News and Analysis (6/27/18)

The Supreme Court grants the President a privilege it denied the Colorado Civil Rights Division …

… yet travel ban is not only discriminatory (as noted by Justice Sonia Sotomayor), but ineffective since religion and national origin are not good predictors of who will commit the next terrorist attack …

… and an African-American opines that the Trump v. Hawaii decision will join Dred Scott and Korematsu in the annals of disgraceful decisions:

“The simple fact is that we are not winning the war—and if you are not winning a war against an enemy fighting on his soil among his people, you are losing. In a protracted stalemate, insurgents are more likely to hang on as long as they have to. We can always go home. They are home”:

The Palestinian leaders avoided Jared Kushner who visited the Middle East to gear up the unknown peace process “because President Donald Trump’s actions have made that politically impossible” …

… and because has collaborated with the Saudi abandonment of their cause …

… but the “Duke of Cambridge was clapped and cheered by Palestinians as he visited a refugee camp in Ramallah during an historic first visit by a member of the British royal family to the occupied West Bank”:

“While China can indeed take some of the sanctions heat off Iran, it is neither able nor willing to be Tehran’s economic savior.”:

U.S. issues an ultimatum to all the countries of the world to stop buying gas from Iran by November 2018 or face economic sanctions if they do not obey …

… but Japan is negotiating with the U.S. in hope of being an exception …

… and Turkey doesn’t care about U.S. threats:

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