"While existing regional frameworks ... have solid cooperative dimensions to them, their raison d’être is really the strengthening of individual state strength and capacity rather than regional organisation and its supporting architecture."
"Although Shushi was occupied by Azerbaijan for decades ..., it was originally a recognised centre of Armenian culture in the Caucasus, ... until thousands of Armenians were massacred in March 1920. The then Archbishop was decapitated and his head was put on display on a pole."
"Blameworthy actions are being carried out by many [UNHCR] members, including Libya (armed conflict; arbitrary arrests; human trafficking; harsh, even life-threatening prison conditions), Mauritania (nearly 100,000 people are slaves; exercising one's freedom of religion or expression can be punishable by death), and Sudan (assaults on and murder of human rights advocates and journalists)."
"The counter-reformation left would have you believe that the return to nation, custom and tradition is the expression of underlying Western racism, and a prelude to the re-emergence of fascism. The more correct Reformation analogy, however, is a movement against the corruption and decadence within the Church of Globalism, whose synod is estranged from representative democracy or any real accountability."
"Rappelle son opposition de principe à toute perspective qui aboutirait à réserver un sort spécifique à la question de la pêche, sous la forme d’un « Brexit » sectoriel, dont les premières victimes ne manqueraient pas d’être les pêcheurs de l’Union..."
"...Anne Sacoolas, was reportedly driving on the wrong side of the road near the RAF Croughton airbase in Northamptonshire, which hosts the communications facility, when she had a head on collision with motorcyclist Harry Dunn, killing him instantly."
"Xinjiang is the only province that direct borders Pakistan-controlled territory, although India has also started to face problems with locust infestations, and recently announced that it would be cooperating with Pakistan on measures to alleviate the problem."
"In the plenary session of the General Assembly, the U.S. received support from up to fifteen countries in 2019, a significant increase from only one in 2018. Even so, more than 100 other countries coalesced against U.S. pro-life amendments alongside the Europeans, an increase from some eighty last year."
You would think that with the U.S. taking out a top Iranian commander, threats of military action flying between the U.S. and Iran, not to mention the “Selective Service” website crashing over concerns of World War III, the markets would be in full “sell” mode. If you thought that would be the case, you were wrong.