The American delegation in Poland was put in an awkward position as career bureaucrats sought to advance the Trump administration’s coal-friendly agenda while the State Department tried to offer constructive contributions to the Paris agreement that the president loathes. Whichever American presence prevails could decide the summit’s success.
The country’s police and security forces are underequipped and underpaid, so vigilante groups have proliferated out of necessity. They fill a giant law enforcement vacuum, but they also represent a homegrown approach to peacekeeping.
Sen. Bob Corker said that the measure, while nonbinding, would still send a strong statement that despite President Trump’s denials, they hold Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Jamal Khashoggi’s death.
Few in Trump’s White House have a history with him that dates as far back as Stephanie Grisham’s. Her role has drawn attention for her acerbic statements directed at those who have crossed the first lady and her husband.
Scientific analyses of extreme weather events across six continents and two oceans found that nearly all were exacerbated by climate change — and that at least one heat wave would have been “virtually impossible” if not for humans’ impact on the planet.