UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY VOTE ON JERUSALEM

he United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and calling on countries not to move their diplomatic missions to the city.

128 countries voted in favor of the text

CLARIFICATION ON US SHARE IN UN REGULAR BUDGET AND PEACEKEEPING TROOPS

Since the UN’s founding in 1945, the United States has been the organization’s largest funder. As a permanent member of the Security Council and host of UN Headquarters, the U.S. arguably has more clout than other UN member states, and its leadership in providing financial support to the organization is a reflection of that influential role.

TRUMP NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY AND CHINA

Author : Frances Martel, Breitbart.com

President Donald Trump’s administration has published the 2017 National Security Strategy, the first of this presidency. The document focuses heavily on the threat communist China poses to American influence on trade, defense, technology, and human rights.

TRUMP NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY AND RUSSIA

TRUMP NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY AND EUROPE

A strong and free Europe is of vital importance to the United States. We are bound together by our shared commitment to the principles of democracy, individual liberty, and the rule of law. Together, we rebuilt Western Europe after World War II and created institutions that produced stability and wealth on both sides of the Atlantic. Today, Europe is one of the most prosperous regions in the world and our most significant trading partner. Although the menace of Soviet communism is gone, new threats test our will.

EC INVESTIGATIONS ON TAX

Alphabetical Listing (Non-Exhaustive)

  1. Alphabet’s Google
  2. Amazon
  3. Anheuser-Busch InBev
  4. Apple
  5. Atlas Copco
  6. BASF
  7. BP
  8. Celio
  9. Engie
  10. Fiat
  11. Ikea
  12. McDonald’s
  13. Proximus
  14. Starbucks
  15. Wabco

Cases

AUSTRIAN LOBBYING AGAINST RUSSIAN SANCTIONS IN THE MAKING

The Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) will work to rescind anti-Russian sanctions as part of the new government, its leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said. He added that ending the sanctions would benefit the whole of Europe. Strache listed the lifting of the sanctions the EU imposed against Russia among other goals his party would like to achieve as part of the newly formed Austrian government, adding that it would defend its position at the EU level as well.

AUSTRIA'S NEW POLITICAL LANDSCAPE

People's Party (OVP) leader Sebastian Kurz will become the next Austrian chancellor and coalition partner Freedom Party (FPO) head Heinz-Christian Strache will become Vice-Chancellor in the new Austrian government. Strache will also be the Minister for Sports and Public Servants. The FPO will lead the Ministries of Interior, Defence and Foreign Affairs. The OVP will have seven Ministers and one DEputy. They include the Ministries of Finance, Economy and Justice.

CRIMEA WILL NEVER RETURN TO UKRAINE !!!!

Crimea will never return to Ukraine. Russia won’t even negotiate this topic. For Moscow, it is almost a national issue. Any negotiations on the issue would discredit Russia’s national security and Moscow won’t go down this path. The Russian people would not understand it, so the negotiations can never even begin.

EU LOBBYING EXPENDITURES (2016) BY MEMBER STATES

Source: Transparency Register/Politico Research

EU Lobbying Expenditures from entities in each country

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