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By Michael Jansen - Feb 24,2021
Cash is dominating the global distribution of life-saving COVID vaccines with rich countries commandeering the supply. Ten have administered 75 per cent of available doses and have ordered more than 1 billion doses more than their populations need.
By Michael Jansen - Feb 17,2021
US President Joe Biden has called on Congress to adopt gun reform laws, issuing a fresh challenge to mainly right-wing Republicans, who champion gun owners and the gun lobby.
By Michael Jansen - Feb 10,2021
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has departed from the globe's traditional practice of granting Israelis impunity from prosecution for war crimes and has decided to take action against Israeli perpetrators for expelling, brutalising, expropriating, imprisoning and denying t
By Michael Jansen - Feb 03,2021
The Biden administration has announced a what appears to be a positive shift in US Palestine policy from the Israel-inspired line adopted by Donald Trump and his regional team.
By Michael Jansen - Jan 27,2021
No longer protected from prosecution by presidential immunity, citizen Trump faces a slew of legal cases certain to make his position precarious.
By Michael Jansen - Jan 20,2021
Despite appeals from the UN and human rights organisations, Israel continues to dismiss calls to vaccinate against COVID or provide vaccines to Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip.
By Michael Jansen - Jan 13,2021
While unelected Donald Trump skulks in the White House speaking to few loyalists and barred from tweeting, surviving members of his administration are determined to continue adopting measures that will sabotage incoming President Joe Biden's foreign relations.Secretary of State M
By Michael Jansen - Jan 06,2021
Instead of making a serious effort to deliver the COVID vaccine to US arms, Donald Trump’s last act has been a futile effort to invalidate the result of the November presidential election.
By Michael Jansen - Dec 30,2020
On March 23, Israel is set to go to a fourth election in less than two years. The chief Jewish parties competing for seats in the 120-member Knesset are all right-wing. Israel's leftists have all but disappeared from the scene.
By Michael Jansen - Dec 23,2020
French President Emmanuel Macron's COVID-cancelled visit to Beirut this week appears to have torpedoed hopes that he would be able to coax Lebanon's squabbling politicians to agree on a formula for a fully-fledged government before the end of the year.



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