Issues

Civil Liberties Union, Legal Aid Society File Lawsuit Against de Blasio

Eleven protesters say mayor, police commissioner directed police to use unjustifiable force

The New York City Civil Liberties Union and the Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit against New York City mayor Bill de Blasio (D.) and other city officials for their "unjustifiable" response to anti-police riots this summer.

U.S. Triggers Effort to Restore U.N. Sanctions on Iran

A staff member removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives during the Iran nuclear talks at the Vienna International Center in ViennaUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States moved to restore all U.N. sanctions on Iran on Thursday, arguing Tehran was in violation of a nuclear deal it struck with world powers in 2015 even though Washington itself abandoned that agreement two years ago.

Trump Admin Quiet on Qatar’s Alleged Role in Financing Hezbollah

Ignoring reports of Hezbollah ties, U.S. delegation heads to Qatar to thank country for combating terror

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al ThaniThe Trump administration is silent on reports that Qatar may be funding the Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah, an issue that is likely to become a flashpoint as a high-level U.S. delegation travels to Doha to “thank that nation for its commitment to combating global terrorism,” according to the State Department.