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Michael T. Flynn — the man who did not adapt to changing US-Russia realities

by Hichem Karoui CGTN. Beijing. (Editor: Li Kun) While Democrats and liberals are now questioning the connections of Trump’s White House with Moscow, Lieutenant-General Michael T. Flynn seems to be the first scapegoat in this battle. A battle nurtured by a growing feud between different political groups in the US […]

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Analysis: ‘Muslim ban’ or ‘travel ban’? — Unintended consequences of an Executive Order

Hichem Karoui CGTN. Beijing. (Editor: Sim Sim Wissgott) Unintentionally, US President Donald Trump’s Executive Order (EO) 13769 is making business hard for US companies. For Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, Trump’s rhetoric will have a negative impact on trade. Trump’s ban is “counter to our core beliefs,” Kent said to The […]

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Is Peace Within Reach?

Syrian ceasefire goes into effect with American, Russian support By Hichem Karoui | Beijing Review. NO.10 MARCH 10, 2016   There is no question that peace is much desired by the citizens of Syria, as it would be for any people suffering through a more than five-year long civil war. But […]

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Tensions alarmantes entre l’Arabie saoudite et l’Iran

Hichem Karoui (Version française d’un article paru dans Beijing Review en anglais:2016-01-08)   C’est par un concours de circonstances étrange qu’Adel Al-Jubeir, le ministre saoudien des Affaires étrangères, a déclaré la rupture des relations diplomatiques avec l’Iran le 3 janvier. En effet, alors qu’il était ambassadeur d’Arabie saoudite à Washington, […]

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