Big Surprise: Rich Globalists Love Trump

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by John Feffer As a candidate, Donald Trump enjoyed pillorying the globalists. “We will no longer surrender this country, or its people, to the false song of globalism,” he said in his first major speech on foreign policy in April 2016. By… Continue Reading  

Rouhani Reaches Out at Davos

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by Djavad Salehi-Isfahani Last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Hassan Rouhani tried to persuade world business leaders to invest in Iran, especially in its hydrocarbon and automobile sectors. His appeal is not likely to set… Continue Reading  

Zarif Hits Back

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by Farideh Farhi Speaking to CNN during the World Economic Forum in Davos this week Foreign Minister Javad Zarif got personal. He chided the US president, though he only named the “the White House”, for playing fast and loose with… Continue Reading  

Israelis and Palestinians Moving Apart, Not Closer

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by Mitchell Plitnick It’s a busy week for Secretary of State John Kerry. On Monday, he received Israel’s top two negotiators, Tzipi Livni and Isaac Molho. Then he packed his bags and headed off to the World Economic Forum in… Continue Reading  

Nouriel Roubini warns military conflict with Iran could cause global recession

This week renowned economist Nouriel Roubini told the Associated Press that a military conflict with Iran could lead to a global recession. Roubini was interviewed at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland: “We live in a world where… Continue Reading