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Statement by Mustafa Mohamed: America’s designation of Hay’at Taḥrīr al-Shām.

Above is a   copy of an official US Department of Defense statement on its designation of  Hay’at Taḥrīr al-Shām, as a terrorist organization.

What follows is the English translation of Mustafa Mohamed’s response Muhamed was is the former spokesman of Jabhat an-Nusra, which   became Jabhat  Fatah al-Sham and according to Mustafa Mohamed : “ 1,184 more words

Travel and Trust

Two weeks ago, I made the hardest decision when I put my dog Hooka, my best friend of sixteen years, to sleep. She was refusing to eat, she was struggling to walk and even stand. 793 more words

Best Friends

One report: Trump Dept. of State to cut funding to UN by 50%

That is the news from The Hill two days ago!

Finally an elusive number I’ve wondered about for years is mentioned here:

The US pays $1.5 billion of the $4 billion annual budget of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. 533 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Why are we taking any 'refugees' from Israel?

This is another in my series of inquiries about why it is our responsibility to take ‘refugees’ off the hands of governments where those asylum seekers (supposed refugees) are that country’s problem. 158 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

What does the Refugee Admissions timeline look like for the remainder of 2017 and in to 2018?

And, what more can President Donald Trump do?

If today is the first day you ever began to try to understand the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program, I’m going to walk you through from where we are. 1,690 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

WikiLeaks releases trove of new documents on alleged CIA hacking tools

PARIS – WikiLeaks on Tuesday published thousands of documents purportedly taken from the Central Intelligence Agency‘s Center for Cyber Intelligence, a dramatic release that appears to provide an eye-opening look at the intimate details of America’s cyber-espionage toolkit. 362 more words


US State Dept thinks Africa's leading mobile money platform is vulnerable to money laundering

Mobile money providers like M-Pesa have disrupted traditional financial systems in many countries in ways conventional banks could only dream of. But, despite the significance of such services in the lives of millions of people, they remain vulnerable for use by money launderers, says a US Department of State… 399 more words