This country has been at war for 17 years. Most young people have never really known a nation at peace. If a bipartisan bill drafted by Sens. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerChina is no friend to US — Trump's putting a stop to these unfair trade deals GOP, business groups slam Trump attacks on Canada This week: Congress faces what could be biggest news week of 2018 MORE (R-Tenn.) and Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineThe Hill's Morning Report — Inside the historic week ahead What to watch in Tuesday’s primary elections Overnight Defense: Trump hopes to normalize relations with North Korea | Senate defense bill would limit help for Saudis in Yemen | US to honor temporary Taliban ceasefire MORE (D-Va.) is successful, they will likely never know a true peacetime. Indeed, if the proposed authorization for use of military force (AUMF) is passed, our “endless war” will be put on autopilot, with no sunset date and little real congressional involvement. … [Read more...] about War is too deadly for Congress to keep dodging duty on declaring it
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Readers on the militarization of the border wall with Mexico: Trump is right Some readers think Trump sending the National Guard to our southern border is what is needed to protect the country, others think it's just a show. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs USA TODAY Published 4:54 p.m. ET April 9, 2018 | Updated 4:56 p.m. ET April 9, 2018 CLOSE Bill Maher, Robin Thede, Colin Jost, Michael Che on the president's latest riff. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers Some readers think Trump sending the National Guard to our southern border is what is … [Read more...] about Readers on the militarization of the border wall with Mexico: Trump is right
Brexit is the greatest disaster to befall the European Union (EU) in its 60-year history - but the referendum in which British voters opted to leave the bloc did not automatically signal the country's exit. That was the job of Article 50. What exactly is Article 50? Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon gives any EU member state the right to quit unilaterally, and outlines the procedure for doing so. It gives the leaving country two years to negotiate an exit deal and once it's set in motion it can't be stopped except by unanimous consent of all member states. No country has ever left the EU before, and there was no way to legally leave the EU before the Treaty of Lisbon was signed in 2007. The... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week … [Read more...] about What is Article 50? The only explanation you need to read
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Sheila Miyoshi Jager Globe Correspondent June 30, 2013 What does North Korea want? Internationally isolated, the North Korean regime has a long history of confrontation with the outside world, having threatened to engage South Korea and the United States in another war on numerous occasions. North Korea successfully tested its first nuclear device in 2006; most recently, its provocations have included a third nuclear test in February 2013 and a renewed threat to turn Seoul “into a sea of fire.” Stories from North Korean defectors reveal a life of desperate poverty and unimaginable repression. To Westerners, this belligerence and isolation in the context of such national suffering have often seemed baffling, even shocking. Guessing what motivates the regime, and what its inexperienced leader Kim Jong Un might do next, has become almost a parlor … [Read more...] about Which is the real Korea?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Josh Macht March 19, 2017 I’ve been Bezos-ified. Chances are, you have, too.Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, has infiltrated every corner of my day. Before I leave the house, I holler at Amazon’s voice-activated personal assistant, Alexa, who tells me the news and weather and the fastest way to work.No matter when I arrive at the office, at Harvard Business Review, Bezos is already there in spirit. Our website at work is housed in the cloud thanks to Amazon Web Services, a.k.a. AWS. Our press sells books through Amazon.com. I’ve even started testing a new video conferencing service called Chime, built by no other than Amazon. Advertisement Around lunchtime, when I stop to check the news on Facebook, more and more of it comes from The Washington Post — which Bezos owns. Get Truth and Consequences in your inbox: Michael A. Cohen … [Read more...] about From Seattle it came: How Jeff Bezos is taking over the world