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In-depth: A common observation of Trumpism is that it is unprecedented, an aberration or un-American. History shows that none of these are the case.

In a statement released on his aides Twitter account, Trump has said that there will be an orderly transition of power.

Senators push for 'Made in Israel' on settlement goods

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Senators push for 'Made in Israel' on settlement goods

A group of Republican Senators urged President Trump to issue an executive order allowing settlement goods to be labeled as 'Made in Israel'.

US senators seek to declare China 'genocide' against Uighurs

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US senators seek to declare China 'genocide' against Uighurs

The text states that China's campaign "against Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, Kyrgyz and members of other Muslim minority groups in the Xinjiang ...

The race for Biden's foreign policy agenda

Mitchell Plitnick

The race for Biden's foreign policy agenda

Comment: Progressives must make a concerted effort at real influence in a potential Biden administration, narrowing the space for the Never ...

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China slaps tit-for-tat sanctions on US lawmakers, Xinjiang envoy

Sanctions will also be applied on the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China, an agency that monitors human rights in the Asian country.

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Senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children

Two adult children and a brother a former top Saudi intelligence official exiled in Canada were detained in Riyadh in March.

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US Congress ramps up China pressure over Uighur camps

The US House of Representatives voted with just one dissent in favour of the Uighur Human Rights Act.

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Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur crackdown

The US Senate passed a bipartisan bill urging President Donald Trump to toughen his response to China's crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority.

US lawmakers push to ban imports from Xinjiang

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US lawmakers push to ban imports from Xinjiang

US lawmakers are calling for action after a report found major brands, including Coca-Cola, Patagonia and Nike, are suspected of directly or ...

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US Congress urges action into China's Uighur abuse

US lawmakers have urged action into China's treatment of the minority Muslim Uighur population.

US House passes Uighur bill urging China sanctions

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US House passes Uighur bill urging China sanctions

The bill could force President Trump to sanction senior Chinese officials and ban US exports to Xinjiang companies linked to the detention or ...

US Senate presses action on China's treatment of Uighurs

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US Senate presses action on China's treatment of Uighurs

The US Senate has passed a bill to pressure China over the mass incarceration of Uighur Muslims.

Barring members of congress from Israel-Palestine

Mitchell Plitnick

Barring members of congress from Israel-Palestine

Increasing numbers of Democratic voters are growing uncomfortable with Israel's brazen defiance of international law and cruel violations of ...

Pro-Israel lobby criticises ban on Omar-Tlaib visit

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Pro-Israel lobby criticises ban on Omar-Tlaib visit

The prominent pro-Israel lobby AIPAC said that 'every member of Congress' should have the opportunity to visit Israel.

Mitchell Plitnick

Congress opposes non-violent support for Palestinian rights

Comment: Private citizens have few tools for creating the change they envision in Palestine, and the US government has no business trying to discourage boycott, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Kevin Schwartz

Proxies as pretext for war with Iran

Comment: Justifying a war with Iran based on the actions of its proxies is dangerously misguided, writes Kevin Schwartz.

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Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran

Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran amid accusations that the Trump administration has been keeping lawmakers in the ...

Josh Ruebner

Will Republican goading galvanise Democratic support for BDS?

Comment: The Republicans' spurious claims about current Democratic support for BDS may turn into a self-fulfilling prophecy, writes Josh ...

US lawmakers urge sanctions on China official over Uighurs

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US lawmakers urge sanctions on China official over Uighurs

A broad group of US lawmakers have called for sanctions against China's top official in Xinjiang over alleged abuses - including mass detentions ...

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US lawmakers move against 'secret nuclear cooperation' with Saudis

US lawmakers are asking for information about a covert nuclear deal with Saudi Arabia as concerns swell.

Think Trump cares about Golan security? Think again

Thomas Essel

Think Trump cares about Golan security? Think again

Comment: Extraction of oil reserves and control over soon-to-be-privatised water resources are at the heart of the attempt to legitimise ...

Saudi Arabia intimidating family of imprisoned doctor, son says

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Saudi Arabia intimidating family of imprisoned doctor, son says

Saudi authorities are trying to intimidate the family of jailed Dr Walid Fitaihi, a dual US-Saudi citizen, into staying silent on his alleged ...

Saudi crown prince 'has gone full gangster': US Senator

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Saudi crown prince 'has gone full gangster': US Senator

Marco Rubio made the comments during a hearing for retired General John Abizaid, who is Trump's choice for new US ambassador ...

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