Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Win a Nobel Peace Prize

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Leon Trotsky once supposedly observed, “You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you.” To President Biden I’d say today, “You may not be interested in Middle East peacemaking, but

Met’s War Crimes Unit examining allegations against Asma al Assad, wife of Syrian president

The Metropolitan Police has launched a preliminary investigation into Asma al Assad, Sky News understands.  The British-born wife of Syrian President Bashar al Assad is accused of supporting and encouraging terrorism. If charged, the Met could seek her extradition. Guernica

US-China trade war in 300 words

The world’s two largest economies have been locked in a bitter trade battle. The dispute has seen the US and China impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of one another’s goods. US President Donald Trump has long

UN alleges war crimes during Syria's Idlib offensive

Report describes 17 attacks on hospitals, 14 involving schools, nine on markets, and 12 on civilian homes in Idlib. War crimes and possible crimes against humanity were committed during the battle for Syria’s opposition-held Idlib province, a UN investigation said