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‘Please conquer US!’ Why are liberals calling for foreign takeover or ‘international oversight’ of America?

Peter Beinart, whose essay was published Tuesday, makes a convoluted case for seeking “foreign intervention against tyranny in our own land.” His argument? Democrats are “a vehicle for Black political empowerment” and are therefore facing increased racist oppression – so they should do as African-American leaders have done for decades …

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‘Without any basis in international law’: Venezuela blasts US sanctions on Maduro & Iran as ‘sustained aggression’

“Venezuela denounces the new US aggression to the international community, announcing alleged unilateral sanctions against President Nicolas Maduro, as part of a sustained campaign of aggression against the Islamic Republic of Iran and our country,” Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza wrote in a tweet on Monday. Caracas said Washington’s actions showed …

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European Parliament calls for international probe into alleged Navalny poisoning & suspension of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

A resolution passed on Thursday called on European Union member states to “continue to isolate Russia in international forums,” encouraging the European Council “to prioritize the approval of the EU Magnitsky-style human rights sanctions” against what it called “the Russian regime.” The ‘Magnitsky’ sanctions are named after a Russian tax auditor, and associate …

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UK’s ‘kamikaze’ threat to break international laws with Brexit legislation has backfired – Ireland’s deputy PM

“These were really extraordinary comments, and certainly set off alarm bells in Dublin. I think they have backfired,” Ireland’s deputy prime minister, Leo Varadkar, said on Wednesday while speaking to RTE. On Tuesday, the UK’s Northern Ireland minister, Brandon Lewis, admitted that Britain could break international law in a “limited …

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EU & France call on US to reverse ‘unacceptable’ sanctions against International Criminal Court’s war crimes investigators

The sanctions are “unacceptable and unprecedented measures that attempt to obstruct the court’s investigations and judicial proceedings,” EU High Representative for Foreign Policy Josep Borrell said in a statement on Thursday. The US should “reconsider its position and reverse the measures it has taken,” Borrell added. His comments came shortly …

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