SPAIN: THE KING WHO LEFT THE PALACE AND WALKED OUT ON THE QUEEN

SPAIN: THE KING WHO LEFT THE PALACE AND WALKED OUT ON THE QUEEN »

5 Aug, 2020
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THE royal letter, from king to king: “A year ago, I spoke to you of my wish and desire to withdraw from institutional functions. Now, guided by the conviction to provide the best service to the Spaniards, their institutions, and to you as King, I am informing you of my well-considered decision to leave Spain at this point.” But what about the wife?

Critical Thinking: Khashoggi Slain

Critical Thinking: Khashoggi Slain »

27 Oct, 2018
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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called the killing of the journalist--who had been critical of the current Saudi regime--a "rogue operation" and an "aberation". President Trump has been reluctant to call for the condemnation of the Saudi royal regime, although some Senators are clamoring for high-level investigations of the incident. Trump has stated that there are many ways the U.S. can respond to the journalist's killing that will not jeopardize relations between the two allies.

STATESIDE STORIES: News Summary

STATESIDE STORIES: News Summary »

27 Nov, 2017
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Lots to talk about this holiday season: USA, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Afghanistan, North Korea . . .

A SECOND OPINION: “Women Drivers!”

A SECOND OPINION: “Women Drivers!” »

3 Oct, 2017
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"American women drive to work, drive their children to soccer practice and ballet lessons, drive to the grocery stores and shopping malls, drive to Church and evening concerts, and drive male drivers up the wall with their natural expertise at it!"

STATESIDE STORIES: Obama’s International Legacy

STATESIDE STORIES: Obama’s International Legacy »

14 May, 2016
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While President Barack Obama has taken to the skies in his final year in office, building a legacy of diplomatic efforts spanning the globe Strangely, the U.S. media seems to practically ignore his international travels while they focus on the all-consuming coverage of the campaigning to replace him in November

OBAMA, FROM CHIEF GUEST ON INDIA’S  REPUBLIC DAY TO CHIEF WELL-WISHER OF NEW SAUDI KING

OBAMA, FROM CHIEF GUEST ON INDIA’S REPUBLIC DAY TO CHIEF WELL-WISHER OF NEW SAUDI KING »

28 Jan, 2015
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Pres. Obama was Chief Guest on India’s Republic Day to the delight of the huge crowd. From there he flew to Saudi Arabia to congratulate new King Salman.

THERE WAS MUSIC IN THE AIR

THERE WAS MUSIC IN THE AIR »

25 Feb, 2013
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 By Karen Blythe Photos: Moreen Silver unless otherwise stated

Many can surely still remember that the first Gulf War