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Donald Trump and America's People - Modern Diplomacy

This led to a less pronounced party and rivalry between the two political currents, but the critique of the actions and the character of Donald Trump were centered on Democrats. In support of this, former US President Barack Obama's remarks can be seen ...

Minnesota, Michigan send first Muslim women to US Congress - Daily Times

The victories by the two Democrats – Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib – came on an election night when members of multiple minority groups had a chance to score electoral firsts. In Florida, Lebanese-American Donna Shalala is starting a third career with ...

Clinton and the dream of Presidency - Modern Diplomacy

This is while experts mention that one of the main reasons of Democrats' defeat in the previous presidential election was Clinton's presence as the Party's final candidate, and the stealing of Bernie Sanders' vote by Hillary Clinton's supporters. As ...

Letters to the Editor for Sunday, Sept. 30 - Naples Daily News

Apparently there is not a single leading Democrat with the courage to stand up and demand an end to the vicious language and behavior of the extremist elements of the party. If logic were a prerequisite to speech, most of the ... Hypocrisy ...

Lebanese Aoun Denies Stalling, Call on Parties to Stop Quibbling, Get on With Forming Cabinet - Al-Bawaba

The PSP has not relented in its demand, despite that fact that political rivals, including Lebanese Democratic Party chief MP Talal Arslan, have insisted that it would be unfair for Joumblatt to represent the entire sect. In his speech on Army Day on ...

Cabinet deadlock enters fourth month as pressure mounts - An-Nahar

One of the stumbling blocks hindering the formation of the Cabinet is Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt's insistence on naming the three Druze ministers, casting aside his rival and Lebanese Democratic Party leader Talal Arslan ...

Swalwell a Major Contender for US Presidency in 2020 - Modern Diplomacy

One of the most gifted politicians in the Democratic Party — and fastest-rising — is the 37-year-old Eric Swalwell, whose first elective office was as a member of the Dublin, California, City Council in 2010, and who stepped up from there to his ...

Lebanon's Hariri: Cabinet Won't Be Formed Should 'Others' Insist on Restoring Ties with Syria - Al-Manar TV

The Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri announced Tuesday that the new government “will not be formed” should certain parties “insist on restoring Lebanese-Syrian ties.” “If others insist ... And describing Progressive Socialist Party chief ...

Lebanese Forces' Concession Fails to Make Breakthrough in Govt. Formation Process - Asharq Al-awsat English

This pits it in confrontation with the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM), which is insisting on appointing head of the Lebanese Democratic Party, MP Talal Arslan, as a minister representing the Druze share. Caretaker Education Minister Marwan Hamadeh said ...

Divide persists between Arslan and Joumblatt - The Daily Star

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Lebanese minister accuses Joumblatt of conspiring against Syrian Druze - AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:45 A.M.) – The Lebanese Minister of Displaced Persons and leader of the Lebanese Democratic Party, Talal Arslan, slammed his political foe, Walid Joumblatt, in a statement on Saturday evening. Arslan, a prominent Druze politician, ...

The 'Reverse Nixon' and New Nero: Where to Focus After the Trump-Putin Summit - Modern Diplomacy

It would be too easy to simply jump on all of the stereotypical bandwagoning going on across most of the world's media (especially the American) coming out of the Trump-Putin summit that took place this week briefly in Helsinki. It was most certainly ...

Report: Arslan Rejects Exclusion from Cabinet - Naharnet

Lebanese Democratic Party leader MP Talal Arslan reportedly rejected his exclusion from the new government, to be lined up by the premier, with sources saying that PSP leader Walid Jumblat's “monopolization of the Druze community's representation is ...

Lebanese Politicians at Each Others' Throats as Arslan, Abi Khalil Attack Jumblatt - Al-Bawaba

Lebanese Democratic Party chief MP Talal Arslan and caretaker Energy Minister Cesar Abi Khalil of the Free Patriotic Movement on Thursday launched scorching verbal attacks on Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblat. Jumblat is “insisting on ...

Colombia-Venezuela: A Conflict with US Participation - Modern Diplomacy

The victory of right-wing candidate Ivan Duque in the Colombian presidential elections is not the best news for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The newly elected president has already refused to recognize Maduro's victory in the recent elections ...

Arab Democracy Depends on Normalizing Islamist Parties - The Atlantic

Then there are the more unlikely cases of Iraq as well as Lebanon—probably the world's most successful failed state. All three share two related features: Largely without controversy, they include Islamist parties in their democratic processes; and ...

Did the US Supreme Court Just Nullify the US Constitution? - Modern Diplomacy

On June 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 5-4 majority decision in the landmark case of “Trump v. Hawaii”, about President Trump's commonly misnamed 'Muslim ban'. This decision probably established a new precedent: that national security is an ...

One More Step: With Support of Aoun Hariri Inches Closer to Forming Lebanese Cabinet - Al-Bawaba

Joumblatt's demand has been perceived as an attempt to prevent his Druze rival, head of Lebanese Democratic Party MP Talal Arslan, from being named as a minister in the new government. Arslan has insisted on being represented with one Druze minister.

Lebanese Prime Minister Begins Consultations to Form Cabinet - Al-Bawaba

The Progressive Socialist Party (of Walid Jumblat) is demanding the allocation of all three Druze. Seats to the PSP, keeping the Lebanese Democratic Party head MP Talal Arslan out of the government. The PSP argue that they have kept a place for Arslan ...

Factbox: Hezbollah and allies gain sway in Lebanon parliament - Reuters

SMALL HEZBOLLAH ALIGNED PARTIES - 14 SEATS. These include the Maronite Christian Marada party, the Syrian Socialist Nationalist Party, the Baath Party, the Armenian Tashnag and the Druze Lebanese Democratic Party, which were all represented in ...

The Lebanese Democratic Party is a political party in Lebanon established by Prince Talal Arslan in 2001. Prince Talal is the son of Lebanese Druze leader Emir Magid Arslan and has presided the party ever since its establishment.

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President Abbas receives the leader of the Lebanese Democratic Party Emir Talal Arslan

President Abbas receives the leader of the Lebanese Democratic Party Emir Talal Arslan.

Lebanese Druze politician killed in car bombing

Saleh Aridi, a member of Lebanon's opposition Democratic Party, was killed Wednesday in a car bomb explosion in his hometown of Baysur, southeast of Beirut, ...

Face to Face - 'Political divisions behind power vacuum in Lebanon' (P.1)

Lebanese Democratic Party leader Talal Arslan says that the presidential power vacuum in the country is due to sharp political divisions in Lebanon fuelled by ...

WRAP Fears of further conflict in Lebanon, a'math of fighting, funeral

SHOTLIST West Beirut 1. Wide of funeral procession for killed Hezbollah militant 2. Women dressed in black, marching in procession 3. Low angle shot of boy ...

Face to Face - 'Political divisions behind power vacuum in Lebanon' (P.2)

Lebanese Democratic Party leader Talal Arslan says that the presidential power vacuum in the country is due to sharp political divisions in Lebanon fuelled by ...

Bomb explosion kills Lebanese politician from pro-Syrian party

SHOTLIST ++NIGHT SHOTS++ 1. Wide of destroyed car which was targeted in bomb attack, cordoned off 2. Investigators examining car 3. Close up of charred ...