On July 15, the 18th round of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will begin in Malaysia. Japan is set to join the 11 countries currently included in the "free trade" area.
The Egyptian Army massacred scores of pro-Morsi protesters in front of the Cairo National Guard headquarters July 8, where the former elected president is presumed to be under house arrest, but U.S. foreign aid continues to flow to Egypt.
Following outrage and controversy last year over the Obama administration’s unprecedented decision to invite Russian troops for terror drills on U.S. soil, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now under fire for signing more agreements to “cooperate” with Vladimir Putin’s Russian “Emergencies Ministry” (EMERCOM) in wide array of fields.
Egypt's street protests — loosely based upon an online petition called the Tamarrud (loosely translated as “Rebellion”) — and the looming military threat of a coup against the freely elected government of Mohammad Morsi may have both had their origins in actions of the U.S. government.
Despite promising to protect the innocent from drone strikes, President Obama recently approved an attack that killed a 10-year-old boy.