Tags: Europe

Erdogan rages at Europe; threatens to flood Europe with refugees

Even as he doubles down on his increasingly aggressive policies in Syria, Turkish President Erdogan is now cranking up for a further furious row with the EU. Though some Turkish officials appear to have wanted to downplay the European Parliament’s resolution on freezing Turkey negotiations to join the EU, Erdogan himself has responded with predictable…

Erdogan Threatens To Unleash Migrant Crisis Into Europe

Turkey’s President Erdogan has vowed to open his country’s border and release hundreds of thousands of migrants into Europe if the European Parliament continues to halt EU membership talks. Yesterday the Euro Parliament voted for a temporary freeze on Turkey’s EU accession talks in response to concerns over Erdogan’s heavy-handed crackdown following July’s failed coup.…

Donald Trump called the NATO alliance “obsolete.” Trump suggested that under his administration, the US may refuse to come to the aid of NATO allies unless they “pay their bills” and “fulfill their obligations.” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is jumping on Trump’s statements and using it as a way to force NATO members to pay more…

European criticism of Trump goes far beyond a simple displeasure with the man who will be the next president. The condemnation reveals a deep-seated contempt for the United States, and for American voters who democratically elected a candidate committed to restoring American economic and military strength. The primary cause of the global disorder is the…

United States President-elect Donald Trump has met with controversial foreign policy guru Henry Kissinger in New York to discuss “events and issues around the world.” Henry Kissinger helped shape America’s foreign policy during the cold war and the era of communist expansion around the globe. Because of Kissinger there have been many wars and deaths…

During a telephone call with the NATO secretary general, Donald Trump acknowledged that the military alliance still has “enduring importance.” The President – elects comment will no doubt come as a relief to some European leaders, but it does runs contrary to his previous remarks. Trump raised alarm during his election campaign when he questioned…