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US congressmen seek to link Turkey sanctions to violations in Aegean, East Med

A cross-party bill submitted to US Congress seeks to link Turkey's activities in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean to sanctions imposed by Washington earlier this week over Ankara's offensive in Syria, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA) reported on Thursday.

Rethinking Referendums: Can Direct Democracy Defeat Populism?

Since then, there have been calls to re-empower the "gatekeepers", which is a polite way of saying that the unwashed masses should be kept as far away from political decision-making as possible.

Yet this liberal impulse reflects a misreading of recent history: it was elites, not the masses, who enabled Brexit and Trump.

US president reportedly reluctant to go ahead with Turkey sanctions

US President Donald Trump has reportedly asked Republican senators to take a softer approach to Turkey over its decision to purchase the Russian S-400 missile defense system, saying that he would like time to talk Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan out of the deal, NBC News reported on Wednesday night.

Business Economists Say Trump Tariffs will Harm US

AFP - Business economists overwhelmingly worry President Donald Trump's trade wars will harm the US economy, according to a survey released Monday.

The Trump administration on Thursday is due to impose its latest round of punitive tariffs on China, putting 25 percent duties on another $16 billion in imports, with Beijing poised to retaliate dollar-for-dollar.

US congressmen urge defense secretary to scrap jet sale to Turkey

Forty-four members of the US Congress, including Greek-Americans Gus Bilirakis of the Republican party and John Sarbanes for the Democrats, have written a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging him to cancel the planned delivery of more than 100 F-35 fighter jets to Turkey.

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