By Filiz Garip
Building a wall to control immigration from Mexico is hardly a new idea. In October 2006, President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act to authorize and partially fund the construction of 700 miles of steel fences and other hurdles along the Mexican border. “This bill will help protect the American people,” Bush said at the time. “This bill will make our borders more secure.”
By Rosa Brooks
Are we really stuck with this guy?
It could have been a disaster. But it wasn’t. The prime minister survived her first ordeal by Trump.
Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh
Will America First Energy Plan pay off?
Shortly after Trump’s presidential inauguration, he announced that his administration will embrace the shale oil and gas revolution to bring jobs and prosperity to millions of Americans and will make a shift to border-adjusted corporate tax (BTA).
Posterity will pass fuller and fairer judgment on the presidency of Barack Obama than is possible today, but on one issue the verdict is already clear: personal integrity.
By Medea Benjamin
According to new figures, the U.S. dropped nearly three bombs every hour, 24 hours a day. Dare we think how Donald Trump will continue this legacy?
By William Ruger
Whether first uttered by baseball player Yogi Berra, Danish physicist Niels Bohr, or someone else, it is true that “it is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.” Even so, scholars, pundits and policymakers are still eager to jump into the prediction game.
Having promised to close the Guantanamo Bay prison during his first year in office, Obama will leave about 40?prisoners there when he completes his second term.
By Negar Asadi
TEHRAN - A prominent scholar foresees a “serious resistance” against Donald Trump’s rhetoric and populism by the European Union.