With the US and Iran on the brink of war, the dangers of Trump’s policy of going it alone become clear


President Trump’s Iran policy took a dramatic turn when the US killed Iran’s top military commander in a drone strike. To avoid war, one foreign policy scholar says Trump has to reverse his stance.

Source: With the US and Iran on the brink of war, the dangers of Trump’s policy of going it alone become clear

Why is no one asking about Jeremy Corbyn’s worrying connections?


Original post from The Guardian

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Corbyn may not have an antisemitic bone in his body, but he does share platforms with people who do

Jeremy Corbyn
The rightwing press has thrown heaps of mud at Corbyn; however, because much of it focuses on his views on foreign policy very little has stuck.’ Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian

The 2008 financial crash has had two major consequences for British politics. The first is the destruction of the Labour party as a credible party of government. The second is a growing political parochialism on the part of politicians and the electorate.