U.S. officials. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford laid out that vision at a littl

BREITBART - 2017-11-24 22:25:45

Opinion: Libya slave trade shows how Africans are treated as subhuman

The slave auctioning of Africa migrants in Libya shows how humans are deprived of all dignity. We should renounce all forms of ideology and prejudice that reduce people to merchandise, writes DW's Fred Muvunyi. Getty Images/AFP/M. Turkia plain They are not animals, car spare parts or items of merch

MSN.COM - 2017-11-24 14:27:43

Europeans should not abandon a collective identity

This is one of six winning student columns for the Financial Times' Future of Europe Project, a conversation with the young minds who will inherit Europe about the issues that will shape their future. Last week, our columnists shared their views. This week, the students share theirs. American movies

FINANCIAL TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:00:29

Arabic is an official language of this 'space nation' with thousands of Arab citizens

Officially launched last year, the population of the "space nation" of Asgardia has surpassed 145,000 citizens, including thousands of Arabs. With the number of citizens growing constantly, the nation already boasts a larger population than Monaco, Liechtenstein, and San Marino combined. In early No

STEPFEED.COM - 2017-11-24 09:03:00

Russia Is Roaring Back to the Middle East While America Is Asleep

The Kremlin is methodically creating a geopolitical challenge to the interests of the United States and its allies. Russia Is Roaring Back to the Middle East While America Is Asleep Russia is back in the Middle East. The Kremlin is methodically creating a systematic geopolitical challenge to the int

YAHOO! - 2017-11-24 01:21:00

Libyan Government Says It Is Investigating Slave Trade Reports

Libyan officials say they are investigating a CNN television report that African migrants are being sold as slaves. Tens of thousands of migrants reach Libya each year in the hope of crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. Most have given all they have to pay smugglers on the Northern African coas

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-11-24 07:30:00

The caliphate is destroyed, but the Islamic State lives on

Michael P. Dempsey, Foreign Policy Published 8:31 am, Friday, November 24, 2017 The fall of the town of Abu Kamal in Syria and recent victories by Iraqi security forces in Qaim and Rawa in Iraq mark the collapse of the Islamic State caliphate. With the loss of these towns located along the Iraq-Syr

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-11-24 08:31:50